Unreal Starter Kit

UPDATED FOR UE5 | The Houdini Engine for Unreal Starter Kit is a set of procedural game art tools that can be used in the Unreal game editor. This starter kit provides a variety of bread and butter tools that you can use right away to enhance your game environments. These tools can be used inside these host applications using the Houdini Engine plug-ins which you can install at the same time you install Houdini.

You can learn how to install the plug-in here: UNREAL Plug-in

You can learn about these tools from the following sets of tutorials: UNREAL Starter Kit

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Simon is a tech Artist that loves building procedural tools and assets. By adding more and more procedural approaches to his workflow, he is able to build 3D models with speed and flexibility. During his studies at Digital Arts and Entertainment, he taught himself how to work with Houdini. After his studies, he started working on Ary and the Secret of Seasons at eXiin. Currently he is a Houdini freelancer and focuses on creating procedural content.

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  • ThiagoBolinhoLaranjeira 3 years, 10 months ago  | 

    amazing mate thx for this

  • sixwell 3 years, 10 months ago  | 

    Amazing work, love it

  • cihan.kenar 3 years, 10 months ago  | 

    I can't wait to delve into this, thank you Simon and SideFX.

  • yunglads 3 years, 9 months ago  | 

    Can’t seem to get the tools working in unity. Keep getting hit with asset missing sub asset folders or something rather

    • Simon_V 3 years, 9 months ago  | 

      Make sure to install SideFX Labs tools, these are need for some of the tools.

  • ChrisGG 3 years, 9 months ago  | 

    Hi, which unreal version is it. The document crashes on startup.

    • Simon_V 3 years, 9 months ago  | 

      The Unreal project is made in version 4.25. The HDA's separate will work in multiple versions, if the plugin is installed for the game engine.

  • kuimig 3 years, 3 months ago  | 

    Be grateful!!

  • Zephyrl 3 years, 2 months ago  | 

    Amazing, thx!

  • Jimmy_Chao 3 years, 2 months ago  | 

    The terrain tool is not in that tool kit?

  • machineyes 3 years, 2 months ago  | 


  • keshaw-singh 3 years, 2 months ago  | 

    terrain tool was not working :(

  • fagner.nogueira 3 years, 1 month ago  | 

    Hi. I'm using UE4 4.26.2 and got some color issues with foliage material. Anyone else?

  • Chromozone 2 years, 9 months ago  | 

    Am I the only one having the Tree tool not show any branch or leaves adjustement section in UE 4.26?

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