SadConsole 8.0.0-pre5

A MonoGame library that emulates old-school console and command prompt style graphics. Targets .NET Standard 2.0

Suggested Alternatives

SadConsole 8.99.2

This is a prerelease version of SadConsole.
There is a newer version of this package available.
See the version list below for details.
Install-Package SadConsole -Version 8.0.0-pre5
dotnet add package SadConsole --version 8.0.0-pre5
<PackageReference Include="SadConsole" Version="8.0.0-pre5" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add SadConsole --version 8.0.0-pre5
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XX/XX/XXXX V8.0

Special thanks to the SadConsole Discord on all the feedback provided.
Shout to the GoRogue project.

SadConsole GitHub
SadConsole Documentation
SadConsole Discord

File changes:

  • SadConsole and SadConsole.Universal have been replaced by the SadConsole for .NET Standard library.
  • NuGet packages will be retired and the SadConsole.Standard will remain the main NuGet package.
  • FNA is unknown.

Code changes:

  • Overhaul of the theme system.
  • Overhaul of the SurfaceBase/ScreenObject/Console system.
  • Changed Listbox.Slider to Listbox.Scrollbar. Also changed any property that used the word Slider to ScrollBar
  • Window messagebox and prompts have a library parameter to theme. If not specified, uses the default theme.
  • [Fixed #165] Window stealing mouse focus from scrollbar (thanks VGA256)
  • [Fixed #164] Controls should be aware of what theme is being used
  • Upgraded to MonoGame 3.7
  • Renamed base types and removed some others
  • SurfaceBase is now CellSurface and not abstract
  • ScreenObject is now Console and inherits from SurfaceBase
  • Console is now ScrollingConsole.
  • AnimatedSurface is now AnimatedConsole.
  • LayeredSurface is now LayeredConsole and has a new subtype, CellSurfaceLayer.
  • Mouse input works on all objects that inherit from Console, which is everything besodes CellSurface.
  • Added new ConsoleComponent types.
  • Consoles have a collection of Components that can hook into Update, Draw, Keyboard, Mouse methods.
  • EntityManager is now a ConsoleComponent.
  • Instructions reimplemented as ConsoleComponents.
  • InstructionSet has fluent-type methods to construct the set. See the SplashScreen console in the demo project.
  • [Fixed #199] New PredicateInstruction (thanks VGA256)
  • SurfaceBase.DefaultBackground is now Black instead of Transparent. You may need to use console.DefaultBackground = Color.Transparent; console.Clear(); to restore old behavior.
  • Control.CanFocus is now respected.
  • Fixed CellSurface JSON converter.
  • Fixed ControlsConsole renderer not respecting viewport.
  • Fixed inputbox not working with nummbers.
  • Redesigned ListboxItemTheme to be passable on Listbox ctor.
  • Consoles no longer use a cached drawcall.

XX/XX/XXXX V8.0

Special thanks to the SadConsole Discord on all the feedback provided.
Shout to the GoRogue project.

SadConsole GitHub
SadConsole Documentation
SadConsole Discord

File changes:

  • SadConsole and SadConsole.Universal have been replaced by the SadConsole for .NET Standard library.
  • NuGet packages will be retired and the SadConsole.Standard will remain the main NuGet package.
  • FNA is unknown.

Code changes:

  • Overhaul of the theme system.
  • Overhaul of the SurfaceBase/ScreenObject/Console system.
  • Changed Listbox.Slider to Listbox.Scrollbar. Also changed any property that used the word Slider to ScrollBar
  • Window messagebox and prompts have a library parameter to theme. If not specified, uses the default theme.
  • [Fixed #165] Window stealing mouse focus from scrollbar (thanks VGA256)
  • [Fixed #164] Controls should be aware of what theme is being used
  • Upgraded to MonoGame 3.7
  • Renamed base types and removed some others
  • SurfaceBase is now CellSurface and not abstract
  • ScreenObject is now Console and inherits from SurfaceBase
  • Console is now ScrollingConsole.
  • AnimatedSurface is now AnimatedConsole.
  • LayeredSurface is now LayeredConsole and has a new subtype, CellSurfaceLayer.
  • Mouse input works on all objects that inherit from Console, which is everything besodes CellSurface.
  • Added new ConsoleComponent types.
  • Consoles have a collection of Components that can hook into Update, Draw, Keyboard, Mouse methods.
  • EntityManager is now a ConsoleComponent.
  • Instructions reimplemented as ConsoleComponents.
  • InstructionSet has fluent-type methods to construct the set. See the SplashScreen console in the demo project.
  • [Fixed #199] New PredicateInstruction (thanks VGA256)
  • SurfaceBase.DefaultBackground is now Black instead of Transparent. You may need to use console.DefaultBackground = Color.Transparent; console.Clear(); to restore old behavior.
  • Control.CanFocus is now respected.
  • Fixed CellSurface JSON converter.
  • Fixed ControlsConsole renderer not respecting viewport.
  • Fixed inputbox not working with nummbers.
  • Redesigned ListboxItemTheme to be passable on Listbox ctor.
  • Consoles no longer use a cached drawcall.

