🔗 Useful MonoGame Related Links U-MG-RL

Adding this here:

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https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/projects/campaigns/windows-developer-day

Something useful for newcomers

Found this today… looks to be an in-progress work, small posts but covers the essentials, somewhat…

Beginning MonoGame
http://www.geekswithblogs.net/cwilliams/archive/2017/02/06/232974.aspx

GETTING THE STUFF

-Why MonoGame?
http://www.geekswithblogs.net/cwilliams/archive/2017/02/06/232975.aspx

-What do I need, and where do I get it?
http://www.geekswithblogs.net/cwilliams/archive/2017/02/06/232976.aspx

MONOGAME BASICS

-MonoGame project types explained.
http://www.geekswithblogs.net/cwilliams/archive/2017/02/06/232983.aspx

-What’s in the starting project?
http://www.geekswithblogs.net/cwilliams/archive/2017/02/07/233163.aspx

-The Game Loop
http://www.geekswithblogs.net/cwilliams/archive/2017/02/13/237027.aspx

-Getting an image onscreen NEW
http://www.geekswithblogs.net/cwilliams/archive/2017/02/16/242270.aspx

-Putting text onscreen NEW
http://www.geekswithblogs.net/cwilliams/archive/2017/02/22/243041.aspx

-Listening for (and responding to) input

-Moving your images around

Added two new posts from this blog

Unable to edit the post on this thread so posting it here for reference if not already done

Might be a good idea to pin that thread for a while?

Shaders related

Found in this post by @kosmonautgames here:

I chanced upon this post by Tom today, I think it is time I read every post he has made sometime soon…

There are some useful links in that post… at the bottom…

Is OUYA still a supported platform? is it even a thing now?

As far as I know OUYA support has been removed… Read it in a PR somewhere…

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I thought so, thanks.

I fixed this. Just an old category post.

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Found these while helping with a recent request for controller input handling, thread post linked below… the last link in the list actually links to someone’s YouTube videos… worth a visit perhaps…

Search term used: xna analogue stick input
https://www.bing.com/search?q=xna+analogue+stick+input&form=EDGENT&qs=PF&cvid=bb634b83951d4c08bccf00d1428d5083&pq=xna+analogue+stick+input&cc=GB&setlang=en-GB

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb203896(v=xnagamestudio.31).aspx

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/microsoft.xna.framework.input.gamepad.getstate.aspx

http://xboxforums.create.msdn.com/forums/t/58712.aspx

http://www.gamefromscratch.com/post/2015/06/28/MonoGame-Tutorial-Handling-Keyboard-Mouse-and-GamePad-Input.aspx

His channel: he also has some Blender tutorials which may be handy…

His MonoGame playlist…

I was looking for this

Two in one day!

Getting Started with MonoGame using Visual Studio

Get Started Tutorial: A UWP game in MonoGame 2D

A link to Visual Studio 2015 CE

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=48146

Until the 3.6.1 patch is out to support Visual Studio 2017, I guess this is relevant…

> MICROSOFT HAS REMOVED ACCESS TO THIS DOWNLOAD AND YOU NEED A SUBSCRIPTION TO DOWNLOAD PREVIOUS VERSIONS NOW

A very useful and self explanatory URL

http://gameprogrammingpatterns.com/game-loop.html

Be sure to fish about there for more…

Finally MonoGame made one of these types of lists! …erh have I said this already?

Another getting started guide on the same site as above

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Part I – Creating a Digital Hexagonal Tile Map

Part II – Using the Mouse to Scroll A Hexagonal Tile Map

Original source links

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Getting Started with MonoGame using XML

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Is this also valid for json files?