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Tools, templates, "How to get started".

A topic by ANTWGames created Jan 31, 2018 Views: 293 Replies: 3
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I think some kind of a list of tools and probably templates, libraries etc. could help people decide to participate. I am not a big fan of GameMaker, quite the opposite. But they do provide a topic in their forums for the "GMC" jam. I don't want to link there because it's GameMaker-centric by its nature.

Let me start with a link to a thread in the official Monogame forums:

Useful MonoGame Related Links U-MG-RL

I have no idea what "U-MG-RL" stands for. It's a list with a lot of tutorials and other stuff so people can get acquainted or just get started with Monogame.

Libraries / frameworks on top of MonoGame:


Classes and extensions to make MonoGame more awesome


Nez is a free 2D focused framework that works with MonoGame and FNA


Hi guys, good luck with the jam.

If you need them I have created an asset pack that includes sprites, sound effects and music.

Generally it is suitable for a Side Scrolling Shooter, but hey, who I am to stop the imagination of jam participants? :-)

You can find it here:

This is a simple game example of what you can easily do in a jam time with it:


Useful MonoGame Related Links U-MG-RL