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Ian Hamilton @ianhamilton_ Bristol, England

Accessibility specialist, helping studios avoid excluding gamers with disabilities. Always happy to chat - DMs are open, if you prefer email i_h@hotmail.com

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Joined Twitter 6/3/09


@PVBuk @CyclopediaBrain @Levit0 @diegoarguello66 The opposite might be true, i.e. shipping school because of dyslex… https://t.co/RJzJOGW03M @Super_Crip1994 @CyclopediaBrain @Levit0 @diegoarguello66 The Last Door included one and shared usage data - 14% of… https://t.co/W07loJZ7Gj @AStraww @Levit0 @diegoarguello66 @CyclopediaBrain Lots of others do too now, it's a legal requirement for games th… https://t.co/3HfCFGmn5e @diegoarguello66 @Levit0 @CyclopediaBrain And even though other areas of the UI don't cut it, have a look at the si… https://t.co/dGm8OXYKYE @diegoarguello66 @Levit0 @CyclopediaBrain Check out warlock of firetop mountain too @callmeshawnp @grumpygamer Just had this DM, if anyone has ever been asked for anything from a student the answer i… https://t.co/Ik0hZjOdxQ @diegoarguello66 @Levit0 @CyclopediaBrain For a particularly awesome one see the immersive reader functionality in https://t.co/Rf4aT32t9A @Super_Crip1994 @CyclopediaBrain @Levit0 @diegoarguello66 Keep reading the thread 😁 a "dyslexia friendly" font is l… https://t.co/S8ISupSGpb @CyclopediaBrain @Levit0 @diegoarguello66 ..you can't prescribe someone a walking stick on the basis that they have… https://t.co/VFjgOD8rJP @CyclopediaBrain @Levit0 @diegoarguello66 What that comes down to is that dyslexia is a diagnosis rather than a con… https://t.co/JKaAqUmxQo @CyclopediaBrain @Levit0 @diegoarguello66 Yep, though best not to call them dyselxia friendly fonts as they actuall… https://t.co/FY6C2KqzF4 @MegavoltService @brycej @cherryraeOn the same token removing user choice is anti accessibility.
Retweeted by Ian HamiltonUser choice is accessibility.
Retweeted by Ian Hamilton @VerdayneGraham @Upawhat @FullSail Eh why did it translate the emoji into text @VerdayneGraham @Upawhat @FullSail In their next games they'll be able to think about it sooner Slightly smiling fa… https://t.co/urxGEN0Lte @VerdayneGraham @Upawhat @FullSail Most of the AAA games that have hit the news for their efforts over the past cou… https://t.co/DR3yIFz4pm @VerdayneGraham @Upawhat @FullSail Upamanyu is right 🙂 the later you leave it in development, the more difficult an… https://t.co/02EXKdsgNlEt voilà l'article en question sur "l'esport et les joueurs en situation de handicap" ! https://t.co/k2ycCFOwvg https://t.co/rgQgPi6JpI
Retweeted by Ian Hamilton @Michael77624126 @Wilbur37189215 @Jamin2g Why are you trying to waste my time? Is your time not being wasted too? @Michael77624126 @Wilbur37189215 @Jamin2g 1. No you haven't. 2. Yes it is. 3. It's not that simple. @Michael77624126 @Wilbur37189215 @Jamin2g Correct. Have you been on live TV before? @AwardsTony oops, you messed that one up. Time for an edit to remove the Exogol reference... @Ewok Hey, have you seen the new features added for Deaf gamers? The configurable subtitle presentation? @Michael77624126 @Wilbur37189215 @Jamin2g Some are, most aren't. But she was clearly talking about gender, not sex,… https://t.co/Sco9KBNqOo
