best way to capture a video from a renpy game.

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Re: best way to capture a video from a renpy game.

#16 Post by Kia » Tue Nov 01, 2016 1:07 pm

I've tested all different wayt I can set up game capture but it didn't work, and I can't find: stretch image to screen
funny thing is: it shows the game while it's minimized but when I go back to the game it captures just the desktop. I guess I'll have to forget the full screen capture for now.

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#17 Post by NialGrenville » Tue Nov 01, 2016 1:24 pm

Oh, the stretch image thing. Right click the video box, under the transform tab. That is where you want to go for that.
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#18 Post by trooper6 » Tue Nov 01, 2016 2:06 pm

For those who use OBS to stream...do you use one or two monitors?
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Re: best way to capture a video from a renpy game.

#19 Post by Divona » Tue Nov 01, 2016 2:33 pm

trooper6 wrote:For those who use OBS to stream...do you use one or two monitors?
Two monitors at least, three for the best.

One monitor just for desktop capture. Second one is for OBS and chat tabs. Third for alerts, donations, and other off-screen browsing.
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#20 Post by NialGrenville » Tue Nov 01, 2016 2:47 pm

My T.V. plus four monitors. All the gaming goes on the Tele, and everything else is on the others. (With no specific category.)
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#21 Post by trooper6 » Tue Nov 01, 2016 2:52 pm

Holey Moley! That is a lot of monitors!
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#22 Post by dorne » Tue Nov 01, 2016 2:54 pm

trooper6 wrote:Holey Moley! That is a lot of monitors!
If it's any consolation, I can stream with one monitor using OBS.
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Re: best way to capture a video from a renpy game.

#23 Post by NialGrenville » Tue Nov 01, 2016 3:20 pm

dorne wrote:
trooper6 wrote:Holey Moley! That is a lot of monitors!
If it's any consolation, I can stream with one monitor using OBS.
*Is conforming to be PC peasant
*Just kidding, it doesn't matter*

Yeah I can use one, but I do so much. Program, art, writing, and watching/playing the games I work on(or buy). I run so much stuff, putting it on one to three monitors is hard. It can cause awful headaches.

When I was a hardcore gamer, one was for my console. The others were for algorithms. I am super happy I left that hectic scene. Although being a single indie dev is nearly as chaotic, there isn't a lose condition! :lol:
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#24 Post by indoneko » Tue Nov 01, 2016 5:35 pm

NialGrenville wrote:My T.V. plus four monitors. All the gaming goes on the Tele, and everything else is on the others. (With no specific category.)
Sorry if it's a little derailing from the topic... but how do you connect more than 3 monitors in one PC? Do you use multiple GPU setup? and what are the pros & cons of doing it? (especially it's impact on game playing/recording/streaming)
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#25 Post by NialGrenville » Tue Nov 01, 2016 6:01 pm

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I don't really remember. I have the article I read to do it bookmarked. Here. I just eventually let my grandfather do it. Since I was quite new to PC.

It did not impact my PC when It was made, but it does now, which is much later in its life. I can not run Dying light, BOII, and TF2 at once. (I used to run CS:GO, BOII, and skyrim all at once back in the day.) Just have to update it if I want too play them at once. I got rid of 3 of my GTX 1080s. So if that tells you anything, it is probably: "IF you want that many monitors without lag while playing games. It will cost a lot." It took me a long time to get all that stuff. (I only use two monitors for playing games now. If I even play.)
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Re: best way to capture a video from a renpy game.

#26 Post by dorne » Tue Nov 01, 2016 7:30 pm

Kia wrote:I've tested all different wayt I can set up game capture but it didn't work, and I can't find: stretch image to screen
funny thing is: it shows the game while it's minimized but when I go back to the game it captures just the desktop. I guess I'll have to forget the full screen capture for now.
I wish I could see what you're seeing, but I'm sure with some more tinkering you may get it to work eventually. I know the software gets finicky at times. Best of luck to you!
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Re: best way to capture a video from a renpy game.

#27 Post by ComputerArt.Club » Mon Dec 03, 2018 11:55 am

Don't mean to revive an old thread, but this might help someone.

I was having the same problem today, and then I change the source from display capture to game capture and selected "any full screen application" for the mode.

That solved the problem for me.

I had 2 monitors in my setup so I was able to check what OBS was able to capture in real-time.

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