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The goal is to show how to get a 3D moving effect over an elliptical path, using a script.
We 'll use DuplicateSprite.
⇒ animation ⇐
We gonna describe the different stages right away.
1 - Set up movie size 640x480 (background color #000066).
Frame Rate : 50.
Be sure in Export, Mask off-stage objects is toggled.
2 - Create a circle : X=0 Y=0 W=1 H=1, anchor point : Center, white background and line.
3 - Convert to Sprite. Name it dot, Target toggled.
In Outline, select Scene_1. Enter the following script :
You could adapt speed effect changing movie fps or/and changing the frame to modify transparency.
(Here, I took frame 5)