[games_access] Paralympics Video game

Koman, Robin rkoman at fullsail.com
Fri Jul 20 10:27:13 EDT 2012


I'm intrigued by the idea of a London Paralympics game. What about
sponsoring a world-wide game jam focused on accessible Paralympics-themed
games to celebrate/advertise the start of the games?


Cheers,


Robin N. Koman | Department Chair | Game Design Masters
T 407.679.0100 x8921 | F 407.673.5306

³We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is
waiting for us.²
--Joseph Campbell





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> 1. Re: wheelchair rugby (Ian Hamilton)

> 2. Why is there no Official London 2012 Paralympics videogame?

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> Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2012 14:19:34 +0000

> From: Ian Hamilton <i_h at hotmail.com>

> Subject: Re: [games_access] wheelchair rugby

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> Yeah wheelchair rugby certainly has potential, a game that captured the

> physicality of the sport in as effective a way as that Paralympics commercial

> does would surely be a winner.

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>> Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2012 10:06:47 +0100

>> From: "Barrie Ellis" <oneswitch at gmail.com>

>> Subject: Re: [games_access] games_access Digest, Vol 102, Issue 12

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>> That Boccia game's already on the list, but thanks Ian, and fully agree with

>> your points. It's certainly the most fun of the bunch. You can play it using

>> an on-screen keyboard, and I know at least one-switch gamer that really likes

>> it (even though it doesn't have a one-switch mode - they play with support).

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>> Would love to see the wheelchair rugby taken to the next level. I can imagine

>> an alternate parallel universe with SEGA Virtua Wheelchair Rugby in arcades.

>> Recon that would be a lot of fun to play.

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>> Barrie

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> From: "Barrie Ellis" <oneswitch at gmail.com>

> Subject: [games_access] Why is there no Official London 2012

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> Worth a look:

> http://blogs.channel4.com/paralympics/2012/06/29/why-is-there-no-official-lond

> on-2012-paralympics-video-game/

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