[games_access] wii game for blind and seeing kids available?

Barrie Ellis oneswitch at gmail.com
Thu Feb 9 03:00:06 EST 2012


Great review, Javier!

I'd be really interested to hear what the blind community thinks of the game. What must be so hard to get over independently is the general lack of accessibility of the Wii console system menus. The instructions I reached from the review (all MP3 files with English and Dutch all dumped together in one file slightly confusingly) talks of possible system updates being needed, and for the user to select OKAY. Not very easy if you're visually impaired and are reliant upon the swishing pointer control of the Wii remote.

Also wonder how many people with more severe sight impairment will get on balancing on such a small surface. That may be my ignorance there. I know VI-Sports games can work very well, but this seems quite an ask of some people. Be great to learn more on people's experiences on this.

Barrie




From: Javier Mairena
Sent: Tuesday, February 07, 2012 7:13 PM
To: IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List
Subject: Re: [games_access] wii game for blind and seeing kids available?


I have done a review about the game:
http://www.videojuegosaccesibles.es/2012/02/analisis-explorer-wii-accesible-para.html


On 2 February 2012 13:41, Javier Mairena <javier.mairena at gmail.com> wrote:

Oh my god! I have the game on my hand right now!! xDDD

I though, some months ago, I just signed up to be noticed when game released, but It seems that I had already ask for one that day xD

I will review it.



On 2 February 2012 09:45, Javier Mairena <javier.mairena at gmail.com> wrote:

I think so, and only for 10€ ?? really cheap :)



On 2 February 2012 00:12, Sandra Uhling <sandra_uhling at web.de> wrote:

Hi,

http://www.visio.org/Nieuws/nintendo-wii-game-available

Best regards,
Sandra

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