The "Winners Don't Use Drugs" wiki last edited by LordAndrew on 05/12/14 01:08PM View full history

Overview

William S. Sessions served as director of the FBI from 1987 to 1993

Part of a government anti-drug campaign created by FBI Director William S. Sessions, most arcade games in the 90s were given this splash screen to give a positive message to kids.

William S. Sessions worked out a deal with Robert Fay of the American Amusement Machine Association and seventeen different arcade manufacturers to include this screen starting in 1989.

Trivia

Scott Pilgrim's parody of the slogan

In Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game, a parody version of the screen is shown, saying "Winners Don't Eat Meat" and is sponsored by the Vegan Police.

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