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Happy 10th Birthday, QTEST!

Happy 10th Birthday, QTEST!

Unbelievably so, it's been 10 years since QTEST (Quake Test) was unleashed upon the world a mere 4 months before the full release of Quake on June 22nd, 1996. QTEST was a test version of Quake that we uploaded to the net to gather information on how people's experience went. At the same time we invited seven people (The QTEST 7) to come to our [...]

Random Stuff

Random Stuff

Just watched National Treasure and it was really great! Very reminiscent of The Goonies but for a more grown-up audience. You should definitely see it - and bring the kids if you have any. I sold my iPod within a week of posting that I'm selling it in my forums. And the person who bought it isn't even registered on the forums but is a lurker on [...]

Four Years On…

Four years ago today, I left id Software and eventually formed what would be known as Ion Storm with my longtime friend Tom Hall. Ironically enough, approximately 10 years ago, John Carmack and I began working on our bi-monthly game disk, PCRcade (soon to be renamed Gamer's Edge), while working at Softdisk. (Each of us was working on our own [...]