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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 [...]

Major Apple Love

Major Apple Love

These days it's hard not to notice just how awesome Apple has become. Sure, you pay a premium price but you enjoy the best of the best with an aesthetic quality unmatched by even their most sincere imitators. I've been an Apple guy since 1979 and devoted 10 years of my life to the 6502 nestled deep within the Apple II series. I admired the Mac [...]

Doom Archaeology

Doom Archaeology

I've been doing some digging around in the original Doom development directory since I'm working on consolidating all my data in a sane arrangement. The Doom source that was released years ago wasn't the nice raw development directory otherwise you would have all seen the NeXTSTEP DoomEd source, Doom map source files, and what I have here: [...]