[games_access] Announcing Includification - Game AccessibilityGuidelines for Disabled Gamers by Disabled Gamers

Michelle Hinn michellehinn at gmail.com
Thu Oct 25 21:13:40 EDT 2012


Working for me as well on McAffe

On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 3:41 PM, Barrie Ellis <oneswitch at gmail.com> wrote:

> Okay on Norton.

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> From: Lynsey Graham

> Sent: Thursday, October 25, 2012 12:13 PM

> To: 'IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List'

> Subject: Re: [games_access] Announcing Includification - Game

> AccessibilityGuidelines for Disabled Gamers by Disabled Gamers

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> I’ve just tried to access the Includification site, but neither Chrome or

> Firefox will open it, as my antivirus (ESET NOD32) is saying that it

> contains ‘Potentially dangerous content’. Is anyone else having problems?

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

> On Behalf Of Steve Spohn

> Sent: 12 September 2012 22:34

> To: Barrie Ellis; IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List

> Subject: Re: [games_access] Announcing Includification - Game

> AccessibilityGuidelines for Disabled Gamers by Disabled Gamers

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> The letters ended up looking amazing. Loved yours

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> On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 5:32 PM, Barrie Ellis <oneswitch at gmail.com> wrote:

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> Very impressive!! Will read through it properly at my first opportunity, and

> looking forward to it very much.

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> From: Thomas Westin

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> Sent: Wednesday, September 12, 2012 7:19 PM

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> To: IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List

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> Subject: Re: [games_access] Announcing Includification - Game

> AccessibilityGuidelines for Disabled Gamers by Disabled Gamers

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> looks great!

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> will look into it more in a few weeks

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> Best wishes,

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> Thomas

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> On 12Sep 2012, at 3:55 PM, Steve Spohn wrote:

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> Greetings All,

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> The AbleGamers Foundation is proud to announce Includification, of 46 page,

> fully illustrated guide to accessibility by disabled gamers for disabled

> gamers. This project includes the hard work of a lot of people over the last

> year, including letters from members of this SIG. I hope you all enjoy the

> document and it serves you well.

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> http://www.ablegamers.com/Disabled-Gamers-General-News/announcing-includification-game-accessibility-guidelines.html

> for More details or you can go directly to www.includification.com

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> Contact: Steve Spohn

> FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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> Telephone: (703) 891-9017 ext: 102

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> Email: Press at AbleGamers.com

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> Disability Non-profit Releases In-depth How-to Document for Video Game

> Developers

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> The AbleGamers Foundation launches fully illustrated guide to designing

> games for the disabled community.

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> Harpers Ferry, WV –September 12, 2012– The AbleGamers Foundation is pleased

> to announce the unveiling of Includification—a 46 page, fully illustrated

> how-to guide for videogame developers and publishers road-mapping the exact

> solutions needed to design an accessible game.

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> “For nearly a decade, our organization has been reaching out to developers

> convincing them they need to include accessibility for gamers with

> disabilities,” said Mark Barlet, President and Founder of the AbleGamers

> Foundation. “As that message has been increasingly accepted in the video

> game industry, the question has slowly turned into “Okay, we need to make

> our games accessible, but how?””

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> “We believe this document and its companion website www.includification.com

> will serve to answer any questions a developer might have about the exact

> solutions needed to make their games accessible to the disability

> community,” continued Mr. Barlet. “What thrills me the most is that our

> recommendations can be updated via the website as new technology and

> information arises. The videogame industry is a living breathing entity and

> we need to treat it as such by updating information as it comes in.”

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> “Words cannot express how extremely proud I am of this document, this

> organization and everyone who helped bring this together. This is the

> culmination of the hard work and dedication everyone at our nonprofit has

> put in over the last 8 years,” said Steve Spohn, Editor-in-Chief of

> AbleGamers.com. “It is my sincerest wish that a copy of this document sits

> on the desk of every developer, in the resource area of every library and

> with every major publisher across the world. It's time game accessibility

> leaped to the next level and these guidelines show developers exactly how to

> enable gamers with disabilities in the easiest, most efficient and

> cost-effective manner possible.”

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> The AbleGamers publication, Includification, includes numerous detailed

> explanations of common problems for gamers with disabilities, solutions for

> those problems, printable checklists, developer exercises and personal

> letters from industry insiders to the game industry. You can download

> Includification for free at http://www.includification.com/guide. The

> companion website with easy-to-read references can be found at

> www.includification.com. A physical print copy is available at-cost from

> www.includification.com/print.

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> About The AbleGamers Foundation

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> The AbleGamers Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity that runs

> AbleGamers.com, which provides news and reviews on the accessibility of

> mainstream video game titles, as well as consultation on assistive

> technology. As an alternative to Serious Gaming, mainstream video games

> supply many disabled individuals and veterans with rehabilitation as well as

> social stimulation in situations where they may be otherwise shut out of

> society's idea of normal everyday life.

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> For more information about this topic, the AbleGamers Foundation,

> AbleGamers.com, or to schedule an interview with Mark Barlet, President of

> AbleGamers, call Steve Spohn at (703) 891-9017 ext:102 or email

> press at AbleGamers.com.

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> Steve Spohn

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