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Orthographic camera projection

Hi,

This might be a silly question, but I was wondering if there is an option to set the camera for orthographic projection. I imagine it is possible because of the flappy bird type game demo'd by Epic during GDC, but I just wanted to confirm.

Also, would there be any "gotchas" to watch out for that are specific to UE4's architecture in regards to making 2D games built out of sprites as textured quads?

Thanks!

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asked Mar 20 '14 at 08:02 PM in Using UE4

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Hey rattasak,

You can change a Camera Actor's Projection Mode in the Details panel. With the Camera Actor selected, look for Details > Camera Settings > Projection Mode and choose Orthographic.

Hope that helps!

Ben Halliday

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answered Mar 20 '14 at 08:13 PM

avatar image rattasak Mar 20 '14 at 08:15 PM

Awesome thanks!

avatar image martinonpc Apr 02 '16 at 06:10 PM

So Ortho is finally an option in UE? Awesome. This might come in handy when making a 2d projected game but with 3d lighting and 3d world (similar to "Fez" or "In The Shadows" where they actually used Voxel graphics)

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