2/22
2020
@Michael77624126 @Wilbur37189215 @Jamin2g No I'm not, sex and gender are different things. I'm refuting the misconc… https://t.co/jcu5W20s1b @Michael77624126 @Wilbur37189215 @Jamin2g What? @cherryrae At least there isn't an ocean between this time.@Xbox is proud to host the 3rd annual Gaming and Disability Networking Reception at the 2020 Game Developer's Conf… https://t.co/M2ZpBIZXeF
Retweeted by Ian Hamilton @nightblade99 @onehandmostly @clam_team All of these things can have accessibility benefit, and can be either default by design or optional
2/21
2020
Join us tomorrow to celebrate our love for Games, helping to raise funds for @GameBlast and the life changing work… https://t.co/HNlXzs1OhN
Retweeted by Ian HamiltonAlso I love Fortnite's ongoing commitment to upping their accessibility game https://t.co/6B6QbFKs4u @EwokHave you seen the updated subtitle options in @FortniteGame? (Credit to @NickDarnell as the badass that did the wor… https://t.co/Q5eHYs3mAS
Retweeted by Ian HamiltonThis is awesome 😁😁😁 Seriously all #gamedev #indiedev if you aren't thinking about this stuff you're going to be in… https://t.co/59TzM24hIb#a11y GameDev! Accessibilibuddies! (SorryNotSorry @ianhamilton_) Join our DICE Stockholm devs on @Twitch tomorrow… https://t.co/TdEkOKQnKb
Retweeted by Ian HamiltonHi Friends! Big News I’m happy to finally share 👋 I’m moving to Montréal!! I’ve accepted a permanent full time… https://t.co/Jf7HsS7jMN
Retweeted by Ian Hamilton @Ninja https://t.co/pncKLez44QIf you're at GDC this year, Ian has spent the time making it easier for you to know what will have focus on accessi… https://t.co/h5lgd3krJu
Retweeted by Ian HamiltonCheat-sheet for all the nice accessibility things happening at at GDC - https://t.co/sAMkiPWV0a #gamedev #indiedev #gdc #gdc20 #gdc2020
Retweeted by Ian Hamilton @ianhamilton_ Nice to see #accessibility be significantly part of the main #GDC2020 event.
Retweeted by Ian HamiltonI have quite a few thoughts on @NinjaTheory's #bleedingedge after playing the Beta this weekend! They put a lot of… https://t.co/DxqzlUDO5G
Retweeted by Ian Hamilton @gregbuchanan We're too early in development to think about accessibility
2/20
2020
@_DaanishSyed @ThatPhageGuy @BlindPress @SightlessPlayer Also on an unrelated note - https://t.co/UxRD4DGNTI @_DaanishSyed @ThatPhageGuy @BlindPress @SightlessPlayer I'm under NDA with you if you want to DM about it @_DaanishSyed @ThatPhageGuy @BlindPress @SightlessPlayer You aren't held back by varying availability of platform l… https://t.co/T7I92L91bv @_DaanishSyed @ThatPhageGuy @BlindPress @SightlessPlayer I've seen a fair bit of chat about MK specifically, genera… https://t.co/6QOua84Xpg @_DaanishSyed @ThatPhageGuy @BlindPress @SightlessPlayer ...stuck with having to listen to it all, you can't just q… https://t.co/akzkqCCyHc @_DaanishSyed @ThatPhageGuy @BlindPress @SightlessPlayer ...avoiding maintenance issues of having to rerecord when… https://t.co/CNzQXJBFB7 @_DaanishSyed @ThatPhageGuy @BlindPress @SightlessPlayer Need synthesized speech rather than recorded, there's a re… https://t.co/UzJvUR9rQgTomorrow is your last chance to submit to speak at Develop:Brighton 2020! If you haven't started your proposal yet,… https://t.co/WqbvaeB3Nz
