sodfinal.wad MAP17 item jumping vertically

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sodfinal.wad MAP17 item jumping vertically

Postby Player701 » Tue Nov 17, 2020 5:10 am

There is a peculiar issue that occurs in Speed of Doom MAP17. Reproduce with the following command-line parameters:

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gzdoom -iwad doom2 -file sodfinal.wad -warp 17 -nomonsters

IDDQD and IDKFA. Go forward and notice the blue switch on your right. You have to find the red switch, which is located diagonally opposite the blue one within this area. This switch will lower the adjacent bars, but notice the radiation suit that's placed very close to them. When the bars start lowering, the suit suddenly jumps on top of the bars and is then lowered along with them. This is definitely not expected behavior.

Now check out the blue switch, which has the same setup with bars and a radiation suit. The suit will remain on the ground while the bars are lowering. This is expected behavior. It is also evident when looking at this map in a map editor, that the suit near the blue bars is placed somewhat farther away from them. So this has something to do with the "red" suit being too close.

Tested in GZDoom 4.5.0 and g4.6pre-13-g75c791ecf. This issue does not occur in PrBoom-Plus 2.5.1.4.
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Re: sodfinal.wad MAP17 item jumping vertically

Postby Graf Zahl » Tue Nov 17, 2020 5:47 am

This is caused by more thorough blockmap checks for object collisions. The radiation suit overlaps with the bars but the sloppy checks in the original code prevented it from running into the case where it misbehaves.
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