3DS Forum

Topic: Virtual Console Titles' Screen Resolution.

Showing 1 to 7 of 7

AuthorMessage
Avatar

-Crystalline-

1. Posted:

I just purchased the two beautiful Oracle games from the Virtual Console. When one boots them up, do they start with the GBC's original res? Or are they stretched out? I honestly can't tell, though the image doesn't seem sharp at all. How do I set them to their original res?

Also, how do you guys play them? Original res or otherwise?

-Crystalline-

AuthorMessage
Avatar

Mizore

2. Posted:

They've been enlarged, I think you Press Select and R or something for original resolution. (and I found out you get a smexy 3D border based on the system is on, I need to try it out soon. x3)

I love Erica (Strike Witches), Eureka (Eureka Seven), and Tenma (School Rumble), stay away from them. xD
Update: Also love Yukari and Mizore from Rosario + Vampire.
Another Update: Also Yuuki...from School Rumble...
"If I find out that you're lying to me, I will stalk you...then freeze you solid.".

AuthorMessage
Avatar

Jollykarp

3. Posted:

They start with a stretched out res. To play with the original res, hold Start and Select while booting up the game (although it makes everything tiny).

http://backloggery.com/oiiopo
Interested in games as art?

"This is the best gift I can give to you right now. A gift without form called "memory". I don't have any money. I can't buy you anything with form. Even so, even without a form, a memory will last forever! I believe that it will."

3DS Friend Code: 3952-7233-0245

AuthorMessage
Avatar

-Crystalline-

4. Posted:

Magikarp wrote:

They start with a stretched out res. To play with the original res, hold Start and Select while booting up the game (although it makes everything tiny).

Can you take out the GBC border thingy, though? And you're right, it is quite tiny. Do you folks play it on the original or stretched out res?

-Crystalline-

AuthorMessage
Avatar

3Dkid

5. Posted:

Playing GameBoy Color game doesn't look as nice, when playing it in default screen resolution (especially on a 3DS XL). I suggest playing it in 1:1 pixel mode. You get the crisp picture and you get the awesome GBC border. On the other hand, playing in 1:1 on the original 3DS is painfully small, so playing it on default is recommended.
To boot a GB, GBC, or GBA game in 1:1 pixel mode, press and hold select or start after you select a game. Hold, until the game screen appears.
Hope this helps. :)

Edited on by 3Dkid

☆621 & 316★

Favorite Video Game: Kid Icarus: Uprising
Speaking of Kid Icarus, check out this website Kid Icarus: Uprising Tools.

Animal Crossing Dream Address: 5400-2184-7315

3DS Friend Code: 0619-3651-5241 | Nintendo Network ID: BlueJay316

AuthorMessage
Avatar

Jollykarp

6. Posted:

John-San3 wrote:

Magikarp wrote:

They start with a stretched out res. To play with the original res, hold Start and Select while booting up the game (although it makes everything tiny).

Can you take out the GBC border thingy, though? And you're right, it is quite tiny. Do you folks play it on the original or stretched out res?

Nope, you can't. Original resolution is pretty novel for a while, but after using it a few times I stopped bothering. I play everything in regular resolution "pea soup" mode.

http://backloggery.com/oiiopo
Interested in games as art?

"This is the best gift I can give to you right now. A gift without form called "memory". I don't have any money. I can't buy you anything with form. Even so, even without a form, a memory will last forever! I believe that it will."

3DS Friend Code: 3952-7233-0245

AuthorMessage
Avatar

iphys

7. Posted:

I'm playing 1:1, but only because I have an XL and that basically makes the screen appear the same size it was on the GBC. On the regular 3DS it's just too tiny to play GB games at 1:1.

http://backloggery.com/iphys

3DS Friend Code: 1504-5686-7557 | Nintendo Network ID: iphys_eh