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Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture - David Kushner
Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture
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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,... show more
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 produce the most notoriously successful game franchises in history—Doom and Quake— until the games they made tore them apart. This is a story of friendship and betrayal, commerce and artistry—a powerful and compassionate account of what it's like to be young, driven, and wildly creative.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780812972153 (0812972155)
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Pages no: 339
Edition language: English
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ybrikman
ybrikman rated it
5.0 Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture
A fun, fast paced, hard-to-put-down read that does a great job of telling the story of John Carmack, John Romero, and the groundbreaking games they created (Wolfenstein 3D, Doom, Quake). By the time I was done, I had a massive desire to a) play games, b) play old school games like quake, and c) spen...
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3.0 Masters of Doom
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Pustu aprende a leer
Pustu aprende a leer rated it
4.0
Me gusto. Pero creo que no es para todos. Si no te gustan los videojuegos mejor ni lo leas. Es divertido a ratos y muy técnicos a otros. Pero esta bien padre saber la historia de los dos johns.
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