14 Nov
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AbleGamers Community Feature: SkizzleTheWicked

For this month’s AbleGamers Community Feature, we wanted to do something a little different, so we handed the mic right to our community member, Ronnie. Ronnie has a story worth sharing straight from his heart, and we let him do just that. My name is Ronnie. I go by SkizzleTheWicked and Skizzle4AbleGamers on Twitch. Everyone […]

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25 Oct
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Cosplay ideas for Halloween or your Favorite Conference!

All right spooks and ghouls, the time is here. It’s Halloween month! That means time for pumpkins, candy corn, and costumes galore. So, in the spirit of the season we bring to you some ideas of cosplays, because everyone can game, and everyone can dress up as their favorite character. If you were at Dragon*Con […]

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29 Sep
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AbleGamers Attends Ohio Business of Games Summit in Athens, Ohio

On September 14th, 2017, AbleGamers attended the first Ohio Business of Games Summit, held at Ohio University in Athens Ohio. This event was hosted by the Ohio University Gaming Research and Immersive Design Lab alongside the Ohio University Center for Entrepreneurship. The purpose of the summit was to look at the medium of gaming through […]

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22 Aug
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Top Five Accessible Games Found at E3 2017

June marked what I personally see as the start of convention season, at least here in the United States. Amongst the many events going on, E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo took place in Los Angeles, California for almost a week. This was my second year getting to attend for AbleGamers, and it was fun and […]

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05 Apr
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A Train, a Jam, And GDC: AbleGamer’s Fellow Tells Their Adventure

“We’d like to help you take a train up to GDC while making a game.” I’ve done plenty of game jams before, but on a train? I’ve never been on a train before and had many questions regarding taking a wheelchair on a train. “You’ll be fine and we know you’ll do us proud.” When […]

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05 Apr
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AbleGamers Staff Brings Accessible Gaming Technology to CSUN 2017

This year, for the 2017 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference, Level Access (Formerly known as SSB Bart Group) and The Ablegamers Charity teamed up for the official launch of their partnership to bring accessible gaming to the conference. Throughout the week, Ablegamers demonstrated a wide variety of adaptive gaming, ranging from eye-tracking hardware to switch-controlled gaming. […]

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08 Mar
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FCC Accessibility Waiver Extension for Video Games

Did you know that accessibility in video games are partly regulated by the United States Federal Communication Commission? Back on October 8. 2010, then-President Obama signed the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010, known shortly as CVAA. This amended the Communications Act of 1934 to include providers of and equipment manufacturers that […]

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08 Mar
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Virtual Reality: New Technology, New Challenges

Virtual Reality, otherwise known as VR, promises truly immersive experiences for players. Games like “Job Simulator” allow gamers to experience different occupations, albeit in a humorous manner, while “Eagle Flight” lets you see Paris like you never have before: through the eyes of a soaring eagle. Such possibilities make VR technology the next exciting frontier […]

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