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Nickname EvilJohn
Email eviljohn@quakecon.org
ICQ 433859
Description BYOC Director - QuakeCon 2004
Homepage http://www.quakecon.org/
Signed On Jun 22, 2001, 18:33
Total Comments 3 (Suspect)
User ID 10174
 
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News Comments > Carmack at GDC Follow-up
22. Re: Rehashing the same old Mar 26, 2004, 15:53 EvilJohn
 
ID makes engines now, nothing more.

Man, are you going to be in for a shock.

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
1. SMP support Jul 29, 2003, 10:34 EvilJohn
 
The reason you don't find much about SMP games is that there really aren't any. Q3 is the most notable, but even enabling support, the difference in framerate is negligible.

Generally, a game is limited by how fast the video card can push out data. Display APIs are single threaded in nature, so threading out the data isn't really helpful.

 
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News Comments > Willits & Romero on Quake
12. You know... Jun 22, 2001, 16:36 EvilJohn
 
... it doesn't seem like it's been 5 years. When I think about video games Quake seems like a relatively new one to me.

Still, no game has had the effect of Quake. It did change things, for everyone. Quake is the reason we're sitting here now, and while I'll be sitting with 1300 of my closet friends in Mesquite in August.

I'll always be Grateful of what these guys did, and continue to do.

John "EvilJohn" Carney
Executive Director - QuakeCon 2001

 
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