Assembly: Modular Character Creator

StudioSyndiCat - Oct 15, 2020

Assembly is a flexible plugin with components and systems for creating modular characters in-game.

  • Supported Platforms
  • Supported Engine Versions
    4.25 - 4.26
  • Download Type
    Engine Plugin
    This product contains a code plugin, complete with pre-built binaries and all its source code that integrates with Unreal Engine, which can be installed to an engine version of your choice then enabled on a per-project basis.

Trailer | Discord | Tutorial

Example Projects: 4.25 | 4.26


Assembly is a code plugin focused on creating in-game modular characters in a quick and straightforward method with a high degree of flexibility. Utilizing character components, it allows for modular skeletal mesh generation, head tracking, and adding custom character speed and animation states.


Technical Details

Features:

  • CustomAssets:
  • Body Type: The basic storage asset for modular character meshes.
  • MeshLibrary: A library of skeletal Meshes for a body segment.
  • MeshElement: A single skeletal mesh element.
  • TextureLibrary: A Collection of textures that can be applied to a material via Modifiers.
  • Preset: A preset appearance for a character that can be reused among multiple characters.
  • Components
  • Modular Character Generator: Used for generating a skeletal character mesh from modular pieces.
  • Actor Tracking: Used for tracking the direction between two vectors. Used for Head Tracking.
  • Character Speed States: Used for creating custom character movement and speed states.

Code Modules:

  •  AssemblyCharacterCreator (Runtime)
  •  AssemblyEditor (Editor)


Network Replicated: No

Supported Development Platforms: Windows (Untested on Mac and Linux, but should work.)