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Carmack, John

  • By: Shawn Miklaucic
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

1970–

Game Designer

John Carmack is one of the leading computer-game designers of the late twentieth century. His pioneering work on 3D game design led to the invention of the “first-person shooter” genre, exemplified by such popular games as Doom and Quake. His ...

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