Why Fudge is A Great Accessible RPG

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the seriesFudge RPG Accessibility Spotlight

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Fudge RPG Accessibility Spotlight

Introduction

Fudge, the Free-form Universal Do-it-Yourself Gaming Engine, probably wasn’t designed specifically with accessibility in mind but it possesses a lot of qualities that make it one of the best RPGs in regards to ease of access. It is simple yet powerful, infinitely adaptable, easy to learn and play, and its unique Fudge Dice are nicely tactile. I’d like to spotlight it for a moment and talk about why Fudge is a Great accessible RPG.

There is a lot to say about Fudge, so I’m going to break this down into a few articles over the next couple of days or weeks.

What is Fudge?

About Fudge: Fudge is a roleplaying game written by Steffan O’Sullivan, with extensive input from the Usenet community … Continue reading

Why Fudge is a Great Accessible RPG Pt. 2

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the seriesFudge RPG Accessibility Spotlight

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Fudge RPG Accessibility Spotlight

Introduction

Last week I began a discussion about what makes Fudge such a great accessible RPG. I gave a brief overview of Fudge and talked a little about how it’s great for teaching children how to play RPGs (or just to help them learn valuable lessons, like how cool dinosaurs are).

I’d like to continue that discussion with a few more topics. I’ll begin with a few more examples of Fudge for kids — this time from the perspective of others who’ve had experience with that topic — and finish up with a few examples of how Fudge is great for people with visual impairments.

Fudge for Kids

Fudge for Kids doesn’t extend just to dinosaurs … Continue reading

Why Fudge is a Great Accessible RPG Pt. 3

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the seriesFudge RPG Accessibility Spotlight

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Fudge RPG Accessibility Spotlight

Introduction

In part 2 of this series I talked about Fudge for Kids and Fudge for the blind. This week we’ll talk a bit about what makes Fudge a great game for people with dyslexia and similar learning disabilities. I didn’t have any additional input from the community, so please let me know about your own thoughts or experiences so we can make this column even better.

As a disclaimer, I am not an expert in the following field. I do, however, have close relationships with people who have dyslexia and other cognitive impairments.

What is Dyslexia?

Developmental reading disorder, also called dyslexia, is a reading disability that occurs when the brain … Continue reading