Yahtzee score cards

A project log for HapticGames

Game modifications for using haptic instead of visual senses

jantharJanThar 06/06/2019 at 19:510 Comments
For the scorecard we tried first a complete 3D-printed version. For counting numbers we used an abacus system on the right side (seperasted into upper and lower part score because of bonus points) and then haotic check boxes on the left for each type of score. In between is the text field for score line description, which can switched between Braille and Black letter usign a different font.
Since the 3D-printed check stones slide eiter to easy or even break apart we adapted it by using round magnets with glued in washers.
The haptic feeling was good regarding the magnets, but some issues remain at the moment: The 3D printed Braille is not fingertip-friendly, here might be a blank card and using common embossed Braille sticker better. Furthermore, the magnets tend to flip to easy to the neighbouring magnet, and for the abacus the washer didn't gave optimal locks at one number. For this issues deeper holes will work in the next version.
Design files for OpenScad can be found here.