[games_access] Game Accessibility Survey updated

hinn at uiuc.edu hinn at uiuc.edu
Sun Oct 2 20:25:16 EDT 2005


Thanks, Reid, for the update and thanks for all your hard 
work on this! Thanks everyone for the input too!

Hope to see many of you tomorrow at the meeting!

Michelle

---- Original message ----
>Date: Sun, 2 Oct 2005 19:29:42 -0400
>From: Reid Kimball <rkimball at gmail.com>  
>Subject: Re: [games_access] Game Accessibility Survey 
updated  
>To: IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List 
<games_access at igda.org>
>
>OK, I've updated the survey with more of the feedback.
>
>- input changed to output
>
>- added more gaming systems. but our list is getting too 
long,
>otherwise why not add the Tiger handhelds and the MAC and 
the TI-84
>calculator? I think we should look at each systems main 
control
>devices and group those that resemble each other into one 
category.
>
>- removed question from gaming habits that asked user to 
comment on
>general accessibility issues they see. It was redundant 
when each
>disability group asks the same question.
>
>If people don't like how a certain question is worded or 
the answers
>given then the author of that question should re-write it, 
if they
>agree that is. I'm mainly talking about the "Please list 
accessible 3D
>games that have the best interface for the following:" 
question.
>
>I think that's it for now.
>
>-Reid
>
>
>
>On 10/1/05, AudioGames.net <richard at audiogames.net> wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> That's interesting. Do "braille-writers" linked to a 
computer exist? I only
>> the braille-typewriter types, which only output paper 
with braille.
>>
>> Greets,
>>
>> Richard
>>
>> ps: with "video screen with onscreen keyboard with 
enlarged fonts", you mean
>> a touchscreen or not?. Simply showing a keyboard with 
enlarged fonts on a
>> screen doesn't make it an input device....
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: InRNette at aol.com
>> To: games_access at igda.org
>> Sent: Saturday, October 01, 2005 3:03 PM
>> Subject: Re: [games_access] Game Accessibility Survey 
updated
>>
>>
>> Hello!
>>
>> Just a word from the peanut gallery about the input 
devices.
>>
>> Those listed seem to be more output devices.
>>
>> But if you add:
>>
>> braille writer
>> video screen with onscreen keyboard with enlarged fonts
>>
>> then you would have types of input devices.
>>
>> Jeanette
>>
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