Book Review: Masters of Doom by David Kushner

The book that I wanted to read for a long time. How was it?

I have to say that it's really good. I learned a lot about Id and both John Carmack and John Romero - how their lives looked up before and during the creation of the most know Id Games like Doom or Quake. What was depressing but also making it so much more real is how much politics and infighting happened between all those people working in the industry at that time.

The only downside for me is that there's not much about the technology side of things. There is a paragraph here and there but most of the book is about two John's allowing you to take a look inside their heads. Maybe another downside as not native speaker would be the font - that made it harder than necessary to read.

All in all, I highly recommend it. 8/10

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