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Introduction to Dialogue - Option 3: Buy it

Depending on your needs for your game you could buy a plug-in on the marketplace. There are currently 3 listed.
https://www.unrealengine.com/marketplace/assets?lang=&q=dialogue

For a simple dialouge system this one is the easiest to use.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vg0Eeppkrd0

For a full blown quest and dialogue system there is this option.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CeBLMAxbjqA

Introduction to Dialogue - Option 2

This set of tutorials was put together from this sample: http://codyclaborn.me/2015/12/15/Unreal4-NPC-Dialogue-System/
It is not polished so it has potential for independent learning for the student who likes to extend beyond a tutorial on their own.

Step 1: Getting Started: Project Set Up(Struct_NPCStatement, Struct_PlayerResponse, Widgets), 36 pages
Tutorial PDF: click here.

Step 2: Third Person Character, 20 pages
Tutorial PDF: click here.

Step 3: Third Person Character: (Talk, UpdateWdiget), 39 pages >
Tutorial PDF: click here.

Step 4: Creating and setting up the NPC, 16 pages >
Tutorial PDF: click here.

Step 4a: Create Widgets Function, 16 pages
Tutorial PDF: click here.

Step 4b: Talk function, 17 pages
Tutorial PDF: click here.

Step 5: Show Options function, 17 pages
Tutorial PDF: click here.

Step 5: Show Options function, 26 pages
Tutorial PDF: click here.

Step 5a: Show Options function continued, 10 pages
Tutorial PDF: click here.

Step 5b: Respond function, 16 pages
Tutorial PDF: click here.

Step 5c: Respond function continued, 22 pages
Tutorial PDF: click here.

Step 6: Hook everything up in the Event Graph of NPC, 10 pages
Tutorial PDF: click here.

Step 7: Add an NPC to your game, 3 pages
Tutorial PDF: click here.

Introduction to Dialogue - Option 1 - Indie Plug-in

Note: this dialogue sysatem has a cross platform compatibility issue. For details on what I discovered download the troubleshooting supplemental file. Because there were issues, I do not recommend this for commercial development. It is ok for learning data structures in a classroom setting. I personally do not want to spend more time on this plug-in.
Supplemental file: click here.
Plug in files:
1.5 PC
1.5.1
1.6

Getting Started (video 1): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S3UhQWoFZCg
Supplemental file: click here.

Character Settings (video 2): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-8DeHX3Ve7Q&list=PLUngfGDb9OrU1hbePrpxTg8suq_QSgQTH&index=2
Supplemental file: click here.

Widgets (video 3): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBj1xKBHGpE&index=3&list=PLUngfGDb9OrU1hbePrpxTg8suq_QSgQTH
Supplemental file: click here.

Blackboard and Behavior Tree (video 4): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBLq7N7orQQ&index=4&list=PLUngfGDb9OrU1hbePrpxTg8suq_QSgQTH
Supplemental file: click here.

Main Service and First Test (video 5): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GSjIQ1j6yF8&index=5&list=PLUngfGDb9OrU1hbePrpxTg8suq_QSgQTH
Supplemental file: click here.

Dialogue Samples Project (no video): Supplemental file: click here.

More tutorials are found here:

Introduction to Blueprints

Dialogue Systems

State Machines

HUDs and Healthmeters

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