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designer , Programmer , video game developer

Director, designer, programmer, and developer in the video game industry. He is best known as a co-founder of id Software and was a designer for many of their games, including Wolfenstein 3D, Dangerous Dave, Doom and Quake. His game designs and development tools led to a mass popularization of the first person shooter, or FPS, in the 1990s.


credited with coining the FPS multiplayer term "deathmatch"


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