‘Doom’ Designer John Romero Plays Through the First Episode of the Video Game, Provides Commentary on Its Development

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Legendary video game designer John Romero, perhaps best known for his work on Doom and Wolfenstein 3D while at developer id Software, plays through the first episode of Doom“Knee-Deep in the Dead”–in its entirety while providing commentary with the help of game designer JP LeBreton.

Doom history enthusiast and Spacebase creator JP LeBreton joins id Software co-founder John Romero as the two play though the first episode of Doom, “Knee Deep in the Dead,” in its entirety. John Romero’s run through each level turns up fresh and encyclopedic insight into how this genre-defining title was designed and set the stage for first-person action games for years to come.

The 10-part playthrough is part of the Devs Play series by Double Fine and 2 Player Productions that subverts the traditional structure of Let’s Play videos by including the developers of the games being played.

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