[games_access] Any one have one of these to bring to GDC???

Barrie Ellis barrie.ellis at oneswitch.org.uk
Sat Mar 18 03:17:17 EST 2006

I sent you one, Michelle - is this already in use? It was the Playstation to 
Xbox and Gamecube adapter, should be in the box...


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <hinn at uiuc.edu>
To: "IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List" <games_access at igda.org>
Sent: Friday, March 17, 2006 11:36 PM
Subject: [games_access] Any one have one of these to bring to GDC???

> Hey Everyone,
> I'd ordered a PS2 to Xbox controller adaptor but it didn't
> arrive in time for GDC (sigh...). Anyone have one of these
> (Search for Magic Box if you don't see the product):
> http://www.lik-sang.com/info.php?
> category=178&products_id=1892&
> If so, can you bring it? And tell me if you can because I
> need to know whether or not I'm hauling this xbox tomorrow
> on the plane with me! :)
> Thanks!
> Michelle
> ---- Original message ----
>>Date: Fri, 17 Mar 2006 08:20:38 -0000
>>From: "Barrie Ellis" <barrie.ellis at oneswitch.org.uk>
>>Subject: [games_access] Shenmue Darts mini-game - one
> button game play
>>To: "IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List"
> <games_access at igda.org>
>>That would be very nice, but do you have a switch
> interface? I didn't send
>>one, as the adapted X-Arcade controller I used to make is
> really heavy, and
>>my other is still a prototype that looks like it came from
> 1982.
>>If not, Shenmue II's mini game of darts would still
> demonstrate one button
>>game play (it's not a true one switch / one button game, as
> you need to
>>press a second button to restart the game - but it's still
> highly accessible
>>with the right controller). If you can, the more the
> merrier. It went down
>>well at the accessible gaming stall OneSwitch ran. You can
> see a picture of
>>Chris Myers playing it here with a small head switch:
>>http://www.oneswitch.org.uk/2/ARTICLES/2005cgeUK.htm - via
> an adapted Namco
>>Arcade Stick and Playstation to Dreamcast adapter.
>>----- Original Message ----- 
>>From: <hinn at uiuc.edu>
>>To: "IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List"
> <games_access at igda.org>
>>Sent: Friday, March 17, 2006 3:22 AM
>>Subject: Re: [games_access] to Barrie. Real vs. Virtual
> sports
>>shall i bring my xbox and shenmue 2 and show the darts game
>>with a switch controller for the accessibility arcade? yeah,
>>it's a hefty sucker but mo, kasey and i can handle the
>>load. :)
>>games_access mailing list
>>games_access at igda.org
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