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Masters of Doom: how two guys created an empire and transformed pop culture / David Kushner.

Kushner, David, 1968- author. (Author). Wheaton, Wil, narrator. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781943499137 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1943499136 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (12hr., 44 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Author's Republic : 2015.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Wil Wheaton.
Summary, etc.: 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.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Romero, John, 1967-
Carmack, John.
Computer games > History.
Computer games > Programming > History.
Computer programmers > United States > Biography.

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