Doom Guy: Life in First Person by John Romero

Doom Guy: Life in First Person

John Romero

370 pages first pub 2023 (editions)

nonfiction autobiography video games informative inspiring reflective medium-paced


John Romero, gaming’s original rock star, is the cocreator of DOOM, Quake, and Wolfenstein 3-D, some of the biggest video games of all time. Considered the godfather of the first-person shooter, a genre that continues to dominate the market today,...

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informative 90%
reflective 90%
inspiring 81%
emotional 40%
lighthearted 31%
funny 27%
hopeful 22%
adventurous 13%
dark 9%
challenging 4%
sad 4%
tense 4%


medium 69%
fast 17%
slow 13%

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