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A guy I went to school with went to college to study towards being an electrician, he had to drop out due to colour blindness. Not being able to tell which is the red or green wire would be a bit of a disadvantage I guess. I never knew if I should feel sorry for him not being able to follow his ambition or if I should laugh at him for being a dumbass for missing the obvious.
Then again he was lazy and full of **** so could have been an excuse, would that really be a problem for someone with red/green colour blindness?
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Just out of total honesty, do they expect us to...wait lets put it this way. Am I supposed to take extra care and show extra love in multilayer games when killing a color blind person's character? They wear these spacial outfits, why? maybe without just trying to shoot the blind guy in the head I'll just let them kill me instead... Poor color blind "gamers"...

I knew a color blind guy in uni once, he later took a job at the local auto store and was suggesting people spray paint cans...Sorry I know this is offensive and trollish to a lot of you but "color blind gamers" ? seriously, this is some news..how many people really care?
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Colour blind gamers. The people you never think about.
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I didn't realize it was as prevalent as 1:20 males. 5%..
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I'm partly colorblind. I can see difference between red and yellow, black and white, etc, but some shades, like yellow and some green are the same color for me. Also, I have hard time naming some of the colors, even tho I see the difference.
Sometimes I do feel left out, but mostly by those damn Facebook games ^^
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I've played league level CS1.6 with a colourblind guy.

It's not a disability.
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Originally Posted by m4rtian View Post
Then again he was lazy and full of **** so could have been an excuse, would that really be a problem for someone with red/green colour blindness?
A colorblind test is required to be an electrician, so yes.

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I knew a color blind guy in uni once, he later took a job at the local auto store and was suggesting people spray paint cans...Sorry I know this is offensive and trollish to a lot of you but "color blind gamers" ? seriously, this is some news..how many people really care?
Anyone who's blaming TK'ing on this is most likely just bad. Since most games that use colors do a red/blue scheme, or like Quake where you can force a model and make it bright yellow.
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yes, color blind gamers are being left out of part of the colors in a game, thats their problem, not the developers. You dont see the developers coming over to my house and helping me game because i only have 1 hand.

Most devs add a colorblind option to their games, such as dice. If they dont, perhaps the color blind should boycott their products if they dont like it.
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Are you forgetting about camouflage? Kind of ironic that this just came up after I just finished a report on color blindness (and I am color blind)

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yes, color blind gamers are being left out of part of the colors in a game, thats their problem, not the developers. You dont see the developers coming over to my house and helping me game because i only have 1 hand.

Most devs add a colorblind option to their games, such as dice. If they dont, perhaps the color blind should boycott their products if they dont like it.
I bet you'd make an amazing pilot in ArmA or BFBC2..
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