If THIS doesn't make ya smile..then you have no heart... Proves there are still some good kids in this world..
A 10-year-old boy near San Francisco named Dylan Viale has a close relationship with his grandmother, who's been blind for decades. He loves video games, so he decided to develop a video game for the visually impaired, so he could play against her. It's kind of like Pac-Man. You use sound to lead a cartoon duck through a maze, and collect diamonds while avoiding spiders.
Sherry has been blind for decades. Without sight, she doesn’t get a lot out of Dylan’s favorite pastime: playing video games. She can’t enjoy the titles he loves like Need for Speed and Plants vs. Zombies. So he decided to make a new game. Just for her.
“[Dylan] wanted to figure out a way that he could share his love for video games with her,” Dylan’s father, Dino Viale, told me in a phone interview. “He thought, ‘How can I create something she can enjoy?’”
So he downloaded GameMaker and started grinding through its tutorials. He read about basic design concepts, learning the ideas behind terms like objects and sprites. He figured out how to create a world that people could play in.
FULL STORY HERE