Side Scrolling Game Tutorial
From Shoot Em Up Kit
Method 1: Scrolling Background
Click Edit Background Settings
Select Sprite Background:
Set the Movement property to Scroll -X:
You can then use a fixed camera and move the player up/down/left/right on the screen.
Method 2: Scrolling Scenery
Method 3: Moving player
Next scroll down to Velocity and set X to the required constant speed, which is the speed the ship will move even without joypad input. This makes the ship move steadily across the level.
Select the Player ship and set the Movement Definition to the Velocity +X definition we have just modified.
Next we can place scenery items. In this example we have added some background tiles.
Next place a camera and set it to follow the player as shown:
This is a simple horizontal scrolling game that you can build on to make a more complex game.