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Eleanor Robinson Presents at FIG Talks

Cambridge, MA January 16, 2016 Eleanor Robinson, 7-128 Software Chief Operating Officer, presented "Inclusivity: How to Maximize the Number of Potential Customers for your Game" at the 2016 FIG Talks.

The talk gave 21 specific and practical ways to significantly increase a game's potential customer base by making it accessible to gamers who are older, color-blind, or disabled.

It addressed resources and strategies for reaching the approximately 60 million potential gamers who are currenly unserved.

The venue was the Microsoft New England Research and Development (NERD) center in Cambridge, MA.

The talks were hosted by the Boston Festival of Indie Games organization.

Aproximately 500 indie developers attended the event. Robinson's talk was standing room only.

An active discussion followed.

Robinson's talk was based on, and was an extension of her earlier paper, "Gaming on A Collision Course", which can be found here

Slides for the talk can be found here

ABOUT 7-128 Software
7-128 Software a small Salem software company that is unique in that many of its mainstream videogames are designed from the start to be playable also by the blind, the deaf, or the motion impaired.
Its more than 30 games include the Inspector Cyndi in Newport series, word games, and puzzle games. Itís game, Here comes the Duck! is possibly the only computer game anywhere playable by a blind two-year old.
For more information contact:

Cynthia A. Geller
V.P. Marketing and Sales
7-128 Software

c_geller@7128.com

(978) 745-0160