Open-source implementation of Microsoft's XNA 4, for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS, among others.

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Mode 7 in xna/monogame

I want achieve a view like Mode 7 from snes games where the closer textures get stretched out more and more far away textures look smaller. Something like this: What I have in my project at the ...
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Difficult to implement Microsoft XNA Platformer Example Enhancement

I implemented the platform logic from the XNA Platformer Example, but it have few annoying bugs, like this one: I wasn't able to fix it by myself, so I searched a lot and found this question: ...
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Problems with converting from Screen Space to World Space

I have an unproject function I've written, which takes in x and y values between -1 and 1, and a z value between 0 and 1 (0 is near plane, 1 is far plane). I create a vector off of this, and multiply ...
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Farseer Engine Texture To Polygon Center of mass bug

I am new to Farseer Engine used with MonoGame so I decided to do some test with the API to see the results and learn. If I understand, in Farseer the Position property of a Body object is located at ...
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Monogame scale/resizing texture without stretching the borders

I would like to scale or resize my texture2d but when I do it, the texture border becomes stretched. Here's an example : This is my original texture And this the texture after I change the Scale: ...
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Can I make this physics simulation any faster?

I've made a little real time physics simulation that solves some bodies. CirclevCircle && CirclevOrientedRect I would like someone to tell me if I'm doing something drastically wrong. I know ...
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How to fix my camera collision, C# XNA

I am having some weird issues with my camera. I am trying to make it so it is a first person camera, that when the user presses the W or Up key, it moves towards where the camera is looking. My issue ...
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Is it possible to trigger a loop with key input

Ok I need to know if it is possible to trigger a gameloop with a key press? ex code if (GamePad.GetState(PlayerIndex.One).Buttons.X == ButtonState.Pressed || Keyboard.GetState().IsKeyDown(Keys.Up)) ...
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Writing a VB Template

As I'm having all these problems with Fonts and Sounds basically not working at all in the XNA template I found for VB, I'm thinking of trying to convert over to Mono. So, two questions I suppose; ...
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Best way to draw 2D shapes on a 3D flat object

I want to draw shapes (arcs, circles, lines) on a table, which is in 3D space. The table top is at Y=0 level and oriented so it points to (0, 1, 0). There are some other 3D objects on the table, so ...
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Error loading MonoGame Fonts

I'm getting to the end of transposing the MonoGame Asteroids tutorial app to VB, all going very well until I got to the font. I would assume the VB Syntax would be myFont = Content.Load(Of ...
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MonoGame, sprite to rectangle

I'm bucking the trend and working with MonoGame in VB2015, please don't tell me how brilliant C# is and how I ought to learn that, I really can't be bothered, and all the }}{}{{{}{ drives me insane!! ...
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Monogame Vertex Shader Hassle

I'm currently creating a game in Monogame 3.4. I've written a relatively simple pixel shader in HLSL which works perfectly fine under Windows DX. When I use the same shader under Linux (OpenGL), ...
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SignalR Monogame Lag

I'm creating a C# multiplayer game in Monogame using SignalR to update the enemy players positions. This is my proxy.invoke: proxy.Invoke("UpdateEnemy", LocalShip.Position, ...
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Shader that only shows edge of textures and hides rest

I'm wondering if anyone has a name for this type of shader, has an example of how to do it, or can point me in the right direction for creating one. This is a picture of the no shader / wanted ...
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scaling problem with some resolutions

So I made a scaling system for different resolutions, and I got very weird results. I have an old "scaling" system where you can choose which scaleSize you want (for testing with the old 800 x 450 ...
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Automapping of the noise texture onto 3D model

I want to apply kind of noise/dust texture to objects so it would look good, and make it without having UV mapping in models. This is because I want to have a possibility to apply this to any objects, ...
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MonoGame - Ordering Movement Key Presses

I'm looking for a way to retrieve the last key pressed even when other keys might be pressed for a top-down four-directional game. For example: W is pressed → Move up D is pressed → Move ...
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Monogame resolution problem (without scaling sprites)

So I'm working on a project and started working on a scaling system for different resolutions. I know if you change the monogame resolutions, that the texture won't scale but I noticed deformed ...
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Custom game loop entirely in the Update method

I am attempting to implement a custom game loop in XNA/Monogame. I know that one can re-implement the Game class using WinForms (with the caveat of having to also redo the content manager, etc.). I ...
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How to use OpenTK (OpenGL) with MonoGame?

So I've been making a snake game using MonoGame (DirectX Only). I added movement, controls, feeding and growing in length. I wanted to add smooth animations to the game because the snake is just made ...
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Can't play sound in Monogame

I'm new in monogame so I have some problem with play sounds in my game. I have a variable: SoundEffect _soundEffect; In LoadContent() method I'm doing this: _soundEffect = ...
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Monogame - NullReferenceException on Exit();

I'm currently attempting to learn the Monogame system. I have little prior experience in C# (about two weeks of XNA, four years ago) but am reasonably familiar with VB.NET. Essentially, when calling ...
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No collision with CompoundPolygon Monogame/Farseer

I want to create a body based on its texture. But the body I created just falls through the floor instead of colliding and resting on it. My Code: using FarseerPhysics; using FarseerPhysics.Common; ...
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HLSL pixel inside a view (cascaded shadowmapping)

I'm figuring out shadowmapping in HLSL (see also this question). I understand that I need projection matrices for each cascading shadowmap. I use this code to create the projections: Matrix ...
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MonoGame does not generate xnb from png

I am coming straight from XNA and I installed the latest version of MonoGame today (2015-12-22) for Visual Studio 2015 Community. I created a project from the windows Project template. I right ...
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HLSL Shadowmap shader for large scale environments

I'm working on a racing game in Monogame. The game runs fine so far using Monogame's BasicEffect (link to video). I wanted to add shadows so I implemented a shadowmap using this as a base. and a ...
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Monogame project runs in VS but hangs when run via .exe

I've been working on a monogame project for a little over a week and had no problems. Today I went to test out the project outside of Visual Studio, by running directly from the .exe in the release ...
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How to draw a sprite at a floating point xy coordinate with interlaced drawing?

