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

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Detect Collision on Child Object

I've created an obstacle prefab. The Prefab has following hierarchy. The player must die if he collides with Enemy. But It detects collision with parent object. I am also uploading the screen shot ...
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Using PhysX, how can I predict where I will need to generate procedural terrain collision shapes?

In this situation, I have terrain height values I generate procedurally. For rendering, I use the camera's position to generate an appropriate sized height map. For collision, however, I need to have ...
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Terrain Collision problem

I'm trying to implement terrain collision for my height map terrain, and I'm following this. The tutorial is for java but I'm using C++, though the principles are the same so it shouldn't be a problem....
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onTriggerEnter(Collider obj) is not invoked on collision with a trigger or a rigidbody

void onTriggerEnter(Collider other){ if (other.gameObject.CompareTag("Pick Up")) { other.gameObject.SetActive(false); count = count + 1; setCountText (); } This is ...
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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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Swinging a sword in Xcode with Sprite Kit

I'm working on making an RPG in Xcode, and I'm having a major gameplay issue when it comes to having my character swing his sword in a way that is realistic and gameplay compatible. Right now, when ...
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How to handle collision detection

So the way that I am doing the movement for my game is that you can left click a unit (which is just a rectangle object), and then it is selected. While it is selected, you can right click and that ...
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Check collision between two rectangles - libGDX

I'm making a game in which the objective is to collect the maximum amount of balls(Rectangle) to get the highest score. The balls spawn randomly from the middle of every side of your smartphone, and ...
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3d Wall sliding collision

I'm working on collision for walls in my game and the way I currently have it I get stuck walking into a wall. I'm trying to make my character slide on the walls but still collide. My character moves ...
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Unity2D - collide with objects while moving to a position

How do I get my character to collide with other objects while moving to a position? All I've managed to do is change the position, it only collides if the character is not moving, it's like he is ...
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LibGDX - Tilemap Wall Collision Detection Issues

I cribbed some code from another web tutorial (SuperKoalio - https://github.com/libgdx/libgdx/blob/master/tests/gdx-tests/src/com/badlogic/gdx/tests/superkoalio/SuperKoalio.java) about detecting a ...
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RoBlox: Leaderboards Incramenting with a kill by gun

I'm New to Lua but I could not figure out how to detect that the bullet did the final blow and trace that back to the player and within script access the leaderboard script and add 1 to KO section of ...
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Moving a Polygon based on Camera position

I am in the process of implementing TMX Maps (made in Tiled) for my game. In Tiled, I can create polygons, which leaves a tag, containing the points. Loading in these points to a Polygon (java.awt....
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Allowing one sprite to move through another in Quintus

I have a Bumper class extended from Sprite: Q.Sprite.extend("Bumper", { init: function(p) { this._super(p, {gravity: 0}); this.add("2d, ... //etc. } I have an Enemy class that ...
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Jumping onto higher ground Collider issues

What's the general solution to the following character animation problem (I'm using Unity)? You have a character with a capsule collider and a jump animation that allows you to jump onto higher ...
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Tile Based Collision With Moving Platforms

I am developing a platformer using pure HTML/Javascript. After remaking my collision detection system with help from HTML5 platformer collision detection problem, I realized my moving platform ...
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Bouncing from any object after collision JavaScript

I'm trying to make a ball bounce off some obstacles after a bounding box + pixel by pixel collision. Somehow, sometimes the ball is not going in the direction it is supposed to be. If the ball is ...
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Color Based Collision Javascript (Cocos2d-js)

Im looking to make an isometric game...so my partner designed the isometric map (jpg image) along with the map objects (png) on adobe ilustrator... so the thing is i would like to set the player path ...
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Collision in PyGame for spinning rectangular object.touching circles

I'm creating a variation of Pong. One of the differences is that I use a rectangular structure as the object which is being bounced around, and I use circles as paddles. So far, all the collision ...
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Pygame: Collision detection

i've been adding some extra stuff like Gravity and a table to a simple pong game made with Pygame and Python, the problem is that i dont know how to add collision detection, so when the ball hits the ...
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Technique to find a mesh intersecting with a primitive solid without using colliders?

For what it's worth I'm using Unity3d, but I believe the problem is more general. There are hundreds if not thousands of meshes with hundreds of vertices each. There is one sphere that can be ...
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How to access a prefab's boolean property through collision (with the same Prefab but different Instance)?

I am a trying to recreate the first stage of Super Mario Brothers, but I am having a bit of trouble with the collision system between Koopa Shells. I have written two different scripts in hopes to ...
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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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2D moving sprites collision

I'm trying to create a game where i have two abjects A and B 1 :I know the shape of the two objects(Rectangles) . 2 :The speed and position of each object. And i'm trying to figure out if the two ...
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Triggers are not detecting colliders from other game objects in Unity version 5.2.2f1? [closed]

I was working on a basic slots game, and I came across a hiccup with the 2D Physics engine. Currently I'm letting the reels spin for three seconds. Once it has finished spinning, it will go to the ...
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Collision between UI element and GameObject

When I first started to develop in Unity I followed the Unity Tutorial for the Space Shooter 2D game and used the knowledge from that to create something myself. Looking at it now it may not have been ...
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Polygon 2D collision response- How do I find the correct edge a polygon hit?

