Redwood’s Photos of QuakeCon ’96 and ’97

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.

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El día de la bestia: Carlos Tuñón interviews John Romero

John Romero, para aquellos que todavía no lo conozcan, es el creador de juegos tan sangrientos y famosos como Doom, Doom II, Hexen y Quake. Hasta ahora ha desarrollado su trabajo en la compañía Id Software, pero ha decidido ir por otro lado y ese cambio es algo que nos interesa. Está preparando Daikatana, juego en el que ha querido reflejar un poco más el estilo de Doom y Doom II.

Panther XL: The First 3D Combat Controller

The Panther XL allows the player to "Free-Look" totally independent of the direction of travel. With this independent control you can run one direction and fire in another without breaking stride. You can also "slide" around corners with your gun always aimed in front of you, ready for anything. John Romero, Co-creator of Quake, famously said, "If you wanna crack skulls with the big boys, get a Panther XL."