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Dave D. Taylor
Dave D. Taylor

Dave D. Taylor is a game programmer, perhaps best known as a former id Software employee and noted for his work promoting Linux gaming. Download high resolution version (770x906, 57 KB)Dave Taylor. ... Download high resolution version (770x906, 57 KB)Dave Taylor. ... A game programmer is a software engineer who primarily develops computer or video games or related software (such as game development tools). ... id Software (IPA: officially, though originally ) is an American computer game developer based in Mesquite, Texas, a suburb of Dallas. ... Linux (IPA pronunciation: ) is a Unix-like computer operating system family. ...


In 1993 he graduated from University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering. 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... The University of Texas at Austin, often called UT or Texas, is a doctoral/research university located in Austin, Texas. ... A Bachelor of Science (B.S., B.Sc. ... Electrical Engineers design power systems… … and complex electronic circuits. ...


He worked for id Software between 1993 and 1996, and was during the time involved with the development of Doom and Quake. He created ports of both games to Irix, AIX, Solaris and Linux, and helped program the Atari Jaguar ports of Doom and Wolfenstein 3D. He also considers himself to have been the "spackle coder" on Doom, for adding things such as the status bar, sound library integration, the automap, level transitions, cheat codes, and the network chat system. On Quake, he wrote the original sound engine, the DOS TCP/IP network library, and added VESA 2.0 support. One of the musical themes in Doom II, "Dave D. Taylor Blues", was named after him by Robert Prince. 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Doom (or DOOM)[1] is a 1993 computer game by id Software that is among the landmark titles in the first-person shooter genre. ... Zombies attacking the player. ... In computer science, porting is the adaptation of a piece of software so that it will function in a different computing environment to that for which it was originally written. ... IRIX is a computer operating system developed by Silicon Graphics, Inc. ... AIX (Advanced Interactive eXecutive) is a proprietary operating system developed by IBM based on UNIX System V. Before the product was ever marketed, the acronym AIX originally stood for Advanced IBM UNIX. AIX has pioneered numerous network operating system enhancements, introducing new innovations later adopted by Unix-like operating systems... Solaris is a computer operating system developed by Sun Microsystems. ... Linux (IPA pronunciation: ) is a Unix-like computer operating system family. ... The Atari Jaguar was a video game console introduced to the U.S. market in November 1993 against the Sega Genesis and the Super Nintendo Entertainment System as a powerful next generation platform. ... Wolfenstein 3D (commonly abbreviated to Wolf 3D) is the computer game that started the first person shooter genre on the PC. It was created by id Software and published by Apogee Software on May 5, 1992. ... Instructions on how to use the directory command. ... The Internet protocol suite is the set of communications protocols that implement the protocol stack on which the Internet runs. ... The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) is an international body, founded in the late 1980s by NEC Home Electronics and eight other video display adapter manufacturers. ... Doom II: Hell on Earth is a first-person shooter video game created by id Software. ... Robert Caskin Prince III, also known as Bobby Prince is a composer and sound designer. ...


He founded and worked as president of the small game company Crack dot Com from 1996 to 1998. Between 1998 and 2001 he worked for Transmeta. He was president of Carbon6 from 2001 to 2002, there also working as lead designer and producer for the Game Boy Advance game Spy Kids Challenger. Since 2002 he is vice president of Naked Sky Entertainment and since 2003 also an advisor and freelance game designer. Crack dot Coms logo Crack dot Com was a computer game development company. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean [1]. // Coated in ice, power and telephone lines sag and often break, resulting in power outages. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Transmeta NASDAQ: TMTA develops computing technologies with a focus on reducing power consumption in electronic devices. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... A vice president is an officer in government or business who is next in rank below a president. ... Naked Sky Entertainment is an independent game development studio in Los Angeles, CA that currently creates games for Xbox 360s Xbox Live Arcade and for PC with distribution with Valves Steam. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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