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All inPlay Poker
Accessible, online five card draw poker game. Works with screen readers, and uses sound effects to make sure players who are blind know what is going on. Graphics work with screen magnifiers and allow sighted players to join the fun as well.
Braille Bingo Board
White board raised black letters on the left side and raised black numbers on the right side. Braille is underneath the numbers and letters.Order Braille Bingo Board from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Braille Bingo Call Boards
Three bingo boards with the numbers listed in regular sequence.
Braille Bingo Call Numbers
Seventy-five numbers on squares with raised braille and letters and numbers.Order Braille Bingo Call Numbers from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Brailled Dice
Dice with black tactile dots on white background. Order Brailled Dice from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Brailled Monopoly
British version of Monopoly identical to the popular American version except for names of properties, which have British names, and currency, which is in English pounds rather than in dollars. Includes dice, playing cards, and instructions in braille and large print. Image courtesy of Maxi-Aids sales@maxiaids.comImage
As the hero, the game player is in pursuit of the secret of Chillingham and the whereabouts of his long time friend Lily. Shrouded in mystery, a series of letters invokes a fearful response from our hero. What has happened to Lily? Why is the town so quiet? What is the great secret of Chillingham?
Crazy Darts
This online, audio-based game allows you to throw a dart at a moving target. When the game starts, sound comes out of either the right or left speaker and moves to the opposite speaker. When you believe the sound is directly in front of you, you press the spacebar to throw the dart. A recorded voice announces the scoring region on the dartboard that the dart hit. To keep things interesting, the target moves across the speakers at a variety of different speeds. When the game is over, your total score is announced.
Deluxe Backgammon Set
Tournament sized set with raised white dividers and tactile dice. Image courtesy of Maxi-Aids Image
Designer Chess Set
Chess set with chess pieces that are constructed with tactile markings that differentiate each player’s set. To keep the pieces in place, each piece has a peg on the bottom that fits into holes in the board.
Designer Tic-Tac-Toe
Wooden Tic Tac Toe board with recessed squares to help guide and securely hold large X and O pieces into place.
Dice Tray
Round dice tray lined with felt and has a wooden edge.
Domino Rack (Tile Holder)
Holds up to 44 jumbo dominoes at a slant for secure and easy viewing.
Dominoes With Raised Dots
Tactile domino set for the visually impaired.Order Dominoes With Raised Dots from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
E-Z Play Low Vision Playing Cards
Water-resistant playing cards with extra large numbers and letters (1 ¼”) and linen finish. Standard 52-card deck with two wild cards. Image courtesy of Maxi-Aidssales@maxiaids.comImage
Elite Supreme Low Vision Playing Cards
Plastic cards feature 1 1/4" numerals and red and black colors on white.Order Elite Supreme Low Vision Playing Cards from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Gigantic Laminated Bingo Cards
11” x 17” Bingo cards with 2” black numbers against a white background. May also be used as placemats.Order Gigantic Laminated Bingo Cards from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
GMA Tank Commander
Your assignment is to drive a tank through enemy territory and do as much damage as possible, while completing several missions. You are equipped with two types of missiles, two types of shells, a machine gun and other high powered weapons. This game includes realistic sound affects. No screen reader is required, because this game is self-voicing.
Grizzly Gulch Western Extravaganza
A virtual world set in the Old West created purely from sound imagery.
The iPhone is a line of Internet and multimedia-enabled smartphones designed and marketed by Apple Inc. An iPhone functions as a camera phone (also including text messaging and visual voicemail), a portable media player (equivalent to a video iPod), and an Internet client (with e-mail, web browsing, and Wi-Fi connectivity). The user interface is built around the device's multi-touch screen, including a virtual keyboard rather than a physical one. Third-party applications are available from the App Store.
