Beating physical disability to enjoy video games

We put fun and inclusion back into the lives of people with physical disabilities by helping them to play video games.

By using technology ranging from modified joypads to eye-control, we're finding a way for people to play to the very best of their abilities.

But we're not just doing it for fun. By levelling the playing field, we're bringing families and friends together and having a profoundly positive impact on therapy, confidence and rehabilitation.

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British 10k 2016

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Who we've helped



You wake up after an accident. You can’t move and you can’t speak. That’s when the loan and support of eye-controlled technology through our StarGaze project can provide help as quickly as possible.

It’s technology that can initially provide emergency communication, but can also lead to independence in education, work and leisure.


Research & development

If you have problems moving your fingers, the 25 controls on a standard video games joypad can literally be out of reach.

From controller modifications to voice controls and switch interfaces, all our customised gaming setups are designed to suit the very specific individual needs of each person we help.

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Thank yous


Thanks to everyone who defeated slugs in the Best Fiends fundraiser!


Frontier Developments, Kate Russell, and EVERYONE who was part of the amazing Elite Dangerous marathon - THANK YOU!!!


Top work by @KSIOlajidebt @Calfreezy and @F2Freestylers in the RaceAgainstSlime2


Craig Fletcher, All the staff at Multiplay and all the Insomnia diehards - you're fantastic!


Thanks to Tiltify for an amazing 12 Days of Giving campaign.

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