Colorblind Preview: Cascadia

Eternal Blue. Forever Green. In Cascadia, players place habitat tiles and wildlife tokens to create their own corner of the Pacific Northwest. Each ecosystem is scored based on each animal's spatial preferences and the size of contiguous habitats. Cascadia is a quick-to-learn, quick-to-play tile layer that elicits the question, "One more game"? Board games with … Continue reading Colorblind Preview: Cascadia

Colorblind Review: Fantastic Factories

"So it's not just a clever name." - Wayne Campbell, Wayne's World The gold standard of colorblind accessibility is double coding, which provides color-vision-deficient users additional information beyond colors. It is a valuable strategy to help us navigate any experience, including roadways, restaurant menus, and tabletop games. A Portuguese company, ColorADD, has gone so far … Continue reading Colorblind Review: Fantastic Factories

Colorblind Review: Calico

Here, kitty, kitty, kitty... Pastel colors can sometimes blend together in my colorblind brain as a strange combination of Easter-egg-Pepto-pink-or-green-or-blue-ness. Real-world quilts and their gamified counterparts tend to make heavy use of pastel colors, which can make it difficult for me to give quilt-themed games a chance. I inhaled deeply before trying out a prototype … Continue reading Colorblind Review: Calico

Colorblind Review – Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run

As I walked from Fantasyland toward Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, Disney set the stage, subtly changing the sights and sounds of my environment, taking me far, far away from Snow White and Peter Pan. It was a truly immersive experience. Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run is the centerpiece of this new land and a fantastic theme … Continue reading Colorblind Review – Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run