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13 - Wolfenstein 3D



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Step behind your chaingun and face down the Nazi horde in this distinctive port of the pioneering first-person shooter. In this episode, you'll hear about id Software's early history, comparisons of Wolfenstein 3D on different platforms, detailed analysis of the Jaguar version, and plenty of music from the game.

Also included is feedback from Zach, Jagosaurus, Hugh, and Liam!

Thank you for listening.

# General Links
Podcast Episode Guide
Michael Current's Awesome Atari History Timelines

# Game Links
Game on AtariAge
Game on MobyGames

# Developer, Distributor, and Development
(brief) History of id Software
Softdisk Publishing
Slordax: The Unknown Enemy
Dangerous Dave in Copyright Infringement (from John Romero)
Nintendo to publish games for mobile devices
In Memory of the Original Castle Wolfenstein
Rebecca Heineman interview (formerly Bill, formerly nicknamed "Burger")
Hardcore Gaming 101: Wolfenstein
Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture
id Software Interview with EDGE (thank you, LostDragon!)

Atari Explorer Online for 2 April 1994 (.zip file, Wolfenstein development notes)

# Gameplay, Graphics, and Sound Notes
Ray Casting
Geordi LaForge's VISOR
Music for various ports
Rich Douglas' grin-worthy orchestral remixes

# TV/Movie/Game/Music/Book References
Ace Ventura, Pet Detective
"The kids love this one."
"Nazis. I hate these guys."
"Zombie. Bad guy."
U.S. Armed Forces Themes:

Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution

# Previews & Reviews
EGM Promo Insert
GamePro Preview
EGM2 Preview
Jeff's Jaguar Jungle
EDGE Magazine

# Referenced Vendors
Bravo Sierra Computers
Best Electronics
B&C ComputerVisions
Eight Bit Fix

# Notes on Ports
Wolfenstein 3D on Steam
HENkaku Playstation Vita/TV homebrew enabler
Wolf4SDL (cross-platform open-source port)
Port differences
3DO Manual
SNES Manual

# Refrenced Podcasts & Such
The Retro Hour #26 with Rebecca Heineman
Retro Junkies Super Show episode 22


# Cheats & Codes
AtariAge Tips, Cheats, and Easter Eggs

# Personal stories
Bob's Dragon Hunt
Hugo's House of Horrors
Revisiting DOS Wolfenstein 3D (from Jaguar Game by Game Podcast blog)
'Aardwolf' promotion
Colossal Adventure
Atari 1050 Disk Drive
Masters of Doom (already linked above but it bears repeating)
Nook SimpleTouch
Humble Book Bundle (current)

Next up: Doom!


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WOW after Bubsy you've really been cranking them out. Ok, that is three podcasts I didn't give feedback for, apologies, no more of that. :D

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