Embarking on an Interstellar Journey

Alice Bonasio
3 min readOct 13, 2023

BLINNK and the Vacuum of Space is a game designed with a profound focus on accessibility for autistic players. This VR sci-fi adventure takes you on an intergalactic escapade with your trusty robot companion, BLINNK.

A Universe Tailored for All

  • A Game for Autistic Players, by Autistic Designers
  • “BLINNK and the Vacuum of Space” is more than just a game; it’s a testament to the power of thoughtful design. Created by Alison and Nick Lang, who head Changingday, this game is a result of their six years of hard work and dedication. With an autistic daughter of their own, they set out to harness VR technology to create experiences that would resonate with players like her.

How Accessibility Shaped Every Level of the Space Station Norpopolis

  • From the moment you step aboard the Space Station Norpopolis, it’s evident that every aspect has been meticulously crafted with accessibility in mind. Whether it’s navigating through alien landscapes or engaging in quirky interstellar tasks, the game ensures a comfortable and enjoyable experience for players of all backgrounds.

The Extraordinary Adventures of BLINNK

  • Undercover Missions and Mischievous Groobs



Alice Bonasio

Technology writer for FastCo, Quartz, The Next Web, Ars Technica, Wired + more. Consultant specializing in VR #MixedReality and Strategic Communications