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How do you use vec3 with physics.body?

edited June 2012 in Questions Posts: 6

Can you redefine the physics.body to accept vec3s as definng parameters. Everything physics related seems to be limited to vec2s

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  • edited June 2012 Posts: 580

    That's because under the hood Codea uses Box2D, which, as the name states, is a 2D physics engine. I suppose they could overload the methods to also take a vec3 and ignore the z component, but it seems unnecessary and confusing since a) it is a very uncommon use case and b) it would imply that the physics engine actually does something with the z component. It's pretty simple to just convert your vec3s to vec2s when passing them to physics methods.

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