Hey guys I've been seriously stressed out by this, so please go easy on me. My goal is to reflect a bullet (polygon) off of another polygon, and find the edge the another polygon, A (the bullet), hit....
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Sprite Kit - containsPoint for SKPhysicsBody?

I have a ball bouncing around the screen. I can pick it up and drag it onto a "bucket". When my touches finish, I use the containsPoint function to check and see if I have dropped the ball onto the ...
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Unity PHOTON/PUN Collision Detection

I am trying to create a virtual 3D chat room based on character interaction (just like in Sims2), so I have added a collider on the "user's in-game character". The problem is that when I enable the ...
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Is it sensible to make all physics on GPU using transform feedback?

I'm learning OpenGL and today I read something new to me. It's called transform feedback, and if I understand right, it can help to get information about vertex shader variables. And I read an example ...
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What's a way to improve this wall collision detection code to keep objects within a perimeter made of these walls

// Player Collides with Wall counter1 = 0; for (iter60 = wallArray.begin(); iter60 != wallArray.end(); iter60++) { if (Player1.rect.getGlobalBounds().intersects(...
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LibGDX Compare color of Box2D objects on collision

I have two red balls and two yellow balls, which were created from a class Ball. The balls are box2d circles, with sprites attached. Is there a way in which I can check to see if two balls have ...
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libgdx - Math for wall collision when adding velocity

I've created a game which spawns a random colored ball in the top or bottom of the screen and moves to random direction with this method. private Vector2 position; private Vector2 velocity; private ...
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Test for Box2D collisions between object being dragged and other objects

Goal: I am writing a prototype which has as many as 50 (Box2D) colored balls on the screen. I can drag any ball, and what I need to do is test whether the dragging ball has touched a ball of the same ...
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Organizing movement, collision detection, and collision resolution

There's many articles on the internet focusing on how to implement movement, collision detection, or collision resolution. What I'm wondering is how to put them together, specifically in what order to ...
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XNA 4.0 - Bounding Boxes

So i'm kind of new to programming and im trying to check collision using bounding boxes. i'm currently stuck as to how to call my bounding box within my bounding box function as shown below public ...
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Ball collisions 'sticking' together

I have a program which simulates many bouncing balls. The balls can bounce off each other and off the sides of the container. The problem I am having is that sometimes when two balls collide, they ...
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How can I handle fighting game collisions for complex animations?

Imagine that I have an animation like this. As you can see, this attack hits in three horizontal places. The opponent facing this player could be hit mid and low (standing or crouching). The same ...
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Polygon movement towards certain point libGDX

I recently started using the Polygons but I'm have struggle as I'm trying to make a Polygon move towards the center of my screen, although I don't know how. Here's the code I have(What I'm trying to ...
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Custom Tile Collision Detection Has Trouble With Edges

So, I'm writing my own game to expand on my abilities as a programmer. However, I have come to a writer's-block of sorts. The game I am building uses tile collision, but allows the player to be in an ...
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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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How to impale and stack targets correctly according to the collider and its coordinate?

I'm making another simple game, a catch game, where a spawning target game object must be captured using a skewer to impale it. Here how: At the start, the falling object (in red) will fall in a ...
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Two dimensional elastic collision of balls

I am trying to create a simple elastic collision simulation in java. (I am using some helper libs like StdRandom) Here is my Ball class : class Ball { double cx, cy; Vector velocity; ...
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UE4: Multiplayer Projectile Hit Detection Problem

I'm trying to do Projectile Hit detection in multiplayer game. I'm using next approach: On the server side I'm storing all character's positions with world timestamp(PositionUpdated method). When ...
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How to calculate distance of travel needed get achieve speed x?

I have a boat traveling at 20 meters/second approaching destination x. Destination x has a range radius of 10 meters. What I would like to do is make sure by the time the boat arrives within 10 meters ...
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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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3D collision physics. Response when hitting wall, floor or roof

I am having problem with the most basic physic response when the player collide with static wall, floor or roof. I have a simple 3D maze, true means solid while false means air: bool bMap[100][100][...
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Tiled height level collision

I have created the below tilemap in tiled and I am wondering about a good approach to "separate" these two different heights in the map. I would like to keep it tile based, so adding a object layer ...
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Collision Detection between two instances of the same Prefab

I am a trying to recreate the first stage of Super Mario Brothers, but I am having a bit of trouble with the collision system between Koopa Shells. I have written two different scripts in hopes to ...
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Picking a 2D Box Collider with the mouse in Unity

I have a scene with a bunch of 2D doors that have 2d Box Colliders (no trigger) on them and that live on a Canvas. I would like to be able to click on them with the mouse, but have had no luck. ...