[games_access] reminder: hardware for GDC

Thomas Westin thomas at pininteractive.com
Fri Dec 16 15:21:21 EST 2005


OK, cool.

I've also setup a FTP server where we can upload software for the CD 
handouts and interactive sessions

It has about 40 GB of free space

/Thomas

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <hinn at uiuc.edu>
To: "IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List" <games_access at igda.org>
Sent: Friday, December 16, 2005 12:36 AM
Subject: Re: [games_access] reminder: hardware for GDC


> Hi there -- I had down next Tuesday as the meeting date -- I
> think that I must have marked down the wrong date since you
> and Kevin were both online. This week is finals week so I've
> been administering and grading those all week.
>
> So, yes, I agree! :) Let's meet this next Tuesday -- I'll send
> out the link to the world clock in a bit. I'm stuck in a
> meeting that's run way over time.
>
> More in a bit!
> Michelle
>
> ---- Original message ----
>>Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2005 22:57:48 +0100
>>From: "Thomas Westin" <thomas at pininteractive.com>
>>Subject: Re: [games_access] reminder: hardware for GDC
>>To: "IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List"
> <games_access at igda.org>
>>
>>All,
>>
>>I've inserted the list specified by Reid and added what I
> need at our wiki
>>page for the tutorial
>>http://www.igda.org/wiki/index.php/GDC_2006_Tutorial
>>
>>So far that is all I've got as response for the call for
> hardware needed for
>>the tutorial day
>>
>>Also, this Tuesday only Kevin and I was online. I think we
> need one meeting
>>before the Christmas Holidays. How about Tuesday next week?
>>
>>Kind regards,
>>Thomas
>>
>>9 years of development and education with Director 2D/3D
>>Award at the Independent Games Festival: www.terraformers.nu
>>http://www.pininteractive.com
>>----- Original Message ----- 
>>From: <hinn at uiuc.edu>
>>To: "IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List"
> <games_access at igda.org>
>>Sent: Tuesday, December 06, 2005 8:17 PM
>>Subject: Re: [games_access] reminder: hardware for GDC
>>
>>
>>> Hi Reid,
>>>
>>> Yes, I'm working on the schedule revamp now. During the
>>> lunch hour we'll have the "accessibility arcade" -- two of
>>> my students are coming and will help out with the set up and
>>> running of that. The plan right now is for them to help set
>>> up a "mini arcade" for the roundtables so that people can
>>> interact with a couple games while we talk about what makes
>>> a game accessible.
>>>
>>> In addition we'll also have demos throughout the day -- 
>>> the "put on a blindfold" and try to play this visually
>>> intensive game things we discussed and my students can help
>>> out with those demos -- they will basically be our "stage
>>> hands" and make sure the tech stuff runs more smoothly.
>>>
>>> Michelle
>>>
>>> ---- Original message ----
>>>>Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2005 13:46:07 -0500
>>>>From: Reid Kimball <rkimball at gmail.com>
>>>>Subject: Re: [games_access] reminder: hardware for GDC
>>>>To: IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List
>>> <games_access at igda.org>
>>>>
>>>>Seems like we need to come up with a plan of who is
>>> presenting what
>>>>and when during the day long tutorial session. Here's what
>>> we have so
>>>>far, but it seems incomplete:
>>>>http://www.igda.org/wiki/index.php/GDC_2006_Tutorial
>>>>
>>>>I'll start with what I plan to do.
>>>>
>>>>1 projector connected to a laptop or computer that has a cd-
>>> rom or USB
>>>>2.0 connection. I'll present videos of games and show
>>> images while I
>>>>talk about the state of closed captioning in games, past,
>>> present and
>>>>future. This will be a standard lecture style presentation.
>>>>
>>>>For the interactive section (if there is one) I'd like a
>>> machine that
>>>>has one FPS game with captioning on and one with the same
>>> game but
>>>>without captioning. People should play the game without
>>> captioning
>>>>first and then play it with captioning. I'm not sure which
>>> FPS game to
>>>>use yet, there aren't too many choices I have for games
>>> that have full
>>>>closed captioning.
>>>>
>>>>-Reid
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>On 12/6/05, Thomas Westin <thomas at pininteractive.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>> To those of you attending GDC 2006 and the GA Tutorial Day
>>>>>
>>>>> I'd like to get a list of what hardware you need at the
>>> tutorial day for
>>>>> showing whatever you want to present there
>>>>>
>>>>> Please send me this list no later than Monday next week,
>>> so I can compile it
>>>>> until our next SIG meeting on Tuesday 13th.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>> Thomas
>>>>>
>>>>> 9 years of development and education with Director 2D/3D
>>>>> Award at the Independent Games Festival:
>>> www.terraformers.nu
>>>>> http://www.pininteractive.com
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