d. michelle hinn
hinn at uiuc.edu
Thu Jul 24 23:40:31 EDT 2008
Wow! We are now over 5 years old as a SIG! Thanks to Thomas starting
it up, I can't believe how much we've grown! Did you ever dream that
we'd be alive and kicking up quite the dust storm 5 years later? I
was one of the original members and it's amazing to see how much
we've done with very little resources!
And that wasn't a shameless plug -- you deserved the award and the
recognition that you got things started in an industry that hadn't
given much thought about accessibility. We have a long ways to go but
we've come an awful long way so far!
Cheers to us, the GA SIG! :)
> <shameless plug>
>This SIG was started by me in 2003 following the IGF award my
>company received for Terraformers - a 3D game playable by blind,
>with an audio interface.
>As you have already seen many have joined since then so you are in
>the right place :)
>I've almost finalized my master thesis about an implementation model
>for game accessibility. More about this a bit later.
>Currently I'm knee deep into a new contracted game dev with some
>interesting audio designs.
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