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Thread: id Software's Softdisk Open-Sources Some Really Old Games

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    Default id Software's Softdisk Open-Sources Some Really Old Games

    Phoronix: id Software's Softdisk Open-Sources Some Really Old Games

    Softdisk was the company where John Carmack, John Romero, and Adrian Carmack met and developed games originally before founding id Software. Those original Softdisk game titles are now being open-sourced under the GPL...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTcxMjM

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    I used to love playing Catacomb3D

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    It's surprising as John Carmack said in a tweet (a few months ago) bad things about the GPL and said he was more for BSD.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Calinou View Post
    It's surprising as John Carmack said in a tweet (a few months ago) bad things about the GPL and said he was more for BSD.
    John Carmack isn't with Id Software anymore.

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    Quote Originally Posted by xeekei View Post
    John Carmack isn't with Id Software anymore.
    or FlatRockSoft for that mater.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Calinou View Post
    It's surprising as John Carmack said in a tweet (a few months ago) bad things about the GPL and said he was more for BSD.
    could you please give a link, in case you have it at hand? thanks!

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    First guy to wrap this up with SDL wins....internet fame.

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    HURRAY for CGA!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by droidhacker View Post
    HURRAY for CGA!!!!
    I've had this aversion to cyan and magenta ever since.

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    This is excellent to see some old game lovin' in the open source area. People often times like to focus on the new stuff, which is perfectly fine, but sometimes you just can't beat an old, simple game for passing away hours mindlessly.

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