Where do I go? The joys and frustrations of navigating as a blind gamer

April 6, 2021

Amy Kavanagh

Dr. Amy Kavanagh

Activist & consultant

15:05  -  15:20

As a Blind Button Masher I spend a fair amount of time lost in virtual worlds! Unfortunately I can’t transport my trusty Guide Dog Ava to 9th century England, dystopian Seattle or Marvel’s New York. This talk will explore what can be done to improve navigation and wayfinding. Whether it’s maps, camera angles or HUDs, let’s explore how to design games for those of us that like to ask for directions!