Simple Guide Effects

Niels Dewitte - Visual Effects - Feb 5, 2024

Show your players where to go!

  • Supported Platforms
  • Supported Engine Versions
    5.3 - 5.4
  • 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.
Simple Guide Effects


Documentation : English 日本語

Simple setup for guide effects.

I couldn't find an implementation of this on the marketplace yet, so here's a simple one to get people started!


Show your players how to go to their next objective.


Plug and Play

Simply add the provided component to the player actor and call it's "Spawn Guide Effect" method with the path, and Niagara effect.

Examples Include

Small playable scene using echo is available for testing functionality.

MazeLevel : Press keys 1 to 0 and alt+1 to alt+5 keys to spawn an example Guide Effect.

DemoLevel: All 15 effects lined up

Technical Details


  •  Guide Effect component to help manage the effect!
  •  15 example effects!
  •  Supports both CPU and GPU, but gpu is recommended (and default )

Type of Emitters: (CPU, GPU, etc)

Number of Unique Effects: 15

Number of Unique Modules : 3

Number of Materials and Instances: 21

Number of Textures: 9

Number of Blueprints: 3 (excluding examples)

Number of Unique Meshes: 4 + 1 variation (Lumen Supported)

Supported Development Platforms: All

Windows: (Yes)

Mac: (Yes)

Documentation: English 日本語

Important/Additional Notes: