Yes that is true ellena, I was over exaggerating just a bit and so was
Actually I found the truth of this just yesterday when, while playing core
exiles I ran into a lady in her 60's flying around in her ship with the best
Of course now, if she developes some sort of eye problem and is forced to
use a screen reader, she will find Ce quite playable, however this obviously
isn't the case for the vast majority of games.
I think I tend to lose site of this sinse whenever I'd tried to do
accessible games promotion over here with any of the central charities like
the royal national insttitute for the blind, I get the response that %75 of
blind people are over 60 and thus gaming is "a minority interest" and
therefore not worth people's time.
This is however quite typical of said charities anyway, who seem to
basically believe anything which they don't personally set up themselves
isn't worth their time! they are also rather stuck in the mold of thinking
anyone with a visual imparement also suffers from a distinct lack of brain!
Stil, I think as with most cases none of the various large companies will
actually start taking notice until it affects their prophit margin.
Beware the Grue!
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