Sci-Fi and Glitch Post-Process

March 30, 2016

The Sci-Fi and Glitch Post-Process is pack of post-process materials for the Unreal Engine 4 to simulate various glitch and old screens. If you need support, you can use the forum thread or send an e-mail.

Technical Details

A demonstration level is provided to showcase all the materials either individually or combined. Each material comes with an instanced version for easy tweaking and real-time look dev.

Effect Name Description
Sharpen Sharpening effect ton increase pixel details. Blends between two presets.
Lens distortion Inverted barrel at borders of screen. (VR-compatible)
Chromatic / Radial blur Screen blur with with performance and size controls.
Underwater Underwater effect with screen distortions and tri-Planar caustic projections.
Broken glass Broken glass with distortion based on normal map. (VR-compatible)
Frozen glass Frozen screen borders with distortion. (VR-compatible)
Pixelate & Posterize Low resolution and indexed color emulation. With control parameters.
Difference & Color offset Grayscale or color cycle. Inverted color after mid-values.
Pulse force Horizontal force wave that distorts the scene.
Pulse Wallhack Pulse projecting a tri-planar grid and shows objects hidden behind walls.
TV CRT Monitor Monitor pixel grid emulation with flickering and scan-lines.
Screen glitch Glitch simulation with image offset, pixelate, compression simulation and stretches.
Bump Bas-relief simulation + glitch. Independent of lighting.
ASCII Convert screen into lines of text based on a charset texture.
Dithering classic 1-bit dithering with Cluster Dot, Bayer, Halfton or Blue noise methods.
Dithering glitch Broken/Glitchy dithering that offset colors in grayscale.


Projects Using This Pack

Asemblance: Oversight

"Asemblance: Oversight" is a first-person exploration and puzzle-based game. You are part of a team of scientists and engineers charged with using a classified technology to aid in recreating the human mind.

Assault Spy

Dash, evade, and smash your way to the truth as the corporate spy, Asaru; or the reckless CIA agent, Amelia! Uncover the dark secrets of the Negabot mega corporation as you save the company from a hostile takeover. Assault Spy is a stylish, fast paced, pure-action game with a dash of comedy.

Q.U.B.E. 2

Q.U.B.E. 2 is the sequel to the hit first-person puzzle game Q.U.B.E. You are Amelia Cross, a stranded archaeologist who has awoken among the ruins of an ancient alien landscape. With the distant help of another survivor you must solve the puzzles of this mysterious world and find a way back home.


Redout is a tribute to the old racing monsters such as F-Zero, WipeOut, Rollcage, and POD. It is designed to be an uncompromising, fast, tough and satisfying driving experience, soaked in that vertigo that stands at the core of the arcade racing genre.


Unveil the truth in a genre-blending sci-fi mystery. Awaken from cryogenic slumber you find your shelter damaged by unknown circumstances. Scavenge your surroundings, repair the shelter and explore the ruins in hopes of uncovering – or perhaps avoiding – the uncomfortable truth of what has transpired.

Past Cure

Past Cure is a dark psychological thriller that blurs the lines between dreams and reality. An intense, cinematic, story-driven experience that challenges the player to use mind-bending mental abilities to survive.