Large Print Bingo Cards
Large, heavy-duty Bingo cards with large print black numbers against a white background. 10 pack.Order Large Print Bingo Cards from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Large Print Crossword Puzzle Books
Large print crossword puzzle book in an 8” x 10” spiral paperback. Contains 125 puzzles.Order Large Print Crossword Puzzle Books from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Large Print Scrabble
Designed in association with the Royal National Institute of the Blind, this scrabble has standard-sized tiles imprinted with large (nearly .5 inch) bold letters and easy-to-see numerical values. White tiles contrast with the green board. A large print board and large print user guide are also included.
Large Table Top Chess Set
Large tabletop chess set comes with two slide-open drawers that neatly hold all the playing pieces. White pieces have bumps on top to differentiate against the black pieces. On the board, black spaces are slightly raised over their counterparts so players can easily recognize playing fields. All spaces have holes to prevent the pieces from sliding around the board. This feature makes it great for traveling as well as at-home use. Image courtesy of Maxi-Aids sales@maxiaids.comImage
Plastic Braille Playing Cards
Plastic playing cards that feature regular print and braille. Washable and durable. 100% plastic.Order Plastic Braille Playing Cards from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Scrabble Deluxe Edition
Scrabble with a board with ridges that hold the tiles in place and rotates on its turntable base so the letters face the player putting down the new word. Tactile Scrabble Overlays (363522) available. Image courtesy of sales@maxiaids.comImage
Shades of Doom
Shades of Doom creates a virtual reality using sound as it’s medium. It features multi-dimensional multi-layered sound, immersing the gamer into a world of action and suspense set in the not too distant future. The game is self-voicing, and so no screen reader is required to play this game. In a three dimensional environment, you must guide your character through a top secret research base and shut down the ill-fated experiment.
Soccer Ball
Sonic Match
A classic memory match game. Each arrow key has a specific sound. The computer plays these sounds and you must imitate the sounds by pressing the appropriate arrow keys. This is a self-voicing game, no screen reader is required.
Tactile Chess and Checker Board Set
Chess and checker board with sharp contrast provided by black-and-white squares on a plastic board. Also offers tactual differentiation with white squares that are deeper than the black squares, a feature which also keeps pieces from sliding around the board. A hole in each square accommodates pegged chess pieces. The wooden chess pieces have tactual markings to distinguish the two sides and pegged bottoms. The sturdy checkers pieces can be tactually identified by the square shapes for the black pieces and circles for the red. Order Tactile Chess and Checker Board Set from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Talking Tactile Tablet 2
A computer peripheral device that connects to the USB port of any Windows or Macintosh computer. It allows the user to interact with tactile graphics and to read maps, play games, and so on. Users can place one of a large number of raised, tactile drawings on the device and press on various parts of the graphic to receive audio feedback. Instructions are bilt-in. Narration is supplied in digitized human speech.
Textured Dominoes
28 dominoes with 7 different tactile surfaces. Image courtesy of Maxi-AidsImage
Tic-Tac-Toe II (Jumbo)
The old favorite game with large foam pieces.
Translates printed music of any complexity, including single-line instrumental music, songs with lyrics, piano music, and orchestral scores, into braille. Has its own built-in music notation editor and braille editor. Can import music from MIDI files. Automatically translates the entered music into braille, then displays it in a braille editor that supports six-key entry.
Travel Chess Set
Chess set with a board that can be used as a carrying case to hold 16 black and 16 white chess pieces when closed. White pieces have bumps on top to differentiate them form the black pieces. The board has black squares that are slightly raised over their white counterparts. All squares have peg holes to hold the pieces. Image courtesy of Maxi-Aids sales@maxiaids.comImage
Trek 2000
Trek 2000 is based on the initial Star Trek series. It is a move-based strategy game, with continuous bridge sounds, the well-known female computer voice, the sounds of battle, red alert sirens, and more. You command four Federation star ships and two star bases. Your mission is to destroy the attacking Tholians, Klingons, and Romulans. You are out numbered and out gunned, and so only strategy will save the day. You can play Trek 2000 at five difficulty levels, and so, as you gain experience, the game will always present a challenge. The game was designed to work with all screen readers that work with Windows. It comes with full online menu-driven help.

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