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Weather Add-On

The functionality described in this article is not available in the Community SDK edition.
You should upgrade to Engineering / Sim SDK edition to use it.

The Weather add-on provides a set of ready-to-use sample weather effects:

  • Raindrops, streaks and splashes
  • Windshield wiper effect
  • Lightning strikes
  • Snowfall effect with wet flakes landing on the camera lens
  • 3 types of screen frost effect with adjustable intensity
  • Volume fog

Opening the World#

To open the world containing weather effects:

  • Install the Weather add-on (available via UNIGINE SDK Browser in the Add-Ons section) and add it to your project (by clicking Other Actions -> Configure Project -> Add-ons in the Projects section of UNIGINE SDK Browser).
  • In UNIGINE Editor, click File -> Open World (Ctrl + O) or open the Asset Browser window. The weather_samples.world file is available in the data/ directory.
Node references to weather effects are located in the data/weather/fx/ directory.

The add-on requires the Weather plugin, which can be added using the following command-line option on the application start-up:

Shell commands
-extern_plugin weather
The plugin can be run on Windows only.
Last update: 2020-07-31
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