Episode 12 – Conversation with Special Effect Events Coordinator Becky Frost @beckyfr0st

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In this episode I speak with Becky Frost, Events Coordinator Special Effect. A charity organization based out of the UK that specializes helping those with physical disabilities play video games.

00:00 – 2:15 – Introductions

02:15 – 9:00 – What all Special Effect does and how Becky got working for them

9:00 – 13:45 – We discuss the kind of impact Becky has seen from the organization

13:45 – 20:00 – We discusse the hardware/software changes and the good it can all do from her perspective being in the industry.

20:00 – 25:45 – I ask a question about her opinion on accessibility. I also asked this question in a way that almost seems aggressive, and that is entirely on me

25:45 – 28:00 – We talk about what Becky got into gaming, what she enjoys about video games and how she enjoys them now.

28:00 – 33:15 – We talk about what her favorite games were as a child, and why she really enjoyed them.

33:15 – 37:00 – We talk about games that Becky feels might not hold up to today’s standards, and discussing text based adventure games and their resurgence.

37:00 – 41:00 – We talk about what her current favorite games that she is currently enjoying

41:00 – 45:30 – We talk about what kind of trends in gaming she has enjoyed seeing over the last few years

45:30 – 50:15 – I turn the floor over to Becky and let her talk about how you can help the organization

50:15 – End – Closing

An article regarding the Tekken player that we had discussed during the podcast

Learn more about Becky by checking out her twitter at https://twitter.com/beckyfr0st

Learn more about Special Effect by checking out their twitter at https://twitter.com/SpecialEffect, their Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/specialeffectteam/, their Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SpecialEffectCharity/, and their website which has all sorts of great information www.specialeffect.org.uk