(Article) First-ever American Sign Language Accessible Video Game Launches on Campus

Video games have come a long way since the '80s, when "Oregon Trail" had kids act as wagon leader, guiding 19th-century settlers, and friends duked it out over a match of "Pong" on their Atari. From 3-D graphics to portable gaming systems to virtual reality, developments in the gaming world have been fast and frequent. But in all that time, there has never been an American Sign Language accessible video game. Until now.  

Reminiscent of the pioneer game of yesteryear, "Deafverse World One: Duel of the Bots" is a free, online, choose-your-own-adventure game. It was launched in September by the National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes, an institution housed in UT's College of Education that aims to help deaf individuals succeed in and after high school. With actors...

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