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Automatic/Continuous Background Scrolling in a 2D space shooter

I am making a 2d vertical scrolling space shooter and need some guidance. How would I be able to achieve a smooth vertical scroll of a level/map. I have created a Blank project, no starter content. I have also added a static camera and sample spaceship sprite.

I can't really progress forward without knowing being able to set up the vertical scrolling. Please help. As an example, heres a sample NES space shooter vertical scrolling game.

https://youtu.be/vuRmAXHx1aU?t=1m40s

Product Version: UE 4.11
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asked Jan 04 '17 at 06:07 PM in Blueprint Scripting

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Hello akashvercetti,

I would suggest using a material and applying a panner to it. I have provided a link to documentation that could get you started. I hope that this information helps.

Link: https://docs.unrealengine.com/latest/INT/Engine/Rendering/Materials/HowTo/AnimatingUVCoords/

Make it a great day

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answered Jan 04 '17 at 09:33 PM

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