Retweeted by Ian HamiltonICYMI: Designing games to make them more visually accessible https://t.co/W5q8EJtTEZ via @WeirdGiraffes @EuroGamerGirl
Retweeted by Ian Hamilton @CardboardEdison @WeirdGiraffes @EuroGamerGirl @meeplelikeusHad a fantastic conversation with my friend @Black1976 about game #a11y today. If you haven't seen his website, I h… https://t.co/UVpGXWbwKs
Retweeted by Ian Hamilton @cherryrae @BearInATie Could just be fashionably late.. IIRC reception is about 2 blocks away from GDC @cherryrae @BearInATie https://t.co/ChrpHRSoQsCheat-sheet for all the nice accessibility things happening at at GDC - https://t.co/sAMkiPWV0a #gamedev #indiedev #gdc #gdc20 #gdc2020 @Black1976 @stevenspohn @ThatPhageGuy And don't even get me started on how un-userfriendly the term user experience is @Black1976 @stevenspohn @ThatPhageGuy Reducing the character count, from when twitter had a limit of 140 characters per tweetIm Jethro & I have severe fibromyalgia, arthritis, sciatica, RLS, RAS, nerve damage & some yet to be diagnosed ment… https://t.co/j0AruIaaPY
Retweeted by Ian HamiltonDear #gamedev #indiedev, This was written in 2012. You'd hope it would have improved since then, but it has got co… https://t.co/kXyihFRWpE
Retweeted by Ian Hamilton @cherryrae oh look you've been moved to a primetime Wednesday slot :) Although that means it (and @bearinatie's tal… https://t.co/CD34iG4338IMPORTANT: Text/voice/video chat functionality in games released in the USA after Jan 1st 2019 must be accessible… https://t.co/OaVkHWSj3Q
Retweeted by Ian Hamilton @GlitchedVision How would you improve them?
2/19
2020
Do you wish Unity was more accessible, to allow even more people to create with it? Do you want to help us make tha… https://t.co/BvF8nVCiwc
Retweeted by Ian Hamilton @AmelianeFC @TisserandDavid @Superpig @AbilityPowered @OneSwitch I think that most designers are inspired by frustration, seeing things that are unnecess… https://t.co/D8AUA6KjQH @RetroFutureX @108 @Kotaku @Kotaku_UK @IGN @GameSpot @trintran @NintendoEurope @Nintendo @Polygon @destructoidhttps://t.co/VXthyy7eCv @cherryrae @AmelianeFC @knida89 @Super_Crip1994 @lizzylynngarcia @CyclopediaBrain @CanIPlayThat @AStrawwhttps://t.co/8n9aMgqljA @stevenspohn @ThatPhageGuy The term a11y isn't very accessible 🙂 @Wilbur37189215 @I_Am_Yain @Jamin2g yeah unfortunately that isn't the page that everyone is on, not by a very long shot indeed. @ManyCatsCIC @EGX @cherryraeWe are hosting another amazing panel at #Rezzed2020 on the subject of autism in the industry. If you would like to… https://t.co/EBAfj5hxRF
