John Carmack shares Steve Jobs memories

Programming legend John Carmack shares stories of working with Steve Jobs. Jobs, Carmack writes, disliked computer games and their early prominence on the Mac platform — “Steve doesn’t like blood” — and yet...

When my wife and I later started building games for feature phones (DoomRPG! Orcs&Elves!), I advocated repeatedly to Steve that an Apple phone could be really great. Every time there was a rumor that Apple might be working on a phone, I would refine the pitch to him. Once he called me at home on a Sunday (How did he even get my number?) to ask a question, and I enthused at length about the possibilities.

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DOOM 2016 to launch Friday, May 13th

1993's epic hero, Doomguy, is back! The next installment of DOOM, the video game that defined our vibrant, gib filled world of FPS play is set to launch on May 13th. Naturally, this is a Friday.

I'm dusting off my BFG 9000 and prepping for Cacodemons.

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