Hi Elliott, This is a great breakdown and very generous in sharing your process and insights, you came a long way from the vending machine days!
Are you planning on releasing the UE4 project to the public? Or only builds? I'd love to play around with it in the editor if possible!
Unreal Engine 4: SpeedTree Mecha
A footage created with the help of Unreal Engine 4. It demonstrates an abandoned robot standing in the middle of a forest.