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Advanced Interactive Foliage System

Origami Bear - Sep 10, 2018
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A purely shader-based interaction system for realistic looking foliage interaction with the player

  • Supported Platforms
  • Supported Engine Versions
    4.18 - 4.26
  • Download Type
    Complete Project
    This product contains a full Unreal Engine project folder, complete with Config files, Content files and .uproject file, which can be used as a template to create a new project.

The Advanced Foliage Interaction System is a shader-based foliage interaction system. Using the Pivot Painter 2 tools and custom functions, the system fakes physically accurate collisions with grass and plants using Vertex Animation. The system comes with 3 Foliage Archetypes (Short Grass, Tall Grass, and Advanced Hierarchical Plant) and 6 example Foliage Types.


Discord Server


Preview Video

Documentation

Pivot Painter Tutorial (Blender)

Playable Demo


Technical Details

Features:

  • Advanced character-foliage interaction
  • No physics calculations
  • Vertex animation to fake physics
  • No mesh stretching/warping
  • 3 Foliage types (Short, Tall and Advanced)
  • 6 Example foliage meshes
  • Modular shader to work with custom foliage meshes

Number of Blueprints: 1 Component, 3 Materials, 6 Material Instances, 6 Static Meshes

Network Replicated: No

Supported Development Platforms: Windows, Mac, Linux

Supported Target Build Platforms: Windows, Mac, Linux, PS4, XBOX

Documentation

Important/Additional Notes: This system is designed to work only on a single player character.