[games_access] FB Games and Acessibility

Javier Mairena javier.mairena at gmail.com
Tue May 10 08:12:39 EDT 2011


well, I didn't mean that develop a game is the same that make a web page. I
meant that make a game on a FB iframe is the same that make a game on a web
page.

You have the same placement, function, links, pictures, JavaScript, flash,
siverlight, unity3D... problems on both.

On 10 May 2011 13:58, Sandra Uhling <sandra_uhling at web.de> wrote:


> Hi Javier,

>

> well there is still a BIG difference:

> Placement, function, links, pictures, JavaScript, ...

>

> Normally web accessibility care about information and now shop systems.

> Games are still different and much more complex!

>

> Best regards,

> Sandra

>

> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----

> Von: games_access-bounces at igda.org [mailto:games_access-bounces at igda.org]

> Im

> Auftrag von Javier Mairena

> Gesendet: Dienstag, 10. Mai 2011 13:50

> An: IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List

> Betreff: Re: [games_access] FB Games and Acessibility

>

> An FB application can be one of these types:

> - FBML (or something like that), that is a FB code like html but only to

> make FB app webs. This one is rarely use to make games.

> - iFrame. That is only a web page inside FB page. Wich almost FB game use.

>

> So, making games on FB is almost the same to do on a web page (talking

> about

> accessibility).

>

>

> On 10 May 2011 13:31, Sandra Uhling <sandra_uhling at web.de> wrote:

>

>

> Hello,

>

> do we have information about this?

> To be honest, I do not know anything about FB Games.

>

> I tried one game:

> * does not work with keyboard only

> * does not have focus highlighted

> * does not work without pictures

> * uses animation (no button for "stop animation")

> * does not work without CSS (I am wondering if this test is really

> useful

> for screenreaders???)

>

> So my result is that FB Games are totally different from normal

> webpages and

> Accessibility is much much much much complexer. Also we cannot adapt

> our

> standard

> Web accessibility know how. I am not able to give "easy to realize"

> tips.

>

> I had to give the recommendation that the person should care more

> about his

> normal business and maybe try to get a research project in the

> future.

>

>

> What do you think?

>

> Best regards,

> Sandra

>

>

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