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Old 04-24-2012, 05:32 AM
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Re: Colorblindness and Sacks

I'm only partial too, and had a less noticeable issue during clean sweep, when I asked one of my teammates why the red alliance had weirdly shaped balls when the blue alliance got nice spherical ones. Apparently they are orange and green, not red and blue...

On the topic of "live" objects, I haven't seen the sacks in person yet, but the photos/videos from Worlds that I've seen are barely better than the online info.

Red and Blue is usually a good mix. Black and White for the special barrels was good too (at least as far as I've heard). I guess it will always be difficult to find objects with enough contrast that aren't red and blue - maybe vex could look into patterning objects as well as colouring them differently?

From the sounds of it we'll end up marking them in NZ, seeing as we have multiple people who need them. I hope vex will do similar for worlds.
Maybe we need some kind of uniform marking between regions, so that people competing in a different regional/at Worlds won't be looking for the wrong mark?
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Re: Colorblindness and Sacks

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I am partially colour blind, and personally I thought the green sacks were closer in colour to the grey field tiles. The yellow/gold tiles are really bright and significantly different in colour to the green sacks. I don't know what it would be like for a fully colour blind person though.
Are you considered Red-Green Colourblind?? Your description would indicated that.
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Old 04-26-2012, 07:32 PM
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Re: Colorblindness and Sacks

The problem is, many people already have bought the new game objects, so they would not be able to change to colors without upsetting many more people.
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Re: Colorblindness and Sacks

I dont think colour blindness would be much of a problem considering that there are 98 of one and 4 of the other. I am not colour blind but it seems that there would be alot more of one colour than the other.
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I dont think colour blindness would be much of a problem considering that there are 98 of one and 4 of the other. I am not colour blind but it seems that there would be alot more of one colour than the other.
Color blindness isn't exactly about seeing the "wrong" colors per se. Rather that the green and yellow colors of the two types of sacks will look alike making it seem like there are 102 sacks of only one color. Nobody would be complaining if my red looked like your blue and your blue looked like my red. We would both go on calling them by what we know and we would both be able to differentiate them.
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Color blindness isn't exactly about seeing the "wrong" colors per se. Rather that the green and yellow colors of the two types of sacks will look alike making it seem like there are 102 sacks of only one color. Nobody would be complaining if my red looked like your blue and your blue looked like my red. We would both go on calling them by what we know and we would both be able to differentiate them.
Ah, Plato's allegory of the cave.
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Ah, Plato's allegory of the cave.
I've always wondered what the philosophical equivalent to the "individual reality" concept was. Thank you magicode and thank you Wikipedia
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