Character dies because of a top-down view camera script..?

  1. What do you want to achieve?
    I’m currently trying to make a top-down view camera for my game.

  2. What is the issue?
    For some reason, my character’s position goes nan…??
    Example Gif

  3. What solutions have you tried so far?
    I looked onto other scripts, and they seem to be almost no different except they don’t have a locked Y position for the camera. (The camera follows the player’s RootPart even on the Y axis, while my script doesn’t.)

I have absolutely 0 clue about why this happens…
I have no other scripts in this place other than a footstep sounds script which doesn’t temper with any positions.
This is my script:

--// Services //--
local RunService	=	game:GetService("RunService")
local Players		=	game:GetService("Players")

--// Variables //--

--// Main
local Player	=	Players.LocalPlayer
local Character	=	Player.Character
local RootPart	=	Character:WaitForChild("HumanoidRootPart")

--// Camera
local Camera		=	workspace.CurrentCamera
Camera.CameraType	=	Enum.CameraType.Scriptable

--// Functions //--
while RunService.RenderStepped:Wait() do
	local Pos = RootPart.Position
	Camera.CFrame =,16,Pos.Z),Pos)

Does anyone know why my character dies?
Does it have something to do with the run service maybe…??

Thanks for reading :slight_smile:

Change Camera.CFrame =,16,Pos.Z),Pos)

Camera.CFrame =,Pos.Y + 16,Pos.Z),Pos)

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I want it to stay on a single Y position, why does it bug out like that though?

im not sure, making it a fixed position for some reason just bugs out the player leading to death. That is the only solution i can think of.

Welp that’s unfortunate, thanks either way :slight_smile:

For anyone else having this issue:

It’s hard to explain, but I can tell you that it’s based on the fact that

baseplate.CFrame = , baseplate.Position)

Doing this will cause the baseplate to delete itself for some weird reason (probably issue with physics simulation)

It basically happens when you try to LookAt something you already are inside

    camera.CFrame = +, 19, 0), head.Position)

my script as an example.
head.Position +, 19, 0) was somehow aligning with simply head.Position in this specific place

So add 0.1 to either the x or z of the position, to prevent them from aligning

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