Accessibyte Arcade

Accessibyte

What is Accessibyte Arcade?

Accessibyte Arcade is a collection of 9 fun, interactive and accessible games.  Each game is designed from the ground up to be visually, audibly and cognitively accessible to a wide spectrum of players. This is done through simple navigation, clean visuals and complete audio prompting.

Accessible and approachable, Accessibyte Arcade is fun for everyone!

What games are included?

Canteen
  • Manage your own canteen stand at camp! How much money can you make?
  • Stock and sell an inventory of items but make sure to plan for a rainy day!
  • Reinforces long-term planning and strategic thought.
Samurai
  • Hone your patience and reflex to that of a samurai!
  • An exciting challenge for all skill levels.
  • Challenge your friends in the thrilling versus mode!
  • Score provided for tracking student progress and advancement.
Music Box
  • User your computer keyboard to make music!
  • Dozens of instruments, sound effects and drum patterns to play with.
  • As simple or advanced as you want it to be. Everyone can use Music Box!
Future Bot
  • Answer FutureBot’s questions to calculate your wacky future!
  • Your future is shaped by the answers you give.
  • Hundreds of questions, thousands of answers and countless fortunes.
Wizard's Tower
  • An tactical battle game focused on skill and strategy!
  • Choose a hero and try to defeat the wizard and his minions.
  • Carefully choose your upgrades as you progress through the tower.
Crazy Phrase
  • Create your own custom stories or choose from many that are provided.
  • Players input words, resulting in a new crazy story every time!
  • A hilarious way to practice basic grammar skills.
Echo
  • A timeless test of mental skill with an accessible presentation.
  • Test keyboard and memory skills by mimicking the echo!
  • How long can you go before you lose the echo?
  • Score provided for tracking student progress and advancement.
Hangman
  • The classic game in accessible format!
  • Load custom word lists of your own creation.
  • Great for reinforcing classroom vocabulary and terms!
Radio
  • Fight back the static before it’s too late!
  • Static creeps in from the left or right stereo channels, press the arrow keys to push it back.
  • Reinforces basic audible discrimination and simple virtual spatial awareness.
  • Score provided for tracking student progress and advancement.

Are there any notable features?

Spectrum of Players

  • Developed for a wide range of players so everyone can have fun.
  • Standard difficulty will provide a challenge.
  • Simpler modes remove the challenge, allowing players to focus on having fun!
  • Endless Extreme modes provide infinite challenge for advanced players!

Immersive Sound Effects

  • Menu background music and sounds immerse students in the game.
  • Various sound effects and background music specific to each game’s theme.
  • Hear the sounds of nature in Canteen.
  • Let sound build anticipation in Samurai.
  • Explore the space audio-theme of Echo.
  • Fight the static in Radio.

Secrets!

  • Hidden features will reveal themselves to players over time.
  • Keyboard codes will unlock hidden content.
  • Secret sound test to listen to music from Accessibyte Arcade.

How about accessibility?

Visual Enhancements

  • Choose from a variety of font styles and sizes, from small to large.
  • A vast array of color options for text, backgrounds and accessories.
  • Clean, simple and distraction-free user interface.
  • A single key at the main menu can quickly cycle between your saved schemes, which is great for teaching multiple students on the same machine.

Audible Feedback

  • Customize speed and pitch of various voices.
  • Audible presentation prompting of typing prompt.
  • Audible feedback of key presses.
  • Designed to be used entirely without vision.

Accessibility Included

  • Accessibyte Arcade is an all-inclusive accessible program. No outside accessibility software is required!
  • Great solution for users who have difficulty with more advanced adaptive software.
  • Can be used as a teaching tool for understanding basic computer concepts.