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Color plays a big part in the vivid world of Borderlands 2, particularly in its loot system, so it makes sense Gearbox is adding a colorblind mode to its shooter. In an extensive post that goes into what colorblindness is and what can be done to help players who suffer with it, programmer Jeff Broo...

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Last week, the folks at Valve apologized to the Dota 2 community for silently skipping the game's Halloween-themed Diretide event. In the apology, the Dota team promised that Diretide would go live with the next big update, which they hinted would include a bunch of other features the community wou...

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Developer DICE has included a host of options in the Battlefield 4 beta test designed to make the game easier to play for those who suffer from colorblindness. Those who suffer from colorblindness generally see a distorted field of colors, different from those seen by the non-colorblind. By chan...

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Color blindness is a common vision problem that affects up to 8 percent of men and 0.5 percent of women in the population. People are usually diagnosed when they visit their optometrist for a routine vision check, but you can screen yourself at home using the new Color Blindness Test from EnChr...

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With plenty of actual controversy surrounding Modern Warfare 2, the issues of colorblind gamers seem a relatively innocent (and common) oversight. An ongoing petition and Facebook group is requesting a patch for the game. According to the petition, those with a particular type of red/green color bl...

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AbleGamers has a conversation with Jeff Kaplan about the upcoming accessibility changes to the game in patch 3.1. We saw in the patch notes already that there would be a new colorblind mode added to the game, but Kaplan goes into more detail here -- Blizzard is making sure that even when the interfa...

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Eizo's back with a new 24-inch Flexscan SX2461W-U monitor for the colorblind color-weak chromatically sight challenged interpeoples. It chews the same CUD (Color Universal Design) technology of their 19-incher which uses shapes, positions, patterns, and so on to communicate color information back ...

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Today is rapidly turning into Color Blindness awareness day here at TUAW. Earlier I told you about Sim Daltonism, which creates a little panel in which you can simulate how something would look viewed by various types of color blindness, and now we have Color Oracle. Pixel pointed it out to me in th...

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Red is red, right? Wrong. There are some people out there (this humble blogger amongst them) who are color blind in one degree or another (I have a slight case of red/green colorblindness). This means you can't assume people see colors in the same way you do, which is very important when you're a de...

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Frenzic is a frantic game which has the player match and then move colored game pieces to form pies. Trust me, it is a lot more fun than that sounds, and it is even more fun when you play against someone else. Sadly, as with any game based on color recognition, there was a small portion of society t...

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Eizo just spat-out 19-inches of top-quality CUD for your graphics department to lap up. Designed apparently to assist the color blind, the FlexScan L797 is the first to carry the mark of the CUD, or Color Universal Design, and comes loaded with a "color vision simulation facitlity" to redisplay an ...

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Around one in ten males and one in two hundred females are unable to discern the difference between some or all colors that other people can distinguish. Like most other people with the disability, I've been colorblind (or, to use the politically correct term, have had color sight deficiency) since ...

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