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I'm working on a maze project and I would like to have secret doors. My basic idea is to have the walls be destroyed when the player is both within the bounds of a trigger volume, and presses a button. I know the basic way to implement the code, but my main concern is how to handle the volumes. Should I create a class, maybe called "SecretController" that holds the code that says:

"if player is in box[i] and presses fire, destroy door[i]"

This seems like it would work, but I'd rather know before I go create a ton of stuff I'll just have to delete later. Thanks for the help folks!

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Your plan is sound. As to script complexity, this would be a tiny amount of blueprint nodes: one bool for volume, one bool for button, and boolean AND node, a branch node, a Destroy node. That should get you running.

I mention Blueprint because, although you have a C++ proejct, Blueprint has a much faster iteration time and was designed specifically for prototyping gameplay. When it works how you want, then transfer it to code.

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  • \$\begingroup\$ Sounds good, I will follow that method. Thank you JonS. \$\endgroup\$ – ethan codes Apr 6 '17 at 12:19

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