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Unreal Engine Physics Essentials by Devin Sherry, Katax Emperore

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Collision interactions

After discussing a lot about what collision is and how to generate different types of collision, let's now talk about how the different collision responses function when you interact with the player and other objects in our game world. For the purposes of this section, we will want to have Unreal_PhyProject open, and we will work with the FirstPersonExampleMap level and use the default starter content to analyze these interactions.

In FirstPersonExampleMap, we will find numerous cube physics actors spread across the surface of the level (each starting awake and active at game time). If we select any of these cube actors in the editor by left-clicking on it, we will see the following Collision settings in its Details Panel ...

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