Blind Gamer Rights

A visually-impaired gamer sues Sony.

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Gamespot has a pretty fascinating story today.  It's about a visually-impaired gamer who is suing Sony for allegedly violating the Americans with Disabilities Act.   The player wants Sony to make online games accessible with features such as high-contrast graphics and audio compasses.  The suit has triggered a fair amount of debate online over a compelling issue - blind gamer rights.  

I once wrote a story about games for the blind.  One player created a program called Shades of Doom, a first person shooter played entirely with audio cues.  The blind gamer mod-community is highly-organized and skiled - maybe they can create modifications for some of Sony's online titles. 

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