06 Feb
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Quest to Game: Giddeon

  We met our friend Giddeon at the AbleGamers Accessibility Arcade in Atlantic City, New Jersey. When he first sat down with the AbleGamers crew, Giddeon didn’t want to play any games. He told us that with his disability, gaming was difficult. Giddeon has a rare disease that caused stunted growth of his arms and only […]

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31 Dec
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Quest to Game: Joel

We met our friend Joel R. in Chicago at one of our Ability Expo demonstrations. He absolutely loves playing Rocket League and often plays with–he says powns–his brothers. While Joel had been doing okay, his progressive muscle disease made gaming increasingly difficult, especially with highly competitive games. After a short conversation, our game accessibility experts […]

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31 Dec
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Quest to Game: Alec

Halo 5, Trails Fusion, Dark Souls, Overwatch, Rocket League. This is just a small list of the games that Alec can now play thanks to his grant from AbleGamers. Alec worked with our accessibility experts to figure out the perfect controller, which in his case is an Xbox Elite Controller. The options presented with the […]

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31 Dec
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Quest to Game: Steven

All it takes is one bad day to have your life changed forever. In Steven Paschall’s case, a stroke on the morning of February 14th, 2016 took his control of his left arm and hand away from him. Steven’s life changed forever when an event out of his control cost him the use of his […]

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Two kids with disabilities play video games at an AbleGamers Booth
23 Jul
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Saving Lives with Videogames

There are 149 bumps in the timeworn paint on the popcorn ceiling– the same as yesterday morning. An east facing window lets the early morning sun creep into the room at dawn. It’s the only non-fluorescent light that ever shines in this part of the building. Birds chirp outside the window of the multistory facility […]

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30 Apr
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Quest to Game: Zane

In the summer of 2016, through the Make-A-Wish foundation, AbleGamers received word of a Pennsylvania teenager with severely limited movement who hadn’t been able to play video games, but desperately wanted to experience Assassin’s Creed. We met with Zane at the Center for Assistive Technology in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to discuss his gaming aspirations, which included […]

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