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Masters of Doom : how two guys created an empire and transformed pop culture

Author: David Kushner
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Masters of Doom is the amazing true story of the Lennon and McCartney of video games: John Carmack and John Romero. Together, they ruled big business. They transformed popular culture. And they provoked a national controversy. More than anything, they lived a unique and rollicking American Dream, escaping the broken homes of their youth to co-create the most notoriously successful game franchises in history-Doom and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Nonfiction
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kushner, David, 1968-
Masters of Doom.
New York : Random House, ©2003
(OCoLC)606987800
Named Person: John Romero; John Carmack; John Carmack; John Romero
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Kushner
ISBN: 0375505245 9780375505249 0749924756 9780749924751
OCLC Number: 50129329
Description: xi, 335 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: the two Johns --
Rock star --
Rocket scientist --
Dangerous Dave in copyright infringement --
Pizza money --
More fun than real life --
Green and pissed --
Spear of destiny --
Summon the demons --
Coolest game --
Doom generation --
Quakes --
Judgment day --
Deathmatch --
Silicon Alamo --
Straight out of Doom --
Persistent worlds.
Responsibility: David Kushner.
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This is the story of the Lennon and McCartney of the video game industry - John Carmack and John Romero. Together, they created an empire, ruled a billion-dollar industry, and provoked a national  Read more...

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