[games_access] GA SIG Meeting Tomorrow -- Vegas Conference Whitepaper

Reid Kimball rkimball at gmail.com
Sun Feb 6 17:22:00 EST 2005

I am very interested in contributing to the book, speaking about my
efforts to create an example of how to close caption video games with
the Doom3[CC] project. We are currently developing some great
features; sound direction ques, colored text, animated text (shakes
during loud rumbles) and support for multiple languages.


On Sun, 6 Feb 2005 15:23:42 -0600, michelle hinn <hinn at uiuc.edu> wrote:
> Hi everyone -- This is an email primarily for those who are authors of the
> SIG's paper for HCI International in Las Vegas in July. All are welcome to
> the meeting tomorrow but the main focus for the next month will be the
> completion of this paper. We'll return to regular SIG meetings on March 14
> (post Game Developer's Conference).
> So this is just a quick reminder about the meeting tomorrow at 12noon
> (EST)/9am (PST) -- it's the same time that we normally meet. We'll go over
> the paper as it stands right now and talk about the plan to finish it up by
> the March 1 deadline.
> One other item of business will be to talk about a possible book to be put
> out by the SIG! Yes, I pleased to announce that I've been contacted by
> Charles River Media Publishers about the SIG putting out a games
> accessibility book.  I'm sitting down with their gaming editor at GDC in
> early March -- so be thinking about some ideas that I can bring to her on
> behalf of the SIG at GDC. My initial idea is to create an edited book by the
> SIG so that those who are interested can each have their own chapter (and,
> thus, book chapter publication) and it also opens up the book for those who
> may be doing research but are not (YET!) involved with the SIG.
> IMPORTANT (how to get to the meeting): If you aren't already on MSN
> Messenger, please sign up for an account as soon as possible. Then add me,
> vrgrrl at hotmail.com (that's right, vrgrrl), to your contacts list.
> I'll make sure that you are added to the conference room when I see you
> online right before the meeting. Email me at hinn at uiuc.edu if you have any
> problems.
> See you tomorrow! Some REALLY exciting stuff in the works!
> Michelle
> IGDA Game Accessibility Committee Chair
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