[games_access] A quick introduction

Bryan b-peterson at hotmail.com
Sun Mar 2 21:01:05 EST 2008


I've never even heard of that to be honest. I probably wouldn't even know
where to begin.
Time is an illusion, lunchtime doubly so.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Eelke Folmer" <eelke.folmer at gmail.com>
To: "IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List" <games_access at igda.org>
Sent: Sunday, March 02, 2008 6:56 PM
Subject: Re: [games_access] A quick introduction



> Hi Bryan,

>

> I read your post on the games access mailinglist.

>

> Would you be willing to participate in evaluation our blind accessible

> client for secondlife?

>

> Cheers Eelke

>

> On 01/03/2008, Bryan <b-peterson at hotmail.com> wrote:

>>

>>

>> Hi,

>> Well some of you probably know me if you're subscribed to the Audyssey

>> list. But for those who aren't, my name's Brya Peterson. I'm not

>> currently

>> an accessible game dev, but since it's an interest that's slowly grabbed

>> my

>> attention over the years and still refuses to let go of it again, I

>> thought

>> this would be a good place to come. As I've said before, though I'm not a

>> developer I would like to try at some point to learn to develop games

>> that

>> are accessible at least to the blind, being a member of that community

>> myself. Unfortunately, the kinds of games I'd like to see developed seem

>> to

>> be quite beyond the scope of our urrent list of devs. Not necessarily in

>> terms of their skills but certainly beyond what any of them seems to be

>> willing to attempt. My problem though is finding materials that can even

>> begin to make the concepts of programing begin to make sense to me. Sure

>> I

>> wouldn't be developing a truly accessible audio RPG anytime soon, but

>> that's

>> one of my goals. But anyway, I thought I'd write and introduce myself

>> since

>> I just joined the list not long ago.

>> Time is an illusion, lunchtime doubly so.

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