Hi Michael,
Well, it all depends on the copyright status of the game in question, and how easy the game can be converted to audio.


First, while it is true some companies like Activision don't seam to complain about someone cloning some of their older games like Asteroids, Packman, etc that doesn't mean it is absolutely safe to do so. Donkey Kong, one of the games you mentioned, is owned by Nintendo, and I happen to know they are very protective of their copyright interests. In fact, Nintendo usually renews their copyrights buy releasing new versions of their popular titles like Mario, Donkey Kong, etc regularly. So knowing the status of the copyright in question is the first thing to keep in mind.

Second, some game slike tetris would be difficult to create an audio only version of. That game is very visual by nature, and I'd be hard pressed for ideas how to make it "accessible" enough for a blind player to play. So the type of style of game also needs to be considered here.


michael barnes wrote:
can anybody make frogger and cosmic ark and donkey kong accessible for the blind
the pac man game is it the atari version or the arcade version
another game to make accessible is moon patrol and tetris



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