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Which screen size to use?

Hi,
I'm hell confused about screen sizes. I use inkscape to create backgrounds and characters but I'm not sure what size i should be making them, especially backgrounds. I read somewhere it is best to make the backgrounds the size for an iPad because it is easier to scale the image down when converting game to different devices. How do i know what size to make them?

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  • SocksSocks London, UK.Posts: 12,822Member

    @Game Chef said:
    How do i know what size to make them?

    What device are you targeting with your app ?

  • Game ChefGame Chef Posts: 20Member

    i was thinking iPhone 6, is that the most popular?

  • GnarlyGnarly canadaPosts: 840Member
    edited February 2016

    Most popular is iOS universal so you can play on any iOS device.

    A lot of people will say iPad size for that.

    I was confused about that too at first. No size is perfect. What do you intend to do with you game? Just playing around or planning on publishing to App Store?

  • Game ChefGame Chef Posts: 20Member

    i plan on one day publishing games but I'm still getting the hang of it for now, what size should i make the backgrounds though? that wouldn't distort the image too much if i have to stretch it a tiny bit or reduce it in game salad if i were to use iPad to iOS universal.

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