[games_access] Holy Grail of Accessible Controllers

Javier Mairena javier.mairena at gmail.com
Fri Jan 14 03:15:33 EST 2011


See "try it!" section on: http://www.ubuntu.com/desktop/get-ubuntu/download
And for more info: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BootFromCD

There are a lot of things that you can't do from a live CD booting, but in
the link that you have sent they say that you can use an Ubuntu live CD.

On 13 January 2011 20:15, Barrie Ellis <oneswitch at gmail.com> wrote:


> Ah, very interesting, Javier. Do you have any links and advice for

> running "Live CD". I'm not aware of it at all.

>

> Cheers,

>

> Barrie

>

>

> *From:* Javier Mairena <javier.mairena at gmail.com>

> *Sent:* Thursday, January 13, 2011 7:58 AM

> *To:* Barrie Ellis <oneswitch at gmail.com> ; IGDA Games Accessibility SIG

> Mailing List <games_access at igda.org>

> *Subject:* Re: [games_access] Holy Grail of Accessible Controllers

>

> Great!!

>

> it only runs on Linux but you can use a Live CD !! so isnt a big problem!

> <http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/download>Although is really boring to

> configure it each OS restart.

>

> On 12 January 2011 21:21, Barrie Ellis <oneswitch at gmail.com> wrote:

>

>> Just a little more info on that holy-grail of accessible controllers...

>>

>> This is a good step towards what I'd love to see:

>>

>> http://diy-machine.blogspot.com/2011/01/new-english-tutorial.html

>>

>> A PC (unfortunately has to run Linux) - with keyboard or mouse compatible

>> controller - that connects to a PS3. From this players can use a wide range

>> of peripherals (head-tracker, track-ball, glide-pad, eye-tracker via the

>> mouse compatibility - and likely joystick use via the keyboard

>> compatibility). They can reconfigure the controls on games that didn't have

>> the foresight to offer that option - and play.

>>

>> Next step would be wonderful if it could run on a Windows/Mac/iOS

>> operating system - and offer player assist modes (latching modes / auto-fire

>> modes / pre-set move routines) - and then be used on an Xbox 360, Wii,

>> iPad and future machines.

>>

>> One day...

>>

>> Barrie

>>

>>

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