How to Join in

Register an Account

Before you can play Eyelander you will need to create an account with a valid email address. To register an account you can start by clicking on the Play button on the homepage and select the button that reads: ‘Click here to register’. This will take you to the registration page where you will be given three options for registration depending on whether you are over 18 and whether you want to take part in our research project.

Taking part in Research

Eyelander started as a research project to help us understand whether training can improve functional vision for children and young people with visual field loss. There is still a lot we don’t understand about this problem and we would like to ask you to take part in further research by allowing us to track your in-game data as you play. We would also like to ask you some questions about your vision when you register and again, after you have played the game ten times. Before you decide whether you want to take part, it is important that you read the information about the research project on the registration page(s) carefully and discuss it with others if you want to. Do contact us if any of the details on those pages are not clear or if you would like more information.

Play Eyelander

Once you have activated your account successfully you will be able to start playing Eyelander. Eyelander requires a desktop or laptop computer, a stable internet connection, and a modern browser to play. The screen resolution should be at least 1024 pixels in width and we recommend that you maximise your playing window. Mobile platforms such as tablets are not currently supported.

Parental consent

We take data protection seriously particularly when it involves children or young people. That means if you are under the age of 18 and want to take part in research we need permission from your parent or legal guardian, and they will need to confirm your registration details. If you are under the age of 18 and decide that you don’t want to take part in research you can register to play the game yourself and we won’t record your in-game data.


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If you are playing Eyelander on a laptop or desktop computer with a mouse or touchpad please continue to sign in or register below.

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Eyelander is not currently compatible with tablets or other mobile devices that use touchscreens.

We also recommend that you maximise the size of your browser window when playing Eyelander.

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An adult aged 18 years or older

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Of a young person or child who wants to take part in research while they play Eyelander?


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