Blind Accessible Gamer Awards

1st Annual Blind Accessible Gamer Awards

Theory Of A Blind Man is proud to present the first ever award ceremony by blind gamers for blind gamers.
Many categories for the winners with a 3D digital trophy given to each category winner.

The first stage will be to collect all the nominees from you the blind gamer.

How do you nominate a game? That is fairly easy. Just go to our Twitter and participate in the Pinned Tweet poll. We will start accepting nominees on February 1, 2020.

What are the nominee requirements?

🟢Game must be either fully Voice Over, JAWS, or NVDA accessible or self voiced. 🟢

🟢Must be up to date with its operating system that it was released on. 🟢

🟢For the honorable mention on a mainstream platform category, the game must be able to be played by a blind gamer. 🟢

Platforms

🎮 Windows 🎮

🎮 Mac OS X 🎮

🎮 Android 🎮

🎮 iOS/iPad 🎮

Categories:

🟢 CONT ENT CREATOR Bro OF THE YEAR
FOR A Male STREAMER OR CONTENT CREATOR who HAS MADE AN IMPORTANT AND POSITIVE IMPACT ON THE INDUSTRY.

🟢 CONT ENT CREATOR Chick OF THE YEAR
FOR A Female STREAMER OR CONTENT CREATOR who HAS MADE AN IMPORTANT AND POSITIVE IMPACT ON THE INDUSTRY.

🟢 Up and coming CONT ENT CREATOR Bro OF THE YEAR

🟢 Up and coming CONT ENT CREATOR Chick OF THE YEAR

🟢 Bro Advocacy In Accessibility for Gaming
For outstanding work in bringing awareness of accessibility to game platforms and developers to provide an equal opportunity for those with disabilities to play video games.

🟢 Chick Advocacy In Accessibility for Gaming
For outstanding work in bringing awareness of accessibility to game platforms and developers to provide an equal opportunity for those with disabilities to play video games.

🟢 Up and coming BroAdvocacy In Accessibility for Gaming

🟢 Up and coming Chick Advocacy In Accessibility for Gaming

🟢 GAME DIRECTION
AWARDED FOR OUTSTANDING CREATIVE VISION AND INNOVATION

🟢 NARRATIVE
FOR OUTSTANDING STORYTELLING AND NARRATIVE DEVELOPMENT IN A GAME.

🟢 AUDIO DESIGN
RECOGNIZING THE BEST IN-GAME AUDIO AND SOUND DESIGN.

🟢 SCORE & MUSIC
FOR OUTSTANDING MUSIC, INCLUSIVE OF SCORE, ORIGINAL SONG AND/OR LICENSED SOUNDTRACK.

🟢 PERFORMANCE
AWARDED TO AN INDIVIDUAL FOR VOICE-OVER ACTING, MOTION AND/OR PERFORMANCE CAPTURE.

🟢 ACTION/Adventure GAME
FOR THE BEST GAME IN THE ACTION or adventure GENRE-FOCUSED PRIMARILY ON COMBAT and or adventure.

🟢 ROLE-PLAYING GAME
FOR THE BEST GAME DESIGNED WITH RICH PLAYER CHARACTER CUSTOMIZATION AND PROGRESSION, INCLUDING MASSIVELY MULTIPLAYER EXPERIENCES.

🟢 FIGHTING GAME
FOR THE BEST GAME DESIGNED PRIMARILY AROUND HEAD TO head fighting.

🟢 STRATEGY GAME
BEST GAME FOCUSED ON REAL-TIME OR TURN-BASED STRATEGY.

🟢 SPORTS/RACING GAME
FOR THE BEST TRADITIONAL AND NON-TRADITIONAL SPORTS AND RACING GAME.

🟢 MULTIPLAYER GAME
FOR OUTSTANDING ONLINE MULTIPLAYER GAMEPLAY AND DESIGN, INCLUDING CO-OP AND MASSIVELY MULTIPLAYER EXPERIENCES, IRRESPECTIVE OF GAME GENRE OR PLATFORM.

🟢 ONGOING GAME
AWARDED TO A GAME FOR OUTSTANDING DEVELOPMENT OF ONGOING CONTENT THAT EVOLVES THE PLAYER EXPERIENCE

🟢 FAMILY GAME
FOR THE BEST GAME APPROPRIATE FOR FAMILY PLAY,

🟢 INDEPENDENT GAME
FOR OUTSTANDING CREATIVE AND TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT IN A GAME MADE OUTSIDE THE TRADITIONAL PUBLISHER SYSTEM.

🟢 Honorable Mention
This is for one game found to be accessible to blind gamers on any mainstream game console such as Sony Playstation, Microsoft Xbox, Nintendo Switch, etc.
Game does not have to be designed for the blind gamer in mind, but shows great potential to be an accessible game for the blind.

🟢 GAME OF THE YEAR
RECOGNIZING A GAME THAT DELIVERS THE ABSOLUTE BEST EXPERIENCE ACROSS all CREATIVE AND TECHNICAL FIELDS.

How do you help?

Anyone is welcome to help and through a brief vetting process, you can choose a role lead to help bring this project to fruition in late 2020.

Check out the roles here to see if something interests you. We need committed volunteers to stick with us so please only serious inquiries to volunteer.

Other Opportunities

We will be expanding as this project grows with the help of all the blind gamers and developers out there.

Future plans include a dedicated website, ceremony graphics and video clips, physical award trophies to be sent to winners, and much more.

If you would like to contribute to this project with ideas, suggestions, or any other way you can think of, please email Whistler.

Social Media Doodads

Be sure to follow our Twitter for the latest updates and information regarding the Blind Accessible Gamer Awards.


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