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Ian Hamilton's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 06/12/2019 - 10:31]

Might be nice to use ...

Might be nice to use a different word than accessibility, to avoid muddling it with access for people with disabilities.

Comment In: [Blog - 02/19/2019 - 09:24]

The subtitle system he 's ...

The subtitle system he 's talking about has a sensible default size and allows players to adjust the size to suit their own needs/preferences

Comment In: [Blog - 01/23/2019 - 09:50]

I 'd say reasonably unlikely, ...

I 'd say reasonably unlikely, but it 's still possible. r n r nIf for example your route to get to the chat functionality takes you through menu screens that have moody storm background with lightning flashes that may fail the flash aspect of it. r n r nThe pattern ...

Comment In: [News - 06/11/2018 - 03:46]

re cyborg- it 's an ...

re cyborg- it 's an authentic WWII era pulley based upper arm prosthesis, there 's a demo of it in action at 11:45 here. The whole video is worth a watch, some really cool stuff in it. r n r nhttps://www.youtube.com/watch v 8urUSfs15e8 r n r nThere were actually gun ...

Comment In: [Blog - 03/08/2018 - 09:18]

Are these the kind of ...

Are these the kind of specifics that you 're after www.gameaccessibilityguidelines.com

Comment In: [Blog - 12/14/2017 - 09:56]

Filters are usually not the ...

Filters are usually not the best approach for colourblindness, but the simulator that Zein mentioned is useful. r n r nThere are other things that can help. For example third party plugins for Unity to handle remapping, or the text to speech API as part of the Xbox SDK, or ...

Comment In: [Blog - 03/29/2017 - 10:01]

On the topic of accessibility, ...

On the topic of accessibility, the spec of how the hand works fits a regular fully working adult hand, but there are people who don 't have that finger layout due to physical impairment, and even if your hand is structured like that you might still have certain fingers that ...

Comment In: [Blog - 10/31/2016 - 11:02]

fixed, thanks ...

fixed, thanks

Comment In: [News - 01/28/2016 - 12:58]

No Andy, it cannot be ...

No Andy, it cannot be solved unfortunately. r n r nBetter hardware helps, and there are all kinds of design considerations you can make a big difference too. See the E3 resident evil demo for a good example of someone not applying those design considerations. Some Vive games that have ...

Comment In: [Blog - 07/20/2016 - 01:03]

I hope the article makes ...

I hope the article makes clear that learnability doesn 't come from written content alone. r n r n100 this. Affordance doesn 't mean text explaining how something works, quite the opposite. To use an example from an excellent book that everyone needs to read, a door that only swings ...

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