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The History of id Software & How Their Games Began

id is a name most gamers should have seen or heard of at some point in their life. Arguably the single most influential developer that has had the largest historical impact on the gaming industry and gamers themselves.Beginning their relationship in 1989 as employees of Softdisk, a subscription-based company that offered new Apple software and games to customers on a regular basis. John Carmack, John Romero, Tom Hall and Adrian Carmack worked for Gamer’s Edge, the PC focused division of Softdisk, developing computer games for monthly subscribers. Under Softdisk the two John’s, Tom and Adrian developed titles from series such as

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How ‘Quake’ Helped Define the Gaming Industry

Before Counterstrike, Unreal  Tournament, and League of  Legends, we had Quake—a first-person shooter game in 1996 that inspired many of the best titles in modern gaming. In fact, when IGN  interviewed creative director Tim Willits during Quake’s anniversary  in 2015, he commented, “If you look at games today, and if you look at the shape of the video game industry, Quake was actually more influential than Doom was.” And Doom introduced a lot of new things, from mod scenes and pseudo-3D graphics, to AI and action multiplayer. To say that another game is more superior—and one that came after Doom, at

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Rhyfel's Comprehensive List of Life Changing Games

Don't worry this is not the typical "Top 100" list. Think of it more like a suggestion list of awesome games more than anything, this is a list of some of the games I have played over the many years, which I believe are detrimental to a thorough experience of what gaming truly has to offer. It includes titles from nearly every genre that have all provided gamers with unique experiences unparalleled at the time or since.These are not all the games I played, these are not all the necessary games either as I am sure I missed plenty. But these

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Awesome Games Done Quick 2017 Roundup

After over 170 games played by over 200 runners for more than 150 consecutive hours and many emotional speeches this year's Awesome Games Done Quick has come to a conclusion raising more than $2.2 million, decimating the previous record set at AGDQ 2015 by nearly $700k.For those that do not know GDQ is a twice yearly charity event for the Prevent Cancer Foundation that revolves around speedrunning. Runners from all over the world converged at Hilton Washington Dulles, Herndon, Virginia for the seven day event now in to its seventh year.Alongside the usual classic runs of Mario, Metroid, Kirby and Zelda

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Snake's News - Full Metal Quakecon

So, I left you hanging on Friday, didn't post a thing 'cause I was too darn tired. But I'm back, I got my shit together and I put it where it belongs. Let's go. We got some minor shit and THE QUAKECON GOODNESS.DOOM: UNTO THE EVIL TRAILERSay "Hello" to the Harvester. C'mon, don't be shy. Say it. Louder. Okay, forget it.This is the first big multiplayer DLC for DOOM, which I wrote about earlier. Like, a week earlier. Anyway, recap time: 1 new demon, 3 new maps, 2 new guns something something $14.99. So, feel free to watch the trailer and

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