Doom Preview – Behind closed doors shown in Dallas




He was not there, then a week ago in Dallas the first moving images of Doom were shown. Where John Carmack was located during the presentation, is unknown, but the next morning he walked calmly to do in a nearby shopping some groceries. Tousled curls, college-glasses, shorts and underneath something raised high socks. And a t-shirt QuakeCon 2012, the seventeenth edition of the fanbeurs which he co-founded id Software organizes every year.

The eighteenth edition Carmack would still go through, and he would like every year deliver a speech in which he, in technical terms, it would be put. Peppered the future set Everyone listened in and far beyond the hall, because Carmack is a living legend. He is the man who helped ensure that the PC office machine transformed into gaming machine. Handedly He is also the man who games the third dimension has drawn those games like Tetris, Pac-Man and Donkey Kong there showed fashioned and formed the basis of classics such as Wolfenstein 3D, Doom and Quake. He is the programmer who can do magic to graphics.
Passion for glasses

Since November, he is no longer employed by id Software, the games developer from Texas that he helped establish in 1991. His passion lies after more than twenty years of programming 3D worlds now in virtual reality and he is now working full time on the Oculus Rift , glasses that the movements of the wearer, and follow him or her make the action much more. Associate thus Carmack is not the only one who sees a future in virtual reality; the company behind the Oculus Rift earlier this year for $ 1.45 billion bought by Facebook.


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