Tag: id Software

Wolfenstein: Old Code Never Dies

By Stephen Cass | April 7, 2009 6:23 pm

Screenshot from Wolfenstein 3DBack in 1992, I spent most of my free time playing albums by The Pixies on an endless loop while running through the seemingly equally endless mazes of Wolfenstein 3D, a fact that may have contributed to my less than stellar grades in college that year. But Wolfenstein was something special—a game that, almost overnight, spawned a new genre of video game, the first person shooter. Play Halo or Call of Duty today and you’re playing a game that can trace a line of descent right back to Wolfenstein 3D.

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