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

d. michelle hinn hinn at uiuc.edu
Sat Mar 18 11:40:01 EST 2006


ah, yes -- you did! i thought yesterday that you said that we didn't 
have an adapter to play shenmue 2 on the xbox. so i panicked!

>I sent you one, Michelle - is this already in use? It was the 
>Playstation to Xbox and Gamecube adapter, should be in the box...
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>Barrie
>www.OneSwitch.org.uk
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>----- 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???
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>>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):
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>>http://www.lik-sang.com/info.php?
>>category=178&products_id=1892&
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>>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! :)
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>>Thanks!
>>Michelle
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>>---- 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>
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>>>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.
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>>>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.
>>>
>>>Barrie
>>>www.OneSwitch.org.uk
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>>>----- 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
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>>>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. :)
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>>to believe that there are extraordinary
>>things inside themselves, as well as
>>others. i hope you can keep an open
>>mind.
>>-- "unbreakable"
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