A new tutorial on various types of collision handling and responses.

Article by Richard Davey. Posted on 29th Mar 2017.   @photonstorm

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Josh Morony has published a new tutorial in his Phaser series, this time it's all about handling collision: "When building a game with Phaser you will likely have various objects on the screen. You might have the players character, a floor or some walls, some enemies, items, and so on.

These entities are going to need to interact with one another in some way to make the game playable. If a player touches a powerup then the powerup should be destroyed and the player should gain its effects, if the player hits an enemies bullet they should probably be hurt or killed, if a player jumps onto a platform they should land on the platform (not fall through it).

Phaser has a built-in physics system that makes it quite easy to handle these sorts of scenarios. Take a look at this example from a game I am currently developing:"

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