[games_access] Taken the next step, thanks to all of you who helped.

D. Michelle Hinn hinn at uiuc.edu
Sun Nov 15 01:26:10 EST 2009

Great news, Mark! Lots of exciting things happening in the world of
game accessibility and it's especially exciting to learn of the hit
count over at AbleGamers. Very encouraging news!

Hopefully with the new IGDA web capabilities we can create some
exciting opportunities to support developers with disabilities, as it
will be easier to get the word out that we are actively seeking
members who want to share experiences with other developers with
disabilities, as well as encourage an educational outreach to support
students who want to learn more about a career in gaming!


On Nov 14, 2009, at 11:56 PM, Mark Barlet wrote:

> Hey Siggies!


> Just wanted to pass on some good news. In 7 months from our last

> server upgrade AbleGamers has been forced to move to its very own

> server! We are getting 3 million + hits a month now (I am not sure

> what that is in metric, maybe a billion metric hits? ) and we had

> outgrown our Virtual Private Server.


> I am just so happy for the growth of AbleGamers, and there are a few

> of you on this list who have helped AbleGamers.com and the AbleGamers

> Foundation get to where it is today. Thank you to Michelle for her

> support!!!


> The DNS was changed about 10 mins ago, and over the next 24 hours you

> should be moved to the new server. Please come by and check out the

> new space, see how we painted the walls, and admire all the hard-disky

> goodness.


> --

> Mark C. Barlet

> Editor-in-Chief

> AbleGamers.com

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