[games_access] Develop Brighton -- Accessibility Arcade

AudioGames richard at audiogames.net
Fri Jun 2 18:38:12 EDT 2006

If I come (see other email) I will bring my own laptop with several audio 

Thanks for all your work so far, Michelle (and everyone else) !!!!

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "d. michelle hinn" <hinn at uiuc.edu>
To: "IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List" <games_access at igda.org>
Sent: Friday, June 02, 2006 8:56 PM
Subject: Re: [games_access] Develop Brighton -- Accessibility Arcade

> Ok, the issues *might* include us not being able to bring in a playstation 
> due to licensing (even if it's our own...). So I really need the info on 
> what games and what systems people were planning on showing (and bringing) 
> AND whether or not they'll need a TV to show that game on.
> So things like the Playstation/Xbox controllers and games *might* be an 
> issue due to licensing and permissions. So the sooner we can sort this out 
> the better! So let me know if this might involve your presentation and 
> give me a list of what you are planning on bringing.
> Now they *have* said that we should bring our own laptops (and/or usb or 
> cd saved ppts) to present on -- so that suggests that if you have a game 
> that you'll be showing on a laptop that you bring...that should be ok. 
> It's just the console systems that might be an issue at this point.
> ALSO...if you need Internet Connectivity, let me know ASAP!
> Wow, the planning for this is getting more tight than it was for GDC! I 
> think I've spent most of my week on this!
> Make your hotel reservations NOW -- they are getting tight as I 
> understand. Also, no need to register for the conference -- you'll be 
> pre-registered.
> I'll be bringing an up-to-date PC laptop to the conference but that was 
> all I was planning to haul overseas due to knowing that most everything I 
> have won't work in the UK! But when we go to Tokyo in 2007, I'm all set --  
> I know my stuff will work there plus I have Japanese versions of almost 
> everything anyway. ;)
> Michelle
>>You've been to Develop Brighton? I think that we're just going to have a 
>>regular sized conference room.
>>>If possible a recent mac laptop, similarly pc, I can supply one or other.
>>>presumably the sound speakers are suitable for the auditorium? this has 
>>>been a problem in the past...
>>>Jonathan Chetwynd
>>>On 1 Jun 2006, at 22:14, d. michelle hinn wrote:
>>>Hi all,
>>>So the Develop organizers have a lot of restrictions and we might not be 
>>>able to hold the accessibility arcade. Will all speakers please email me 
>>>(hinn at uiuc.edu) as soon as they get this email and let me know what games 
>>>and what equipment they planned to show/bring in, including if they need 
>>>a TV monitor (and if you are bringing that monitor or not). That way we 
>>>can find out what needs to be completely revamped sooner than later due 
>>>to restrictions.
>>>Here are the details from the conference folks:
>>>"We can arrange power in the room that's not a problem. Here's the AV we
>>>Our standard room setup for each room includes:
>>>-Projection screen
>>>-An 1024X768 SVGA projector
>>>-A wired lavaliere microphone
>>>-A presenter table
>>>-Sound for Personal Computer
>>>-Podium with a Standard Podium Microphone
>>>All the rest is extra costs for us and need to be able justify the large
>>>expense, despite what you might think TVs and stuff are quite expensive.
>>>Also there's rules about bringing your own equipment in.  The best thing
>>>to do is send me what you were planning on having and see how we can
>>>possible manage it or scale down."
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