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    toggling strafe and free-roam third person + Zoomout/in + other camera things.

    Hey all,

    In my current game project I am looking for a way to toggle two camera perspectives.

    Both camera perspectives are Third Person, however I want to have two different styles:
    - One that is independant of camera angle, the classic third-person you see as a default game
    - One that strafes together with the camera, so that you always look and aim wherever the camera is aimed at.

    I want to create a system where HOLDING the Right Mouse button will cause your camera to get into "Strafe Mode", and when you release it, you go back into "Free-Roam mode"

    As well, I would like to create a module/system that causes the camera to smoothly zoom out by using the + button (and vice-versa, a smooth zoom-in to its original standpoint).

    Lastly, I'm looking for two camera features:
    - The camera cannot get into CERTAIN area's. I don't want the camera to go through the terrain or some structures, but I do want the camera to be able go through houses, furniture, or walls/ceilings in underground areas.
    - The camera should be the 'trigger object' when it enters an area that colours or blurs the view (I forgot the name of the Volume), and not the player.

    So I am wondering with these things, how do I do them? Unreal 4 changed a lot compared to UnrealDevelopmentKit so I am absolutely clueless

    #2
    bump, still need help/tips

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      #3
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OP3RyPy7V_A

      Watch my video...It may help. Ive basically done exactly what you've said.

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        #4
        That is EXACTLY what I was looking for. Do you have any video or blog where you have written down how you did that?

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          #5
          No I dont, but Ive showed all of my blueprints in the video, so you could just copy them.

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