How do you increase the size of online Flash games?

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  1. arredondo

    arredondo Senior member

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    Using Firefox for the last number of years on a 1080P display, I've never been able to increase the screen size (preferably full screen) of most online Flash games without greatly reducing my resolution.

    Ctrl+ doesn't work as it only increases web elements around the Flash game. I tried two Flash size-increase mods on Firefox, but they only increase the black Flash window that the game sits in, not the actual game itself along with it.

    Any other ideas?
     
  2. Rackmountsales

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    I am not completely sure but may be by increasing your window's resolution you can increase size of online flash games.
     
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    It's the complete opposite of this. The only way to get them to look bigger is lowering your resolution.
     
  4. corkyg

    corkyg Elite Member<br>Super Moderator <br>Peripherals
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    That is correct. The full screen option for flash video is usually part of the host site's controls. Example, flash video from YouTube is made full screen by clicking on a small icon with 4 diagonal arrows below the lower right corner of the video display.
     
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    BofRA Platinum Member

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    Have you tried FlashResizer or FacebookGamer?
     
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    It might not work for all games or combinations of browser/OS/game, but I just set my Firefox Zoom level up and scaled the Flash game up with it.

    Obviously not the same control as a 'full screen' scenario, and it zooms the whole page, but might work for the OP.
     
  7. arredondo

    arredondo Senior member

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    FlashResizer doesn't work on any of the flash games I tried, and I don't play Facebook games for the other.
    That doesn't work for this problem at all. It is a very specific issue - Adobe's Flash content without a zoom/full screen option won't zoom by normal means, and there is no Firefox add-on that fixes this.

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    I think I found a solution. Win7 has a magnifier tool that you can pin to the task bar. I can use it to zoom in on any webpage, and for Flash windows/games it seems like 275&#37; magnification gives me what I want after I line up that screen area.

    I also selected "Have Magnifier follow text insertion point" in the option menu to keep the mouse and keyboard from scrolling the page. I can turn off the magnifier when done, and all of these settings are saved for the next session.
     
    #7 arredondo, Apr 23, 2011
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