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Originally posted by jcmeyer5:
Long story short, we want to be able to give wyvern a the ability to dive. The base wyvern class is currently a child of the base dino class. I would like to make it a child of the diving flyer class, which itself is a child of the base dino class Is there a way to slip that diving flyer class in as the wyvern parent class without hav8ng to recreate the entire class?

This would only be possible if making your mod as a "Total Conversion" but Total conversion mods are largely considered a non-starter in the community because it generally breaks compatibility with most other mods.

With normal mods, changes to pre-existing classes that you make in the devkit will not be reflected in the live game. Core game files are excluded from cooking and would not replace the real ones in the live game even if you managed a way to force it to be cooked and packaged with your mod.
Aye, the Ark Dev Kit is a modified version of unreal engine 4.5.1
Search the -game- storefront of the epic launcher for ark and you should be able to find the ark editor/mod kit
And as ShaZZa mentioned... it's about 200+GB
It's not just the engine. it's all of the game assets, sounds, textures, models, and blueprints.
It's everything except the C++ source code itself.
Jun 5, 2020 @ 2:33am
In topic crystal isle delayed because of protests
To all the people that understand the potential impact of the delays occurring all across the industry and that are supporting the movement. I appreciate you.

Peaceful protest can take many forms.
Inconveniencing the complacent and complicit is just one of them.
Jun 3, 2020 @ 11:40pm
In topic is the new map coming out today?
Feb 18, 2020 @ 9:34am
In topic Looking for MOD: Player Trading
Feb 11, 2020 @ 7:29pm
In topic Wildcard Workshop - Mod Tutorial Series
Jan 29, 2020 @ 1:50pm
In topic ARK Dev Kit without Epic
The ARK devkit is derived from UE4 so it's still Epic regardless of where you get it from.

But no, UE4 and any derived versions of the engine are not permitted for distribution outside of the Epic Launcher.
Jan 25, 2020 @ 11:18am
In topic Trying to find a certain mod
That kind of sounds like some version of my old mod, though I never did anything with torpor effects:
If it was, here you go:

But otherwise, I am not sure what mod that would be.
Dec 19, 2019 @ 10:53am
In topic Chibi Mod?
also, the chibi items you get during the event WILL stay after the event.
I don't think there are. The amount of work it takes to create new creatures is really high, there aren't many mod authors that make new unique creatures rather than modify existing ones.
I know it may not be the answer you want to hear.
Modding is very rarely a quick turnaround, but for some of us it can be an extremely satisfying experience to make something with our own hands.
Why not try your hand at learning?
A lot of our community started with no previous knowledge, learning little by little, so don't let that discourage you if it's in any way something you have an interest in.
It's how I first started learning how to program as well. :steamhappy:
Sep 8, 2019 @ 7:06pm
In topic Safe area with free construction for all ?
I think there is a placable structure in the capitalism mods that allows what you are wanting
Sep 7, 2019 @ 12:01am
In topic Steam workshop access was denied
I see. a few things you can try, as from my end your permissions appear to have been restored, so there might be something else steam related blocking you.

I did witness this once before and looking back on it we tried a few things.
Deleting the banned mods (You have to do that, but I will unban them for 24 hours to give you the opportunity)
Posting in a discussion thread on one of your mods (Possibly to trigger a permissions update)

Should those fail, try contacting steam support, as they'll be the only ones who can say why your permissions are still blocked
Sep 6, 2019 @ 8:58pm
In topic Steam workshop access was denied
The workshop items that have been banned are not being unbanned, but you should have the ability to upload new items again.
Sep 5, 2019 @ 4:40pm
In topic Sponsored Mod Program Update - Sept 2019
From what I am reading, it sounds like you are playing singleplayer.

Can you try backing up your save data (Map and player) and then delete it from the game directory?

There is a chance that a mod could be failing to initialize after an update made it incompatible with old save data. I believe that to be a pretty small chance though.
It's also possible that a mod you are trying to use may just not be supported by the author at all anymore.

If that still doesn't work can you confirm for me if you can load into the game without any mods loaded at all?
Also make sure you don't have a TC selected, I have heard of some people having trouble running TC mods due to their resource requirements.
Aug 9, 2019 @ 3:02pm
In topic HELP: Please Name These Lost Mods
The mods were hidden by their authors for one reason or another, Those IDs correspond to:
"Paint ALL the colors"
"Underwater BaseMod"
"Mega Jetpack Mod"
Underwear Dyes"
Jul 22, 2019 @ 12:56pm
In topic ARK Modding Contest 2019
Originally posted by KitsuneShiro:
Do you require a account?
An account on is required to protect the integrity of votes. plus if you win one of the box sets we have to have a way to contact you.
Jul 22, 2019 @ 12:54pm
In topic ARK Modding Contest 2019
The 2019 ARK Modding Contest is now open for public voting!

Right now the modding community is competing for a grand prize of $10,000.
The contest is split into two categories with a grand prize for each:
Maps[] and Mods[]
(Voting links are found in these pages)

Right now we need your input to decide the final winners of each category. Pick your favorite mod from the finalists of each category and show your support!

If you aren't sure what mods are in the finals, we have compiled a playlist of short showcase videos here, and a steam collection for your convenience:

Public voting will close on Sunday, 07/28/2019 05:00 PM (PDT), and requires an account on

Voting gets you entered for a chance to win a collectors edition box set signed by the development team. (preview)[]
Automated ARK can probably help you there.
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