I’ve been mute since I was 12, and I found out online gaming is a great outlet, but I want a game where I can really interact with people without being shot while typing
Valve products have always been especially kind to deaf gamers. Dota 2 has always let you ping and draw on the mini map
Justin Cheadle, gamer & developer, deaf
Either environmental, allowing points on the map to be pinged for other players or markers left directly in the game environment, or directly, via player emotes.
Particularly useful for players with impaired speech, or hearing, but also a useful tool for all players regardless of impairment.