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At the Anatole, John Carmack Got Gamers Quaking in Their Booties

Amazing how we got any work done around here about 13 years ago.
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At this very moment, thousands of gamers are wandering the Hilton Anatole looking to get their annual QuakeCon on. Jason Ocampo of IGN.com live-blogged the warm-up press conference last night -- and, wow, sounds like id Software guru John Carmack's quite the Chatty Cathy, as he went on for a good couple of hours about the gaming software company's future plans -- which, turns out, will involve at least two games for the iPhone. Notes Ocampo: "One would be a conventional mobile game, the other would be a graphical monster on the platform." Only, id's a little backed up at the moment, trying to get on shelves new versions of old favorites Doom, Quake and Castle Wolfenstein -- including a RPG for cell phones. Oh, Castle Wolfenstein, the hours we wasted together in the early '90s. --Robert Wilonsky

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