Communities

There are several great ways to get involved and meet people in our communities.
Tweets about blind accessibility


Tweets about game audio


Game Accessibility Communities:

AbleGamers @ablegamers
A charity aiming to improve the overall quality of life for those with disabilities through the power of video games

Also check out: Includification
A Practical Guide to Game Accessibility

Special Effect @specialeffect
A charity enabling anyone, whatever their physical disability, to enjoy video games and leisure technology

GASIG @IGDAGameAccess
An IGDA special interest group that shares and communicates issues and solutions related to game accessibility

Also check out: GASIG Top Ten
A top ten accessibility feature list

Game Accessibility Guidelines @ianhamilton_
A straightforward reference for inclusive game design created by Ian Hamilton

Unstoppable Gamer @UnstoppableAG
The Web’s #1 Site for Gamers with Disabilities

AppleVis @AppleVis
Empowering blind and low-vision users of Apple products and related products

AudioGames.net @AudioGamesNet
A community portal for audio games

BrandonCole.net @superblindman
Gaming, Programming and Stories

a11ynyc @a11ynyc
An accessible design group that meets regularly in NYC

D.A.G.E.R.S. @DAGERSYSTEM
The leading game journalism site for disabled gamers featuring disability game reviews and perspectives on game accessibility

Accessible Games @AccessibleGames
Games for Absolutely Everyone

DIYAbility @diyability
Where MacGyver meetsAssistive Technology

Audio Communities and Events:

Designing Sound @designingsound
Art and Technique of Sound Design

A Sound Effect @asoundeffect
The place for independent sound effects

AES @AESorg @aesgames
The Audio Engineering Society is the only professional society devoted exclusively to audio technology

IASIG @iasig
Brings together developers of audio software, hardware, and content to produce research reports and recommended practices

GANG @audiogang
Your global game audio community – without borders, without limits, and without exclusion.

Game Audio Denizens
The place to share audio news and talk audio shop

Video Game Music Academy @VGMAcademy
Brings great content/resources to aspiring video game composers

VI Competitive Gamers, Youtubers and Developers

Brandon Cole / Superblindman
Sightless Kombat / YouTube
Jesse Anderson / Illegally Sighted
Tomasz TworekLirin111
Ross MinorNighthawk321
Carlos VasquezOBSKHRattlehead
Terry Garrett / MegaTgarrett
Xavier Quintero / blindgamer102
Out of Sight Games‘A Hero’s Call’
Munawar Bijani – ‘Three-D Velocity’

Game Audio and Accessibility Podcasts:

AppleVis Podcast @AppleVis
Tips and talks about blind-accessible Apple apps and games

Blind Bargains Podcast @blindbargains
Deals, news, audio and resources for the blind, visually impaired and the world.

The Game Audio Podcast @gameaudiopodcst
Everything Game Audio

Beards, Cats And Indie Game Audio @mattesque @AShellinthePit
A monthly podcast covering game audio development for indie games.

Game Audio Hour @gameaudiohour
All Things Game Audio

Tonebenders Podcast @TheTonebenders
Sound Design Podcast talking about the wide and varied world of audio post production for moving images.

The Sound Architect @SoundDesignUK
Audio Reviews, Articles & Interviews for Games, Events, Music. You hear it, we review it.

SoundBytes Podcast @soundbytes_p
A podcast about games and audio!