Ready, Willing, and UNABLE: Accessibility in Online Gaming

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Aug 30th at 2:30 PM until 3:30 PM

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Online games accomplish something that nothing else can: they lend us wings, powers, and abilities far beyond the mortal experience. For disabled people, the impact is even more dramatic, enabling them to run, leap, compete, and broaden social circles long impeded by limitations. What is INCLUDIFICATION? Why should we care? At what stage should designers take into account expanded controller support, enhanced tools, or settings for the color-blind? Are we getting there?