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

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Scaling window with Monogame.extended issue

I'm trying to scale the game window in Monogame (I also have installed Monogame.Extended). (Example of what I want to achieve) I've been doing this setting manually the PreferredBackBuffer when ...
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There are spritebatch drawing limitations on monogame?

I've reached a point that it seems when I draw too much on screen, monogame starts doing weird things. When I call this code in the Draw method public void drawDialogBox() { if (...
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XNA4\ Monogame 3d Collision detection Help please

i have been trying to get 3d collision working for a while and i think(hope) you people can help me so for my project i have created a 'sprite3d' kinda class which is called ModelEntity and there ...
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One large tileset or multiple tilesets

I'm currently writing a 2d tile scroller for a hobby project and I can't find any resources to give me a clear answer to which is more efficient to do. Each block contains tiles 44 by 24, 32px x ...
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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 read monogame log files on android device

I am working on a monogame android project where I want to log some data. First try was something like this: Log.Info(tag, message); This works great when debugging in Visual Studio via the Android ...
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Can't get to work Spritefonts on monogame 3.5(using Visual Studio 2015 Comunity)

I've been trying to get to work spritefonts, but to no avail. I've added the pipefont to the Pipeline but when I try to load it, it shows this error here Here it is the spritefont content <?...
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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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Is drawing an entire game to a render target and then scaling it up a viable solution to a pixel-mismatching problem?

To clear up some possible confusion caused by my title, my game is meant to be pixelly. I currently achieve this by multiplying sprite sizes and locations by a constant called World.Scale (currently 8)...
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Porting to Android…what is the equivalent of Properties.Settings.Default?

I'm porting my MonoGame/OpenGL app to Android. My game uses Properties.Settings.Default to store user preferences. What is the equivalent of this in Android?
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Touch taps only on very short flicks on Win7 with Monogame

I have an application on win7 which needs to support touch and mouse input using monogame. But reading touch taps proves to be a very hard thing. The TouchPanel is initialized like this: TouchPanel....
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XNA - SoundEffect with SpeedOfSound

SoundEffect has SpeedOfSound property. I'm trying to use it, but it doesn't work: SoundEffect.SpeedOfSound = 600.0f; SoundEffectInstance soundEffectInstance = stepsSound.CreateInstance(); ...
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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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In unity 5 export package is not working correctly

I am using unity 5. I Created an objects with layer names. I tried to export a package. After Exporting, i import the package in new project and ran the project its not working. observed that objects ...
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Problem disposing content from a screen's content manager

I have a problem with my game. I am using multiple classes for different screens, for exemple: Main Menu is one screen, When playing is another, and so on... I decided to use multiple ...
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How can i convert non-canvas mesh collider object as canvas mesh collider object

I am new to unity i created a character object in Maya and stored it as char.obj, then i import the object in unity. the char1 object is not colliding with any other unity objects like cube, plane, ...
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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 handle collision detection

So the way that I am doing the movement for my game is that you can left click a unit (which is just a rectangle object), and then it is selected. While it is selected, you can right click and that ...
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How to make a windows installer for Monogame/F# game?

Alright, I have several questions that I haven't been able to find answers to yet. It looks like WiX and Inno Setup are pretty standard solutions for making the installer. WiX looks pretty ...
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Modularization in a project

I'm writing a C# game in Mono, and I want the game to be as modular as possible. I've started by writing the whole Item (inventory) System of the game in a seperate .dll library But I've hit a problem....
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MonoGame Custom Content Pipeline Importer [closed]

I am currently trying to figure out how the Content Pipeline of the MonoGame Framework works. Loading the default assets like Texture2D works great. But I wanted to create my own Importer, Processor, ...
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How can I use an HLSL pixel shader to peek at other pixels?

I think this is like a pixilation shader but I had a hard time trying to find one online, and one that I could manipulate specifically. I want to create a pixel shader for my monogame project that ...
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MonoGame Gamepad Y axis flipped?

I'm following a book I bought on Google Play that is teaching me the ropes of MonoGame, and in Chapter 2 it introduces creating an input wrapper that takes care of all the input methods for a game pad ...
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Render ModelContent directly

Say I have a set of .fbx files which contain all my bones, meshes and animations. I want to make use of these in the finished application i.e. rather than converting them all to .xnb I just want to ...
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How to get plausible platformer physics with Farseer on MonoGame/XNA?

I am creating a 2D Vectorial (made of polygons, not tiles !) platformer using MonoGame and Farseer Physics Engine. Everything works perfectly, except the movement of the character which doesn't feels ...
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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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Game crashes when sound is finished

I'm trying to code a simple audio playback test game (which will be used in my actual project), and everything works fine, except for the fact that after the audio has finished playing, the game will ...
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How to display unicode text in monogame?

