Just Cause-style wingsuit/grapple/gliding

I’ve clocked up over 60hrs on Just Cause 3, and most of it is just gliding about with the wingsuit. There’s something very compelling about that calm beauty intersersed by moments of complete panic as you very nearly smack into a tree/car/tower block.

I wanted to have a go at recreating that same feel, and I knew I’d need a nice terrain to fly over so I turned to the UE4 open world ‘Kite’ demo. I’ll upload the code to a repo just as soon as I have time to extricate it neatly from the (multiple gigabyte) project. In the meantime, here’s a soothing video: