[games_access] Game Accessibility article in september issue of Game Developer Magazine

Reid Kimball reid at rbkdesign.com
Fri Sep 14 13:45:12 EDT 2007


Nice, that means I should be getting my issue soon. Jesse Harlin is
very supportive of closed captioning in games, like most audio
designers are. It's only a matter of time before it becomes standard
in games.

-Reid

On 9/14/07, AudioGames.net <richard at audiogames.net> wrote:

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> Hi,

>

> Just returned from GDC Austin where Michelle and I did a presentation of

> audio gaming and visually impaired game accessibility. At the conference I

> got a free copy of the september 2007 issue of Game Developer. But it wasn't

> until yesterday that I had the chance to go through the pages and as I did,

> amazement caught my eye: the monthly one-page Aural Fixation-column (column

> about game audio) was titled "Audio Accessibility" and it was all about game

> accessibility! The column, written by Jesse Harlin (audio guy for LucasArts,

> who also mentions colleague Reid), discusses issues that hearing-impaired

> gamers encounter and solutions that exist, as well as visually-impaired

> gaming and audio games. So it seems that this month is a good month for game

> accessibility after all!

>

> I'll scan you a copy as soon as I got time.

>

> Greets,

>

> Richard

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