[games_access] console chatting, domain www.gameaccessibility.com

Reid Kimball reid at rbkdesign.com
Mon Jul 28 12:44:45 EDT 2008


I forgot to emphasize that while the consoles do allow keyboard like
devices, I think most, if not all games do NOT allow them to be used
while playing. Anyone know if that's wrong?

On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 9:41 AM, Reid Kimball <reid at rbkdesign.com> wrote:

> Chatting is usually done via the headset. I think but not positive

> that the PS3 allows a keyboard and mouse to be hooked up and for the

> Xbox 360 they have a small keyboard adapter you can plug into your

> controller, about the size of a SideKick mobile phone keyboard I

> think.

>

> I agree with you, for a long time I've wanted to see a Dasher typing

> interface on consoles. MS has XNA dev tools for free, if anyone is

> looking for a project to do, I think that'd be awesome. Build or port

> Dasher to XNA and make sure it uses the Xbox 360 controller.

>

> -Reid

>

> On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 8:59 AM, Sandra Uhling <sandra_uhling at web.de> wrote:

>> Hello,

>>

>> console chatting:

>> I do not know much about consoles.

>> Is chatting only with a headset possible ?

>>

>> Maybe something like "dasher" can be used ?

>> (that one, where you "drive" through an alphabet)

>> Then it would also be much easier for normal gamer, that do not have a headset.

>>

>>

>> domain www.gameaccessibility.com

>> One thought: it is used as reference in lots of articles.

>> It would be sad, when it will be gone.

>>

>> Are there more article like: "sound alternative" and "mouse use in audiogames" ?

>>

>>

>> Regards,

>> Sandra

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