Collision detection is the determination of whether or not two or more entities make contact with each other during gameplay.

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How to determine whether a given line intercepts another

I have a collection of lines: List<Line> _lines; Each has the properties: X1, X2, Y1, Y2 How can I determine whether any given line in the list (Line[n]) intercepts, at any point, any other ...
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Sprite Kit - keeping character level with the terrain 2d endless runner

I've been trying to figure this out exhaustively for the past few days and still haven't found an answer. I have an endless runner built using swift where the character is fixed and the terrain moves ...
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Help with Resolving Pixel Perfect Collision

Hi I'm having trouble resolving "Collision detection between axis-aligned bounding box and bitmap (pixel perfect) terrain on a Worms type game". (Read previous question to find more information about ...
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My “puck” model object falls right through the “table” model in jMonkeyEngine

So I am trying to learn jMonkey, I have understood everything so far, and I thought I understood how to make objects solid, so things can't go through each other. When I create my Collision shapes, I ...
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Unity: Object is underneath another object but shouldn't be

I have a simple collision detection program. The red object is controlled by the user and the yellow object is always moving up and down: However, when the objects are supposed to collide, the red ...
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Rigidbody physics concept: Why translate collision shape on-the-fly instead of mutating it?

Crossposting at http://stackoverflow.com/questions/29993547/rigidbody-physics-concept-why-translate-collision-shape-on-the-fly-instead-of-m I've spent some time going through physics engine's ...
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Resultant Vector Of Circle Line Collision

For my game I need to have a circle collide against a wall and bounce off in the appropriate direction. I've looked around for a while and haven't found a good solution to my problem. I have a diagram ...
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How to use collision masks and overlap_area in pygame?

So, I've been prototyping a game, and I've been using sprite collision, and it's not cutting it any more. I read up on the documentation about masks and overlap area: ...
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Handling collision with LWJGL rectangles

I'm testing collision with other rectangles so I can implement it into my current project. The problem is the rectangle starts at the right x and y, but I'm not sure where exactly they are. I'm pretty ...
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How to calculate collision detection from big rectangle to small rectangle

i have big rectangle that can move to each side , its boundaries can't enter to the small rectangle inside it , the anchor point is in the middle of both of them . lts say the big rec is 1000 * 1000 ...
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How do I make a sprite collide with walls in pygame?

I've been trying to create a collision detection between the player (Blue), and the walls (Green), but the player can just move through the walls. I made it so that every collision is printed in the ...
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Wall jumping collision detection anomaly

I'm creating a game where the player ascends a tower by wall jumping his way to the top. When the player has collided with the right wall they can only jump left and vice versa. Here is my current ...
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to calculate rect moving in curveed path collision detection

i trying to find the best way to use collision detection between rect moving in curved path: here is example of what i have i found few methods and i have hard time to find what is the best way i ...
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Determine wheter an octree node needs to be continue

For collision detection (moving vs. non-moving) in my current project, I decided to implement an octree approach after the preselection. The only collision detection I'm currently using is a ...
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Unity sprite with higher sorting layer not firing its OnMouseDown function

I have 2 objects, both have a Box collider 2D. The first object is on the Level1 Sorting Layer and has a Tile script attached to it. The second object is on the Level0 Sorting Layer and doesn't have ...
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Basic 2d platform collision detection algorithm has a slight bug (Java)

I'm trying to implement collision detection between Player (the main character) and a Platform. They are both modelled as rectangles; when player hits the side of a platform he should bounce off it ...
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How do I make my main character move towards an object? LibGDX/Java

What I want to happen is for my player to bounce from spring to another. For example take the illustration below: Here's my code (what I've tried to do so far). This gets called in an ...
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Collision between a sphere and a mesh(height-map)

I am trying to implement a method that detects the collision between a sphere and a mesh and reflects the vector of speed. I have a method, that detects a collision between a sphere and a triangle and ...
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Game lags when my player collides with a specific object (solution known, unsure how to implement)

I'm developing a game in Android using LibGDX (although this is more of a JAVA problem than an engine problem). My aim is to have my player bounce off one spring onto another that will eventually take ...
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Should I handle mobile collision from the mob or projectile? [duplicate]

I have a fast tile collision setup and quadtrees for collision between mobile entities. I have been back and forth in my other games for if I handle projectile-mob collisions in player or mob ...
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How to calculate multiple collision of sphere and triangles?

I have a sphere and a mesh(triangles). When the sphere intersects the triangle, I reflects the vector of speed and everything works fine. But I can't write a good implementation for multiple ...
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Getting one-point-collision object to conform to uneven terrain while keeping constant distance covered

This is probably best described by image: I have a character. For floor collision, it uses a single point (the red X). When the character moves, it conforms to the terrain; note how the blue line ...
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collision in different layer

I have a game object called game object 1 on screen. It holds an image called red . when i drag an image called "animal" on a game object 1 collision happening fine and destroys the "animal" in same ...
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Swift - How do I detect the exact point at which two “SKPhysicsBody(edgeFromPoint:” type physics bodies intersect in sprite kit

I have two physics bodies attached to two separate sprite nodes using Sprit Kit. One is a vertical line and one is a horizontal line: //sprite with horizontal physics body ...
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Collision detection doesn't register until player sprite jumps

I have implemented a shooting mechanic into my game, and the act of shooting works fine. The shooting work is done in my "game1" class. The issue that arises is when I incorporate collision detection ...
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Adding a small slide when player releases left/right key

The aim is for the player object to slow down and stop instead of just stopping dead. The following codes works ok when the player is not jumping, but gets stuck in an object if the player is in the ...
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How to detect collision of a wall with grid movement?

