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

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Collision Detection Between 3 or More Objects

Say I have a 2D grid of particles, and I wanted to find out if any of them were colliding. In my head I have come up with a system where you check every possible location for each particle in that ...
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Collision detection with moving tilemap

I have a player whose who's sprite is 48* 32. I know the player's position. The player can move up and down based on user input. I have a tilemap which moves. Here is an example of the array I use to ...
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how to determine wall direction with information of normal and incoming direction

what is formula ( and theory behind) used to determine wall direction with only knowing the normal of wall and incoming direction object. in this thread example :Collision detection - Smooth wall ...
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Double buffer - Managing Collision

I'm thinking about how I should manage collisions in my game. I'm thinking about having a "Collision" class that checks for collision, and in case takes actions to resolve them. My problem is this: ...
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unity destroy enemy when jumping on it

I am creating a 2D platformer using Unity3D, I want to have the player destroy enemies when it jumps/falls over them (just from the top). But I have been having problems trying to implement this. I ...
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XNA - How to use One Rectangle in sprites for collisions

I'm new to XNA and game development in general. If I want to make an object solid so my character cannot pass through it, I would use several Rectangles to make the collision more "realistic" What I ...
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Find closest point on NavMesh if current target unreachable

I have a mock environment set up with a cube that has a specified "Not Walkable" layer. I'm using NavMeshAgent and NavMeshPath to set destinations of the player. The way I'm setting paths is by ...
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OnMouseUpAsButton not always called

I'm working on a 2D implementation of Free Cell in Unity 4.6.1, and I'm having trouble getting my click-detection code working consistently. The code below should be called every time a card is ...
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Player Gravity Questions

I've made it so that all entities have complex box colliders for hit detection purposes. These entities also have character controllers on them. The problem? Gravity, or lack thereof. When the ...
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Is there a way to rotate an Ellipse in libGDX for collision detection purposes?

I'm trying to avoid having multiple overlapping Circles for a UFO-shaped sprite. Two Ellipse objects will perfectly cover the shape of my UFO, but I want to tilt/rotate the UFO when flying left and ...
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Check if object is at position, then move player as close to object without colliding, or re-direct player?

Basically what the title says, I'm using the mouse position to move the player around the screen, and the issue I'm having is that if there is, let's say, a boulder where I'm trying to run, how would ...
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Unity: Smooth collision

I'm making a topdown 2D RPG in Unity. All moveable objects have Rigidbody2D-components with gravity set to 0, linear drag set to 5 and different masses. Walls are stationary boxes with BoxCollider2Ds. ...
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How to retrieve vertex information from ID3DXMesh

I need to know the position of each vertex (and triangles) from a mesh (a pointer to ID3DXMesh, created by calling functions like D3DXCreateBox, D3DXCreateTeapot and D3DXCreateSphere) to perform some ...
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How to flick gameObject using Touch?

I've been searching for a solution for my problem for a while on the web, but i didn't find anything that work properly What i want to do I have a bouncing ball and I want to let the user flick it ...
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Collision detection between draggable object and world objects?

I have a game I'm making in Javascript that will involve combining items by dragging and dropping them onto each other. Think Alchemy or similar. So far, so good, but I hit a snag while trying to ...
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Is it possible to tile box colliders without causing “false” collisions in Unity3D?

This is in regards to something like a sidescroller where you have a tiled map where each tile uses a 2d box collider. If you use a 2d circular collider as an example for your character, as it rolls ...
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Acute corner - Collision Detection

So I have set up a Swept test for AABB vs Line Collision that works fine, now the problem is that I have to deal with acute corners, where this happens: As you can see the AABB just falls through ...
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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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Collision detection in JavaScript Canvas game - Issue with 'if' statements [duplicate]

I am currently developing a simple browser-based game and seem to be on the cusp of collision detection that doesn't just return the player to where they were before, but actually will slide them ...
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How Efficiently preform collision detection in NxN rectangle grid

i have simple level that constructed from NxN rectangle grid some of the rectangles are walls and some of them are the path the player allowed to move only on the path they are also rectangle from the ...
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How can I get “Good enough” collision for entities? [closed]

I am developing a Pirate ship fighting game. It's a great concept: Ships firing cannonballs, sinking each other, having to work as a team to complete the mission... But.. I've tested it with about ...
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Play soundeffect only once?

I am creating a game in XNA and when there is a collision between two objects a siren will sound. I have pixle-colliding between the objects and if several pixles collide the sound plays several times ...
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How does collision detection work? [duplicate]

I was curious on how hit collision works in games. I know there is a simple method that gives every object in a 2D or 3D world a recengular hitbox that makes it easy to detect a collision, but when ...
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Java Collision detection

Hello have a game where you look for key cards. Which allow you to open certain doors. for example if u have a red key card you can open a red door. The problem is that when I don't have red key ...
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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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What's the fastest way checking if two moving AABBs intersect?

