Evening Reading

Have a cool John Carmack/Tom Mustaine interview going up in a couple, mostly talking about Doom: Resurrection and iPhone development. I'm not sure Doom: Resurrection is my cup of tea, but the tech/mechanics behind it are certainly clever and well implemented.

From The Chatty
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    June 29, 2009 6:01 PM

    does Q3 on the iphone mean it jumped the shark?

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      June 29, 2009 6:04 PM

      I think it's awesome to see them still utilizing the Q3 engine. It's sort of a benchmark of the last 10 years, when we develop Eyeglass holoprojection gaming, the first FPS it runs will be Q3 to show the world the device is ready for primetime.

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      June 29, 2009 6:06 PM

      Q3 on the iPhone means we live in the fucking future! The FUTURE, man!

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      June 29, 2009 6:07 PM

      I don't see why they'd bother with three versions of Quake, I'd be happy with a really solid Q2 port.

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        June 29, 2009 6:29 PM

        Seriously, Q2 is the only one with a good singleplayer runs from the Q1 people

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          June 29, 2009 6:35 PM

          Who cares about singleplayer? I want to play some peer to peer Q3 in the movietheatre while waiting for the movie to begin!!!

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            June 29, 2009 6:39 PM

            I do, because competitive quaking over a 3G network on a small touchscreen sounds pretty terrible.

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              June 29, 2009 6:42 PM

              In all fairness, there's no harm in them releasing it.

              I'm pretty sure it's not meant to be a replacement for the PC version, but it'll be a fun diversion while you're having lunch at work or whatever.

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                June 29, 2009 6:46 PM

                I'd be curious to see it, but I think just think singleplayer would work so much better.

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              June 29, 2009 6:56 PM

              peer to peer connectivity happens over bluetooth. Plus you could use wifi too

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                June 29, 2009 6:57 PM

                Not to mention Wolfenstein showed us that a FPS on a touchscreen can be done well.