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Carmack is the Chuck Norris of the gaming industry! We betta believe him!
 
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The biggest advantage to D3D is developer support and implementation. What I love most about it is that it's feature set coincides with hardware. How it ought to be in my opinion.
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post #13 of 62
When's the last time Carmack did anything? Other than say he prefer consoles over PC?
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post #14 of 62
I found the article very interesting. It seemed quite unbiased, which was refreshing, and Carmack is a very reputable figure.
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Dear Mr. Carmack,

Hush your mouth and focus on making Rage be a decent game. It's your last chance to stay relevant. That is all.

Sincerely,

A Gamer
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Quote:
Originally Posted by corky dorkelson View Post
Dear Mr. Carmack,

Hush your mouth and focus on making Rage be a decent game. It's your last chance to stay relevant. That is all.

Sincerely,

A Gamer
i thought id software had like 3 or 4 games in the pipeline. Rage only being one of them. Could have sworn I read that somewhere. Still he speaks the truth. He uses OpenGL but that doesn't mean he's in love with it. I am just wondering why he didn't make the switch to D3D while he was staying "under the radar" so to speak.
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so apparently this guy thought that making rockets would be cool. so he started up an aerospace company and taught himself aerospace engineering. all of this while running a video game company lol
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i thought id software had like 3 or 4 games in the pipeline. Rage only being one of them. Could have sworn I read that somewhere. Still he speaks the truth. He uses OpenGL but that doesn't mean he's in love with it. I am just wondering why he didn't make the switch to D3D while he was staying "under the radar" so to speak.
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If it was just a matter of the game code, we could quite quickly produce a DirectX PC executable, but all of our tool code has to share resources with the game renderer,
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Maybe OpenGL needs a new (but open source this time) Glide like subset that is more efficient for games?
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