[games_access] Ideas for accessible mobile games

Eleanor Robinson eleanor at 7128.com
Fri Oct 7 09:13:26 EDT 2016


Krzysztof,

If you are looking for what blind gamers like to play, have you checked 
out the Audyssey discussion list that is a very active discussion of 
what blind and VI gamers are playing and like?  Have you gone to 
audiogames.net?  If you go to our website, www.7128.com and check out 
the Top 25 websites for gamers who are blind, you will find a list of 
all the top websites complete with their URL's that will help you with 
ideas for your students.  I do know that there are a fairly wide range 
of games that get enthusiastic reviews from blind gamers on the Audyssey 
discussions so you should be able to look at the types of games that 
sighted people like and modify the mode of play to include accessibility 
accommodations for people who are blind or VI.

Glad to see you are teaching your students that, with accommodations, 
people with disabilities can and do play games.

Eleanor Robinson
7-128 Software


On 10/6/2016 6:09 PM, Krzysztof Dobosz wrote:
> Hey,
>
> in the frame of my work at the university, I give course about mobile 
> games development. In the practical part, next week I am going to 
> start about 15 short-term (three months) student projects. The goal of 
> each is to develop a small mobile game for Android OS, which will be 
> fully accessible for blind users. So, I am looking for ideas for 
> smart, fun, nontrivial games. I will be grateful for any assistance 
> (topics, short descriptions, something what blind users want to play, 
> etc.). Results (successfully developed applications) will be available 
> for free.
>
> kindly regards
> Krzysztof Dobosz
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