Sprites too big

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Sprites too big

#1 Post by nefferinthia » Thu Feb 25, 2016 7:58 pm

Hi! The sprites I drew on paper and scanned in are absolutely humongous (2000-3000px) but when I try to resize them to fit into Ren'Py's standard 800x600 resolution the quality is just entirely ruined. IS there anyway around this? I always thought a too big resolution was better than too small but it seems in this case I was wrong.
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#2 Post by runeraccoon » Thu Feb 25, 2016 9:21 pm

What's the program you used to resize it? I tried using Paint Tool SAI and Photoshop, and neither seems to have any particular problem?

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Re: Sprites too big

#3 Post by Hijiri » Sat Feb 27, 2016 10:01 am

Scaling down will always take some of the quality away, there's no getting around that. The next best thing is increasing your game's screen size, like 1280x720.
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