[games_access] PizzaGames

Kestrell kestrell at panix.com
Wed Dec 3 10:36:56 EST 2008


Apologies that went to list; my stupid screen reader told me the CC field
was empty, argh.

Kes

----- Original Message -----
From: "Kestrell" <kestrell at panix.com>
To: <jbannick at 7128.com>; "IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List"
<games_access at igda.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2008 10:35 AM
Subject: Re: [games_access] PizzaGames



> Hi, John

>

> I've been dying to try out the duck game ever since I heard about it at

> the Game Loop conference back in August, where I got to talk with one of

> the designers from your company (maybe Mary? If I got a card, I've lost it

> since).

>

> I just checked out the site in order to download the game, though, and the

> only option I see for downloading is to download the game with the Pizza

> Box for $15+. You mentioned in the announcement email that the game could

> be purchased separately for less; is this true? If so, is there a direct

> link to that page?

>

> I'll still buy the package if I have to, but I would prefer to buy the

> individual game. Also, this will be my first download from your company so

> I don't have any of the preexisting game engines on my system; is this why

> I need to download the $15 package?

>

> Thanks!

>

> Kestrell

> Reading in the Dark

> http://kestrell.livejournal.com

>

>

> ----- Original Message -----

> From: "John Bannick" <jbannick at 7128.com>

> To: <games_access at igda.org>

> Sent: Sunday, November 30, 2008 6:24 PM

> Subject: [games_access] PizzaGames

>

>

> Folks,

>

> We've just released 7 accessible educational games for toddlers and young

> children ages 2 - 7.

>

> These PizzaGames include:

>

> * Here Comes the Duck!

> Learn your animals.

> Possibly the only game playable by blind 2-year olds.

>

> * The Letters Game, The Spelling Game, The Dictionary Game.

> Learn your ABCs.

>

> * The Numbers Game, Numbers Plus, Numbers Minus.

> Learn your numbers, addition, and subtraction.

>

> All games are playable by children who are blind, or deaf, or motion

> impaired, as well as those who are non-impaired.

>

> All games self-voice and work with JAWS

> All games are captioned

> All games work with Windows 98, XP, and Vista

> All games work with Macintosh OS X

>

> The games cost $7 each, or less in our BabyBear and MamaBear packs.

> They are available via electronic download or on CD.

>

> See these games at www.7128.com.

>

> That being said, I want to offer personal thanks to Reid for the on-point

> info he sent me on captioning. His help is directly displayed in the

> caption bar we have at the bottom of all our PizzaGames. And in the work

> we did to get reasonable text representations of the sounds. It ain't

> perfect; we've got a lot to learn; but it's a beginning.

>

> John Bannick

> 7-128 Software

>

>

>

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