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Translucent depth?

Hello, I wanted to test a little comic style explosion but something is very wrong.. As you may see here: alt text

My material is build like this: alt text

But for some reason the z-order of the materials isn't right.. The player shouldn't be able the see the yellow clouds behind the red ones.. Help me please :(

Product Version: UE 4.8
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asked Aug 05 '15 at 04:12 AM in Rendering

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avatar image Santo Aug 05 '15 at 09:43 PM

It's kind of working with masked and scaling it down.. but in the future I may need to access the opacity, so there is still need for a fix. :(

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Hi Santo -

Uncheck Two-Sided in your material setup, the particle system by default makes sure that the sprites are facing the camera. This will eliminate the Translucency sort issue.

Thank You

Eric Ketchum

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answered Aug 05 '15 at 04:21 PM

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avatar image Santo Aug 05 '15 at 09:41 PM

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I tried but..

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avatar image Lovecraft_K ♦♦ STAFF Aug 06 '15 at 06:32 PM

Hi -

The Effect I am seeing above is it generated as one particle system with multiple emitters OR multiple particle systems?

If it is multiple particle systems, try to merge them into one particle system with multiple emitters. With multiple emitters the order of your emitters is the stack order of your particles, emitters on the left render beneath emitters on the right. Also you might want to look at your Sort Order in the Required Module and change to view depth/Proj.

Thank You

Eric Ketchum

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