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Why am I seeing trace firing issues?

Hi there, I'm currently trying to figure out shooting in the third person perspective, I was aiming for an instant type of bullet, similar to how cod seems to have theirs set up, but enough of that. what I was doing was testing some methods to get a simple bullet spread working.

As you can see from the images below, that's what I have for the blueprint for just firing off the trace, I just use the trace for a visual thing, and will probably find a way to apply that to a projectile. You can see there that the trace seems to only fire off on an angle there(I've clicked rapidly and it makes a random direction but only along that axis.)

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Any help for how to solve this or any info to point me in the right direction would be gladly appreciated, thanks.

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asked Jun 11 '14 at 07:07 AM in Blueprint Scripting

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Your random node returns the same numbers for every vector component, so its movement is linear.

To fix that you'd like to use 3 random nodes, still not sure if that will fully fix it.

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answered Jun 11 '14 at 08:44 AM

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avatar image Zeustiak Jun 11 '14 at 08:48 AM

Yep, use a random node for each separate random number you want.

avatar image Recker Jun 14 '14 at 02:33 AM

Yeah that works, thanks a bunch.

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