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Accessible, Not Utilitarian: Design for Everyone in 'Cosmonious High'

Jazmin Cano  (Accessibility Product Manager, Owlchemy Labs)

Peter Galbraith  (Developer & Implementer of Unityisms, Owlchemy Labs)

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass

Topic: Advocacy, Design

Format: Lecture

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

Owlchemy Labs lives by the core design philosophy of "VR for everyone!" We have a proud reputation of leading the pack in developing and implementing inclusive features in all of our titles. In Cosmonious High, these features are woven into the game from the ground up, making it one of our most inclusive games to date.

In this talk, Accessibility Product Manager Jazmin Cano and Accessibility Engineer II Peter Galbraith discuss how we approach our games in a way that benefits all players at any level of ability. They'll also cover how developers can build more accessible games without sacrificing fun and form.

Takeaway

Attendees will walk away from this talk with a better understanding of how to make accessible games without sacrificing design or aesthetics. They'll also learn more about what makes a game accessible, and how accessibility features benefit all players.

Intended Audience

This is for developers and project managers who are expanding their accessibility pipeline. It would also include any developers looking to increase inclusion in their projects.