The "Winners Don't Use Drugs" wiki last edited by BeachThunder on 08/28/13 05:30PM View full history

Overview

Part of a government anti-drug campaign created by 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

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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