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Can animated characters have animated collision meshes

Can the collision meshes for characters that have animations be animated as well and move with the animations to use for instance in a fighting game?

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asked Jul 03 '14 at 09:45 PM in Using UE4

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Collisions for animated characters are per bone, meaning where the bone goes, that collision volume goes with it.

For example, your character's forearm bone will have a cylinder wrapped around it, when your character's forearm rotates/moves, the cylinder will also rotate/move to follow.

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answered Jul 05 '14 at 05:51 AM

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Thank you. Maybe for what I'm thinking i will have to add extra bones as I want to try to make animated colissions such as the ones from fighting games where bounding boxes are animated and can be enlarged or moved to different parts of the character.

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