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Interactive Game Board plus Checkers

Skyboy Games - Blueprints - Jun 11, 2020

An interactive game board that can be customized for a variety of game types.

  • Supported Platforms
  • Supported Engine Versions
    4.24 - 4.27
  • Download Type
    Asset Pack
    This product contains an assortment of Unreal Engine assets which can be imported into a pre-existing project of your choice.

See the promo video here: https://youtu.be/fiujmm5DcYM


This asset pack features a fully-interactive and customizable game board implemented in Blueprint that can be adapted to a variety of game types. The base game board blueprint implements all the interactivity and piece handling that is core to a host of board games. This asset is ready for you to add game rules to implement your own board game.

Several demos explain how to customize various aspects of the game board's behavior. A fully-functional implementation of American Checkers is included to demonstrate how you can implement a full-featured game using this asset.

Technical Details

Features:

  • Interactive Game Board provides the base piece management needed for a variety of table games
  • Size of board and appearance of spaces and pieces are fully-customizable
  • Piece highlighting clearly shows which pieces are selected
  • Customizable timelines for animating piece movement, addition, and removal
  • Fully-functional Reference Implementation of Checkers


Checkers Demo implements American Chess rules, including:

  • Piece Layout
  • Checkers Movement and Capture
  • Multi-jump Capture
  • Piece Promotion (Pawns to Kings)
  • Win Condition Checking (both capturing all pieces and running out of legal moves)


Number of Maps: 2 maps

  • Feature Demos
  • Checkers Demo


Number of Blueprints:

  • 5 Game Board Blueprints plus several assorted Blueprints for Demo Map implementation


Number of Materials:

  • 4 Materials and 9 Material Instances for Game Boards
  • 2 Materials and 3 Material Instances used in Demo Maps


Number of Effects:

  • 2 Particle Effects used by Checkers Implementation


Number of Static Meshes:

  • 6 Meshes used by Game Board
  • 2 meshes used in Demo Map


Number of Textures:

  • 15 Textures used by Game Board materials (13 for meshes, 2 for effects)
  • 4 Generic Utility Textures (Black, Gray, White, and Neutral Normal)


Texture Resolutions:

  • Mesh Textures: 2048x2048
  • Effect Textures: 1024x1024
  • Utility Textures: 16x16