Triangle collision

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Senlaar
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Triangle collision

Post by Senlaar » Tue Sep 29, 2020 6:29 am

Hello!

I've been playing with triangle and mesh creation. The effects of this comment have made things a bit trickier:

//Triangle collisions and ray tests are one-sided; only tests which see the triangle as wound clockwise in right handed coordinates or counterclockwise in left handed coordinates will generate contacts.

Is there a good pattern/approach to triangles that *would* generate collision contacts from both sides? (Simplest concrete case: just sending dynamic spheres flying at static triangles from both sides.) Thanks as always!

-Senlaar

Norbo
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Re: Triangle collision

Post by Norbo » Tue Sep 29, 2020 4:55 pm

Just the obvious one- create two triangles with the same vertices, but opposite winding.

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