[games_access] Reminder - Tonight, Videogames for All on PBS's Quest

d. michelle hinn hinn at uiuc.edu
Wed May 2 00:33:47 EDT 2007


Ah ok, cool. They probably got a few phone calls about that one!! :)


>PBS already knows about the mix up in "Sony XBox 360" and such.

>

>http://www.kqed.org/quest/blog/2007/05/01/video-games-access-for-all/#comment-1605

>

>-Reid

>

>On 5/1/07, d. michelle hinn <hinn at uiuc.edu> wrote:

>>I must admit that it was a little annoying that they had three hours

>>of interview footage with me the day of and right before the Idol

>>session that never appeared. It's fine that they left me on the

>>cutting room floor but I really do feel like our Idol session was

>>rather sabotaged when we could have better been spending that time

>>making sure we have more butts in the seats (I was supposed to run

>>over to Eric Z's competition and make an announcement) and

>>re-organizing the session because Robert had to go home. I

>>know...we've talked about this before. No reason to rehash the

>>coulda/woulda/shoulda but as I think we all agree on...their presense

>>was a major disruption many times and they went back on their word to

>>leave us along three hours before Idol.

>>

>>And what happened to the 12 hours of footage of all of us eating? ;)

>>That was some class act stuff! Hehehe.

>>

>>Besides that...the Sony/Microsoft mix up was very poor form. They

>>fact checked so much else but that was an easy one.

>>

>>Are there any other issues on the story the people have something to

>>add? I'd like to suggest that they run a follow up in a letter I'm

>>planning on sending them thanking them for giving light to the issue

>>but also pointing out the errors like Sony/Microsoft that they may

>>wish to edit.

>>

>>Thanks,

>>Michelle

>>

>>>Hi everyone,

>>>

>>>Quick reminder to check your local listings for a program called Quest

>>>at 7:30pm tonight. Tonight's episode entitled, Videogames for All will

>>>chronicle the efforts of this very IGDA Game Accessibility SIG to

>>>spread the word about accessibility issues for games. If the episode

>>>is not broadcast in your area, fear not, it should posted on Quest's

>>>website, http://www.kqed.com/quest/ soon.

>>>

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