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I am making a 2D sidescrolling game. In the main scene, I have a KinematicBody2D called Player as my player and in a second scene I have an Area2D as my bullet called Bullet.

Shooting the bullet and deleting it when it goes offscreen works, but I tried adding a second kinematic body with a collision body and printing "Entered: [body name]" onto the console. However, when starting the game it prints "Entered: Player" and when shooting into the second KinematicBody2D, it does nothing.

Bullet function for collision detection:

func _on_Bullet_body_entered(body):
 print("Entered: ", body.name)
Godot version 3.4.2
in Engine by (18 points)

iirc body entered only signals when there's a SomethingBody entering
there should be an AreaEntered or something similar for areas

I tried this

func _on_Bullet_area_entered(area):

In the script for the bullet, still doesnt work though. Am I doing something wrong with the collision layers or is it not working because the Bullet scene is being instanced? Sorry if that doesnt make sense, I am a beginner (And yes I indented the function correctly, it just doesnt display here)

hmmm, did you connect the signal? it should show something like a green arrow left to the function, if it is connected
there should be this Node tab on the left-top side where you can connect it

acually the next doc seems to be kindof related too, it may be worth looking at it if you haven't already https://docs.godotengine.org/en/stable/getting_started/step_by_step/your_first_game.html#doc-your-first-game

also, I dont know how people usually implement bullets, but I'm not sure an Area is the best, maybe they should be Bodies too (?)

If the bullet scene is instanced at runtime via code, it's not going to automatically connect signals to your kinematic body, you have to do that explicitly.

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