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RTS Unit Template

Silvan Teufel - Code Plugins - Nov 16, 2022

Create your own RTS Unit

  • Supported Platforms
  • Supported Engine Versions
    5.0 - 5.1
  • Download Type
    Engine Plugin
    This product contains a code plugin, complete with pre-built binaries and all its source code that integrates with Unreal Engine, which can be installed to an engine version of your choice then enabled on a per-project basis.

Create your own RTS Unit with the RTSUnitTemplate-Plugin, which is written in C++.


V 1.2.1

  1. Bugfix in Unitbehavior (UnitControlStateMachine)
  2. Added Blendspace Animations with DataTable



V 1.3.2

  • Added a Statemachine and second Controller Class for Camera
  • Live Switch to Third Person Camera possible.
  • Bug fix: Rotating while locked to Character: Cam will move with Character now
  • Minor Fixes.
  • Switch to Enhanced Keyboard Inputs



For Gameplay preview please see the Videos below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESS5PYtr9mU


For Camera preview please see the Video below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eEvKYroF2Qg


For Installation check the Documentation:

https://github.com/SilvanTeufel/RTSUnitTemplate_ReadMe


Choose if your Unit is:


  • Enemy or Friend
  • Range
  • Health
  • Attack Damage
  • MovementSpeed
  • Sight
  • IsFlying
  • .... and more, see the Documentation!


ControllerBase + CameraControllerBase:


CTRL + E -- Rotate Cam Right (works also when Cam is locked to Unit )

CTRL + Q - Rotate Cam Left (works also when Cam is locked to Unit )

CTRL + Left Mouse Click -- Move Cam to Mouse Position

CTRL + W -- Zoom Cam In

CTRL + S -- Zoom Cam Out

CTRL + HOLD SPACE -- Fast Zoom Out to Position

CTRL + SPACE + Left Mouse - Move Cam to Mouse Position

Mouse to Screen Edges -- Move Cam to Mouse Position

Right Click when Unit Selected -- Move Unit

Shift + Right Click when Char. Sel. -- Move Unit through Waypoints

CTRL + G when Unit Selected -- Lock Unit on Character

CTRL + T when Unit Selected -- Switch to Third Person Mode

Press A when Character Selected - toggle Attack

Press A + Left Click when Character Selected - Move to Position and Attack

Press A + Left Click on Enemy - Focus this Enemy

HOLD TAB -- Show Control-Widget


When Character is Selected:


A - Set Unit into Detected Mode

A + LeftClick - Move to Position and Attack everything in your way


If RTSUnitTemplate is installed, the Classes can be used as Parent Class in Blueprint, so all functions from this Class are available in Blueprint. Just use one of the Following Classes as Parent Class and or just choose them in your GameMode Blueprint. Category = RTSUnitTemplate / TopDownRTSCamLib


ALL 3D-Models, Animations and Sounds are changeable via Blueprint.


3D-Models and Animations are Epic-Games Content

Technical Details

Features: (C++ ParentClasses)

  • CameraBase
  • UnitBase
  • UnitControllerBase
  • ControllerBase
  • CameraControllerBase
  • HUDBase
  • UnitBaseHealthBar
  • Projectile
  • SelectedIcon
  • Waypoint

Code Modules: (Please include a full list of each Plugin module and their module type (Runtime, Editor etc.))

  • RTSUnitTemplate [Runtime]
  • Core, CoreUObject, Engine, InputCore
  • HeadMountedDisplay, NavigationSystem
  • AIModule
  • UMG

Number of Blueprints: 24+ (Most times Based on C++ Class, used for Example)

Number of C++ Classes: 10

Network Replicated: No

Supported Development Platforms: Tested in Windows

Supported Target Build Platforms: Tested in Windows

Documentation: https://github.com/SilvanTeufel/RTSUnitTemplate_ReadMe

Example Project: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESS5PYtr9mU