John Romero

Game programmer, Video Game Designer

1967 –

60

Who is John Romero?

Alfonso John Romero is a director, designer, programmer, and developer in the video game industry. He is best known as the creator of Daikatana as well as a co-founder of id Software and was a designer for many of their games, including Wolfenstein 3D, Dangerous Dave, Doom and Quake. His game designs and development tools, along with new programming techniques created and implemented by id Software's lead programmer John D. Carmack, led to a mass popularization of the first person shooter, or FPS, in the 1990s. He is credited with coining the FPS multiplayer term "deathmatch".

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Born
Oct 28, 1967
Colorado Springs
Profession
Employment
  • Ion Storm
  • Monkeystone Games
  • Slipgate Ironworks
  • Softdisk
  • Venan Entertainment
Lived in
  • Colorado Springs

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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