Love is Blind - Color Blind Gaming and how we can help
- Joel CarlsonUnited States
This has come up a few times in recent conversation with gamer friends, and I think it is worth discussing as a community.Recommend
Color Blindness seems to be, for whatever reason, a relatively common feature in gamers. I have no idea what the stats are on this, but more than a few times I've been witness to fellow gamers gaze in dismay at a handful of cards that are identical, save for the colored bars that are so obvious to the rest of us.
I would like to see BGG embrace this issue and help elevate it to designers by putting a "Color Blind Friendly" rating, akin to the language dependence/conversion description. I think it would be a valuable service to the gaming community.
Let me know what you think! I've posted a few games on the list that I think make for good and bad examples of design for my friends!
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