Keyboard Controls Brainbox

This advanced platformer Brainbox allows the player to move an Animated Platformer asset with the W, A, S, D and arrow keys on their keyboard.

This Brainbox requires the Animated Platformer Brainbox.

To move the asset across the scene in a given direction, the player needs to press and hold the following keys:

Keyboard Button Movement Direction
W, Up Arrow Forward
A, Left Arrow Left
S, Down, Arrow Backward
D, Right Arrow Right

Brainbox Attributes

This Brainbox contains two additional controls that allow the player to make the asset:

  • Run—increases the movement speed of the asset when the player presses and holds this button.
  • Jump—makes the asset ascend along the Y axis before being affected by gravity and falling.
Attribute Description
  • Each Button attribute has a default key assigned to it.
  • To assign a different keyboard button, click the field and press the key you want to assign on your keyboard.
  • The following keys are not supported: Ctrl, Alt, Shift, CMD, Opt.

Brainbox Node Group

After you add this Brainbox to an asset, a custom Keyboard Controller node appears in the node map along with three Keyboard Button nodes.