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

Jason Price no1cwbyfan at cox.net
Wed May 2 01:45:54 EDT 2007


Great job Reid and Michelle!

Jason

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From: games_access-bounces at igda.org [mailto:games_access-bounces at igda.org]
On Behalf Of Reid Kimball
Sent: Tuesday, May 01, 2007 11:23 PM
To: IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List
Subject: Re: [games_access] Reminder - Tonight,Videogames for All on PBS's
Quest

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/#commen
t-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.

> >

> >-Reid

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