Status Update

It has been a while since I’ve posted here but I have been monitoring the site for comments and emails. As I’ve mentioned previously I’ve been going through a very troubling period in my life. 18 months ago my wife was diagnosed with ALS. It has spread through her body rapidly. My absence from the […]

Prolonged absence

I don’t want to spread my personal life all over the internet with the full details but suffice it to say that the past month has been incredibly tough because of real life problems. The situation will not be getting better any time soon. They will actually continually worsen for the next two months. I […]


I’m dealing with so life issues that have made it hard for me to be able to work on my tutorials or be on my computer for long periods. This are leveling out again so I will be available on the site more and getting back to the tutorials. I did not publish a newsletter […]

Silver Prophet Update

I’ve been working on my new combat system for Silver Prophet. As part of that I’m working on a way for a player to trigger their attacks against opponents and select which of their attacks to use. For that I ended up creating battle icons for the different images I have for the player’s character, […]

Tutorials update

My current plan is to first write another tutorial in the MonoGame tutorial series, A Summoner’s Tale. In this tutorial I will work on creating avatars and the moves that they know. After this tutorial I will switch over the XNA series, Eyes of the Dragon, where I will be working on the level editor […]