I have a seamless background sprite, and I do not want the player to be able to reach the edge of the background.

Setting huge width and height in tiled drawmode doesn't sounds like a solution. How can I make something like this?

I want the background to appear outside the camera in the direction the player is moving.

I think instead of instantiating and destroying background panels every time I should once create them and then change their position.

  • \$\begingroup\$ It sounds like you have two valid solutions: making a huge sprite with tiling draw mode, or spawning panels of the image at a time and repositioning them as needed. Where do those solutions fall short of what you need? \$\endgroup\$
    – DMGregory
    Commented Oct 27, 2021 at 16:23
  • \$\begingroup\$ @DMGregory I don't know how to create a script that will reposition panels, that's what I'm asking. Does creating a huge sprite affects performance? If not then I'll just make a huge sprite. \$\endgroup\$
    – tevse
    Commented Oct 27, 2021 at 16:33
  • \$\begingroup\$ "Does X affect performance" is something you can answer more conclusively by measuring it. That way you don't have to worry about Internet hearsay giving you the wrong info — you can access the truth of the matter directly. \$\endgroup\$
    – DMGregory
    Commented Oct 27, 2021 at 16:35
  • \$\begingroup\$ You could also attach your background sprite to your camera, and use a shader to tile the texture in worldspace, so it automatically maintains a fixed relationship to the world even as the sprite/camera moves. \$\endgroup\$
    – DMGregory
    Commented Oct 27, 2021 at 16:38
  • \$\begingroup\$ Looks like you forgot to set the wrap mode on your texture in the import settings to "repeat". \$\endgroup\$
    – DMGregory
    Commented Oct 27, 2021 at 18:37

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Attached background sprite to camera and then used that shader

Remember to set the sprite wrap mode to "repeat"

  • \$\begingroup\$ This looks like a link-only answer. You could include additional information about how your solution might work, and a simple guide on how to set it up to address OP's issue. \$\endgroup\$
    – liggiorgio
    Commented Oct 28, 2021 at 9:48

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