[games_access] GDC 2006 - some thoughts

Thomas Westin thomas at pininteractive.com
Thu Dec 1 16:45:10 EST 2005

Very good idea! Also this could be a good starting point for the CD which 
will accompany the GA book later on

What is needed is a simple way to upload files to a server with a large 
disk; I can arrange that. I'll look into it next week.


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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Barrie Ellis" <barrie.ellis at oneswitch.org.uk>
To: "IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List" <games_access at igda.org>
Sent: Thursday, December 01, 2005 9:37 AM
Subject: [games_access] GDC 2006 - some thoughts

> What about having hand out CDs? Perhaps we could set it out in folders - 
> Audio Games / Subtitled Games / etc. With a read me HTML file, perhaps in 
> the style of the writers choice (e.g. Audio Games web-site layout, One 
> Switch web-site layout, Deaf Gamers... you get the idea). Perhaps each 
> area could have a handfull of accessible games for the attendees to try. 
> If we were organised enough, perhaps the presentation segments could be 
> included on the disk too?
> What do people think?
> Also. I'm thinking of approaching a couple of companies regarding the 
> accessible arcade. Perhaps they will sponsor us in the form of giving us 
> hardware to demonstrate at this show and future shows? Would this be okay 
> to have a sponsorship list. I was thinking of tracking down a Crick box 
> for PC and some switches. I already have a head-tracker. My stuff will 
> probably be of interest, but it's very 'home brew' at present and not easy 
> to mass produce.
> Barrie
> www.OneSwitch.org.uk
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <hinn at uiuc.edu>
> To: "IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List" <games_access at igda.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, November 30, 2005 8:26 PM
> Subject: Re: [games_access] Samsung and Game Accessibility
>> Wow! Indeed it is very interesting. I'm going to try and
>> track someone down from there to see if they'd like to join
>> the SIG and see if we can use some of those customized
>> controllers at GDC during the "accessibility arcade" we'll
>> be doing during the lunch hour the day we do the tutorial.
>> Thanks for sending this!
>> Michelle
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