"They call him Doomgod, the one who can kill blindfolded. He defanged the Cobra and snuffed the magician known as Merlock. But Dennis Fong, 19, is no Terminator. He's a popular student at the community college in Los Altos, Calif., where he lives with his parents and does (most of) his chores. So why does he go by the name Thresh, as in threshold of pain?"
"Kurt Shimada is shaking with joy, disbelief and a twinge of guilt. Moments ago, in the preliminary round of the computer game championships, he didn't just beat but demolished Dennis Fong, who happens to be the Michael Jordan of computer games."
"The bottom line is that we need hard and fast, unalterable rules for games like Quake in order to ensure that the playing field remains level."
"If someone uses a good move on me I'll be one step ahead the next time he tries it on. And I might use that move on the next person I play." -Dennis "Thresh" Fong interview by Mark Green, Arcade magazine, December 1998, courtesy of Archive.org.
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.