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John Romero is an award-winning game development icon whose work spans over 130 games, 108 of which have been published commercially. Romero is the "father of first person shooters" having led the design and contributed to the programming and audio design of the iconic and genre-defining games DOOM, Wolfenstein, Quake, Heretic and Hexen. Romero is... See full bio »

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Known For

Wolfenstein 3D Director
(1992)
Daikatana Director
(2000)
Cyber-C.H.I.C. Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1990)
Doom Miscellaneous Crew
(1993)

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 2002 Hyperspace Delivery Boy! (Video Game) (lead programmer)
 1997 Doom 64 (Video Game) (programmer)
 1996 Quake (Video Game) (level designer) / (programmer)
 1996 Final Doom (Video Game) (level designer) / (programmer)
 1994 Doom II: Hell on Earth (Video Game) (programmer)
 1993 Doom (Video Game) (programmer)
 1992 Spear of Destiny (Video Game) (software engineer)
 1991 'Goodbye, Galaxy!' Episode V: The Armageddon Machine (Video Game) (programming team)
 1991 Aliens Ate My Baby Sitter! (Video Game) (software engineer)
 1991 'Goodbye, Galaxy!' Episode IV: Secret of the Oracle (Video Game) (programming team)
 1988 James Clavell's Shogun (Video Game) (programmer)
 1987 Pyramids of Egypt (Video Game) (game designer) / (programmer)
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Personal Quote:

We had a skin for a little arrow, and it was 1300 x 960 pixels. It was out of control. - Relating a story in which a small arrow was textured so large it would not fix on people's monitors of the era

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Now, after his second company "Monkeystone Games" wasn't that successful, he and his old-time friend Tom Hall start their own company
  • KingsIsle Entertainment.
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