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Following waypoints, condition is never fulfilled

Given a 2D-grid which is defined like below and is used to draw a grid consisting of cells: int[,] grid; //filled with 0 (blocked) and 1 (walkable); I also have a A*-algorithm implemented which ...
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Trigonometric movement cause problem when holding player inside bounds

In my game I have a Player class. Here is what it looks like. public void Update(GameTime gameTime) { // Controls kb = Keyboard.GetState(); if (kb.IsKeyDown(Keys.W)) ...
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Shader questions with regards to the SpriteBatch in XNA/MonoGame

So I've finally decided to create my very own GUI system. And I'd like it to use shaders for pretty much all rendering. Think "WPF/Direct2D Brushes". Except to my knowledge, using shaders with the ...
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How do I draw non-smoothed fonts in MonoGame 3.5?

I don't want to smooth the tiny fonts I'm building but even disabling ClearType system wide doesn't let me create SpriteFont files with sharp characters. There doesn't seem to be an option for ...
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Boolean change when clicking the left mouse button (not working)

I want to change a boolean when I click the left mouse button, but it doesn't work as expected. I use this method: if (m.LeftButton == ButtonState.Released && m_Old.LeftButton == ButtonState....
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(Monogame) Camera does not travel the way it is rotated

I've implemented camera control with mouse and keyboard. My problem is that camera goes crazy when I'm using mouse and camera does not travel the way it is rotated. Could you explain me why and how to ...
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(Monogame) Camera does not travel the way it is rotated [duplicate]

I've implemented camera control with mouse and keyboard. My problem is that camera goes crazy when I'm using mouse and camera does not travel the way it is rotated. Could you explain me why and how to ...
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Rendering water with Hardware Instancing xna/MonoGame

I was wondering if rendering in XNA/MonoGame will be better using Hardware Instancing. For example, I have my editor and when I click anywhere on my map, i'll add a plane with a water texture. If I ...
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XNA/MonoGame creating a player

After some fine-tuning on my game's GUI I am finally ready to begin with the gameplay. But that's a tall order. My game will be something like a 2D platformer with RPG elements like collecting armor, ...
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MonoGame creates a copy of song files in XNBs location

I'm having a problem. I've been adding .wma files to the Content Pipeline app to be used as my game's background music. But today when I opened the solution/project/content/bin/music folder I spotted ...
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Monogame - how to make a smooth color transition with Color.Lerp()?

I would like to know how to dynamically change a color. My code: Color myColor; Color startColor = new Color(255, 255, 255); Color finalColor = new Color(231, 214, 90); myColor = Color.Lerp(...
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Loading font in Monogame

This question is probably a duplicate but I'm still asking it since it's all yesterday that I'm trying to get this done without any success. I followed many solutions and tried even more libraries ...
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Farseer 3.5 RevoluteJoint Breaking

I think I'm missing something completely and the solution is unbelievably simple, but I'm at a loss at the moment. I'm trying to build a stylized car, with a rectangle as car body with two circles as ...
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How to have separate UI section in Monogame?

So I have a game, and you can move and attack and move the camera around, etc...but I want to have a section of the screen dedicated to Character info like health, etc. How do I make a fixed section ...
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Shader models, when to use “ps_4_0_level_9_x” instead of “ps_4_0”

I've made a very simple post processing shader for my 2D game. It produces scanlines by dimming every other line. For this I use the position of the pixel on the screen. When using ps_4_0_level_9_3, ...
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Draw a Texture to fit a rectangle

I would like to draw a texture in a rectangle that is smaller than the texture, normaly the texture will be scaled to fill the rectangle, which results in a squished image. I want to draw it to fit. ...
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MonoGame RenderTarget2D mipmapping fades textures when zooming out

I recently ported my XNA game to MonoGame. Unfortunately, some of the textures are being faded when: They are scaled-down from 32*32 to 16*16 When the camera zooms out, the texture fades from ...
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Iris-wipe shader not properly working

I'm working on creating an iris wipe transition, like the ones you see in old cartoons - a fully transparent circle closes on a certain point, leaving a full screen of a solid color. Additionally, the ...
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how to create a play button and load game on play? Monogame

I need help with understanding how I can make my function work and load the game when pressing play. At the moment, when I press Play, it won't update or missing update o knowing the button is ...
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How to avoid recursive and or infinity loop monogame return function

This piece of code is returning on a infinite base how to fix? public GuiElement MoveElement(int x, int y) { GUIRect = new Rectangle(GUIRect.X += x,GUIRect.Y += y,GUIRect.Width,GUIRect.Height); ...
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Transform matrix hierarchy issue

I'm trying to implement a parent child relationship between Sprites and draw them to the screen. I'm calculating transforms by chaining transform matrices. I'm using code from here: private void ...
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Using sourceRect or cropping out a Texture 2D to draw? MonoGame/XNA

I was wondering what is the best way to draw textures (for performance). Using the sourceRectange in the spriteBatch.Draw() call and just draw the whole spriteSheet, or crop out every texture on the ...
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2D Platformer AABB collision issues

Before anyone say that this questions already has a answer, I will list all the questions I read and tried: AABB collision resolution issues Trouble with AABB collision response and physics Hard ...
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Spawning random objects at random positions in the 3D world

My main character can move horizontally and not vertically. It can move from x = -4 to 4 and z = -4 to 4 (a square area). I don't want objects to spawn where my character can move but every where else....
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How to do Chromatic Aberration on a transparent background?

I have a problem with a chromatic aberration shader effect... If I produce the effect on a white background I get exactly what I want: But if I do the same effect on a transparent background I get ...
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MonoGame-based animation system fails to change animation [closed]

We have a problem with the animation. The problem is that it won't play the right animation. We are using a spritesheet with 4 frames: idle, movement and so on. Here's the code we are using: class ...
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How would I handle collision to all instances of one object? (C# and monogame)

What I'm saying is, let's say I have a list. That list contains all the tiles in the game. I use this to update them all, draw them all, etc. for (var i = 0; i < Tiles.Count; i++) { Tiles[i]....
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Bullet only removing closest enemy

I'm having an issue with my collision detection code. I'm making a top down shooter and when I shoot, the bullet will only destroy an enemy if it's the closest enemy. The bullet will go right through ...
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Check collision with rectangle and pixels

I have done a function to check the pixels collision against two animated sprites, and now I need to check a "Rectangle x animated sprite" collision, but I have no idea how to do this. I tried to ...
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Illegal characters in Path: Error while building SpriteFont MonoGame 3.4

I used XNA for a long time everything was working fine, but now with the new MonoGame thing they added a GUI for Content Managing, and I found it pretty cool but it doesn't work like intended. I'm ...
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How can library classes access SpriteBatch?

I have a spritebatch in my primary game component in a game project: public class GameRoot : Game { private SpriteBatch mySriteBatch; public SpriteBatch MySpriteBatch { get { return ...
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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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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, LocalShip....
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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 result....
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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 ...