The pixel resolution that the game displays in, or can be displayed in if there are multiple.

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Per-Texel lighting? (not per-vertex or per-pixel)

In my game, I have a 3D shader that does lighting using color ramps on models with very low resolution textures. Basically, the vertex shader calculates color values for direct light and ambient ...
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Sprites Positons

I create my sprites for 800x480 and position them accroding to this On dealing with multiple resolutions I use a method that set sprite size and position according to the current resolution instead ...
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Unity resolution problem on mobile devices

I made a 3D game in unity for android devices, but its resolution differs a lot when I tried to run it on different devices. There were two resolutions I found, I'm attaching their images here. ...
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How to set size fairly

I had coded a simple click game with Python-kivy to android. You should click dots which are popping out randomly at screen. I set their size 20px to 60px as your level. But it seems when I try on ...
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XNA/MonoGame screen scale and keeping aspect

My aim is to make a simple 2D platformer, the idea is that it will be a base resolution of 480x270 (16:9) which can scale x2, x4(1920x1080) or go full screen. I basically do: graphics....
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DirectX 11 - Problem with low resolution decals

I'm trying to add a decal system in my DirectX engine but i'm facing some problems with the quality of the textures projected. Every other no decal texture look fine, but these ones look really bad. ...
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Is it a bad idea to “map” the mouse position on the screen so that collision detection works regardless of resolution?

Consider a game who's default resolution is 800x600. Objects with collision masks are placed in a game world of size 800x600. The collision masks can detect when the mouse collides with them. Now ...
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TiledMap Safe Area for different screen resolutions

I'm creating a Tower Defense game using libGDX (w/ scene2d) and TiledMap. I've been reading extensively about viewports and how I can better manage various screen sizes. I want my Tiled Map to take ...
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Creating a DPI and Resolution Independant GUI

How would one best go about it? Assuming I'm using OpenGL to do all the drawing. It seems like the best approach is to have the GUI elements maintain the same physical size regardless of the screen ...
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How to limit resolutions display in monogame

I can Add resolutions to the list. Here is part of code. List<Vector2> resolutions = new List<Vector2>(); foreach (var item in GraphicsAdapter.DefaultAdapter.SupportedDisplayModes) { ...
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Resolution scaling

I'm currently working on a project and I'm happy with the UI design: Being the fool that I am, I decided to only design my UI for one resolution, and now that I want to have the user be able to ...
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Unity Editor Scene View does not match built executable

I'm trying to make my game resolution independent. I'm using Unity's 4.6 UI, and I've got custom resolutions defined at 1280 x 720, 1600 x 900, and 1920 x 1080. In-editor, if I swap between any of ...
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Image Buttons Have Low Resolution Quality

I'm using Synfig Animator to draw my animations for my android game I'm also using Android Studio to write the code for it, However. On testing, the images that i'm using looks very bad and unfocused ...
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scaling problem with some resolutions

So I made a scaling system for different resolutions, and I got very weird results. I have an old "scaling" system where you can choose which scaleSize you want (for testing with the old 800 x 450 ...
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Monogame resolution problem (without scaling sprites)

So I'm working on a project and started working on a scaling system for different resolutions. I know if you change the monogame resolutions, that the texture won't scale but I noticed deformed ...
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Text independent of screen resolution in Unity? [closed]

I have the following code that depends on the resolution of the user's display: void OnGUI() { GUI.Label(new Rect(432, 525, 9000, 9000), ("Hello!")); } And of course, the location of the text ...
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In what size should i design sprites for unity iOS?

I am developing a 2D platform game in unity.I have conceptualised the game and have to design the art assets/sprites, but the problem is at what resolution or size do i design them? If I target the ...
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SDL2 and density-independent pixel

I'm currently using SDL2 on Android and that's my first experience with that library (to be honest, mainly chosen because I'd like to learn it). What is puzzling me is how to deal with different ...
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LibGdx 2d Free-Form Terrain

I have a query about how to create a 2d landscape level using libgdx/ box2d (Or possibly with Unity) for Android and iOs. Let me describe the goal and then the specific points I need help with. What ...
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How do you create images that work for multiple resolutions?

I'm currently doing some game development and I've been curious about this situation for many years. Let's say your game has two resolutions: 640x480 and 800x600 (using small numbers just for ...
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How to stretch screen image to fit higher res monitors set to lower resolutions with Unity?

Using Screen.SetResolution(width, height, windowMode); , how might I stretch the image to match the monitor size? I've noticed this problem occurs both with this line of code and also the default ...
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Pygame Fullsreen Display Issue

Code: import pygame pygame.init() # def Main(display,colors): clock =pygame.time.Clock() # surface = pygame.Surface(surface_resolution) # Create main surface surface.fill(colors["RED"]...
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Unity Engine: How to change mointor/desktop resolution in 4.5.3 and higher

As of unity 4.5.3, Screen.SetResolution and the Unity Resolution Display Dialog, by default, no longer change the monitor/desktop resolution. Instead, it only changes the render target resolution for ...
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Aspect ratios for sprites in Unity3d

I'm using Unity3D version 5.0. I'm wondering what the best way to deal with changing resolutions in Unity is. In Swift I can just use the @x2/@x3 in order for it to pick the correct sprite for it ...
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What screen resolution do I make an android game in? [duplicate]

Is it safe to assume that most mobile phones and tablets today have moved to 1280x720 resolution and above and make the games in that resolution, scale down for smaller screens or is a smaller ...
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Handling Multiple Resolutions

Recently, I was going to implement and options menu into my game, but I haven't been able to figure out how changing resolution, conceptually, would work. Do I have multiple versions of the same ...
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Vector2.Distance on different resolutions

firstTouchPos = Camera.main.ScreenToWorldPoint(Input.GetTouch(0).position); endTouchPos = Camera.main.ScreenToWorldPoint(Input.GetTouch(0).position); //the height of the ...
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How to put labels at a specific point on any resolution

I am working on a project in Unity 4.6.1 and I put the label at the top: But when I put the Scene in full view this happened: I made a Development Build and when I select my resolution (1366x768) ...
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Problem, why the mouse cursor position is totally wrong, after resizing the window?