I'm looking for ways to draw any characters that may be entered in any language, on any keyboard, so that I don't have any trouble with limited language support in a monogame project. So far I've ...
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How should I structure a Shared Library for different platforms for my MonoGame project?

I am quite new to the MonoGame/XNA framework and i have some structuring questions right now. One of the reasons I use MonoGame is because there is still that feeling to create a game from scratch ...
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Monogame - custom json content importer

I am trying to build a JSON tile map importer for the content pipeline of Monogame but I'm having difficulty doing so. I have been following this tutorial and got something... But now it appears my ...
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Different game resolutions on emulator and on a real device (which has the same resolution) on Windows Phone 8

I have a big problem with game resolution, when I'm running my game on emulator (which theoretically has the same resolution as my real windows phone device: 800 x 480). I'm making the game with ...
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How can I use web browser controls for non-browser game GUI?

I'm looking for a way to get a modern browser's level of customization and rendering quality in my c# monogame to avoid using roundabout/limited/buggy GUI toolkits and to get better fonts without ...
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Monogame Startup Memory Spike

I am currently porting a game from WP7 using XNA to WP8.1 using MonoGame. I have been putting considerable effort into optimizing my game to be under the 185MB memory limit for low-memory phones. I ...
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HLSL texture not reading from register S1

I made a simple post processing shader, that draws scanlines. This all works perfectly. I wanted to make it a bit more interesting by applying a shadowmask instead so I wanted to pass a texture to the ...
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How can i show all edges in monogame?

I am using Monogame 3.5 and i have simple model of cube. I use BasicEffect to draw it. I want it transparent so i use effect.Alpha = 0.5f. Is it possible to show all edges something like on picture?
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Monogame - tile map with XML instead of JSON

I'm working on the levels for my game so I've built these classes to read my maps: Tiles.cs: protected Texture2D texture; private Rectangle rectangle; public Rectangle Rectangle { get { ...
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XNA/MonoGame Collisions between two boxes don't work as expected

I have the following problem: I have two GameObjects (one is static, the other is the player). Both of them have one BoundingBox that surrounds them, and a List that contains more BoundingBoxes for a ...
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How do I create an Ubuntu snap for a MonoGame application?

I've been going through the snapcraft documentation and examples and I'm still really confused about how to go about creating my snapcraft.yaml file. Basically I have a folder with my game in it. ...
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XNA/MonoGame screen scale and keeping aspect

My aim is to make a simple 2D platformer, the idea is that it will be a base resolution of 480x270 (16:9) which can scale x2, x4(1920x1080) or go full screen. I basically do: graphics....
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Resolution-Independent Rendering squishes view field

For the last couple of days, I've been trying to get a resolution-independent renderer going on an XNA game. I have a camera and a renderer class that I added, based on this tutorial Here's the ...
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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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How to silence the Windows Asterisk sound?

When pressing keys while my game is running, Windows makes the "Asterisk" or "Exclamation" sound that you hear while trying to use the keyboard on a window that doesn't have focus on an input control. ...
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How to combat exponential growth in sprite messaging?

In my 2D platformer game, I have a number of sprites moving around the world. When two sprites collide with each other, I calculate how deep the collision is and then call a virtual method on both ...
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Mesh Collider in Monogame

I try to implement a few complex objects and want to achieve that they collide based on everything the player is able to see. Therefore I am not able to use the basic BoundingSpheres. Has anybody an ...
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Get the difference between 2 matrices

Hi I'm using C# and MonoGame, and have the world matrices of 2 objects. I need to get the difference between them, so I can effectively parent the second object onto the first. The aim is to get to a ...
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Don't understand how paddle location is tracked; using XNA tutorial

Wanting to learn how to make games, decided to use Monogame. Have pretty light programming knowledge, so I apologize beforehand for my ignorance to this surely obvious oversight. Following a beginner'...
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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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Rendering issues in Monogame when using shaders

I am currently fiddling with Monogame, trying to work with Shaders and I have encountered a really weird issue. If the first ever draw in the application's lifetime is with a custom shader all further ...
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Error on MonoGame Content Pipeline: Texture Importer Error

I just encountered this kind of error when using the MonoGame Content Pipeline and it's my first time to use it to convert png to xnb files (I use a stand alone app for converting files to xnb in the ...
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Monogame movement Handling

I was curious if anyone could explain how I would be able to create simple movement handling in monogame. So far I have a red block which I tried to move by using a loop but that didn't take any ...