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DepthMask for masking renderer objects

Hi! Anyone that happens to know how to create the following effect in UE4? alt text

Basically what happens is that I have applied a material with a shader in unity that masks everything thats behind the object with the assigned "DepthMask-material", the blue-ish color is the background color thats applied by the camera.

If we happen to have some shader/material-guru around here, then maybe he/she happens to know how to convert this unity-shader into a material that could be used for post processing or something :):

Shader "DepthMask" { SubShader { Tags {"Queue" = "Geometry-1" } Lighting Off Pass { ZWrite On ZTest LEqual ColorMask A
} } }

Any ideas?

Thanks in advance!

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asked Dec 03 '14 at 09:56 AM in Rendering

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Hey Inx51 -

Tom Looman has a great tutorial on using Custom Depth which should help you achieve the results you are after.

http://www.tomlooman.com/the-many-uses-of-custom-depth-in-unreal-4/

Thank You

Eric Ketchum

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answered Jan 05 '15 at 02:44 PM

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