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Tower Crane Template

ZerstorenGames - Jun 5, 2019

Physics Constraint Based Tower Crane Blueprint with cable, items to lift and move and construction pit

  • Supported Platforms
  • Supported Engine Versions
    4.22 - 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.

Demo Video Doc


UPDATE March 2020: Added a completely automatic crane blueprint that will move items to a target point without the need to be controlled. ONLY 4.24 version


  • Physic constraint based tower crane Blueprint (not rigged) using physic constraints and static meshes for the animation of the cable.
  • Can lift items and move them around in the scene automatically.
  • Completely customizable just by changing static meshes.
  • Items to lift can be of any type and all it's made using a Blueprint.
  • The cable is made using instanced static mesh components to minimize the performance cost and only the most important part is provided with collision and physic simulation
  • Fully working 3D HUD inside the cabin to provide information on the crane.
  • Rust can be added or removed according to your needs. You can also change the rust type because it's on a separate texture.
  • 4096x4096 textures for diffuse and normals
  • The crane can be as tall as you need just by changing the amount of modules below the main A section using an integer value in the blueprint settings.
  • All the static meshes have 2 texture sets, one using a texture atlas (overlapping) and one for the lightning (non overlapping)

Technical Details

Features:

  •  Crane Blueprint, pawn class
  •  Lifted item Blueprint, actor class
  • Construction pit Blueprint, actor class
  • Crane static meshes: 19 with automatic LODs from 35k triangles for the main arm + cabin to less
  • Construction pit static meshes: 7
  • 4096x4096 textures for the crane (diffuse + normal+ roughness)
  • 4096x4096 textures for the crane cabin (diffuse + normal)
  • 4096x4096 textures for the crane grunge / rust (diffuse + normal+ roughness)
  • 4096x4096 for the construction pit (diffuse + normal)
  • 2048x2048 for the wood log item (diffuse + normal+ roughness)
  • 10 Materials
  • Crane 3D HUD texture 1024x1024
  • 3 sound cues for the crane movement

Number of Blueprints: 4

Input: Gamepad, Keyboard, Mouse

Network Replicated: No

Supported Development Platforms: Windows 64 Bits

Supported Target Build Platforms: Windows 64 Bits

Documentation: coming soon

Important/Additional Notes: