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Below you can find our top five accessibilty tips to consider adding to your game. For more in-depth information please take a look at our Wish List for Accessible Game Design.
So, here we go...our top five accessibility tips to get the ball rolling:
1. Add Speed/Difficulty Settings
Consider a very broad range of abilities.
2. Visual Aids
Such as colour-blind and high contrast options
3. Audio Aids
e.g. subtitles and separate volume levels
4. Control Options
For instance, re-mapping and control simplification options
5. Display Accessibilty Features
Let people know what accessibilty features your game has by openly describing them
Please see the video below for a couple of examples of each:
Published by: Bill (R&D, SpecialEffect) on 8th Sep 2011 | View all blogs by Bill (R&D, SpecialEffect)