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Beam emitter spawn event generator


I'm trying to make a lightning effect, i finally got the beam to work how i want but now i'm having trouble making an actual flash. I tried using event generator and receiver so that on spawn a particle with a light would flash. However this doesnt work since the beam isnt actually emitting particles, the spawn is set to 0 but there is just a beam that changes position and flashes with alpha. This is the only way i could get a beam that flashes with interval.

Is there an alternative to event generators that i could use to sync up the flashing lightning with the light flash?

Greets, Joe

Product Version: UE 4.7
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asked May 24 '15 at 03:39 PM in Using UE4

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avatar image [Epic]homeRye STAFF Jun 05 '15 at 01:25 AM

Did you try inverting the process so your light spawns the beam with an event generator? I have never honestly tried this with beams, so not sure it will work as expected but it's worth a shot.

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