id Software was officially founded February 1, 1991 with the release of Commander Keen.

In 1992 Wolfenstein 3-D was released - a game that revolutionized the PC gaming industry.

id Software later produced the Doom and Quake series - games held in very high regard amongst the industry, gamers and modders alike.

id Software is also well known for their game engines. Their upcoming game, Rage, is built on the new 'id Tech 5, id have a history of open sourcing their old engines for developers to use.

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id Tech 3

id Tech 3

GPL licence

Previously called the "QUAKE 3 Engine" and one of the most successful licensed engines in history, id Tech 3 was the engine used to create games such...

Quake Engine

Quake Engine

GPL licence

The Quake engine is the game engine that was written to power 1996's Quake, written by id Software. It featured true 3D realtime rendering and is now...

Doom Engine

Doom Engine

GPL licence

The Doom engine is the game engine that powers the id Software games Doom and Doom II, as well as Raven Software's titles Heretic and Hexen, then finally...

Wolf3D Engine

Wolf3D Engine

Commercial licence

The Wolf3D Engine is a raycaster engine developed by John Carmack for the hit FPS game Wolfenstein 3-D. It features smooth scrolling with textured walls...

id Tech 4

id Tech 4

Commercial licence

Previously referred to as the 'Doom 3 Engine', Tech 4 is id Software's current licensing platform. Powering games such as Doom 3, Quake 4 and Enemy Territory...

id Tech 5

id Tech 5

Proprietary licence

Tech 5 is a next-generation engine from id Software. Used on their most recent title 'Rage' it has also been announced that it will be the technology...

id Tech 2

id Tech 2

GPL licence

Formerly the "QUAKE 2 Engine", with pioneering innovation in 3D environments, a few of id Tech 2's most notable features were out-of-the-box support for...

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Dahaka31
Dahaka31

Yes,ID SoftWare is very cool company!!)))

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szemi
szemi

Best game maker company ever.

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DOOM_GUY_007
DOOM_GUY_007

sooo true!!! they are the best tnx id =P

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SupaCubis
SupaCubis

One of my fav devs ever. all your games are great

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nerdenfromsweden
nerdenfromsweden

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realy love IDs but Valve is mutch better

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TheUnbeholden
TheUnbeholden

It's sad to see John Carmack go.. but atleast he's working on the Occulus Rift so it ain't all bad.

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downlode
downlode

The man is heavily into his rocket propulsion development, he operates on a different level than regular mortals. Anybody can get that Occulus Rift thing going, it's him. Personally, I can't see myself strapping something like that to my head. My 28" flat screen suits me.

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Dzev
Dzev

Why the newer ID/Raven Software games didn't got so much community love and support as Doom and Quake 1-2? Just there so many amazing things for the old titles... and almost nothing for RTCW, Q4, Doom 3. (but yes, really... Wolfenstein 2009 and RAGE are utter crap)

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Bubba42OFFICIAL
Bubba42OFFICIAL

The indefatigable,Id.We all love you.

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BrightenTompkins
BrightenTompkins

i love you guys hovertank rocks!

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