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How do i make my minimap follow the player

Hi there, I am a student studying games design, and right now we're working on Unreal, so it is all quite new. Up to now I've created a quite simplistic 2D level, with moving platforms etc. I was planning to add a Minimap, and followed a Youtube video [By thefrog] on how to do so. The minimap is there and is appearing fine although the video then ends and doesn't explain how to make the Minimap follow the player as the player moves through the level.

Can anyone explain, help or show me how to make the Minimap follow the player as they move through the level? My level is quite large and the minimap only focus's on one section of the game, which is pretty much useless to me as you can only see my character moving when it moves through that one section that the camera is focusing on.

Here is the Video that I followed.


(Keep in mind this is a 2D Platform level i am creating, so i need the minimap to follow the player across the whole level)

Thanks for the help


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asked Jan 07 '15 at 11:44 AM in Blueprint Scripting

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This tutorial does the mini map the way you're wanting it:

Mini-Map Tutorial by Rudy Triplett

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answered Jan 07 '15 at 04:46 PM

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