Release Notes

[BREAKING CHANGES]
[This list is just some of the major changes]
[See the documentation on NuGet for more information]
- Overhaul of the theme system.
- Overhaul of the SurfaceBase/ScreenObject/Console system.
- Overhaul of Instruction system.
- Added new ConsoleComponents system.
- Upgraded to MonoGame 3.7
- EntityManager removed and will be added to GoRogue-SadConsole integration lib.

NuGet packages (4)

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SadConsole.GoRogueHelpers
A helper library for SadConsole games built with GoRogue.
SadConsole.Host.MonoGame
A graphics hosting library for SadConsole. Targets MonoGame and .NET Standard 2.1.
SadConsole.Host.SFML
A graphics hosting library for SadConsole. Targets SFML and .NET Standard 2.1.
Mallos.Ai.SadRogue
A lightweight AI library designed for Games. Targets .NET Standard 2.0

GitHub repositories (1)

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Repository Stars
SadConsole/SadConsole
A .NET ascii/ansi console engine written in C# for MonoGame and XNA. Create your own text roguelike (or other) games!

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
9.0.0-beta2 33 10/9/2020
9.0.0-beta1 153 8/1/2020
9.0.0-alpha9 190 7/25/2020
9.0.0-alpha8 69 7/13/2020
9.0.0-alpha7 54 7/11/2020
9.0.0-alpha6 212 5/28/2020
9.0.0-alpha5 118 5/26/2020
9.0.0-alpha4 98 5/1/2020
9.0.0-alpha3 117 5/1/2020
9.0.0-alpha2 132 3/14/2020
9.0.0-alpha1 244 1/26/2020
8.99.3 335 8/15/2020
8.99.3-debug 45 8/15/2020
8.99.2 198 7/14/2020
8.99.2-debug 68 7/14/2020
8.99.1 728 4/11/2020
8.99.1-debug 133 4/11/2020
8.99.0 628 11/27/2019
8.99.0-debug 111 11/27/2019
8.9.1 333 11/5/2019
8.9.1-debug 109 11/5/2019
8.9.0 552 9/7/2019
8.9.0-debug 176 9/7/2019
8.8.1 412 7/28/2019
8.8.1-debug 184 7/28/2019
8.8.0 209 7/27/2019
8.8.0-debug 179 7/27/2019
8.7.1 334 6/22/2019
8.7.1-debug 193 6/22/2019
8.7.0 209 6/22/2019
8.7.0-debug 186 6/22/2019
8.6.0 486 4/14/2019
8.6.0-debug 226 4/14/2019
8.5.0 318 4/2/2019
8.5.0-debug 220 4/2/2019
8.4.1 316 3/19/2019
8.4.1-debug 221 3/19/2019
8.4.0 236 3/17/2019
8.4.0-debug 223 3/17/2019
8.3.0 268 3/10/2019
8.3.0-debug 217 3/10/2019
8.2.0 288 3/2/2019
8.2.0-debug 240 3/2/2019
8.1.0 270 2/28/2019
8.1.0-debug 230 2/28/2019
8.0.0 304 2/24/2019
8.0.0-pre5 234 2/19/2019
8.0.0-pre4 243 1/31/2019
8.0.0-pre2 289 12/30/2018
8.0.0-pre1 235 12/30/2018
7.3.0 373 12/29/2018
7.2.0 428 11/20/2018
7.1.0 452 10/19/2018
7.0.4 414 9/8/2018
7.0.3 300 9/8/2018
7.0.2 606 8/31/2018
7.0.0 390 8/29/2018
7.0.0-pre1 317 8/22/2018
6.5.0 548 6/12/2018
6.4.11 568 4/13/2018
6.4.11-pre1 541 4/6/2018
6.4.10 482 3/18/2018
6.4.9 417 3/18/2018
6.4.8 424 3/18/2018
6.4.7 429 3/16/2018
6.4.6 655 2/14/2018
6.4.5 490 2/3/2018
6.4.3 523 11/14/2017
6.4.2 598 8/11/2017
6.4.1 422 8/10/2017
6.4.0 464 7/25/2017
6.3.0 549 6/9/2017
6.2.2 487 5/20/2017
6.2.1 577 4/23/2017
6.2.0 449 4/22/2017
6.1.4 465 4/17/2017
6.1.3 1,105 4/3/2017
6.1.2 436 4/1/2017
6.1.1 444 4/1/2017
6.1.0 428 3/31/2017
6.0.1 505 3/19/2017
6.0.0 462 3/18/2017
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