Epic's Alan Noon guides developers through creating sprites, basic movements and a simple UI

Creating a 2D side-scroller in Unreal Engine 4

In this video tutorial, Epic developer relations technical artist Alan Noon guides developers through the basics of building a side-scroller using Paper 2D. You’ll cover creating sprites, flipbooks, tilemaps, basic movement/abilities, creating obstacles, and a simple UI using the UMG UI Designer.

You can find more resources for the tutorial here (You have to be logged in on the Unreal Engine forum to access them). You can also post any questions on the tutorial here.

For more information on the game engine, check out the Unreal Engine website.

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