[games_access] article in escapist magazine

John Bannick jbannick at 7128.com
Wed Dec 12 16:49:23 EST 2007


Reid,

Thanks for this.
I was just about to ask what Open vs. Closed captions were.

John Bannick

At 08:13 PM 12/11/2007, you wrote:

>Oh, someone else wrote the escapist article, very cool.

>

>Unfortunately, GTA: San Andreas is not captioned as the author states.

>What she's talking about is subtitles.

>

>- Subtitles = dialog

>- Captions = dialog + sound effects and music

>- Open Captions = equal captions that are burned into the video signal

>and can't be turned off

>- Closed captions = equal captions that are encoded into the video or

>game data and can be turned on or off at will

>

>-Reid

>

>On Dec 11, 2007 4:56 PM, Reid Kimball <reid at rbkdesign.com> wrote:

> > You're also in the latest Game Developer mag. Nice job!

> >

> >

> > On Dec 11, 2007 4:53 PM, Eelke Folmer <eelke.folmer at gmail.com> wrote:

> > >

> http://www.escapistmagazine.com/articles/view/issues/issue_127/2708-Gaming-Ability

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