• Motor/Physical Accessibility Guide

    This guide was written by Antonio Martinez Gamers with reduced mobility or dexterity have diverse needs when it comes down to accessibility in games, but in general terms there are options that benefit most of them. The way you interact with a game is usually through keyboard, mouse and gamepad and this means that these […]

    Can I Play That?4 minute read
  • How I play SquareCells, Paint It Back, Pictopix, and other nonogram games with voice recognition

    SquareCells, Paint It Back, and Pictopix are “Nonogram”-style games (also known as Picross, Griddlers, and Hanjie). These games involve a grid of squares, and sequences of numbers lined up with each row and column of squares. Looking at a specific row/column, the sequence of numbers tells you the lengths of groupings of squares in that […]

    Voiced Gaming12 minute read
  • How I play The Typing of The Dead: Overkill hands-free

    Editors Note: This horror game’s theme was inspired by grindhouse and exploitation films, going for an over-the-top B-movie satire. As a result, it contains zombies, gore, loud gunfire, swearing, sexism, ableism, and other offensive and disturbing themes. This includes the “circus freak” horror trope and one scene of violence against a person in a wheelchair. […]

    Voiced Gaming6 minute read
  • Using Voice Recognition to Play Video Games

    Since 2014 I’ve had very bad RSI, and I’ve been experimenting with ways of gaming using voice recognition. There are many programs available, and every new game needs testing and customization, even when they are similar to previous ones. Here are several pieces of voice and non-voice software I’ve used to make voice-controlled gaming more […]

    Voiced Gaming14 minute read
  • How I Access Games

    My name is Melissa, and I am 29 years old. I live in rural Northern Saskatchewan, Canada. I am physically disabled and have enjoyed video games since I can remember.  My disabilities stem from a rare form of muscular dystrophy which affects 50% of my skeletal muscle tissues. It’s believed to be Central Core Disease/Central […]

    Melissa Klassen8 minute read
  • Playing Through Stroke Recovery

    I’ve never been particularly good at the social aspects of life, and having been schizophrenic for the last 20 years, I can’t recall a time where I’ve ever been fully in control of my emotions, or anything that goes on in my head, really. I did what was necessary of me to get through life […]

    Susan11 minute read

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