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@RoyAwesome That’s definitely a useful feature and is on my todo list. I’ve tried to implemented it a few weeks ago but couldn’t find a way to get the drop event from the graph editor. I’ll have a look at how the blueprint editor does it (when you drag drop function names into the blueprint editor) when I get time

I just tested and couldn’t reproduce the bug. Could you give more info on how the blueprint is built?

@Laurentius it should be possible, I’ll add a flag after the next update (2.5+)

I’ve tested this again and the physics constraint doesn’t work if one of the components is static. I’ve fixed the issue and it will be available in the next build

The issue is fixed and will be available in the next update. This was caused due to an optimization I have while rebuilding the dungeon. On a rebuild, previous dungeon actors that are similar are reused and just moved around (instead of recreating them). I’ve added a flag to mark all actor node created actors as complex actors. These actors would not be reused and will be recreated. This will make the physics and everything work correctly by destroying the old ones and recreating them again. The destructible actor is also marked to be recreated (as we want the fractured mesh state to be reset on a dungeon rebuild at runtime)

@dkoding The physics constraint works fine with the latest dev build at runtime. (Note: I had to move the door a bit up (~15 cm) so the door does not collide with the ground and was not opening)

@dkoding actor scaling issue is fixed

I’ve uploaded 2.4.0 to the website. I’ll test on Mac and submit to Epic for marketplace update

Version 2.4.0

  • Clustered theming allows different themes to be automatically applied to different parts of the dungeon. This helps in adding variation to the level
  • Event listeners can now modify the marker positions before they are sent to the theming engine, giving more low level control
  • Added an experimental city builder to build simple city layouts
  • Added variations to the city builder by randomly merging nearby city blocks
  • City blocks of custom sizes are supported (e.g. 1x2, 4x5 etc). This helps in placing larger structures (e.g. parks, parking lots, larger buildings etc)
  • Fixed scaling issue with actor nodes
  • Fixed physics errors with certain actors while rebuilding the dungeon. Actors spawned by the actor node are not reused on a dungeon rebuild. Instead, they are destroyed and recreated to avoid physics errors
  • Dungeons spawn in the correct level when used with world composition, instead of always spawning in the persistant level
  • Fixed lightmass warnings on light actors while building lighting
  • Added a helper function in the Isaac builder to clear the styling information from specified isaac room (useful for creating large spawn / boss rooms)
  • Added new misc examples in the quick start guide

Quick start guide has been updated for 2.4. You can download the new sample content (Misc examples) from there

Rad, thanks for the fix! It was a minor issue, but i’m glad you found it and fixed it.

Really happy for these bug fixes! Can’t wait for Epic to approve the new version.

Hi Ali,

I have my dungeon set for manual painting only, (0 cells) and am painting it at runtime. Problem is the cells never seem to combine to make a room. They stay areas with fences instead of rooms with walls. Did I miss something somewhere or is this a 2.4 thing?

Thanks Ali, looking forward to testing it!

Hello Ali Akbar, I’m curious if there will be an all-in-one pacakge for Dungeon Architect | Landscape Architect | City Architect?

[MENTION=28980]Ali Akbar[/MENTION]: City Builder … 10 points … it is awesome. I got a chance to work with it last night and it is really cool. I will upload a screenshot when I am happy with the final result.

Just a quick question for the meshes.

I am assuming the pivot points should be centered on the mesh?
What direction should the mesh be facing ideally? (i.e. x or y facing)

I need to modify the meshes I am using and just wanted to make sure I get it right and not waste time with multiple imports and edits. 8-}

I bought the plugin through the Unreal Marketplace. How can I download version 2.4 from the website?

[MENTION=28980]Ali Akbar[/MENTION]

Can City Architect build on uneven terrain? (I am messing around right now with my mesh based terrain, placing buildings manually and wondering if City Architect would make my life easier :o )

Hi, we just bought this and were extremely excited at using snap builder. It seems that we’re also having problems with a project using source control (perforce), as it works as expected on non-source control projects. I’ve pasted the error below. We aren’t programmers so a lot of this goes over our heads.

Thanks @TechLord. Let us know what your create!

@Justin.Dooley it’s been that way since the start. The paint tool needs more work. I’ll add a way to paint different types of cells (rooms, corridors etc) in the near future

@TechLord They will work nicely with each other and hopefully other third party plugins. I don’t plan on merging them in a single package