About 'Resetting the Game'!



In this video (objectives)…

1 Freeze the ball and players when a goal is scored 2 Reset the ball and player positions after some time has passed

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Using Axis Lock to immobilise objects

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I have a question about resetting the balls physics after the pitch is reset after a goal. I have the issue that the balls velocity that it was traveling at when it went into the goal is still being applied after the ball and the players positions have been reset. it makes sense the physics engine would assume it is still moving but I would like to stop it.

Is there an easy answer for this? I have tried setting the linear velocity to Vector3(0,0,0) but that didn’t help. I am wondering if there is a way to clear the physics engine. I am sure freeing the ball and recreating it during each reset will work…or applying a reversing force… just wondering if there is something easier I am not aware of… or if I even missed something while watching the video?



I managed to resolve the problem by removing the ball from the scene, freeing it and creating a new ball scene instance.

Not sure if this is the best way? I would like to think there is a nicer way to reset a physics object state.