A plugin that allows to procedurally animate Characters' Skeletal Meshes so that they appear to be walking. It is particularly targeted at robotic or insectoid creatures, though it can be used in many other scenarios as well.
DEMO PROJECT: (>= 4.25)
LATEST VERSION: 1.6.6 (May 14th, 2022)
Do you have a Character with NO ANIMATIONS? Do you want to add more realistic ones to your characters?
Let Simple Procedural Walk animate your Characters easily!
NEW: You can now drive your animations with Control Rig if you prefer to do so: just follow this guide!
Simple Procedural Walk is a plugin that allows to procedurally animate Characters' Skeletal Meshes so that they appear to be walking. It is particularly targeted at robotic or insectoid creatures, though it can be used in many other scenarios as well. Note though that while it can animate bipeds such as Mechs, it's not intended to be used with organic characters such as humans or dogs, as their movements are in general better rendered with data coming from motion captures.
Procedural animation means that the walk cycle is computed in real-time. Contrary to more classical pre-recorded animation cycles, you do not need to have an animation for your mesh. Procedural animations allow for a more realistic interaction with the surroundings, as the legs and feet adapt to the surroundings and to the changes in characters' movement.
IMPORTANT: setting up procedural animations takes a little effort and constant tweaking until you are satisfied with the results. Please ensure that you fully review the documentation and the videos before purchase.
Simple Procedural Walk is entirely written in C++ as a custom Animation Blueprint Node that you can use in your Blueprints.
Number of Blueprints: 4 example creatures characters & 4 AnimBP in the example project
Number of Meshes: 4 example creatures in the example project
Number of C++ Classes: 2
Network Replicated: No, animations will be computed locally on every client
Supported Platforms: Windows 32/64 & Mac OSX
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