It sounds that way to me too. I don't mind using frob, scare, etc on linux for if games, but it is a bit of a drag switching screen readers just to play games. On Windows the winfrotz project has totally gone down hill, and the tts version isn't perfect. So it sounds like Zoom for you Mac users have the best software for if gaming.

Draconis Entertainment wrote:
Hi MIchael,

With the recent resurgence of interactive fiction, which just seems to be getting started, it's too bad this is the case for WIndows users. Even the iPhone has a ZMachine interpretor now.

From what I'm hearing, it sounds like Mac has the best option for visually impaired gamers. The Zoom interpretor works with a huge list of formats, ZMachine up to Z8, Glulx, TADS, and many many others. It speaks everything automatically via a setting that can be toggled, and everything is reviewable with VoiceOver.

Once again, I'm glad I've ditched Windows except for game releases. :)

For those interested, development is still slow and steady. We've brought on a second developer, and have several titles coming soon. It's been a long slow process, but it is going to pay off in a big way.

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