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Sphere collision produces inconsistent results based on input

I'm trying to replicate Cities:Skylines camera controls and behavior. Here is my actor setup:

     RootSphere = CreateDefaultSubobject<USphereComponent>(TEXT("Root"));
     RootComponent = RootSphere;
 
     RootSphere->InitSphereRadius(50);
     RootSphere->SetCollisionProfileName(TEXT("CameraPawn"));
     RootSphere->SetEnableGravity(false);
     RootSphere->SetLinearDamping(0);
     RootSphere->SetAngularDamping(0);
     RootSphere->BodyInstance.bLockXRotation = true;
     RootSphere->BodyInstance.bLockYRotation = true;
     RootSphere->BodyInstance.bLockZRotation = true;
     RootSphere->SetSimulatePhysics(true);
 
     // Other components

"CameraPawn" profile was made by me and it only blocks WorldStatic and does nothing else. Then I wrote the following code inside Tick:

         FVector Movement = FVector(MovementInput /* FVector2D */, 0) * DeltaTime * Speed;
         Movement = CurrentCameraAngle.RotateVector(Movement);
 
         AddActorWorldOffset(Movement);

This properly prevented the actor from going through simple flat landscape. However, in C:S you can also zoom using the mouse wheel and I tried to replicate the same thing:

         const float Input = ZoomingInput * ZoomMultipler;
         const FVector Direction = CurrentCameraAngle.Vector();
 
         AddActorWorldOffset(Direction * Input);

This works as expected with exception of that it passes though the landscape. I've tried many things - enabling sweeping, ccd, collision thickness on landscape, batching AddActorWorldOffset calls together - nothing helps. The physics engine seems to completely ignore second approach to modifying position.

Also the steps aren't even big enough to just "jump" through the landscape - it is possible to stop at a point where the sphere is half above, half below/inside the landscape and the engine still doesn't attempt to force it away. Also this problem appears only when moving directly down - "zooming" at angle properly triggers blocking collision. Also sometimes colliding with landscape by zooming causes the actor to endlessly fly upwards...

I'm completely lost - any suggestions are welcome

P.S. I've omitted most of actor code for sake of question brevity but I'm sure that it works correctly. I can post it if it's needed

Product Version: UE 4.19
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asked Jun 25 '18 at 12:01 AM in C++ Programming

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