I finally got around to finishing March’s contribution to my One Game a Month 2022 challenge Monotris is a copy of the classic Tetris. I put a little more into this month’s game, like game states, win and lose and local High Score as well as some instruction to the player at the end of…

MonoGame – Tutorial 1 – Fonts

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To get started with making games it’s often a good idea to be able to write out debug messages while you’re working on your game even if that’s just the current FPS. MonoGame doesn’t allow you to use the system fonts on the computer the game is running on you need to provide your own….

Bootstrapping your new game project

When you’re just starting out with MonoGame programming on Linux it can be quite daunting especially if you’ve only ever used Visual Studio to create your projects, in this post I will give you a script that will get your project started so you can stop worrying about setting up your project and just get…

How to start game development in Linux using MonoGame

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Getting set up with Mono Game is as easy as running a script thanks to Kwyrky To make it as easy as possible to install MonoGame on Linux and to have content building work right from the start. This will work on any Debian based Linux Distribution so Ubuntu and Mint are definitely going to…

02 – MonoMine

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This month’s contribution to my One Game a Month 2022 challenge is MonoMine a quick copy of the windows classic. This month I put a little more effort into this because this game actually has game states like win and lose and actually gives some instruction to the player at the end of the game….

01 – Slider

In 2022 I’m challenging myself to produce One Game A Month. For January I made a sliding block puzzle game to ease back into things. Written using MonoGame on my Linux box mostly to prove that I could produce games for both Windows and Linux.

System update script

Most Debian based Linux users will just tell you It’s simple just type “sudo apt update | sudo apt upgrade” But at some point you’re going to want to clean up your package manager or do a full system update and what about FlatPak update?

Deck of the Damned

Deck of the Damned is a Creepy little Solitaire game where you have to enter Dracula’s mansion and play this scary little number,  it’s an old favourite. Deal the deck and then put all of the card types into piles, starting with an Ace and ending with a king in numerical order. Keep your eye…