This might be an unpopular opinion, but I think the new Horizon game really dropped the ball for vision #a11y if the best they came up with is letting another person connect a 2nd controller and play the game for you, proudly proclaiming this was suggested by a blind consultant. I know we can't expect TLOU2 levels of access from every new triple A game, but these days I really think having adjustable text size and menu narration should be a minimum. If Ubisoft and MS studios are providing that, all the Sony first party studios haven't really been progressing much in this area, and if anything this game feels like a regression.
Podcasting 2.0 Episode 71: SPECS and SPACS -- Adam & Dave discuss the week's developments on podcastindex.org and dive deep into how stuff breaks in an open world. The board agrees there is much progress to report this week!
Here's a random idea that will probably never happen but one can dream right? Someone should start an internationally available subscription streaming service which would provide radio style commentary for sports, perhaps focusing their coverage on sports that don't have as good radio penetration like soccer since afaik many US sports have some kind of payed radio subscription available. This service would only be available to blind people after providing some kind of proof of disability which might make it more likely to be acceptable by the people who license broadcasting rights. Maybe they could even just get the streams from services that would normally only be region locked to one country this way. Heck this might be a good way to make the previously mentioned US sports coverage more accessible outside America as well.
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