Non-Spatial Sounds (Music, Ambient)

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This tutorial covers sounds that do not have a point of origin, like 3 Dimensional sounds. Things like background music or ambiance in your Age.

Getting Started......

First, if you have not already or do not know how to, you need to read my tutorial on 3D Sounds so that you will know how to put in a sound emitter.

Now when you got to apply the Plasma Audio component, make sure you select Non-Spatial:


Then, when you look at the roll out for that component, there are 2 things you must pay attention to:


Make sure you select the correct catagory for your sound. AND Make sure you put a check mark where it says "Stream from compressed file". If you don't, you will not hear your sound.

That's it.

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