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Author: David Doull | Website: http://www.artifactinteractive.com.au

Step 1: OK, let's get started.

The first thing we are going to do is to produce some ground that will scroll past as the spaceship flys over it.

Open up the flash file you produced at the end of tutorial 1 (or you can get by downloading this tutorials zip file).

Create a new layer (called ground) and draw some interesting ground - a few bumpy lines and some gradient fills should do the job. Make sure that the ground is the exact same size as the flash stage. Also make sure that ground will tile horizontally - so ensure that the ground starts and ends at the same height.

Select the ground, choose Insert and Convert to Symbol (or F8) and make your ground a movie clip.

Select this ground movie clip and in the Instance panel set the movie clips name to ground (as shown below).

If you don't want to draw the ground you can download this fla by downloading this tutorials zip file, with this step already done for you.

 

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Added: 2001-05-01
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