Retweeted by Ian Hamilton @VoicedGaming @knida89 @lizzylynngarcia @CyclopediaBrain @Super_Crip1994 @CanIPlayThat @AStraww @cherryraehttps://t.co/V9lsCbyXkn @vizcomic @OneSwitch Build a periscope by simply attaching mirrors and toilet rolls together to be able to watch TV… https://t.co/NLstQLbOMn @vizcomic @OneSwitch Save 17p on your weekly food shop by using a euro coin instead of a pound coin in the trolley.… https://t.co/t0klrkmKxL @ThatPhageGuy @Black1976 @cherryrae @uncannyvivek I once gave a theatrical performance about puns. It was a play on words. @Wilbur37189215 @I_Am_Yain @Jamin2g Sounded like the point she was trying and failing to make was that while childr… https://t.co/q3N4ZwDqQG @Wilbur37189215 @I_Am_Yain @Jamin2g Kind of! Yep used the word sex when she was trying to say gender. But not self… https://t.co/i1JAEz9S9Z @cherryrae @AmelianeFC @knida89 @Super_Crip1994 @lizzylynngarcia @CyclopediaBrain @CanIPlayThat @AStrawwhttps://t.co/jAz3XoPrux @cherryrae @AmelianeFC @knida89 @Super_Crip1994 @lizzylynngarcia @CyclopediaBrain @CanIPlayThat @AStrawwhttps://t.co/0xisygdNet @cherryrae @AmelianeFC @knida89 @Super_Crip1994 @lizzylynngarcia @CyclopediaBrain @CanIPlayThat @AStrawwhttps://t.co/U1SQLKoGkG @cherryrae @AmelianeFC @knida89 @Super_Crip1994 @lizzylynngarcia @CyclopediaBrain @CanIPlayThat @AStrawwhttps://t.co/USzgwGBZsf @cherryrae @AmelianeFC @knida89 @Super_Crip1994 @lizzylynngarcia @CyclopediaBrain @CanIPlayThat @AStrawwhttps://t.co/UsJ44wB3kn @cherryrae @AmelianeFC @knida89 @Super_Crip1994 @lizzylynngarcia @CyclopediaBrain @CanIPlayThat @AStrawwhttps://t.co/HoI8iQIz06 @cherryrae @AmelianeFC @knida89 @Super_Crip1994 @lizzylynngarcia @CyclopediaBrain @CanIPlayThat @AStrawwhttps://t.co/P3WujNnmKi @cherryrae @Super_Crip1994 @lizzylynngarcia @CyclopediaBrain @CanIPlayThat @AStraww @stevesaylor @ActiveB1t @brycejhttps://t.co/cTeQc1t1k6 @I_Am_Yain @Wilbur37189215 @Jamin2g I'd be quite annoyed if I accidentally used the word sex instead of gender and… https://t.co/EwnyJ1nYx6
2/18
2020
@lizzylynngarcia @AmelianeFC @CyclopediaBrain @Super_Crip1994 @CanIPlayThat @AStraww @cherryrae @stevesaylorhttps://t.co/XnxWKpzGcl @lizzylynngarcia @AmelianeFC @CyclopediaBrain @Super_Crip1994 @CanIPlayThat @AStraww @cherryrae @stevesaylorhttps://t.co/iSonu7KeKg @Wilbur37189215 @Jamin2g https://t.co/QdrbVAGLkx @lizzylynngarcia @CyclopediaBrain @Super_Crip1994 @CanIPlayThat @AStraww @cherryrae @stevesaylor @ActiveB1t @brycejhttps://t.co/KAUGQ0f8zU @lizzylynngarcia @CyclopediaBrain @Super_Crip1994 @CanIPlayThat @AStraww @cherryrae @stevesaylor @ActiveB1t @brycejhttps://t.co/kNNM5q2hwE @Antony_Clements @CyclopediaBrain @CanIPlayThat There are lots of Finnish people where I am at the moment, that's f… https://t.co/wC8qPtQpQw @CyclopediaBrain @Antony_Clements @CanIPlayThat @stevesaylor I stole it from this list by @Artistic_Abode c.2017 https://t.co/grWAg9pUlu @brycej @CyclopediaBrain @lizzylynngarcia @Super_Crip1994 @CanIPlayThat @AStraww @cherryrae @stevesaylor @ActiveB1thttps://t.co/scTwaInOD7 @brycej @CyclopediaBrain @lizzylynngarcia @Super_Crip1994 @CanIPlayThat @AStraww @cherryrae @stevesaylor @ActiveB1thttps://t.co/9tNqiGphjX @AStraww @lizzylynngarcia @CyclopediaBrain @Super_Crip1994 @CanIPlayThat @cherryrae @stevesaylor @ActiveB1t @brycejhttps://t.co/8KaaiqcHJm @CyclopediaBrain @lizzylynngarcia @Super_Crip1994 @CanIPlayThat @AStraww @cherryrae @stevesaylor @ActiveB1t @brycejhttps://t.co/WuZL3VJGln @lizzylynngarcia @CyclopediaBrain @Super_Crip1994 @CanIPlayThat @AStraww @cherryrae @stevesaylor @ActiveB1t @brycejhttps://t.co/bUxtGPi01a
2/17
2020

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