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The guy who created Doom and Quake teaches you physics

John Carmack is the creator of Doom. He’s the creator of Quake. He ran a rocket ship company. And in this talk at Quake Con 2013, he explains the physics behind the games he builds. It’s a fascinating look at video games, but also a surprisingly great introduction to physics.

Ezra Klein | October 17, 2013 at 2:03 pm
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