1. Required Project Setup

Use the Side Scroller Blueprint Template as a jumping-off point for your game.


  1. Create a new project .

  2. Select the Side Scroller template in the Blueprint tab of the New Project wizard.

  3. Choose whatever scalability and quality settings work best for your setup, but make sure to include Starter Content.

    If you are unsure of what settings are right for you, you can find more information in the Project Settings section

  4. Give your project a name, and then create it by clicking the Create Project button.

You should now see a side-scroller level, ready to jump in and start adding to.


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