[games_access] GDC 2006 - One switch game "Strange Attractors" makes the Independent Games Festival finals

Barrie Ellis barrie.ellis at oneswitch.org.uk
Sun Dec 18 10:41:05 EST 2005

Great news. One of the Retro Remakes one switch competition entries has been 
nominated for "Innovation In Game Design", and will be up to play on the 
Independent Games Festival Pavilion at GDC 2006 (www.igf.com).

This game is "Strange Attractors" by Ominous Development 
(www.igf.com/php-bin/entries2006.php?entry_id=142). It's a unique and fun 
game with some excellent accessiblility features, including single button 
play, a scan and select menu and good variable difficulty levels.

Eric Walker of Ominous Development has asked me:

"....since we're going to have a little spot to show off our game, is there 
anything we can do for you or the Game Accessibility talks? In all honesty 
we wouldn't have had this opportunity if we hadn't been inspired by the one 
switch competition back in May, so if there's anything we can do to return 
the favor, let me know."

Any thoughts any one? We're fine to put the game on any accessible games CD 
we might produce. Might be nice if Ominous Developments could contribute 
something to the accessibility day, perhaps in person or writing.


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