Itay’s GDC talk Scroll Back: The Theory and Practice of Cameras in Side-Scrollers was a big hit. If you missed it you can see his talk on the GDC Vault for free. A lot of people were requesting a followup post with gifs included. Well, here it is! We hope this is helpful for game developers interested in improving their own game’s camera system. Thanks to all the people who helped contribute to this research! In addition, if you wish to receive posts like this, please join our mailing list.
Here is Itay’s full 2D Camera System post.