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Lumi Nova: Tales of Courage Accessibility Report

We've documented 9 accessibility features for Lumi Nova: Tales of Courage in the Difficulty, Reading, Navigation, Controls and Visual areas to aid enjoyment of the game for different players. This report is created with input from accessibility experts and the player community to help people find games that have the accessibility features they require. Once you have found potential games on the database, there are excellent specialist accessibility sites that offer in-depth reviews to guide your purchasing decisions.

Lumi Nova: Tales of Courage is a role-playing game with puzzles and tasks that help 7-12 year olds deal with anxiety about different situations. You create a character in the game, explore dungeons and find treasure. Along the way characters offer explanations about anxious feelings aimed at normalising and aiding understanding.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Release Date: 21/07/2020

Price: Free

Platforms: Android and iOS

Genres: Creative, Puzzle and Role-Playing

Accessibility: 9 features

Developer: Bf B Labs (@BfB_Labs)

Players: This is a single player game

Costs: Free

 

DifficultyDifficulty

We've documented 2 accessibility features for Difficulty in Lumi Nova: Tales of Courage which deal with how you can adjust the challenge of play, and assistance the game offers when you fail or get stuck.

Difficulty Options

Customise Difficulty: Customise different aspects of the game to create a challenge of an appropriate level. Adjusting elements individually enables you to tailor gameplay to suit your needs and style of play.

Cognitive Pressure

Low Pressure: Game tasks aren't time-limited or there's a low-pressure mode. This avoids the pressure of being put on the clock for overarching missions, or failing tasks because you didn't reach a destination in time.

 

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Getting StartedGetting Started

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Getting Started in Lumi Nova: Tales of Courage which deal with what support is offered to get started with the game. This includes customising the experience when you first open the game via any onboarding processes it provides as well as tutorials and other assistance when you first start playing. The following games are similar to Lumi Nova: Tales of Courage, and offer accessibility features for Getting Started:

ReadingReading

We've documented 3 accessibility features for Reading in Lumi Nova: Tales of Courage which deal with how much reading or listening comprehension is required, how well the game provides visual and audible access to the text and whether subtitles and captions are a good fit for purpose.

Reading Level

Simple Minimal Reading: Minimal reading is required. The quantity and complexity of reading are at a level that a primary/elementary student (9-year-old) could understand.

Text Visibility

Large Clear Text: Text is large and clear or can be adjusted to be. The general text used throughout the game in menus, instructions and other information (excluding subtitles that are assessed separately) is at least 1/20 (46 pixels on 1080 screen) the height of the screen.

High Contrast Text: Text colour contrasts to the background or can be adjusted to be. The text in menus, instructions and other information is presented in high contrast with a solid background.

 

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NavigationNavigation

We've documented 1 accessibility feature for Navigation in Lumi Nova: Tales of Courage which deals with how the game provides guidance and assistance to navigate its worlds and spaces.

Clarity

Large Clear Navigation: The in-game navigation and maps are clear to read. They offer large text and offer markers that are large and of high contrast. Where text or information is small, there are settings to zoom-in and increase visibility.

 

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ControlsControls

We've documented 1 accessibility feature for Controls in Lumi Nova: Tales of Courage which deals with how you control the game, different options for alternative inputs and whether you can remap these settings to suit your needs.

Touchscreen

Additional gestures may be required for games played with a screenreader like VoiceOver.

Two Motions Targeted: Can play with touchscreen, two simultaneous taps, swipes or hold gestures.

 

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VisualVisual

We've documented 2 accessibility features for Visual in Lumi Nova: Tales of Courage which deal with how you can adjust the visuals to suit your needs, and offer additional information if you can't hear the game.

Contrast

Colourful Contrasting Palette: Game uses generally high contrast and bright visuals, or has a slider to make this the case.

Interactive Elements

Large Game Elements: Game characters and other elements are large and distinguishable. Enemies and player characters are at least 1/6 of the height of the screen. Or there is a zoom feature to make them larger.

 

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If you want to play Lumi Nova: Tales of Courage, but it doesn't offer the Visual accessibility features you require, these similar games extend the Visual accessibility:

AudioAudio

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Audio in Lumi Nova: Tales of Courage which deal with how you can adjust the audio of the game and whether audio cues compensate for aspects of the game that are hard to see. The following games are similar to Lumi Nova: Tales of Courage, and offer accessibility features for Audio:

System Accessibility Settings

In addition to the accessibility features provided in the game, you can also use system-wide accessibility settings:

Android
Android has accessibility settings including ways to navigate and interact, although not all games support this.
 
iOS
iOS has a very extensive suite of accessibility settings including ways to navigate with voice and comprehensive screen reading, though most of the features don't work with games.
 
Read more about system accessibility settings.

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