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Chaos Physics in LEGO® Fortnite: Building a Fully Interactive Sandbox Experience (Presented by Epic Games)

Michael Lentine  (Director, Physics Engineering, Epic Games)

Location: Room 2020, West Hall

Date: Wednesday, March 20

Time: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Pass, Audio Pass, Indie Games Summit Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Programming

Format: Sponsored Session

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: Intermediate

Epic will present a deep dive into the technology used to make LEGO® Fortnite fully interactive where nearly everything can be physically simulated and destroyed. This includes an in-depth look at updates to the Chaos Rigid Body Engine, Destruction, and Networked Physics systems as well as gameplay technology that enables nearly every construct to work with every other construct.


Attendees will learn about the improvements to core UE physics systems to support large open world simulation and destruction on low-end platforms as well as what types of gameplay systems are needed to create an immersive physics experience.

Intended Audience

Engineers and designers who are looking at creating physics sandbox environments.

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