I come here, because i'm trying to add some "menu" interface in my small XNA Game . I found on internet a nice library adviced by many devellopers. Till now everythink is ok, the problem is my C# code ...
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How to make TMXTiledMap responsive?

I've been struggling with Cocos2d-x (C++) and finally I got to the point I feel more or less comfortable with that. My game is a 2D car-based one, with a straight infinite map where I've finally been ...
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Relationship between Camera's view size, screen resolution and objects scale

I've had this question since a long time ago and wanted to know the relationship between how an object is viewed through the camera depending on the resolution of the device, the camera's view size ...
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Stretch the game to fit the game window, in Unity 5

(Desktop) I want to make it so that when the user re-sizes the game window, the game is stretched to fill the window. (Similarly, for Android) I want it to be stretched to fit the screen as well. ...
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How can I run a Unity game in a window larger than the desktop resolution?

I am exploring a research problem using Unity. I require a game resolution of at least 4096 x 786. There seems to be no option under build settings for setting a fixed screen size window. (The default ...
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Weird windowed resolution - can't seem to change without changing the name

My game is windowed, and when I set the resolution in the build settings (960x540 - 16:9 - Windows standalone), and build it, it works as intended, but from then on, I can no longer change the ...
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How to deal with different resolutions in a 2D game? [duplicate]

For example, you have a sprite of mario with a size of 20px x 20px. This sprite however was made for a game resolution of 1000px x 1000px. What if you want to provide a different game resolution as ...
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Do resolution settings have any impact or give any advantage in online FPS games?

There is this crazy theory that has always bothered me. I am not after a technically but more theoretically (although technical knowledge is required to) answer; Two friends are playing the same ...
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Is using camera and viewport in Libgdx always necessary?

I understand that camera and viewport are important to keep virtual measurement units and handle different aspect ratios and resolutions when building games with worlds bigger than the screen (e.g. ...
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Cocos2d-x supporting multi-resolution using density independent pixels

Is there a way to use Density Independent pixels(dp) in cocos2d-x? I am developing an Android game using Cocos2d-x 3.0. The Android reference http://developer.android.com/guide/practices/...
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Game prelauncher with configurations (resolution/quality)

I've seen that a lot of games have the exactly same configuration screen before the game launches, as you can see in the following screenshot. Is this screen generated by some tool, for example, ...
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Android : How to get screen size in exact pixels ? (OpenGL render surface size etc)

On every single android device {emulators} from ldpi to xxhdpi, both DisplayMetrics and native JNI EGL return width:320 and height:526. Even on actual HTC ONE mobile it returns something like 320x526. ...
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Mobile Game Development: Supporting Multiple Screen Resolution for iOS

Questions When designing the graphics of the game (e.g. for iPhone): What is the resolution I should base it upon? Is it the smaller resolution (iPhone4 screen resolution) so that I could scale it ...
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Biggest resolution for art assets for mobile games [closed]

I have created a game, and now I need to integrate graphics and distribute it for iOS and Android devices. As there are crazy number of screen resolutions, I think I should have just 3 set of art ...
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How to properly change resolution

I'm trying to understand how LibGDX handles screen size / resolution, etc. Coming from XNA this seems very confusing to me. Basically I want to support 480x800 for my game. If the screen size is ...
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How to resize my 2d game to fit the screen?

I am currently making a 2D game using Java (Java 2D). I want to make my game resizable. If you play any game on an emulator (e.g. legend of Zelda in fceux emulator) in full screen mode, you'll see ...
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Yet another libGDX resolution independance question

I am developping a Android smartphone game in LibGDX, and I am encountering issues about resolution managing. Most notably, I have no clue how to handle that in LibGDX. For now, I am developping ...
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Resolution independent game world in 3D

I'm developing a game similar to Don't Starve - 2D billboards in a 3D world. Now I have encountered a problem with resolutions. I want the player to be able to change resolution, but I don't want to ...
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iOS + cocos2d: how to account for sprite's position for the different device dimensions in an universal app? [duplicate]

All the questions I've seen regarding iOS universal apps (with or without cocos2d) deal with the "how to add graphics to a universal app". My question is, how does the code need to be written to ...
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Direct3D 11: Changing fullscreen resolution does not work

In my application I can switch back and forth between windowed and fullscreen mode using IDXGISwapChain::SetFullscreenState. When the WM_SIZE is handled, IDXGISwapChain::ResizeBuffers is called in ...
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DirectX 11 Updating Resolution

Searched for a while thinking this would have some obvious tutorials but I can't find anything... which makes me think I must be using the wrong wording because it seems obvious. Anyway, when I ...
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Why do games ask for screen resolution instead of automatically fitting the window size?

It seems to me that it would be more logical, reusable and user-friendly to implement flexible, responsive UI layout over a 3d or 2d screen, which can then be run on any screen resolution. Some ...