[games_access] SIG Forums

d. michelle hinn hinn at uiuc.edu
Tue May 23 19:32:47 EDT 2006


Sent an email to Franz explaining the situation (about how we want to 
be a part rather than causing yet another splinter group.). Hopefully 
we'll hear soon!

>The RPG Sig is run by a friend of mine so I will ask her too.
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>----- Original Message -----
>From: <mailto:hinn at uiuc.edu>d. michelle hinn
>To: <mailto:games_access at igda.org>IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List
>Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2006 11:19 PM
>Subject: Re: [games_access] SIG Forums
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>Re: DIGRA
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>That's good news -- I'd approached them about a year or so ago about 
>SIGs. It would be nice to have a triple sponsored SIG with the 
>understanding that we all work as one unit so that we don't end up 
>with a mass communications breakdown!!! I know that IGDA works with 
>DIGRA quite closely so I don't see expanding being a problem. I'll 
>contact them about it so we can get this on the way!
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>M
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>Who still has to arrange Brighton too but is definitely going...I'm 
>just not sure whether I'll be swimming there or not.
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>>Hi,
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>No problem, was just one minute of work. I submitted the project to 
>several ludology websites today so hopefully they'll pick it up. I 
>already received a reply from 
><http://www.game-research.com>www.game-research.com who are 
>interested in an article about the project and the subject. I also 
>recently learned that the DIGRA 
>(<http://www.digra.org>www.digra.org) is in the process of setting 
>up SIG's as well 
>(<http://www.digra.org/sigs/>http://www.digra.org/sigs/), so maybe 
>it would be a good plan to expand the GA-SIG and the G-A.com project 
>(btw: <http://www.gameaccessibility.com>www.gameaccessibility.com 
>also works) by including/setting up a DIGRA GA-SIG as well? Any 
>thoughts on that... ?
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>Greets,
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>Richard (who unfortunately still has to arrange Brighton)
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>From: <mailto:hinn at uiuc.edu>d. michelle hinn
>
>To: <mailto:games_access at igda.org>IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List
>
>Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2006 10:00 PM
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>Subject: [games_access] SIG Forums
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>Hey everyone,
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>I just wanted to point everyone who was active in SIG projects and 
>such to the forums on game-accessibility.com where we've been 
>posting plans and such for things like Develop Brighton and more:
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><http://www.accessibility.nl/games/forum/index.php>http://www.accessibility.nl/games/forum/index.php
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>Go ahead and sign up when you get the chance and give your feedback 
>on SIG projects. Each week (or I'll try to do this each week) I'll 
>provide a summary on this list for those who want to know what's 
>going on but can't be as active in SIG activities as they would 
>like. We'll still have online meetings -- we're just experimenting 
>with this "extra" method of keeping in touch!
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>Thomas, Giannis, Dimitrious -- take a look at Develop Brighton -- if 
>you can make it, we'd love to have you with us -- post on the forum 
>if you'll be able to come with us! And, of course, anyone else too! 
>:)
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>And thanks again to Richard and Sander for making this move to forum 
>communication easy! And thanks to Reid who thought it up in the 
>first place. :) We're at a very exciting place right now where the 
>SIG is expanding to include solid partnerships. As Richard has said, 
>we're only going to get the results we want (accessible games!) if 
>we work together and share our resources.
>
>
>Michelle
>
>Chairperson, IGDA Game Accessibility SIG
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