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Yarrr Har Hunt Accessibility Report

We've documented 22 accessibility features for Yarrr Har Hunt in the Difficulty, Getting Started, Reading, Physical, Visual and Audio 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.

Yarrr Har Hunt is a traversal game where you are a band of pirates working together to follow the clues and find buried treasure. You move from clue to clue, but must work together and share movement to be efficient and find the treasure before the enemy pirate ship gets to the island.

Board GameYarrr Har Hunt
ACCESSIBILITY REPORT

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 01/01/2020

Skill Rating: 3+ year-olds

Players: 2-5

Genres: Collecting, Race and Traversal

Accessibility: 22 features

Pieces: Bag, Board, Cards and Tokens

Developer: Peaceable K (@Peaceable_K)

Costs: Purchase cost

 

DifficultyDifficulty

We've documented 5 accessibility features for Difficulty in Yarrr Har Hunt which deal with how you can adjust the challenge of play.

Difficulty Options

No Memorisation Advantage: You don’t need to memorise and recall the state of the game, cards played, sequences and resources to play the game well. Players who are able to do this more easily are not at an advantage.

No Deceit Advantage: No game mechanic where players need to deceive each other to progress. This includes bluffing and lying.

No Colour Advantage: Game can be played without colour-blindness being a barrier to performance.

No Mathematics Advantage: Game can be played effectively without doing more than simple counting. It doesn't require calculations or working with large numbers.

No Weighing Decisions: Game can be played effectively without weighing probability or choosing between competing consequences.

Getting StartedGetting Started

We've documented 4 accessibility features for Getting Started in Yarrr Har Hunt which deal with what support is offered to get started with the game.

Assistance Getting Started

These features aid your play of the game in terms of cognitive load on learning controls, dealing with pressure and coping with the environment and challenges.

Clear Manual: Game provides a manual that breaks play into number sections, groups information sensibly and uses illustrative pictures.

Assistance Progressing

These features aid your progress through the game offering different ways of managing your pieces and progression.

Reaction-Time Not Critical: Individual game actions don’t need quick reactions. This means you don't need to quickly respond to events in the game or other players.

Low Pressure: Decisions aren’t time-limited so you can take your time with each action.

Low Impact: Decisions are low impact. If you get something wrong, you can still make up for it and/or progress another way.

 

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ReadingReading

We've documented 5 accessibility features for Reading in Yarrr Har Hunt which deal with how much reading or listening comprehension is required, how well the game provides accessible text.

Reading Level

How much reading is required to play the game and how complex the language is.

No Reading: No reading is required, other than simple titles. The game either has no text or can communicate textual content with icons or other visuals.

Necessary Text Visibility

How clear is the required text to play the game.

Large Clear Text on Board (Or no text required): Text is large and clear font at least 8mm tall (22pt) on the board and any other elements that are at a distance to the player.

Large Clear Text on Cards (Or no text required): Text is large and clear 5mm tall (14pt) on the pieces that you can hold close to read.

High Contrast Text (Or no text required): Text colour contrasts to the background. The text in instructions and other information is presented in high contrast ideally with a solid background.

Primary and Secondary Text Distinguishable (Or no text required): Game separates non-essential flavour text from essential gameplay text, to ease comprehension. Includes games that don't have flavour text.

 

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PhysicalPhysical

We've documented 5 accessibility features for Physical in Yarrr Har Hunt which deal with how you interact with the game components and how accommodating these are of different requirements.

Pieces

How the game components accommodate interactions through touch, shape, texture and colour.

No Non-Standard Dice (Or No Dice): The game uses standard numerical dice, doesn’t need dice to play or ensures dice are readable by touch.

No Paper Money: The game doesn’t use paper money.

No Sprawl: You can play the game on a small surface (train table or hospital bed table) of approximately 1/2 meter square. Or you can manage this in a small space easily.

Cards

How the game assists interaction, manipulation and management of game cards.

Limited Hand Management: You don’t need to hold more than 8 cards in your hand. This includes games with larger hands that require minimal in-hand card management.

No Excessive Card Shuffling: You don’t need to shuffle the deck of cards more than twice per total play of the game. This wouldn’t include games like Poker.

 

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VisualVisual

We've documented 1 accessibility feature for Visual in Yarrr Har Hunt which deals with how well the game offers visual clarity and adjustments to accommodate visual needs.

Component Identifiability

How easy it is to see and identify the components you need to work with to play the game.

Easily Verbalised Game State: Other players can describe the state of both their playing area and shared areas for players unable to see them. The verbalised game state is not too complexed to memorise.

 

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AudioAudio

We've documented 2 accessibility features for Audio in Yarrr Har Hunt which deal with how the game supports player communication to meet a range of requirements.

Communication

How the game accommodates different styles of communication, particularly non-verbal.

No Pressured Communication: Game doesn’t require you to speak over (or louder or faster than) other players. The game includes gaps where only a single player is permitted to communicate and make their point.

Playable Without Hearing: You can play the game without the need to hear other players or sound made by game elements. Where other communication channels can be used if you have a supportive set of players, this is only included if communication can be low pressure.

 

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VSC LogoAccessibility Report supported by VSC Rating Board, PlayabilityInitiative and accessibility contributors Sabrina Culyba


Taming Gaming Book Written by parents for parents, the database complements the in-depth discussion about video game addiction, violence, spending and online safety in the Taming Gaming book. We are an editorially independent, free resource without adverts that is supported by partnerships.

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