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Fixing bugs... - Posted on: 1/12/2018   [OrbLands]



Fixing bugs within the planetary menu...

I've had problems with the planets spawning within/on top of each other.

I attempt to prevent this by looping through the planet locations, comparing their size and distance, then update the position until its an acceptable distance. But, its still happening... I tried other solutions too, like increasing the distance threshold, and if the conditions aren't good, it reloads the scene.

Fortunately, the problem is more rare and doesn't break the game now.

I also updated the Camera and Cursor movement, in effort to get the animated UI elements to work properly. Not a big difference, but worth mentioning.




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