I have two AABBs that are moving, what's the fastest way to check if they will intersect under a frame? By moving I mean not just to check with the usual rectangle intersection method, I mean some ...
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Applying statements to a single instance in Game Maker?

I'm currently in the process of making a platformer, and am currently in the process of creating "depth" into my game, by making Up/Down-W/S control your depth. (Come closer to screen, go further). ...
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Ray->triangle collision math seems to not work?

First time asking, pardon any mistakes I make :) I am programming a game from scratch, and the collision detection is giving me issues. I have AABB in place to check proximity, and if that reacts, ...
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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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Gravity around a sphere with rotation? (Blitz 3D)

I've been making this space/moon type FPS game with Blitz 3D and I can't seem to get gravity working perfectly. Right now, it works, however when I go farther on the moon, I see that my character is ...
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GJK point-in-tetrahedron - capping the number of searches?

The very informative mollyrocket video has given me quite a lot to work with, but one thing that the video seems to suggest is that the algorithm should ideally run until it definitely determines ...
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Accessing colliders from one script C#

I want to access specific colliders(to see if they are been clicked) from one script insted of making multiple scripts for every collider.How? I am using unity. using UnityEngine; using ...
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Set box collider size in meters instead of percents

TL;DR: Can I set the size of a collider in meters instead of fractions of the size of the object it's in? I'm implementing a classic NES game, and my scale is 1 meter = 16 pixels. I have an 8x1x1m ...
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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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Unity2D Collision Issue

I have a crate setup (in pic below) with a rigid body component, box collider and 3 circle colliders(they allow me to push the crate most of the time without getting stuck on the floor textures which ...
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Box2D Issues determining the side of collision

I'm trying to determine which side of my object a collision is happening. In all of my searching, I have found 2 different proposed solutions, but each one has a major issue. I'm hoping that someone ...
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How to reposition a bouncing ball after it has passed through a surface

I have a bouncing ball which can collide with lines of a random slope. The ball passes through the lines a bit and I need to set the ball back some distance from the line. The ball (defined by ...
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Is the standard collision detection in Slick2D too heavy for broadphase?

I was wondering two things about the built in shape detection of Slick2D. When executed on a lot of shapes, how performant are the intersects and containsmethods, and what kind of algorithm is behind ...
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How do I calculate the bounce vector of a ball hitting the starting point of a segment?

I have a ball (with parameters x, y, radius) that travels on the screen (with vectors directionX directionY) and can collide with a segment with random slope (with parameters startX, startY, stopX, ...
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Stuttering Character When Colliding With Wall XNA 4.0 Help!

I'm trying to make a platformer game without tiles. I've made a collision handler to handle collision between Player and Stage(platform)and a collision checker, here's the code: public void ...
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Separation of axis theorem implementation at normals

This might be more of a math question, but it relates to the development of a simple physics engine I am trying to create. I have been stumped on this for about a week now, and have been unable to ...
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Array Rectangle Collision Handling Inconsistency XNA 4.0 [closed]

I made a simple collision detection prototype.Here's the code for the Player class's collision handler: public void handleCollision(GameObject OtherObject) { ...
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Unity2D Best way to determine degrees between two colliding entities?

I'm trying to determine the collision-direction between two objects. I'll be using this for various things such as creating blood-entities in a specific direction proportional to where the other ...
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Calculate hit-normal from collision

I am trying to implement a swept test collision between an AABB and a Line Segment and I found this implementation working great ... Except that it doesn't cover how to calculate the hitNormal and ...
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Do resolution settings have any impact or give any advantage in online FPS games?

There is this crazy theory that has always bothered me. I am not after a technically but more theoretically (although technical knowledge is required to) answer; Two friends are playing the same ...
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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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XNA/Monogame inverting a BoundingBox

I have a box that is drawn around my game that I want to check collisions with. Currently my BoundingBox is made in a way that whatever is inside the box is colliding with it: BoundingBox bb = new ...
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Collision Direction Detection

I'm making an RPG game where players and enemies can collide with walls. Right now it pushes the player off the wall when he tries to 'go through' it. However, I detect which way he should be pushed ...
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AS3 - Unit Collision [duplicate]

I am trying to make a bird view strategy game where you Control units by clicking on them and then right click to make them move to the mouse. The problem is that when you select multiple units and ...
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Might this alternate circle-circle collision test help performance?

Preface: I’m no gaming pro…I code business apps, but I’m experimenting with game coding this Christmas. :-) I want to detect collisions between 200+ circles of different sizes which are moving at ...