[games_access] reminder: hardware for GDC

Barrie Ellis barrie.ellis at oneswitch.org.uk
Mon Dec 19 17:37:55 EST 2005


Just uploaded a few audio games. They're all free/trial versions so I think 
they'd be fine.

Barrie
www.OneSwitch.org.uk


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Thomas Westin" <thomas at pininteractive.com>
To: "IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List" <games_access at igda.org>
Sent: Friday, December 16, 2005 8:21 PM
Subject: Re: [games_access] reminder: hardware for GDC


> 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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