Introduction to Flash and Actionscript

S2 - Movieclip Properties

A1 - Train


Create the train shown below using only 4 library symbols.

All symbols must start off the stage and be moved onto the stage using code. i.e. set the correct x and y values

Create a title scene using text to shape tween.

In Scene 2 create the train using code and a maximum of 4 library symbols


Using the same library symbols add the following to your image:
sun with rays, track, smoke(overlap circles)

Evaluation will be based on detail and imagination.



Add a background image from the internet to your image.


Fade the train in by modifying alpha values on different frames.

Move the train off the screen by increasing or decreasing the x value

myTrain_mc.x +=5; //Move Right

myTrain_mc.x -=5; //Move Left

on the next frame of the actions layer replay the frame that moves the train

Create an ending scene with animated text/graphics

Move to the ending scene when train is off the stage



Your Turn

Add some additional elements to your project. Be creative!