banner and logo of the accessible game design contest

What ?

For the second year, the Accessible Game Design Contest is open. The aim is to develop a video game prototype, which has to be accessible to impaired people.

The choice of the impairment(s) addressed is free. However, this/these choice(s) should be specified in the game design document (see after).

How ?

Every interested persons or groups of persons are invited to declare themselves by sending, at the contact address, a two pages document describing their game design, the accessibility mecanisms, and their team, with the names, affiliation and emails.
The deadline is fixed at December 20th 2013.

Thereafter, a prototype should be developed and submitted before May 25th 2014.


agdc (at) capgame (dot) fr

Important Dates

Game design document submission
(pdf, 2 pages max):
December, 20th 2013

Video game prototype submission:
May, 25th 2014

Jury and decision:
June 2014

Last Edition

JVA 2012 (in French)


Friends and Ressources

The Ablegamers Foundation
Game Accessibility Guidelines
IGDA Game Access SIG
Ian Hamilton's blog

Who Can Participate ?

Students, professionals, hobbyists, etc.

2012 Winner

Evil Blind Mutant Monster Attack

Picture of the 2012 game design contest winner: Evil Blind Mutant Monster Attack. It shows an ugly bloody monster. There is also a comment: This is fun - Michel Ancel.


The best video games will be made available for the general public during the following exhibitions:

(FR) Futur en Seine, 12-15/06/2014, Paris
(FR) ICCHP 2014, 9-11/07/2014, St Denis

(to be continued...)