I know what you're saying now, "Dude! Nice particles! How do I get such awesomeness?" Well, let me show you, my friend. Double-click on the Magellan actor in the scene, and drag in a
Particles behavior. GameSalad's particle systems are pretty powerful, so there are a lot of variables we will have to change. Let's start on the first tab, Spawn Rate. For this effect, I changed the Number of Particles option to
100, and changed the Particle Lifetime option to
Click on the Velocity/Position tab, and change the Emitter Offset variables to
-40 horizontal, and
-30 vertical, and set the Speed to
0. We don't want the particles moving, we just want them to follow Magellan.
Click on the Size tab, and change it to
15. On to the Color tab, I changed it to a teal, kind-of-blue flame color, and changed the Blending to Screen. Skip the Rotation tab, we don't need any rotation. On to the Image tab, let's select the Particle Image, which will give the particle a soft round...