# Questions tagged [collision-resolution]

A process of adjusting game objects position after collision.

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### How do I calculate impulse when an object collides with plane(fixed object)?

I've been developing simple 3D impulse-based physics engine. I calculate impulse as follows: j_r = \frac{-1(1+e)v_r\cdot\hat n} {m_1^{-1}+\bbox[yellow,5px,border:2px solid red]{m_2^{-1}}+(I_1^{-1}(...
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### How to resolve a sphere-mesh collision?

I'm making a rolling-ball type game, and I can't seem to get my sphere-mesh collision code working properly. Currently what I have for the main loop (in regards to collision) is the following: ...
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### Implementing Separating Axis Theorem to Detect and Handle Sliding Collisions

I am having a bit of difficulty detecting collisions properly with separating axis theorem. My code seems to be giving a lot of false alarms. Also, I've looked into implementing sliding collisions ...
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### 2D Polygon Collision push direction with large polygons

I have a collision detection/resolution implementation that uses the Separating Axis Theorem. Detection and such works perfectly fine, as well as resolution for most objects/shapes in my game. ...
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### 2D Distance Field as collision handler method

Pixeljunk Shooter has really cool fluid simulation. I found the dev's video explaining what they did. Here I understand that it is particle based simulation Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamic I can ...
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### Calculating contact points with SAT [duplicate]

After detecting a collision between two convex shapes by using separating axis theorem and calculating MTV. How can I calculate the contact points?(for applying torque to the rigid body).
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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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### Breakout collision using 2D Rectangles?

Here is my code: ...
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### Can I make this physics simulation any faster?

I've made a little real time physics simulation that solves some bodies. CirclevCircle && CirclevOrientedRect I would like someone to tell me if I'm doing something drastically wrong. I know ...
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### Collision Resolution: Objects “swap” places

I am working on making my own simple collision resolution class so I can learn a bit about how it works, while also improving my entity-component model framework. For those of you unfamiliar with a ...
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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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### Why are my shapes teleporting to the center of the map?

I am making a Diep.io Clone, and everything was going smooth until I made a collision resolution system for when a shape collides with another shape. Instead of them bouncing off of each other, they ...
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### Collision response and delta-time problems

I'm working on a 2d top-down shooter game. At the time, I am trying to get the movement and collision right, but I have a few problems with this. First of all, I am making my game frame independent ...
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### Collision Detection/Response Issues in Unity

Sprite A: Box Collider 2D and Rigidbody 2D. Sprite B: Box Collider 2D. Both sprites have a Sprites/Default material with Pixel Snap enabled. The textures being used are set to Truecolor Format and ...
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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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### How to detect screen boundary using AndEngine GLES1?

I am using the AnalogOnScreenControl to move my sprite around the screen. I would like to restrict the sprite so it can not move outside the screen boundaries. I ...
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### Confusing with an articles wording on Clamping a Vector2

I have been reading an article on Collision Detection and how to resolve it. http://www.wildbunny.co.uk/blog/2011/04/20/collision-detection-for-dummies/ In the section describing an AABB vs Circle, ...
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### How do 2D physics engines solve the problem of resolving collisions along tiled walls/floors in non-grid-based worlds?

I've been working on implementing my SAT algorithm which has been coming along well, but I've found that I'm at a wall when it comes to its actual use. There are plenty of questions regarding this ...
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### Help with Collision Resolution?

I'm trying to learn about physics by trying to make a simplified GTA 2 clone. My only problem is collision resolution. Everything else works great. I have a rigid body class and from there cars and ...
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### 2D OBB collision detection, resolving collisions?

I currently use OBBs and I have a vehicle that is a rigid body and some buildings. Here is my update() ...
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### Implementing a movement and collision system with Vectors and Area

I've scoured gamedev for around 45 minutes, but I'm unable to find a detailed approach to implementing a movement and collision system for games - specifically, when to use which process, and what to ...
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### 2D AABB Collision

Detecting a 2d collision is easy, but after that, I'm having trouble fixing the AABB position to where it should be. I think it would be something like ...
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### How do you make a particle system collision add a force to an object towards the particle system?

I have a lightning particle that gets shot at the ground. I want the particles to collide with the object they hit and add an upward force. I tried just entering a negative force in the Collider Force ...
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### 2d side scroller slope physics and collisions

In old 2d games such as double dragon, streets of rage etc. where the player could move “up and down” on the y-axis to give an illusion of depth (as opposed to something like Mario) how were slopes ...
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### How to use separating axis theorem to allow for sliding along walls

I'm making a 2D platformer game and using the separating axis theorem for collision detection, but I want the player to be able to walk along the ground and slide on walls and other stuff and I can't ...
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### In what order should collisions be resolved?

