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Sir Longfellow
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Default Conditional Collision - 12-11-2011, 08:50 PM

Before I ask my question I'll lay out what I'm trying to do. Basically, what I want to do is have a car drive a given amount of time, in one direction, with various objects in the way. The user of the program will be able to move the car side to side with the arrow keys in order to avoid these obstacles. Once they have driven through the whole "course" then the game will end and ask if they want to play again.

What I want to know how to do is how to make the car stop and the game end when it touches or "collides with" another object. I put in an if statement saying something like "if car is within x distance of object move back .2 meters", but it just passes through.
   
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Default 12-11-2011, 10:43 PM

Do mind that in distance to functions, it means the center, not the rim. As for the distance, I reccomend the subject's width. For example, to run into a building, If car distance to building<Building's width, end game.


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Smile possible help - 12-11-2011, 11:22 PM

I suggest that you put 'if car is 2 meters of building move back 0.1 meter 0.1 secondds abruptly.' Once you've done that then create an event that says 'While camera is within 2 meters of building is true
Begin:
During:Camera move back 0.1 meters 0.1 seconds abrubtly.
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