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Master of Doom: Can Romero do for gaming what Star Wars has done for tourism?

The Romeros certainly think Ireland could be on the cusp of something big

21st April, 2016
Carmack offers keyboard to Romero

Great business books require great stories. Masters of Doom by David Kushner, which tells the inside story of how the dark but brilliant game franchises Doom and Quake were created, is such a book.

Doom’s violent first person shooter action transformed the games industry. It sold over 10 million copies and spawned a thousand imitations. The Doom story is about creating a business, not based on geography but on ideas. All that its original coders...

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