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Author: David Doull | Website: http://www.artifactinteractive.com.au
Aim: This is the second part of a series of three tutorials that cover the techniques involved in building games in Flash 5. The first tutorial covers player movement and fire - if you haven't read it check it out. This tutorial will cover scrolling backgrounds.

Assumed Knowledge: It is assumed that you have a basic understanding of Flash and Actionscript. You should understand variables, properties, if statements and the basics of the flash 5 'dot syntax'. It is assumed that you have read tutorial 1.

By the end: at the end of this tutorial you will have built a scrolling background for you game as shown below. You will also be introduced to the KeyUp clipEvent and parallax scrolling.

Click anywhere on the black to ensure that the flash file has the 'focus'
Use the arrow keys to move, Ctrl to fire.

» Level Intermediate

Added: 2001-05-01
Rating: 9 Votes: 232
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