Advertisement

Accessibility Game Programming Competition


| Comments (7) | Views (4)

DonationCoderDonationCoder has just announced the prize list, valued over $15,000, and two-Part deadline (Dec 22 and Dec 31) for its Accessibility Game Programming Competition. Prizes include tickets to the 2007 Game Developers Conference among other goodies of interest to game developers.

Games entered must be either audio-only, or controllable with a single button. Games may be playable online (Adobe Flash, etc.) or downloadable for Mac/Windows/Linux/etc. Authors retain all rights.

For full details visit the contest page on the DonationCoder website.

Prize List:

  • Classic and Giga Passes to the 2007 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco from March 5th-9th (CMP/GDC/IGDA)
  • Two sets of the complete audio proceedings on cd for years 2004, 2005, and 2006 of the Game Developers Conference (CMP/GDC)
  • Complete Game Programming Gems Series vols. 1 thru 6 (Charles River)
  • Torque Game Engine and Torque Game Builder (GarageGames)
  • SFX Kit Sound Effect Library (Sound-Ideas.com)
  • Xtreme Bundle Sound Effect Library (SoundLabel)
  • Gamestudio A6 Commercial (Conitec)
  • Dark Game SDK (TheGameCreators)

DonationCoder.com is an online community of developers and software connoisseurs. It hosts an active discussion forum, a unique micro-donation system, and a large collection of exclusive donationware programs.

7 Comments

Never heard about the term accessible game before, but it seems due to all the links and information, that there are really lots of people waiting for one button games.
The prizes are not my kind of prizes (let me win the competition-coffee-mug), but I will almost certainly send in an idea/concept.

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

Sorry for the double-post, but I must say the game-inspiration on the sites linked to at the contestpage is rather poor if you compare it to some of the one-button games provided here on jayisgames. As there are: minigames at globz.com (e.g. twin spin),Nekogames and tonypa's geartaker for instance.

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

This is a great idea. I'm not "otherly abled" (at least, not in a way that prevents me from using a computer - who needs 20/20 vision anyway), but I recently acquired a laptop and hooboy, does that pad mouse thing drive me batty. I have a USB mouse for it, but I'm kinda intrigued by the challenge of making an interesting game with one control. (Although now that I think of it, Diablo II is a game of endless clicking, surely it wouldn't be that hard to make it a matter of just mashing the keyboard...)

I agree with wouter, having looked at some of the games I'd be disappointed if JiG regulars couldn't do better!

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

For more ideas of single button games please see things like WarioWare (Some, but not all of the minigames are single button). Wario Land 4's minigames are also single button.

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

Tonypa's "geartaker" would qualify as a one-button game. It's based on timing.

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

There are plenty of games that are one button games, that hamtaro "go around the circle" game featured here, tonypa's game, foon's (you know him from hapland) mindwinder and others. The format does tend to be perfect for a casual game, as long as you pull it off correctly.

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

i think most of the commenters misunderstand the concept here... we are not talking about "mouse and one button" or "joystick and one button" or "wiimote and one button", we are talking about games with *NOTHING* but a single button for input.

and yes, i know this is a very old post.

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

^ Scroll Up | Homepage >

Leave a comment [top of page]

    Please consider creating a Casual Gameplay account if you're a regular visitor here, as it will allow us to create an even better experience for you. Sign-up here!
  • PLEASE UNDERSTAND SITE POLICIES BEFORE POSTING COMMENTS
  • You may use limited HTML tags for style:
    (a href, b, br/, strong, em, ul, ol, li, code, spoiler)
    HTML tags begin with a less-than sign: < and end with a greater-than sign: >. Always. No exceptions.
  • To post spoilers, please use spoiler tags: <spoiler> example </spoiler>
    If you need help understanding spoiler tags, read the spoiler help.
  • Please Preview your comment before posting, especially when using spoilers!
  • No link dropping, no domains as names; do not spam, and do not advertise! (rel="nofollow" in use)
1,055 Views
3 Comments
Caves Online> Johnny123 An online platform game that pits you against the "ghosts" of players who've run the course before you. Use the arrow keys to jump, dodge and collect gold as you avoid lava pits, skeletons and the ever-sliding view.  ...
394 Views
1 Comment
Primary Max> Lori.h Play around in Max's clone lab and test out his new machine by solving puzzles. Use your clones as stepping stools and button pushers but make sure they get back, as you find your exit, to prevent a time paradox.  ...
372 Views
0 Comments
Manor Memoirs> starchild Scarlett has just moved into an old, decrepit manor, looking for inspiration for her new book. But who can write in a house that's falling apart? That's where you come in. As a seasoned interior decorator/garage sale organiser, you will do your best to raise money to renovate the old place. Manor Memoirs is a wonderfully sweet hidden-object/time management hybrid that's guaranteed to make you smile.  ...
2,977 Views
14 Comments
History Museum Escape> Dora Trapped overnight in the history museum, if you want to escape you'll need to solve puzzles and craft some pretty darned clever tools in this short but sweet game also available free for iOS and Android.  ...

Recent Comments

 

Display 5 more comments
Limit to the last 5 comments

Casual game of the week

Mystery Trackers: Blackrow's Secret

Browser game of the week

Gridland

Mobile game of the week

History Museum Escape

Your Favorite Games edit

add
Save links to your favorite games here. Use the Favorites editor.

Popular on JiG


The Room

Virtual Villagers: Origins

Submachine 9: The Temple

Surgeon Simulator 2013

The House 2

Papa's pastaria

Fireboy and Watergirl 4: The Crystal Temple

Fireboy and Watergirl 3: The Ice Temple

Moonchild

The Royal Trap

Loren the Amazon Princess

1931: Scheherazade at the Library of Pergamum

Magical Diary

Heileen Series

Visit our great partner: maxcdn!

Monthly Archives

Legal notice

All games mentioned or hosted and images appearing on JayIsGames are Copyright their respective owner(s).

All other content is Copyright ©2003-2014 JayIsGames.com. All Rights Reserved.