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GameTales: Cray YMP

GameTales: Cray YMP

At id, we were always looking for a better way to develop our games. In the beginning we developed games for DOS machines on DOS machines. In 1991, John Carmack investigated the NeXTSTEP operating system, and decided that cross-development on a superior platform would result in a better game and a better development experience. We all converted [...]

Doom History 1994

Doom History 1994

Back in january 1994, one month after DOOM was released, Game Developer magazine ran an article, one which i've never seen before. Well, they republished the article today on gamasutra.com and it was great reading over it and going back in time. Something i thought would be most exciting is this screenshot here (scanned from the magazine page; i [...]

Apple-NeXT Merger Birthday!

Apple-NeXT Merger Birthday!

It's been 10 years since Apple merged with NeXT and then later brought us the awesome OS X. I still remember seeing OS X in action for the first time and how the Finder displayed directories in NeXTSTEP format and the rotating CD for the new Wait cursor.....YES! I was totally convinced at that point that some version of Mach was at the core of OS [...]