sparkyball wrote:In the top right corner when you are in the games above the players names there is a tab marked color codes click on that and it puts the letter of the color next to the armies so you know what is what. That was the best solution to come up with when they were trying to help the color blind people. I sometimes use it when I'm going for a kill on an escalating game to make sure I'm not missing anybody.
Metsfanmax wrote:OP makes an interesting point. Red-green color blindness is so common that it doesn't make much sense for the two most commonly used colors to be red and green. We can't do much about the maps, but this seems like a simple change that would help a lot of people.
AndyDufresne wrote:Red and green will always be in use most likely. I think the best thing is to simply use the color codes! In fact, I always play with color codes on and I don't have any colorblind issues, I just think it helps me identify quickly my opponents.
koontz1973 wrote:Just swap the green for another one of the colours. Why have map makers make CB friendly maps if the first two colours are not. Considering most games are 1v1.
agentcom wrote:I don't know much about color blindness. Would blue and yellow be the best two colors? Could someone put together a list of the 8 colors that we currently use and what order they would be in that would be best for the most typical types of colorblindness? So, the top 4, for example, would be the ones used in 4-player games. I'm sure there's extensive research out there on this point that someone could find, especially if someone is at a university and has access to scholarly articles on the subject.
aage wrote: Maybe you're right, but since we receive no handlebars from the mod I think we should get some ourselves.
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