[games_access] Looking for One Switch Games thoughts...

Tim Holt tim.m.holt at gmail.com
Wed May 4 10:54:19 EDT 2011


Barrie - thanks for that list!

Tim

On Wed, May 4, 2011 at 12:54 AM, Barrie Ellis <oneswitch at gmail.com> wrote:


> Good calls, Tara.

>

> Also - "Squid Yes: Not So Octopus" and Fishie Fishie 50 are one-switch

> playable on Xbox Live, and there's more. Fishing Girl I think too... Love

> the theme of Gaya. Nice one.

>

>

>

> *From:* Tara Voelker (Tefertiller) <ttefertiller at igda-gasig.org>

> *Sent:* Thursday, April 28, 2011 6:40 PM

> *To:* IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List <games_access at igda.org>

> *Subject:* Re: [games_access] Looking for One Switch Games thoughts...

>

> Games for Health in Boston? Eleanor and myself will be there as well!

>

> A 1 switch game I recommend is Shoot 1 Up. It isnt one switch by default,

> but you can turn that option on in the menu. It's pretty fun. You can

> download if for a dollar from the indie channel on XBox Live. It's pretty

> fun.Here is a video showing all of the accessibility features:

>

> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zqAeD6TBZt8

>

> I also recommend checking out a game that was part of the Global Game

> Jam.... It was designed to be one switch.You can read about it, see a video

> and download it here:

>

>

> http://igda-gasig.org/success-cases-and-examples/global-game-jam/central-orlando-chapter-2011/

>

> --

> Tara (Tefertiller) Voelker - Chairperson

> IGDA Game Accessibility SIG

>

> igda-gasig.org

> http://gameaccesssig.forumotion.com/

>

>

>

> On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 1:04 PM, Tim Holt <tim.m.holt at gmail.com> wrote:

>

>> I'm giving a presentation on one switch games at Games 4 Health in May,

>> and wanted to ping the list for thoughts, ideas, resources, etc. on this

>> broad topic.

>>

>> For example http://www.oneswitch.org.uk/ is a fantastic resource and one

>> I'm pretty familiar with. Any other suggestions, including any "not made

>> for one switch but playable as one switch" commercial games?

>>

>> The same goes for resources and ideas for one switch games created without

>> accessibility in mind. The Gamma 4 one button competition for GDC 2010 was

>> a good example of this. I talked with some of the developers at GDC, and

>> was sort of surprised to find out some of them had no idea that one switch

>> interactions were viewable from the accessibility point of view. I was

>> pleased that when I mentioned accessibility and one switch design was a

>> whole "culture" out there already, a few developers had those proverbial

>> lightbulbs go off in their minds.

>>

>> Tim

>>

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