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UX Summit: Lessons in Retrofitting Accessibility: 'A Legends of Runeterra' Story

Sweta Mohapatra  (UX Designer, Riot Games)

Location: Room 3016, West Hall

Date: Monday, March 18

Time: 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Summits Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Design

Format: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

Many games have added accessibility features after launch, but what happens if you try to add a feature that directly impacts gameplay to a live service game? This talk covers the story of how devs on the Legends of Runeterra team explored what it would take to add keyboard mapping to the game. From scoping the work it would take, to evaluating the design and gameplay impact, to creating a proof of concept, attendees learn about how the team tackled this challenge and what we learned about retrofitting accessibility along the way.

Takeaway

Attendees will come away with insight into how a small game team approached retrofitting function remapping to a live service game, what challenges that presented, and what to consider when pitching features for accessibility retrofitting.
Original Text: Attendees will come away with tips on how to generally approach accessibility retrofitting and insight on the team's approach to building keyboard remapping.

Intended Audience

This session is open to anyone with an interest in accessibility and may be especially helpful for developers who are interested in adding accessibility features to their game post launch or game teams who are smaller in size.
Original Text: This talk is intended for anyone with an interest in accessiblity.



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