John Carmack Gets Lifetime Achievement Award
Feb 24, 2010, 21:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"John Carmack, one of the geniuses in 3D gaming technology will
be recognized in March at 2010 Game Developers Choice Awards for
his lifetime of achievement.
"Carmack's involvement in the design of game engines led to the
Doom and Quake franchises as well as the numerous games based off
of his engine code.
"The announcement from GDC reads:"
- Quake, Meet GPL; GPL, Meet Quake(Mar 04, 2009)
- Carmack: Quake Live on Mac, Linux 'high on my priority list'(Feb 26, 2009)
- OpenGL 3.0, GLSL 1.30 Released(Aug 17, 2008)
- Enemy Territory: Quake Wars Demo(Oct 16, 2007)
- John Carmack Not as Interested in Linux (and OpenGL?)(Sep 20, 2007)
- Shacknews: Quake III Source to be GPL'ed "Within a Week"(Aug 14, 2005)