The Scratchware Manifesto (2000)

“The machinery of gaming has run amok.

Instead of serving creative vision, it suppresses it. Instead of encouraging innovation, it represses it. Instead of taking its cue from our most imaginative minds, it takes its cue from the latest month’s PC Data list. Instead of rewarding those who succeed, it penalizes them with development budgets so high and royalties so low that there can be no reward for creators. Instead of ascribing credit to those who deserve it, it seeks to associate success with the corporate machine.

It is time for revolution.” – excerpt

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Work Cited:

“The Scratchware Manifesto.” 2000. Home of the Underdogs. Homeoftheunderdogs.net. Web. 29 Sep 2015.

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