Jebus, who the hell does this guy think he is? Pre-IonStorm John Romero?
No, for several reasons.
a)Romero had form - Doom, DII, Quake etc showed he knew what he was doing in design terms - he made some of the best levels ever. Smart has never designed a game that has been well recieved by 'critics'.
b) Had Romero delivered his promises on time, Daikatana would have been great, given what was available then. The problem was, it arrived three years after they said it would.
c) Romero didn't insult buy quality licences, insult the fans, fuck the game up.
At least Romero had style
can't believe I'm defending Romero, but hey, it is
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