Crazyace Posted December 19, 2009 Share Posted December 19, 2009 I think the free SDKs would have benefited Atari tremendously. The other thing Atari should have done is given, beyond that, developers some type of incentive to code for the Jaguar, instead of tossing money after the development of the Jaguar CD. Even by that time, it was pretty apparent that add ons didn't pan out well for any company. So, it's amazing, to me, that the management of a shrinking share company would have thought a CD resurrection was possible, especially considering the ill fated attempts made by Saga, who, too, destroyed their company, while having a much larger market share. Making the CD an add-on was the biggest mistake, everything else about it was a 'win' , CD gave much more memory than carts for a far far lower price, and the logistics were way better. A free SDK wouldn't have helped much - developers tend to want working tools in the first place , it's not their job to rewrite things from scratch. ( The Sega CD was a lot more popular than the Jaguar - the 32x seemed to be the big mistake ) Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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