[games_access] Interesting Article

Koman, Robin rkoman at fullsail.com
Wed Jan 11 11:27:17 EST 2012


I thought this was interesting:

http://www.theengineer.co.uk/sectors/automotive/news/ford-uses-online-softwa
re-tool-to-simulate-visual-impairments/1011329.article


On 1/10/12 10:00 AM, "games_access-request at igda.org"
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> 1. Re: Global Game Jame - 2012 (Thomas Westin)

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> Date: Mon, 9 Jan 2012 23:39:29 +0100

> From: Thomas Westin <thomas at pininteractive.com>

> Subject: Re: [games_access] Global Game Jame - 2012

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> Great Tara,

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> This competition is a great idea, well done.

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> Personally, I will not attend GDC this year (I'll be at at the Fun for all

> conference in Spain, in March) but I hope the GA-SIG meeting gets lots of

> attention.

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> Best wishes,

> Thomas

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> On 6Jan 2012, at 7:44 PM, Tara Voelker (Tefertiller) wrote:

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>> Hello!

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>> Just so everyone knows, we have an informational packet on this located here-

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>> We've gotten several chapters swigned up for this already, and it's looking

>> to be a great year!

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>> http://gasig.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/globalgamejamaccessibilitychallenge.

>> pdf

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>> Tara (Tefertiller) Voelker - Chairperson : igda-gasig.org

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>> On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 2:46 PM, Tara Voelker (Tefertiller)

>> <ttefertiller at igda-gasig.org> wrote:

>> Hello!

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>> So, Global Game Jam is right around the corner, and this is the time for us

>> to get involved.

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>> Some of you may remember, last year we tried to put together a game

>> accessiblity challenge for some GGJ sites. Most of the feel through, but the

>> central Florida chapter went a head with it. The result was this.

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>> This year, I'd like to get something similar going at other sites. I've

>> already got the New England Tech Chapter in Rhode Island signed on, as well

>> as the MIT GAMBIT Game Lab. I'm going to be putting together an informational

>> packet with info on game accessiblity, rules for the contest, and the score

>> sheet and so on soon.

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>> Is anyone else interested in getting a hold of their local GGJ chapter and

>> get this happening there as well? Let me know and I can forward you the

>> information once it's complete.

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>> I may also post it on the site for access to everyone.

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>> Thanks!

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>> Tara (Tefertiller) Voelker - Chairperson : igda-gasig.org

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