Andrew Russell

Brisbane, Australia

andrewrussell.net

Hi! I am Andrew Russell. I'm an indie game developer from Australia. I'm a Microsoft MVP for XNA/DirectX.

Visit my blog at AndrewRussell.net or follow me on Twitter @_AndrewRussell.

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My current game dev project is Stick Ninjas A 2D multiplayer platformer-shooter. I'm doing a weekly DevLog video series about it, which you can watch on YouTube.

My previous projects include:

  • ExEn, a cross-platform port of XNA that runs on iOS, Android and Silverlight
  • Light Blocks: cross-platform falling-block game to demonstrate ExEn
  • Dark: A 2D physics-platformer with fancy lighting effects (PC and Xbox 360)
Jul
15
awarded Yearling
Jul
15
awarded Yearling
Jul
9
awarded Popular Question
Jul
6
answered Is there a build-in function to count the amount of sprites drawn by SpriteBatch per frame?
Jul
4
awarded Famous Question
Jul
3
awarded Curious
Jul
2
awarded Curious
Jun
28
revised Farseer: How can I create a body with a hole in the middle
edited title
Jun
23
revised Loading a stream/asset on Android MonoGame without ContentManager
edited title
Jun
23
comment Loading a stream/asset on Android MonoGame without ContentManager
@craftworkgames Yep - that makes sense.
Jun
21
comment Is it possible to change the position of a Farseer joint tie point?
Look at the arguments for CreateRevoluteJoint. Like... really look. Step into the Farseer source code and see what they do.
Jun
19
comment How can I move bodies in Farseer, using touch input?
@Homer_Simpson Well, debug it!
Jun
19
revised How can I move bodies in Farseer, using touch input?
added 35 characters in body
Jun
19
comment How can I move bodies in Farseer, using touch input?
That means that World.TestPoint is returning null - because the user is not actually touching a fixture in the world. So simply don't create a joint in that case. (I've updated my code to reflect this.)
Jun
18
answered How can I move bodies in Farseer, using touch input?
Jun
18
revised How can I move bodies in Farseer, using touch input?
edited title
Jun
18
comment How can I move bodies in Farseer, using touch input?
Not enough info. Also: You can probably make the sails from a single body with multiple fixtures, then use a single revolute joint.
Jun
16
comment Loading a stream/asset on Android MonoGame without ContentManager
@Den The Assets API (here) is part of Xamarin.Android, not MonoGame. "Assets", in this case, is not the same kind of thing as "Content" in XNA or "Assets" in Unity.
Jun
16
answered How can I limit the movement angle of a Farseer joint?
Jun
16
comment Loading a stream/asset on Android MonoGame without ContentManager
This should probably be on Stack Overflow (or in Xamarin's forums). There's nothing especially game-specific going on here.
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