can anyone help me? please I need your help anyone, I will really appreciate if someone reply to my question, you are my key to my future
I have a script attached to a cube(the player) a characterController component is attached into it then, I used the "characterController to make it move" it has collision when interacting with other objects
but what I want to happen is to disable or "remove" its collision feature I don't want the cube(the player) to collide to any object "like a ghost that has no collision to anyone".
I also have in mind to make another alternative script to do this to make the character move without the use of a character controller to make it possible
but I know this is the best and fastest way for me to make the character move. my only problem is I don't know to remove its collision detection here is the script that I used please help me.
public class player : MonoBehaviour
public static CharacterController CharacterController;
public Vector3 MoveVector;
public float MoveSpeed = 5f;
void Awake ()
CharacterController = GetComponent("CharacterController") as CharacterController;
void Update ()
var deadzone = 0.1f;
MoveVector = Vector3.zero;
if(Input.GetAxis("Vertical") < -deadzone || Input.GetAxis("Vertical") > deadzone)
MoveVector += new Vector3(0, 0, Input.GetAxis("Vertical"));
if(Input.GetAxis("Horizontal") < -deadzone || Input.GetAxis("Horizontal") > deadzone)
MoveVector += new Vector3(Input.GetAxis("Horizontal"), 0, 0);
// Transform MoveVector to Worlds Space3
MoveVector = transform.TransformDirection(MoveVector);
// Normalize MoveVector if Magnitude > 1
if (MoveVector.magnitude > 1)
MoveVector = Vector3.Normalize(MoveVector);
// multiply MoveVector by MoveSpeed
MoveVector *= MoveSpeed;
// multiply MoveVector by deltatime
MoveVector *= Time.deltaTime;
// Move Character in World Space
Answer by syclamoth
Nov 04, 2011 at 03:47 PM
I'd dispute the "best and fastest" bit. CharacterControllers are notoriously difficult to work with if you aren't doing the (exactly one) thing they're good for, and they come with a significant performance overhead. You'd be better to just use
if you're going for a 'ghost' effect.
Answer by nash
Nov 04, 2011 at 06:09 PM
ahm sorry for the misunderstanding, I "meant best and fastest" it is the way that I 100% comprehend
actually the code there is from 3dbuzz "third person character setup" if you already heard of it, I Already tried the transform.Translate and removed the characterController, but when I call the function SnapAlignWithCamera() transform.translate fails to convert the local position of the character to world "global position"
here is the code of the SnapAlignWithCamera()
if (MoveVector.x != 0 || MoveVector.z != 0)
transform.rotation = Quaternion.Euler(transform.eulerAngles.x, Camera.mainCamera.transform.eulerAngles.y, transform.eulerAngles.z);
but if I use CharacterController.Move(MoveVector);
it works perfectly
I just want to know if it is possible to disable or remove the collision of the characterController component, if possible how to do it?
thanks for your answer syclamoth I really appreciate it, but I need the exact answer to my question.
Answer by nash
Nov 04, 2011 at 06:14 PM
sorry I meant best and fastest because when I use this characterController I will just add a couple of line on my code if I already know how to disable the collision on it, rather than change it to transform.translate because I will be forced to change also the other line of codes, that's a lot of work. thanks syclamoth for your answer :)
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