[games_access] reminder: hardware for GDC

AudioGames.net richard at audiogames.net
Tue Dec 20 10:51:48 EST 2005


Hi,

What's the server address again? I'll upload Drive. Oh, and this time I 
*will* be joining the online meeting (since I have some time off and am not 
stuck in traffic, like usual :)

Talk to you in an hour!

Greets,

Richard



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Barrie Ellis" <barrie.ellis at oneswitch.org.uk>
To: "IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List" <games_access at igda.org>
Sent: Monday, December 19, 2005 11:37 PM
Subject: Re: [games_access] reminder: hardware for GDC


> 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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