Automatic SDK downloader and installer for gameDNA's plugins
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gameDNA installer

gameDNA installer is an automatic SDK downloader and installer for gameDNA's plugins. No more downloading SDKs and creating packages on your own! Just one click and it will do everything for you!

  • Current version: 1.5.1
  • Binaries compiled for: Unreal Engine 4.21
  • Required Unreal Engine 4.21 or above.

Features

  • Automatic SDK downloader and installer.
  • Updating SDK from the cloud.
  • No more downloading and creating packages on your own.
  • Just one click and it will do everything for you.
  • Out-of-the-box for Windows, macOS, and Linux.

User Guide

More info about plugin and installation instructions you can find in User Guide.

Getting Started:

  1. Unpack the plugin archive to the Plugins folder in your UE4 project folder (for project plugins) or Engine/Plugins/Marketplace (for engine plugins) and start the editor.

  2. Enable gameDNA installer in Edit -> Plugins -> Misc -> gameDNA installer.

  3. Go to Edit -> gameDNA or click on the gameDNA icon on the toolbar in the Level Editor.

  4. Android configuration:

    a) Go to Project Settings -> Platforms -> Android and change Minimum SDK Version to 16 and Target SDK Version to 27.

    b) Go to Project Settings -> Platforms -> Android SDK and change SDK API Level to latest and NDK API Level to android-19.

    c) Go to the NVIDIA CodeWorks installation path and run Android SDK Manager.

    You can find it typically in:

    • Windows: C:/NVPACK/android-sdk-windows/tools/android.bat
    • macOS: /Users/[username]/NVPACK/android-sdk-macosx/tools/android

    Install or update the following libraries:

    • Android 8.1.0 (API 27) SDK Platform
    • Android Support Repository
    • Android Support Library
    • Google Play Services
    • Google Repository
  5. Now, the gameDNA installer main window is visible and you can install or update SDKs for installed plugins in the engine and/or a project. Relax and enjoy. That's all!

  6. If you experience TLS certificate error on macOS, please update mono to the newest version: https://www.mono-project.com/docs/getting-started/install/mac/

  7. If you experience the infamous 64k methods error, you should download and install the free MultiDex plugin:

  8. If you have any antivirus software installed on your computer, please add the following file to the whitelist: [PLUGIN_FOLDER]/Extras/Core/gameDNAinstaller.exe. The file is 100% safe but is not present in antivirus databases so it can be reported as a Trojan by some programs.