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press a button on gamepad controller to "restart" the level/start in "player start" location

Hello, I have a single level environment (navigated with XBOX controller). During playing in fps mode I would like to press a button on the controller gamepad to "Reset" map (that would reset players's location to the "player start") or just "Restart a game/map/level" from beginning.

I'd very much appreciate any tutorial / keyword on that. probably simple question related to blueprints but can't find the right info.

Yours, Mark

Product Version: UE 4.17
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asked Oct 10 '17 at 05:22 PM in Blueprint Scripting

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This blog post explains how to restart a level using Blueprints and other methods as well.


In your case, you need to replace the OnClicked Event (red node) with a Gamepad input event. Just right click on the blueprint and search for one of the Gamepad input events listed here:


For example, Gamepad Face Button Top. Then when you press that button on your gamepad the level will restart.

Hope this helps.

Cheers, Marco.

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answered Oct 10 '17 at 05:32 PM

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Thank you Marco! It really helped! I'm new to the UE so I really appreciate your notes on replacing Click with Gamepad input! Cheers, Mark

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