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

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Scaling my pixel art platformer from 720p to 1080p

I'm developing a pixel art 2D platformer for PC and smartphone, but I'm stuck on a technical issue. I chose to have a 32x32 tile resolution, and a 64x64 character sprite resolution. The levels are ...
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How can I develop my Android game for different phone resolutions?

For instance, the Motorola Droid is as wide as the G1, but has more height. Should I try to spread the UI out across the extra height found on the Motorola Droid? How do others handle this problem? ...
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How do I make a 2D game resolution independent?

I'm working on a simple 2D game. I've finished the mobile phone version. However, my boss wants the game to works on his RT. I'm doing the "conversion" but my buttons are in the wrong places, because ...
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How to force keep the aspect ratio and specific resolution without stretching the output screen view?

I'm using Screen.SetResolution() But when I run in Android device, it shows the output image is stretched to fill up the full screen which I don't want. I want it to keep the aspect ratio properly. ...
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Understanding pixel art in Unity 2d

I am struggling to understand the basics behind pixel art in Unity. I understand what a unit is, and that if I draw my sprite with 16x16 pixels, I should set PPU to 16. Take stardew valley for ...
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Scaling HUD with variable resolution

I'm unsure as to what people prefer when it comes to HUDs, and scaling them. What would you say is the best practice when it comes to sizing the HUD? I'm thinking there's really two options: Scale up, ...
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Pixel Perfect 2D tiles

I'm trying to make an 64x64 tilemap using Super Tilemap Editor & Unity but my tiles looks terrible. I did my research about pixel perfect 2D and all of the solutions were for pixel art, they didn'...
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What should I keep in mind when making 2D games for multiple resolutions?

I'm making a 2D (Android) game. Android devices vary quite a lot in screen resolution; what do I need to keep in mind when making my game? Do I need to keep big versions of all images and scale down ...
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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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building a game for different resolution phones

I am starting some tests for building a game on the Android program. So far everything is working and seems nice. However I do not understand how to make sure my game looks correct on all phones as ...
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Android: Angry Birds Scaling

Anyone have any idea how the scaling is accomplished in angry birds? I want to make sure my images/background always scale to match the screensize and this game seems to have a similar effect. I ...
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How do I make a resolution independent system?

I'm blanking on this one. I can anchor stuff on edges of course, that would make my UI resolution independent...until it changes so much that the graphics are too small. How do I scale appropriately ...
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Resolution problems when porting a Unity game to Android

So, I'm porting a game to the Android for the first time in Unity3D. And I've run in to a few problems along the way. My current problem is the resolution doesn't seem to be right, it cuts off the ...
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How do I solve my resolution problems?

I am developing a game with XNA, and I am having trouble with resolutions. For now, I have only implemented the main menu, but I want to make a game that is independent of the resolution. As I am a ...
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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 ...
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Performance degrading when resolution increases for a 4k screen

I am new to Unity. I have a problem where my game has good performance on my non-4k screen. Bur when I play it on my 4k screen, the performance gets really bad. It looks like the resolution is ...
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Resolution Independent 2D Rendering in XNA

I am trying to figure out the best way to render a 2d game at any resolution. I am currently rendering the game at 1920x1200. I am trying scale the game to any user selected resolution without ...
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How to handle different resolutions in SDL2?

What is the easiest way to set different resolutions with SDL2? I was trying to use the SDL_RenderSetScale() function first, but for some reason it alters the ...
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How do I support variable screen ratios using AndEngine?

When displaying a background, AndEngine produces black bars above the image on certain devices. How do I support variable screen ratios for different devices using AndEngine?
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Scaling a game view with letterboxes?

I'm creating an Android game and I want everyone who plays it -- no matter the size or shape of their screen -- to see the same 480x800 playfield but, depending on the actual resolution of their ...
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Detecting Screen Resolution in Android/AndEngine to display high or low quality images

I am developing a game with 1024x600 resolution. I can't target smaller resolution devices at this resolution, so I intend to use two graphics for the game. How do I detect which graphics to use for ...
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Best base resolution for a pixelart project for bigger audience [closed]

I've been working on Top-down 2D pixel art project for quite some time. When I first started my project, I actually set application surface, display and game window to match 1:1 - with that said, the ...
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Making a 2D game with responsive resolution

I am making a 2D game, however I wish for it to be resolution agnostic. My target resolution i.e. where things look as intended is 1600 x 900. My ideas are: Make the HUD stay fixed to the sides no ...
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Web Game Resolution [closed]

I'm starting on a new game that I intend to release via the web (HTML + Javascript). I would like to be able to make a reasonable decision about what screen resolution sizes to support, and what ...
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Game was resized incorrectly for no apparent reason (GameMaker)

I exported the game with the following graphics settings: OBS - Interpolate colors between pixels would be like a Antiliasing. I do not think it is the cause of the problem, but I will test without ...
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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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Can't scale properly to android device in Game Maker Studio 1.4

My phone is using a resolution of 360 x 640 with a 9:16 aspect ratio. I set my room in game maker to ...
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