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Wednesday, August 21 • 15:30 - 15:45
Stumbling blocks or cheating attempts – how easy should accessibility be?

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Melanie Eilert shows why gatekeeping is hurtful and harmful to the gaming community from her perspective as a disabled gamer. She talks about her life, how she took a break from gaming for more than 15 years and what ultimately brought her back to this hobby.

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Melanie Eilert

Writer & Accessibility Consultant
Melanie has been dealing with issues revolving around inclusion for many years. She herself lives with spinal muscular atrophy, a progressive weakening of the muscles, and has been using an electrical wheelchair since childhood. Since her return to gaming in the summer of 2017 after... Read More →

Wednesday August 21, 2019 15:30 - 15:45 CEST
Track 3: Living with Games