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All Your History - id Software Part 2: The Third Dimension (S03E08)
From 3D gaming to first-person shooters, many of modern gaming's biggest sellers have their roots in the legendary id Software. But id was never a mammoth corporation with tons of capital, but rather, a couple of dudes with no money and no reputation. In this second episode of our retrospective, watch and see how the guys behind the friendly Commander Keen shocked the world with the bloody, and bloody brilliant, Wolfenstein 3D.
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HOW TO put blood and gore into what was thought of as a "kids' medium"
HOW TO dominate the industry by inventing the FPS
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