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How to randomly spawn spinning coins in area?

Hi all.

I would like to be able to spawn spinning coins in an area. I have taken a look at the exaple contents "random mesh spawn" however that only spawns static meshes. I have a spinning coin by itself in a seperate blueprint as well. I have tried modifing the exaple script as well, but to no avail.

Any thoughts or suggestions?

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asked Oct 25 '16 at 02:40 PM in Blueprint Scripting

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avatar image RUWD Oct 25 '16 at 06:00 PM

The below answers have solved this, at least to my satisfaction. IDK how to mark as solved :/

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Most of that example should work the same; you just want to use SpawnActor to spawn a new instance of your coin blueprint.

https://docs.unrealengine.com/latest/INT/Gameplay/HowTo/SpawnAndDestroyActors/Blueprints/

Is there something else you're having trouble with?

Can you post what you have so far in your script?

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answered Oct 25 '16 at 02:53 PM

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avatar image Nken418 Oct 25 '16 at 03:26 PM

Yes I would use the spawnactor (your spinning coin in this instance) and for the location you can set lie x and y values to be random integers between a range.

avatar image RUWD Oct 25 '16 at 04:38 PM

Hi peeps,

OK I will do that as its seems like the general consensus. Here is what I have had so far, (simple) for the spinning coin, just a static mesh with logic on event tick, also i was just trying to modify the example script for random static mesh (posting pic but again this is just stock, maybe useful to someone who's stumbling through for answers...)

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Ok Yes thanks to Nken418 , GigasightMedia !!

Ok got it working, don't know if it is 100% correct way to do it, but using the input from the above peeps, I have been able to achieve the spinning coin result that I want. More or less combining the info from the above web page and adding it with the example contents "random static mesh spawn".

Here is what I have implemented now: alt text And here are the results, sorry not a yt vid, but proof of concept: alt text alt text

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answered Oct 25 '16 at 05:58 PM

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