Using the Property actuator you can change the value of a given property once the actuator itself is activated.
See Actuator Common Options for common options.
- the Property target property will become equal to the set Value once the actuator is activated
- adds Value to the value of the property Property once the actuator is activated (enter a negative value to decrease). For Bool, a value other than 0 (also negative) is counted as True.
- copies a property from another object to a property of the actuator owner once the actuator is activated.
- switches 0 to 1 and any other number than 0 to 0 once the actuator is activated. Useful for on/off switches.
- The target property that this actuator will change
- The value to be used to change the property
You have a character, it has a property called “hp” (hit points) to determine when he has taken enough damage to die. hp is an int with the start value of 100.
You set up two Collision sensors, one for enemy bullets, and one for picking up more health. The first one is connected (through an AND controller) to an Add Property actuator with the property hp and the value -10. Every time the player is hit by an enemy bullet he loses 10 hp. The other sensor is connected (through an AND controller) to an other Add Property actuator, this one with the value 50. So every time the player collides with a health item the hp increases by 50. Next you set up a Property sensor for an interval, greater than 100. This is connected (through an AND controller) to an Assign Property actuator which is set to 100. So if the players hp increases over 100 it is set to 100.