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MacRumors
Aug 6, 2007, 02:34 AM
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As noted by iPhoneAlley (http://www.iphonealley.com/news/id-software-considers-the-iphone-carmack-disagrees-with-jobs-on-closed-development), Gamasutra has notes (http://www.gamasutra.com/php-bin/news_index.php?story=14979) from John Carmack about the iPhone.

Specifically, Carmack stated that he specifically argued with Steve Jobs that the iPhone should be an open development platform. Regardless, "Carmack thinks the iPhone is "neat," and has assigned some of his people to look into developing for it."


Article Link (http://www.macrumors.com/iphone/2007/08/06/john-carmack-id-software-on-the-iphone/)



technocoy
Aug 6, 2007, 02:50 AM
Doom3 on the iPhone!!! haha.

poppe
Aug 6, 2007, 02:51 AM
Doom 2 on the iPhone!!!!!! Just plug in a controller on the bottom....

Oh someone beat my thought. Sort of ^^^^

nagromme
Aug 6, 2007, 04:49 AM
Doom 1 on the iPhone!

http://idoom.hyarion.com/screenshots.php

poppe
Aug 6, 2007, 05:20 AM
Doom 1 on the iPhone!

http://idoom.hyarion.com/screenshots.php

Whoa....

Duke Nukem 3D!!

EDIT: Wait that's not id. I don't think so anyways. Just got excited.

diamond.g
Aug 6, 2007, 06:18 AM
Whoa....

Duke Nukem 3D!!

EDIT: Wait that's not id. I don't think so anyways. Just got excited.

Duke Nukem is 3DRealms.

Evangelion
Aug 6, 2007, 06:28 AM
Duke Nukem is 3DRealms.

Yep. And in one memorable scene the Duke gets stuck in a middle of an earthquake. He then comments "I ain't afraid of quake". Duke Nukem 3D was released shortly before Quake was released...

jwhittaker
Aug 6, 2007, 09:02 AM
I agree as it should be open, more practical needs, word, excell, powerpoint.

Todo lists
time management
financial sync quickbooks or other programs...


Here is my 2Cents

Rocketman
Aug 6, 2007, 11:35 AM
I agree as it should be open, more practical needs, word, excell, powerpoint.


I think John Carmack should open source his guidance and control software on his lunar lander for us rocket geeks. I do not see him in a hurry to do so. If he will do so on a limited basis to ME, I have something he needs really badly. H2O2.

As for Steve opening the iPhone, I do see it as the ultimate resource for malicious users as well as well intentioned businesses and "hackers".

MS could work with Apple to make a "closed" app that reads and writes all those MS file formats if they wanted to.

Rocketman

MarkMS
Aug 6, 2007, 12:04 PM
I would love to see the original Doom.

Rocketman
Aug 6, 2007, 03:49 PM
I would love to see the original Doom.

http://www.doomworld.com/classicdoom/ports/

Here's another one from today:

http://www.bytecellar.com/archives/000115.php