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How to make shadows?

Ok, I am making 2D platformer and i am trying to make shadows to cave, i know i can change material to lit, but light goes through it. What i should do?

Thanks for answers. :)

Product Version: UE 4.12
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asked Sep 04 '16 at 04:43 PM in Rendering

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avatar image Luos Sep 04 '16 at 08:59 PM

what kind of caves? how have you set stuff up? are you using post processing volumes? do you block off light with a hull around your cave?

Might need more info!

avatar image SolidJuho Sep 05 '16 at 04:50 AM

I really havent got into these renderering/light stuff. So this kind of cave, this is just example cave. alt text

I just setuped it by adding sprites and then changing material to defaultlit. After taking screenshot i removed directionallight, but it just made everything black and when i tested it with spot light light went sometimes just through at some parts and light just looked totally wrong. No, i dont know even how to use PPV. No, i dont block light off with hull, Can you explain Hull?

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