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17. Re: SimCity: Details on Player Region Limits and Color-Blindness Mode Jan 25, 2013, 14:00 Panickd
 
Dev wrote on Jan 25, 2013, 13:00:
I admire them doing something like that for color blind people. And there the admiration stops.

Seriously, EVERY game (video games and board games) should have allowances made for color blind. Its over 10% of the male population. Most of the time its fairly simple too. Like on board games, ticket to ride is a very well designed game for color blind. The tracks and cards have symbols on them. This is something that doesn't impede non-color blind play and most of them miss that each symbol is different for a different color.
And if tweaks to a video game is as simple as offering an optional transform button in the configuration that doesn't impede non colorblind play, why the heck don't more games offer it?

No, I'm not colorblind, but I've seen how things look from the view of those that are.

Battlefield 3 has a colorblind mode that changed the color of the player markers. I used it even though I'm not color blind because it made the symbols pop more and they were way easier to see than the regular ones.
 
 
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