This weekend I've implemented a basic camera and input system for The Bug Squad. For input I've explored the new Enhanced Input plugin available in UE5.
The Bug Squad
This week I started implementing a basic dash ability that can be used to quickly escape from dangerous situations.
Learning more about the Gameplay Ability System is one of the reasons why I started this side project. In this post I talk about some initial setup needed start using GAS.
A brief look at the tools I'm planning to use, plus some basic project setup.
Setting up a basic mesh and animation blueprint for the player's mech.
I decided to start working on a new game to play around with UE5, a co-op twin stick shooter titled The Bug Squad.
Quick status update on The Bug Squad!