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John Carmack

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John Carmack was born on August 20th, 1970 and is a prolific figure in the video game industry. His most recognized achievements have been his co-founding of id Software, and the programming of Wolfenstein 3D, Doom, and Quake. He has invented many graphic algorithms including "surface-caching".

John Carmack is also an avid rocketry enthusiast and founded Armadillo Aerospace, which has competed for the ANSARI X Prize. After the prize was won, the company, led and largely funded by Carmack, was looking towards orbital spaceflight. Due to a lack of investment the company was put on hold in 2013.

Credited on 115 games

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Underdogs (2024, Quest) Special Thanks
Quake II (2023, Windows) Programming
Rise of the Triad: Ludicrous Edition (2023, Windows) Special Thanks
Quake (2021, Windows) Programming
Coaster Combat (2020, Quest) Special Thanks
Vader Immortal: Episode III (2019, Windows) Special Thanks
Vader Immortal: Episode II (2019, Windows) Special Thanks
Doom II (2019, PlayStation 4) Software Engineers
Doom³ (2019, PlayStation 4) Technical Director
Vader Immortal: Episode I (2019, Windows) Special Thanks
Hedon (2019, Windows) Original id Tech 1 Engine
Coaster Combat (2018, Oculus Go) Special Thanks
Strafe (2017, Windows) Special Thanks
Nocturne in Yellow (2015, Windows) The forefathers of everything, and creators of Doom
Angry Face (2014, Browser) Additional Programming
Serious Sam Classics: Revolution (2014, Windows) Special Thanks
Rise of the Triad (2013, Windows) Special Thanks to
Doom Classic Complete (2012, PlayStation 3) Technical Director
Doom³: BFG Edition (2012, Xbox 360) Technical Director
Rage (2011, Windows) Chief Technical Officer

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