An interview with The Happy Friar

The Happy Friar is a long-time positive force in the Quake scene and was a writer for Planet Quake.  He’s even hanging out with us here at Quake Expo (check out his booth). Fortunately we were able to get together for some Q and A-   Qbism: Sorry I haven’t gotten back to you. Forgot about a screening of “Serenity” movie I had tickets to last night!   The Happy Friar: The one with Nathan Fillion…

Tronyn interviews John Romero

Tronyn, currently engaged in an Epic Quest through vast wilderness, sent the following parchment via carrier falcon:   Introduction: Ten years ago, for Quake’s ten year anniversary, you did a couple of interviews: one with The Escapist (http://www.escapistmagazine.com/articles/view/video-games/issues/issue_55/328-John-Romero-The-Escapist-Interview.2 ), and another for the 2006 Quake Expo (Archived at https://web.archive.org/web/20070115090954/http://www.quakeexpo.com/interview_romero.php  ). One looked at game design issues in general and your career, and the other focused on the history of early Quake. I…

repost from QExpo 2011- A short note from John Carmack

A look back at QExpo 2011 as posted by Chip- A short note from John Carmack: “I could write an awful lot about Quake, but since we are in the final crunch for Rage right now, I’ll have to settle for just a few random thoughts. I have a bit more subdued memory of Quake than many of our other projects, because the development was so tough. It was the…