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In Defense of Homebrew Games

In Defense of Homebrew Games
From N4G - March 22, 2018

In Defense of Homebrew Games

Alex S. from Link-Cable writes: "Its one of the most controversial and divisive elements in all of gaming, something that is almost as far removed from the mainstream side of video games as possible. Im of course about homebrew games, projects that designed by hobbyists without the support of a major publisher or even without the resources afforded to an indie game development studio. This niche side of the industry is unique in that its not really actually part of the industry but a side effect of folks tinkering with hardware and development tools. Now while the homebrew scene is definitely alive and well on open-source platforms like the PC and Android its an often frowned upon element of console gaming, mixed in with hackers and pirates, and while theres definitely a good reason for that prejudice to exist, I think theres a solid case for a legitimate way to create, and play homebrew titles."

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