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Hex Grid Toolkit

Erades - Sep 21, 2021

A library of functions to implement hexagonal grids.

  • Supported Platforms
  • Supported Engine Versions
    4.27
  • Download Type
    Complete Project
    This product contains a full Unreal Engine project folder, complete with Config files, Content files and .uproject file, which can be used as a template to create a new project.

With "Hex Grid Toolkit" you will be able to implement a hexagonal grid system, ideal for hexagonal tile maps and hexagonal unit movement.


Done 100% in Blueprints with over 80 functions.


With Dijkstra and A* Algorithms!!!


The core functions are within a single Blueprint Function Library with over 80 functions.

Examples of how to implement it are included as well as an explanation of key concepts and definitions.



Technical Details

Video Overview: YouTube

Documentation: Doc

Documentation: Pdf

Support Discord: Discord


Features:

  • 100% in Blueprints
  • Different coordinate conversions
  • Shape generation tool (Hexagonal, Rectangle, Line, Ring, Parallelogram)
  • A* Pathfinding
  • Dijkstra flow map and step cost
  • Flood fill
  • Shadow casting field of view (BETA)


Number of Blueprints: 3

BPFL_Hex_Logic: Contains the logic for the hexagonal grids

BP_Tile_Manager: Generate the tiles and display the possibilities within the toolkit

BP_Tile: Actor representing a tile


Input: Keyboard and Mouse