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Need advise with roof slopes

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After building a couple dozen houses for my map, I realized on play testing (finally) that the slopped roofs are not solid AT ALL. I have lots of roof lines that run underneath upper story windows. So when the player climbs out, they fall into the room below.

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Any chance in the future these roof tiles will feature collision?

Does anybody have any tricks or work-arounds to try to "fake" the solid roof? (even if its not perfect)

Any tips in general with roofs? Rooms need windows, and boring roofs make for boring houses.

 

I REALLY don't want to completely redo all my houses.

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I noticed this too when I gained access to a carport roof. The sloped roofs don't have any collision detection, but there is a flat floor underneat as some sort of workaround so you don't just fall through it. Looks a bit silly since you are kinda clipping through the roof, but it's something I can live with. 

Maybe that would be a way to counter your problem.

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I guess that's sorta what I was thinking.

I could build a "shelf" under the windows with floor tiles and roof caps on the ends. Not sure yet how well the shelf tiles would conceal.  Like you said, it would still look a little goofy, and it wouldn't be conducive to sheet ropes, but better than magically falling through the roof.

What I really need are "clip tiles" -tiles that block the player but are invisible in game. Even if I knew how to do custom tiles, I'm not sure that's something that would be doable in this engine.

 

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