Re: The racing auditory display (RAD)

@24, and it seems you are missing the point I am trying to make. This idea sounds fantastic as an idea. It sounds epic. The huge problem with this is that when we add it to one game, blindies and blind organizations are going to push for more and more thins that game companies cannot pay for, and will do something bad to that company when they fail to implement it. Do you know how expensive creating a AAA game costs? Far more money than any of the people on this forum make combined in an entire year! GTA V cost $265 million! And that was for production costs alone! Now, consider the accessibility market. There's such a small community of us 99 percent of all the publishers out there won't even consider us worth their time. I'm quite surprised EA is even getting away with what they've done so far. Because when you write games, you've gotta play by the publishers rules, or there'll be no publisher for you. Period. And most of the publishers will add, as a clause to their contract, that no accessibility features be added. And if a publisher does permit the addition of accessibility features, just how much is that going to cost? Considering that most studios barely manage to stay on their feet after the game is done, and the only get 3 percent of the profit, accessibility is the last thing they'll give a damn about. As I've said though, if this gets added into *anything* (considering the complete attitude the racing industry has being against blind people) either two outcomes will happen:
* a blind person will log on to an online server (playing offline isn't as fun as online most of the time), another gamer will notice they're using this and will ban them permanently.
* A blind person will log on, they'll notice this thing being used, and they'll leave after swearing up a storm and generally cursing the player, the players family, and so on.
So, while some companies may want to implement it, they most likely won't be able to, considering corporations like FS will demand outrageous amounts of money. Come on, I dare you to go onto any hardcore gamer forum with a reasonable amount of members and tell people about this. I'm telling you, you'll be verbally slaughtered by them, if not outright banned for it.

_______________________________________________
Audiogames-reflector mailing list
Audiogames-reflector@sabahattin-gucukoglu.com
https://sabahattin-gucukoglu.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/audiogames-reflector
  • ... AudioGames . net Forum — General Game Discussion : SLJ via Audiogames-reflector
  • ... AudioGames . net Forum — General Game Discussion : Ronand via Audiogames-reflector
  • ... AudioGames . net Forum — General Game Discussion : ironcross32 via Audiogames-reflector
  • ... AudioGames . net Forum — General Game Discussion : ianhamilton_ via Audiogames-reflector
  • ... AudioGames . net Forum — General Game Discussion : ianhamilton_ via Audiogames-reflector
  • ... AudioGames . net Forum — General Game Discussion : mario navarro via Audiogames-reflector
  • ... AudioGames . net Forum — General Game Discussion : Ethin via Audiogames-reflector
  • ... AudioGames . net Forum — General Game Discussion : ironcross32 via Audiogames-reflector
  • ... AudioGames . net Forum — General Game Discussion : Sightless Kombat via Audiogames-reflector
  • ... AudioGames . net Forum — General Game Discussion : ianhamilton_ via Audiogames-reflector
  • ... AudioGames . net Forum — General Game Discussion : Ethin via Audiogames-reflector
  • ... AudioGames . net Forum — General Game Discussion : SLJ via Audiogames-reflector
  • ... AudioGames . net Forum — General Game Discussion : simba via Audiogames-reflector
  • ... AudioGames . net Forum — General Game Discussion : stormer via Audiogames-reflector
  • ... AudioGames . net Forum — General Game Discussion : JaceK via Audiogames-reflector
  • ... AudioGames . net Forum — General Game Discussion : ianhamilton_ via Audiogames-reflector
  • ... AudioGames . net Forum — General Game Discussion : ianhamilton_ via Audiogames-reflector
  • ... AudioGames . net Forum — General Game Discussion : Ethin via Audiogames-reflector
  • ... AudioGames . net Forum — General Game Discussion : ianhamilton_ via Audiogames-reflector
  • ... AudioGames . net Forum — General Game Discussion : crashmaster via Audiogames-reflector
  • ... AudioGames . net Forum — General Game Discussion : magurp244 via Audiogames-reflector

Reply via email to