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More on Video Game Accessibility

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2002 11:37:55 -0700
Message-Id: <a05101005b97db058b102@[10.0.1.2]>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

A gamer friend pointed this out to me:

      Before the accident, Bobby was an active person
      and also an avid fan of video games. For many years
      after, all Bobby could do was remember the good times
      he had experienced while watching others play Atari
      and Nintendo games.
      [...]
      Bobby wanted to get back in "the game." Until recently,
      that simply wasn't possible. Now, with recent accessible
      technological advances, people like Bobby are no longer
      cut off from the world of online gaming. Real-Time
      Strategy titles such as Age of Empires and Comand
      and Conquer have been accessible by people with
      physical disabilities for some time using specialized
      equipment.

http://csnation.counter-strike.net/articles.php/71/

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Received on Monday, 12 August 2002 14:38:11 GMT

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