As John got older, "I told him lots of times that if he was ever going to make money with this stuff he'd need to be the head of a computing department," says John Schuneman, John's stepfather. "I kept telling him to get into the scientific uses for computers." John, now age 29, never did. He never finished college, or worked for a big company. But he kept his singular focus on games. And for the last five years his stepfather has been eating those words, with pride.
"PlanetQuake.com — Dallas Party Photos... Note: The photos of John Romero and the ferrari were taken the next day."
"'Girls don't win... Girls have fashion shows.' But that all changed earlier this year, when a little-known gameplayer named Stevie 'Killcreek' Case challenged John Romero, one of the creators of Doom and Quake, to take on a woman at his own game."
Teksas przywitał nas palącym słońcem i drgającym, suchym, zatykającym ptuca powietrzem. Deszczu nie widziano tam od kilku miesięcy, a liczba ofiar śmiertelnych suszy przekroczyła już setkę, łia szczęście my (RooS i Yarornir) nie przyjecha liśmy tam uprawiać pól, tylko wziąć udział w największym do tej pory kwakowym party: QuakeCon CFL 1998.
Well, #quakecon seemed to be a success. Several people were impressed with the turnout including the id boys. I will have #quakecon pics in a few days and I'll have room to post them since I now have more web page space. Like a little good web page maintainer I took a fair amount of notes. I attended Thursday night, Friday night, and Saturday afternoon.