10-11-2011, 12:23 AM
10-11-2011, 02:15 AM
At the moment the only multiplayer there is, is some racing and 9 co-op missions which are about 15min each.
Originally Posted by wantedtosay
That's about it.
10-20-2011, 01:23 AM
If I stand correctly, id has made more money from selling the game engines they produce rather than from selling their own games. So the game itself might be nothing more than a show of good engine technology rather than an awesome gaming experience. We'll still have to wait and see. Also the guess is that future games from bethesda such as newer fallout games will use the engine. Games like those might be more mature and interesting. Have to wait and see...
10-20-2011, 12:10 PM
If you want to license id tech 5, you have to publish with Bethesda.
Originally Posted by b15hop
10-20-2011, 12:44 PM
IIRC, they will not license id tech 5 outside of Bethesda/Zenimax at all.
Originally Posted by yogi_berra
So we might see it in some Bethesda games, but Carmack made it clear that they are getting out of the engine licensing business and leaving it to the likes of Epic. I think that they lost that battle a long time ago anyway.
This leaves id in an odd position IMHO. They are at the top of the stack when it comes to technical quality, always have been. They are still great at creating atmosphere. They don't (and have never had!) the feeling for storytelling, cinematic immersion and whatnot, and their games have always been about action wrapped up in a simplistic story that gives you just enough reason to go somewhere and shoot something or pogo-stick to some location, ever since Commander Keen.
It seems like the new generation expects different types of games today, and id cannot (and will never be able to) produce them. I can only see them making Doom clones and online shooters. Personally, I can live with that just fine.
10-26-2011, 05:02 AM
I don't believe id lost the engine licensing battle. I just believe it wasn't doing them as many favours with the way they constructed their game engine. I think that it's in their favour to make a great game rather than just a great game engine. You're right that they aim for less == more. Sometimes too much story / atmosphere distracts from the point of it all... Here to play a game not watch a movie!
Originally Posted by pingufunkybeat
10-29-2011, 06:09 AM
id software linux website doesn't work:
10-29-2011, 05:16 PM
A Post from the user flibitijibibo of steam forum:
Originally Posted by flibitijibibo
10-31-2011, 09:45 AM
Happy to hear this
10-31-2011, 10:14 AM
So basically iD out of games for linux now.
so no Rage, no STEAM/SOURCE, no Postal3, no Unreal3
just leaving indie's who prob just do linux to help get sales. linux and gaming has never looked so dire