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Here's a 20 minute video interview with id Software co-founder John Carmack shot at E3 this week.

Our man on the floor in LA managed to pin the Doom and Quake lead programmer down long enough to chat about a variety of topics, including the studio's upcoming FPS Rage, consoles' impact on the PC market, future hardware and more. It's essential viewing, so check it out.
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John Carmack explains why API's are limiting development when going muliplatform. Pretty interesting interview.

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Great find , this man is a genius and its always great to see peoples opinion when they have been around for a long time.
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This man needs to be the voice of PC gaming, He has the passion and intelligence to make something special. I nominate John Carmack for PC Gaming President

Microsoft needs to hire him!
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Love his comment early in the interview where he says developers should be building for the PC and scaling down to the consoles.
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Yeah, A few other developers have realized this, Dice for instance, With Battlefield obviously and Infinity Ward as someone who have not. They just let money be their motivation.
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post #6 of 33
Smart man. Great ideas.
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post #7 of 33
Did anyone else catch where he says "Rage 2?" Sequel confirmed people!
 
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I remember a long time ago that he said he would prefer using p2p instead of dedicated servers for Rage, if that's how the retail game will be I'm sure a lot of PC gamers praising him will very quickly change their tone

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id top dog John Carmack says its upcoming shooter, RAGE, is likely to go the way of Modern Warfare 2 and ditch dedicated servers.
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I don't know if he changed his position since then though.
Edited by Telimektar - 6/10/11 at 4:52pm
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I think I want this game more than BF3, I need a good single player campaign.
 
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damn! he looks old now... well older.
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