I have a 2D game made in MonoGame (XNA 4.0 framework). Here's what I want to do: draw a 2d image at a floating point xy coordinate such as 125.5, 300.12 (and do NOT round them to an int). the image ...
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OpenTK crashes with Mono

I've implemented OpenTK as a secondary renderer which would let me support Mac/Linux only to realize that for some reason, even without any modifications (new MonoGame project), the application would ...
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In Monogame, why does Rectangle.Offset not work?

I have the following code in a default Monogame Game project: protected override void Update(GameTime gameTime) { if (Keyboard.GetState().IsKeyDown(Keys.Left)) { ...
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XNA 2D position offset

I am creating a 2D game engine with XNA and MonoGame. For each of my sprites I have offset positions, which I use to align another sprite if is it not within the main sprite i.e. stance. I have an ...
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MonoGame.Extended Exception when loading a TMX file

I'm getting a strange exception when trying to load in a .tmx file using MonoGame.Extended. I can load the same .tmx file into other 3rd party libraries (tried to recreate the error) without any ...
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How to restart the game when pressed enter in XNA

If the following code allows the game to exit when pressed esc .. if (gamePad.Buttons.Back == ButtonState.Pressed || keyboard.IsKeyDown(Keys.Escape)) { this.Exit(); } Then this code should ...
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2D A* Path-Finding

I have this problem, which isn't really a problem, but I feel like it's some sort of glitch in my code maybe. My pathfinder, to find a path from A to B, does this: which is almost fine, it works ...
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XNA/Monogame Change SpriteBatch Blendstate in between calls

I'm working on polishing up the particle system in the project I'm working on in Monogame. Currently particles and objects are all drawn within the same Begin/End block to allow for FrontToBack depth ...
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increase and decrease coin count

I am working in coin system. if the player get the coin it adding to +1 coin. after game over i want to store the coins. if the player again earn coin means the new coin want to add with existing ...
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Monogame with Visual Studio Shared Project

I want to create a Monogame game for Windows Desktop and WinPhone8 (and eventually for others platforms), so I've created on Visual Studio 2015 (Pro version if it concerns) a shared project where I've ...
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Calculating rotation matrix for an object relative to a planets surface in MonoGame

I have a 3D planet and I would like to place models on the planet and have them start with a base rotation relative to the planet surface at their location. So a model at the north pole will have zero ...
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How should I store battle effects?

I have battle effects that can be anywhere from 50-150 frames (running at 60fps). I need to be able to draw each frame of the battle effect as an additive layer onto my game. A frame could look ...
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Blender model doesn't show up in monogame

I have a problem getting blender models to show in monogame on windows. Using latest monogame 3.4, fresh blender 2.76b, developing in Visual Studio 2010 using OpenGL Monogame template. What I'm ...
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Multiple overlapping rectangles

I have a collision method where the parameters for the method are the rectangle of the player and a list with the rectangles of the tiles. I work with booleans like bLeft, bRight,... and this ...
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Collision method only using one item from list

I've made a temporarily method for collision with all the blocks on the screen. (I used almost the same method in the past, but only for one block at the time.) So I start in the Sprite class. I use ...
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MonoGame Pipeline

I've been having some problems with the pipeline in MonoGame. I'm using Visual Studio Community Edition 2015 with MonoGame 3.4. I used the installer rather than NuGet if that helps with the problem. ...
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Drawing objects in view of camera only in XNA/MonoGame

I am working on a Tower defense style game on mobile that uses a tile map and I am trying to determine the best way to draw overlays of those tiles. In my game, I go into build mode to build towers. ...
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Collision box to slow

I've made the collision box for my player (and other blocks) and I'm now testing gravity and collision on the player. What I saw was that my collisionbox is updating slower than my player is moving. ...
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Rotation Continuity help

First the issue im having: Basically its the fact that the angles of a circle aren't continuous, they rise from 0 to 2pi then immediately fall back to 0. I want to make a game where the player ...
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How to create offsetting lines that draw across the screen in Monogame?

I'm trying to create an effect on the screen like the gif below. Basically lines that are offset by 1 pixel draw across the screen from either side which then eventually creates a solid color. I'm ...
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Using Content.Load<>() in a class that is not derived from Game

I have a class (SpriteManager) that is not derived from Game || DrawableGameComponent || GameComponent so I use my custom methods. When my game starts, it runs that class. My question is, how to use ...
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Adding class to Game

I work on a little project, and in the past, I used SpriteManager : DrawableGameComponent as my SpriteManager class. I have been told that DrawableGameComponent is not so recommended to use, so I ...