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Slay the Spire Accessibility Report

Slay the Spire offers 2 accessibility features in the Controls area 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.

Slay the Spire is an adventure battle card game. You play one of four characters attempting to ascend a spire of multiple floors. You fight enemies and bosses by playing cards you have collected. You gain new cards as rewards from combat. With 100's to collect you can build a strategic deck of cards that complement each other.

NotesAccessibility Notes

This game supports accessibility in the following ways:
  • Difficulty: Gameplay modifiers can adjust the difficulty. Turn-based gameplay also helps with fatigue and reduces pressure.
  • Reading: There is a lot of reading and the text is quite small.
  • Controls: You can remap all keys on PC and play with keyboard and mouse. Cards stay selected without holding buttons. No holding and dragging required.
  • Image calibration: You can turn off screen shake. The colours and indicators for attacking are clearly depicted. There is no colour blind mode.
  • Audio calibration: No audio cues without corresponding visual prompt. No spoken narrative without text. Separate levels for game audio and music.

DetailsGame Details

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 15/11/2017

Price: 50% off

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Adventure, Fighting, Role-Playing, Strategy and Turn-Based

Accessibility: 2 features

Developer: @MegaCrit

Players: This is a single player game

Costs: Purchase cost

 

DifficultyDifficulty

Slay the Spire has no accessibility features for Difficulty which deal with how you can adjust the challenge of play, and assistance the game offers when you fail or get stuck. The following games are similar to Slay the Spire, but offer accessibility features for Difficulty:

ReadingReading

Slay the Spire has no accessibility features for Reading 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. The following games are similar to Slay the Spire, but offer accessibility features for Reading:

NavigationNavigation

Slay the Spire has no accessibility features for Navigation which deal with how the game provides guidance and assistance to navigate its worlds and spaces. The following games are similar to Slay the Spire, but offer accessibility features for Navigation:

ControlsControls

Slay the Spire has 2 accessibility features for Controls which deal with how you control the game, different options for alternative inputs and whether you can remap these settings to suit your needs.

Mouse And Keyboard

Mouse Alone: Can play with just the mouse/mouse-button/mouse wheel.

Mouse and Keys: Can play with mouse and multiple keys.

 

Similar Games With More Accessibility Features for Controls

If you want to play Slay the Spire, but it doesn't offer the Controls accessibility features you require, these similar games extend the Controls accessibility:

VisualVisual

Slay the Spire has no accessibility features for Visual which deal with how you can adjust the visuals to suit your needs, and offer additional information if you can't hear the game. The following games are similar to Slay the Spire, but offer accessibility features for Visual:

AudioAudio

Slay the Spire has no accessibility features for Audio 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 Slay the Spire, but 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:

Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Switch has some built-in features, including a lockable zoom, that can be used on all games.
 
PC
Windows has extensive accessibility features. Some, like colour correction, work with games. Lots of accessibility software can be used with PC games, from voice recognition to input device emulators.
 
PlayStation 4
PlayStation 4 has a range of accessibility settings. Some are system only, some work in games (invert colours and button mapping).
 
Xbox One
Xbox One has a system features, the excellent co-pilot share controls mode and adaptive controller support for all games.
 
Read more about system accessibility settings.

Accessibility Report supported by VSC Rating Board, PlayabilityInitiative and accessibility contributors @GeekDadGamer



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