[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.
>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.
>>>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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>>>games_access at igda.org
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