Kickstarter campaign to make board games accessible to the blind launches

Aims to develop card sleeves with braille text to enable blind gamers to enjoy the same games as their sighted friends.
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A campaign to make board and card games accessible to the blind has been launched on Kickstarter.

Developed by 64 Oz Games, the Board Games: Now Blind Accesible Kickstarter aims to develop card sleeves with braille text to enable blind gamers to enjoy the same games as their sighted friends.

If the campaign is successful, 64 Oz Games will start producing a new line of products that would allow both blind and sighted players to play together, the first being the transparent sleeves for card games.

The firm has already recieved the backing of several game publishers, including Cards Against Humanity, Brotherwise Games and Living Worlds Games.

Alongside the sleeves, the Kickstarter campaign is also raising funds to lauch new tactile micro game Yoink and are also producing In Touch With The Game, a documentary about the process of making games blind accessible.

The Kickstarter campaign is attempting to raise $7,500 by April 24th and at the time of writing has reached $6,295.

Take a look at the campaign here and watch the Kickstarter video below:


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