[games_access] IndieCity adds accessibility tags

Steve Spohn steve at ablegamers.com
Tue Nov 20 12:51:42 EST 2012


Awesome, Lynsey. Great step forward for accessibility.

On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 12:37 PM, Brian J. Papineau <brian at gamefwd.org>wrote:


> Fantastic! If you have an official PR, e-mail it to me off list and I'll

> post it in my next update later this week.

>

>

> On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 8:02 AM, Lynsey Graham <

> lgraham at blitzgamesstudios.com> wrote:

>

>> Hello all!****

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>> IndieCity, our indie games portal, has added basic accessibility tags

>> alongside the PEGI-style content descriptors:****

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>> http://store.indiecity.com/ratings#age-rating****

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>> At the moment we’ve got icon tags for:****

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>> Colour Blind Accessible

>> Deaf Accessible****

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>> Epilepsy Warning****

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>> Remappable Controls****

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>> Developers can also add their own tags. I’m hoping to push the

>> visibility of it a bit more so that people know it’s there, but I’m quite

>> pleased it’s gone live and is alongside the other content descriptors –

>> it’s a shame that PEGI don’t do the same with boxed products.****

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>> Thanks,****

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>> Lynsey****

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>> *Lynsey Graham*

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>> Designer | Team Beagle****

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>> *Blitz Games Studios*

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