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Scrolling Tiles are a gimmick in Mega Man 3, found in the third Wily stage. They are sets of moving tiles and spikes.
Scrolling Tiles were first made available in the devkit for Make a Good Mega Man Level 2, where they appeared in the entry Donut Observation Center and the Pit of Pits sub-level "Ocean Sickness". They went on to make two further appearances in Make a Good Mega Man Level: Episode Zero, in Scorched Factory and Null and Void.
Scrolling Tiles will move from one side of the screen to the other, reentering from the screen boundary they move away from as they leave through the boundary they move towards. They come in three different types: BG (short for background, is purely aesthetic), Solid (will collide with Mega Man like a fully solid tile), and Spike (will kill Mega Man if he touches it).
Scrolling Tiles have two creation code values:
- tile - The layer of the tiles meant to scroll. Default layer is 30.
- spd - How fast the tile will scroll. This value will be multiplied by the object's image_xscale. The default value is 1.