"Replacing chunky bit-maps for pure polygon-based action, id software's Quake is set to replace Doom as the 3D game by which all others are judged."
"No doubt fed up with the publicity garnered by its rivals, both those with their own 'better than Quake' engines and those licensing the technology, id has released the first shots of Quake 2. Though the firm remains tight-lipped as to the game's plot, setting and level designs, it's already obvious that the sequel to the best-selling PC game will represent a significant leap over its previous incarnation."
Courtesy of Archive.org, Scientific American magazine, December 1997... "The world's tallest buildings, Malaysia's twin towers are a cultural and an economic symbol," by Cesar Pelli, Richard Thornton and Leonard Joseph.
On July 26th 1997, ESP presented it's Seventh Annual Fetish Ball at The El Rey Theater in the historic Miracle Mile District of Los Angeles. This years ball was themed for the first time. The theme Kinky Karnival, was a tremendous success.
This post is dedicated to Quake God Ray the hidden hand who financially supported the Quake 2 history project. Thank you for all you have contributed!
This blog post is dedicated to Christina and Eliot, big fans of the retro games. I remember getting to the 10th "eggwave" (beyond level 50) in 2 player Joust with Eliot. Its totally possible we got way farther than that but as one of my proudest gaming achievements I do not want to overstate it. Thank you for supporting my Quake 2 gaming history videos on Patreon!
The Hyperion Theatre used to stand behind 1032 Chapel Street, in New Haven, CT. Its history includes George Washington, Frederick Douglass, Mae West, Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and many more interesting stories!