Review: Masters of Doom by David Kushner

2003’s Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture., by David Kushner, is a biography of id Software’s “Two Johns,” John Romero—the gregarious designer—and John Carmack—the Whiz Kid who’s all about programming. Kushner gives the reader an unprecedented look into the roller coaster world of the 1990’s PC gaming boom. Anyone who has played an id title will get a kick out of knowing what went into making their favorite games, and how oversized egos… Continue »