Close Combat: Swordsman

ZzGERTzZ - Blueprints - Oct 23, 2017
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The package contains: a combat system, a fully animated character set with a sword, a move system (walk, run, jump), and a system for increasing the level of the character.

  • Supported Platforms
  • Supported Engine Versions
    4.18 - 4.27, 5.0 - 5.3
  • 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.

Video overview of the project

Video of the first update (weapons equipment)

The Project Close Combat: Swordsman is created to provide developers with a

template for games of different genres: action games, RPG’s, slashers or fighting

games. The template includes a combat system, a system for character movement,

a system for managing character’s level up, and a system of skills for a character.

Also implemented a fully compatible addition for hand-to-hand combat (Distributed separately):

Close Combat: Fighter

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Technical Details


  • Movement. There is a jumping system, as well as a system for movement in running and walking states. A combat system is also available, where it is possible to walk in a fighting stance in all directions, while making dashes or dodging an attack, etc ...
  • Health component. This component comprises all parameters of character’s health. It can be used not only with the character, but with any actor, which might need health parameters.
  • Melee Weapon. The class of melee weapon for close quarters combat. In the project, there are 3 different swords stylized differently: Futuristic sword, Sword of Light, Sword of Darkness.
  • AI. Basic Artificial Intelligence is capable of hearing, seeing, following, and attacking the player from short range.
  • XP management component. The component comprises all necessary logic to handle leveling up of a character.
  • Game Interface (HUD). There is a fully animated game interface.
  • Combat overview. A cinematic camera in combat.

Number of Blueprints: 20

Input: Keyboard, Mouse

Network Replicated: No

Documentation: Eng

Online support: Discord channel


Number of Animations: 77

Scaled to Epic skeleton: Yes

Swords model:

Number of Meshes: 3

Texture Sizes: Swords: PBR 4096*2048

Vertex Count: 4000-8000