x

Search in
Sort by:

Question Status:

Search help

  • Simple searches use one or more words. Separate the words with spaces (cat dog) to search cat,dog or both. Separate the words with plus signs (cat +dog) to search for items that may contain cat but must contain dog.
  • You can further refine your search on the search results page, where you can search by keywords, author, topic. These can be combined with each other. Examples
    • cat dog --matches anything with cat,dog or both
    • cat +dog --searches for cat +dog where dog is a mandatory term
    • cat -dog -- searches for cat excluding any result containing dog
    • [cats] —will restrict your search to results with topic named "cats"
    • [cats] [dogs] —will restrict your search to results with both topics, "cats", and "dogs"

How can I make Blobby Particle Effects?

What is the best way to achieve this effect in UE4?

Is it possible to achieve using the particle system or with an advanced material?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_p50ynFwIxg

Thanks.

Product Version: Not Selected
Tags:
more ▼

asked Jun 13 '14 at 05:01 AM in Using UE4

avatar image

TeriyakiStyle
1 1 2 4

(comments are locked)
10|2000 characters needed characters left
Viewable by all users

2 answers: sort voted first

Take a look here: Metaballs Proof of Concept

I have started working on integrating metaballs into UE4 and like all my stuff, the code will be freely available for anyone to use once i am complete. Right now it functions, performance is not the best, still requires some optimizations, I want to also include a path that uses the Compute Shader and Tessellation. Will continue to update as I make progress. Although unfortunately this is not my highest priority, it is mainly a side project.

more ▼

answered Jun 13 '14 at 07:09 AM

avatar image

Ehamloptiran
1.5k 50 9 59

avatar image TeriyakiStyle Jun 13 '14 at 07:58 PM

Wow great work Ehamloptiran - I will keep an eye on your progress and thanks for providing it to the community! I proposed metaballs for use in with the Bio Rifle in this thread if you were interested: UT4 Bio-rifle

Thanks for the feedback!

(comments are locked)
10|2000 characters needed characters left
Viewable by all users

These are metaballs - there is no way to achieve this with the stock Unreal tool set. If you wanted to achieve this, you'd firstly have to build geometry shader support, then you'd have to implement the supporting code and a geometry shader for it. It's not a particularly easy task since it involves working directly with the rendering code.

more ▼

answered Jun 13 '14 at 05:10 AM

avatar image

ambershee
603 23 30 52

avatar image TeriyakiStyle Jun 13 '14 at 05:33 AM

Ah yes - metaballs that was the term I was trying to remember. Thanks. So long as I know it's possible - even if I couldn't do it all alone just yet :)

(comments are locked)
10|2000 characters needed characters left
Viewable by all users
Your answer
toggle preview:

Up to 5 attachments (including images) can be used with a maximum of 5.2 MB each and 5.2 MB total.

Follow this question

Once you sign in you will be able to subscribe for any updates here

Answers to this question