I am creating my 2D game engine and I need to know if I should first move all objects and then resolve collisions with all objects or I should move and resolve collision one by one objects.
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### game physics: contact constraint and relative velocity

For two rigidbodies (2D boxes), A and B, I have been colliding A with B and finding the collision normal pointing towards A i.e. the direction that would separate A from B. When it comes to ...
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### LibGDX - Rectangle Collision and Response

I've been using LibGDX for the past few weeks and I have some problems that I need help on. What I need help on is understanding how to use LibGDX Rectangle class ...
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### Detect which Entity caused the collision

I have a 2D plane with two or more moving entities (polygons with an AABB). On collision both of them will go through a "collidesWith" Method, where I have access to both entities but only want to ...
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### How can I calculate the penetration depth between two colliding 3D AABBs?

I'm currently working on implementing a very basic collision system in my game at the moment that only uses 3D AABBs. My AABB struct currently looks like this at ...
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### Collision Response in Entity Components Systems

This question seems to be a duplicate of mine, but I don't think it is. I'm trying to build a game using an ECS, but I want this ECS to be as simple as possible, therefore I am eschewing messages. ...
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### Defining collision response in an Entity system

I'm building a really simple top-down 2d shooter which uses an Entity Component pattern. I've added several different entities to a level and given them different collision groups. I have an entity ...
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### How to properly handle top down 2D collision?

I can never seem to get this right, well polished at least. I'm creating a top down game in XNA, and collision has always been an issue for me to do properly. Detecting collision is fine, but ...
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### How do I handle collision response between many different types of game objects?

I am looking for a way to avoid the dreaded switch or if/else scenarios between numerous game object types when a collision takes place in a game. For example: You have a list of game objects which ...
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### How to resolve collisions smoothly?

Currently my collision method is glitchy, because it gets the last "good" position it was when it wasn't colliding and teleports it to that location when it collides with something. This method works, ...
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### AABB vs OBB Collision Resolution jitter on corners

I've implemented a collision library for a character who is an AABB and am resolving collisions between AABB vs AABB and AABB vs OBB. I wanted slopes for certain sections, so I've toyed around with ...
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### Resolving 2D Collision with Rectangles

For about a week I've been trying to grasp the basics of collision, but I've been driven to the point of wanting to just give up on everything when it comes to collision. I just don't understand it. ...
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### SAT Collisions: Resolving rotations

Currently I have a working 2D SAT collision system with only boxes, but works with static rotations as well, leaving room for triangles. One of the issues I've been able to resolve was tunnelling, ...
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### Box collisions between vehicles in traffic pattern

I'm working on a traffic simulator. Right now, I have ways to manage 4-way stop intersections and a solution for efficiently determining which vehicles are colliding with one another. All vehicles ...
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### 2D Collision detection: rewinding to moment of first intersection

I am working on a collision system in a Platformer tile-based game. All tiles are AABB. I am trying to implement "Rewind to Moment of First Intersection" mentioned in this post's second point. The ...
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### Problem with diagonal collision response using PyGame

So I have been having this problem for the last few days and it has me really frustrated. What I am trying to do is resolve collisions with custom hitboxes in PyGame and it looks something like this: ...
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### How To Resolve Collision Before it Occurs

I have 2 objects, A and B, in a 2 dimensional space. If I know A is trying to move by vector M (that is to add vector M to the positional vector of A), and that A will collide with B after A moves, ...
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### Enemies overlapping

I have a simple WebGL maze game and has problem with enemies overlapping when they are going to target position. Now i'm detecting there collisions, but dont know what to do with them when they are ...
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### Subtracting magnitude from 2D circle contact

I'm trying to create an agar.io clone. In agar.io, each player can have multiple cells that "chase" the mouse pointer. The cells can also have multiple masses and the velocity is tied to the mass. The ...
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### When should you check collisions?

Suppose a basic game with several circles drawn to screen. The user can select and drag any ball and move it around the screen. Should the selected ball overlap with any other ball on screen, the ...
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### How to get a translation vector in a certain direction? SAT

I'm using the seperating axis thereom for discrete collision detection. I have code to find the minnimum translation vector (or distance) to seperate two shapes but how can I adjust it to get a vector ...
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### 3d complex collision and trigger detection [closed]

I'm a Unity developer and I use monobehavior functions to dot things like collision detection. I have read about articles about collision detection. Most of them work with geometrical structures like ...
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### Java 2D Game: Collision help

Ok, so in my Java2D Game, using swing/awt (I hear it is not the best to combine those), I am trying to finish collisions. So, the problem is, the "if (player.xvel < 0) { }" and the "if (player....