1: Getting Started
2: Building Logic
5: Game Mechanics
6: Advanced Topics
7: Testing & Tuning
8: The Last 10%
M1: Mobile - Intro
M2: Mobile - Basics
M3: Mobile - Services
M4: Mobile - Publishing
B: How-To Guides
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Universal iOS Games
Note: Stencyl 3.0 users should ignore this article and view our newer article on App Scaling. None of the material below applies to 3.0.
There are three kinds of iOS apps:
If you are targeting both iPhone and iPad users, we recommend creating a Universal app, rather than creating separate apps for iPhone and iPad users. What are the benefits of this type of app?
For these reasons, we recommend you create Universal apps.
How to Designate a Game as Universal
Designating a game as Universal is simple:
1) Click the Settings button.
2) Click the Mobile button (shown in #1).
3) Pick the “Universal” option from the dropdown (shown in#2) and save.
(Note: In Stencyl 2.0, there is a new option called Universal 2X that automatically enables iPad versions of your game by using the 2X graphics and stretching. This mode is in beta but can be a time-saver because you don't have to anything else to make things work.)