I have this little game, where my player is moving around a simple level, using a grid based movement script (See code below). My problem is that I have tried to implement a 2D raycast, which has to ...
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Collision-Detection glitch

Here's my project I am currently making: http://murplyx.net/sss/ Press 'D' and hold, and as you can see the Box just tunnels through one of the Line Segments. I have a swept test implemented, so why ...
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How to stop objects pushing each other away on collision?

I'm creating something along the lines of Super Smash Brothers. There's a problem with the collision between the two players and projectiles. We have rigid body on the characters and projectiles and ...
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Subdived objects in different shapes

Currently I'm working on an Android OpenGL 3D game and now I want to implement a collision detection. For this I want to use oriented bounding boxes but here is my problem. For a normal oriented ...
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Why the triangulated body in box@d as a sensor is not treated as one but separate triangle bodies?

I am making simple game - kind of race game, where you see from the "sky" your sprites with circle Box2D bodies attached and they have to move along some path/track. My idea was to detect if they will ...
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Game object position issue in unity3d

I have a set of objects placed on the same layer where all the objects are invisible except one .When i drag an object in to a selected area the current dragged object get destroyed and the object ...
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How do I tell if an object is currently colliding with another object?

I can't figure out how to tell if a GameObject is currently colliding with another in Unity. I've looked online and can't find any tutorials or answers that work. Also, what's the difference between ...
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Why does my character stop a little before landing on the ground?

I made a little game with side-scrolling and a box (the player) jumping across the level. The simple physics are almost done, but I have two problem with the way things behave: On landing, the box ...
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JBullet - Two RigidBodies will not collide

I am adding two ships into my collision world. (The green dots are the collision shape (an ObjectArrayList) that I am passing to the ConvexHullShape) However they don't seem to collide. In fact, ...
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How can i fix my Ground detection code?

My ground detection works by checking if the player's x position is between the range of a sprite xpos+16 and xpos-16 if it is,then it uses a separate axis theorem on the y axis to see if the player ...
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Platformer collision advice

I've been trying to implement collision for a platformer but I can't find a good way to get the collision of certain sides without it get glitchy. So i try to get the collision of the top rectangle ...
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Detecting a click on a tile

I'm making a simple tile-map system in LWJGL, and I'm trying to figure out how to detect if the mouse is clicking inside of a tile. So far no matter where I click it's always the same tile that is ...
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How do I find the intersection point from the Expanding Polytope Algorithm?

I've successfully implemented a 2D version of the GJK and EPA algorithms which gives me correct collision information, including collision normal and penetration depth. What it doesn't give me ...
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Bringing islands close together programmatically

I generate island/continent maps and I want to make a grand archipelago of sorts where all these islands are located. The problem is that I don't know a smart way to place the islands programmatically ...
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Can't find out why aren't those collisions framerate independent

I'm making a 2D Platform game and I'm having trouble with my collision detection. It doesn't seems to be framerate independent even though I used deltatime there. The problem is that at 60fps, a ...
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How do I find at least the closest penetrating point with SAT? [duplicate]

For more accurate simulations, I want to find the closest point of another polygon to one polygon's center when they collide. Is this possible with the SAT algorithm? Is it a good strategy at all for ...
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Check for collision without any built-in collision functions

Is it possible to check for a collision between gameObjects without using the built-in functions OnCollisionEnter, OnCollisionStay, or OnCollisionExit? Preferably a solution without the use of ...
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How can I detect a perfect passageway for collision detection?

The problem is when I move diagonal it moves fractions of units and therefore my coordinates might be a fraction of a unit say (40,400) might be actually (40.12,400.40) but another problem is my pink ...
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2D Box Collision Trouble

Hello I am trying to handle some simple box collision (axis-aligned) in my top-down 2d game, but running into a problem. My game is running at a fixed time step, and checks for player-wall collision ...
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2d Collision detection response equation doesn't work

I am currently doing some game engine programming as a hobby. I have been working on getting the collision detection working for a while now, and I'm at my wits end with it. I started with this ...
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How and where to handle collisions? [Java] [duplicate]

Okay, so in my game I have a Level class, which hold an ArrayList of entities. In addition to this, I store the Player here (naturally enough). In my Entity class, I have a method which checks for ...
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In a collision detection loop, when do I apply the velocity?

I'm writing a really basic collision detection system (AABB vs AABB, AABB vs Circle, Circle vs Circle), and I've just got to the point of writing the actual loop which iterates the objects and checks ...
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How should I improve my game world? [closed]

I'm in the process of teaching myself game development, and I'm trying to learn 3D, and started on a basic 3D game. The actual problem I've encountered is with level design, I'm using cubes all over ...
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(LibGDX/JAVA) How can I get a rectangle to rotate with this pendulum so I can start detecting collisions?

One of the objects in my game is a pendulum that swings in a semi-circle. This is done by having an update() method like this: public void update() { angleAcceleration = +1.81 / length * ...