[Aabs-forum] Card/Board Game Survey Questionnaire

Reagan, Joel joel.reagan at ttu.edu
Mon Apr 23 22:06:34 UTC 2012

Alabama Association of Blind Students,

A group of students, and myself, are trying to conduct research about how individuals living with visual impairments play card and board games and how to solve any problems that may exist.  Would you be willing answer these survey questions?

Please let us know what your thoughts are on these questions.

Survey Questions

What type of games do you play?

Roughly estimated, what percentage of board games and card games can you currently access?

What are your favorite games?

What games do you wish you could play? What would it take for you to be able to play those games?

What assistive devices do you utilize to make games more accessible?

Do you play any of the new popular trading card games? Board games?

Are you able to play video games?

If so, do you have a preference for these games over video games?

Which are more accessible?

Is there anything that you could be done to improve your experience playing games?

Would you benefit from devices that allowed more independence from braille?

Would you prefer a “personal assistant” over an assistive device?

What capabilities would an assistive device need to replace your current system or an assistant?

>From the list below, which capabilities would you want/not want?

The ability to read card values and information aloud through headphones?

The ability to replicate: 	Roll of the dice?
			        		Spin of the wheel?
	Capability to provide: 	Tutorials?
			       		Read the table- cards displayed?
			       		Read the entire board- positioning, etc.?

	Capabilities specific for: 	Poker?
				   	Trading card games?
					Monopoly or other board games?

Would you purchase this device now? 
How much would you expect to pay?

What is the most you would pay?

Where would you typically go to purchase games, new assistive devices?

Thank You.

Joel Reagan

MBA Student
Rawls College of Business
Texas Tech University
Phone: (512) 413-2671

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