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From the plane to the city with this plugin that takes OpenStreetMap to Unreal Engine 4

Del plano a la ciudad con este plugin que lleva OpenStreetMap a Unreal Engine 4

Mike Fricker, director technical of Unreal Engine 4, has published a plugin not official for the known engine of Epic that transforms them flat of OpenStreetMap in maps 3D with its streets, its buildings and its stuff. You can download it from GitHub.

In the same GitHub you can find instructions on how use it. It is as easy as using the tools offered by OpenStreetMap, a free, collaborative platform, to export an XML with the information from the area of the city that we want to use. «Begins with something reasonably small so the export and download complete fast», recommends Fricker. «Tries to make zoom in a town small or in a block of a city ‘.

The example uses New York, but this plugin has much more potential than that: why not try it with Toledo, for example, or Santiago de Compostela, or with my city, León, which is well pretty old. United States is a site flat and gray, as the models by default that takes the plugin inside Unreal Engine; with the Cathedral of Burgos possibly guess not so much, but worth a try.

Del plano a la ciudad con este plugin que lleva OpenStreetMap a Unreal Engine 4

The plugin is a «weekend» project and is not official from Epic Games, so it has no technical support or warranties of any kind. That is created by the technical director of the engine helps to trust him, in any case.

In another order of things, the main members of the Ministry of Humor (portfolio belonging to Bertín Osborne, advised by Arevalo, Carlos Latre or Fernando Esteso, among others) met last night in had to decide upon the filing of a demand to AnaitGames for endangering public health with the infamous game of words Fricker Jiménez. Although it has tried to avoid temptation, the author of this news has could not help make public mix in the last paragraph. The Ministry is it situation «unreal, or, by using the jargon to the use, unreal», said Carlos Latre imitating to Pedro Piqueras.

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