Not to mention people with other problems. One time I watched a show of 60 
minutes where this blind kid could play the piano perfectly, or so the sighted 
believe, yet can't go to the bathroom independently and needs help.
On Mar 7, 2010, at 2:39 PM, Darren Harris wrote:

> Yup thomas I totally see what you're saying. It's usually the rockers, the
> eye pokers that get all the public attention because it's easier to see
> them.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: gamers-boun...@audyssey.org [mailto:gamers-boun...@audyssey.org] On
> Behalf Of Thomas Ward
> Sent: 07 March 2010 19:29
> To: Gamers Discussion list
> Subject: Re: [Audyssey] Help with some ignorant ppl
> 
> 
> Hi Darren,
> Exactly. I read a gaming article a year or so ago that pretty much boiled
> down to the same thing. The game industry are targeting young kids with
> little to know imagination so they put all of the effort into cool sounds
> and graphics and totally skip the part that a game is suppose to have an
> engaging and interesting story line. In a nutshell what the article said was
> that todays video games are being dummed down for people with little
> imagination, and adding lots of flashy graphics and sounds to make up for
> their total lack of quality content. However, that doesn't explain their
> attitudes over on Game Spot. I think what it boils down to is their total
> inexperience with blind computer users in general. They have grown up with
> this ignorant assumption that blind people can't play games, can't use
> computers, we all use braille, count steps, and whatever else the general
> sighted public thinks of us. It is the kind of attitudes we can't really get
> rid of until there more of us in the public eye, and unfortunately the ones
> that will get the most attention is those of us whom we'd rather not be seen
> or heard. I think you know what I mean.
> 
> Cheers!
> 
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