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Tom Hall has signed on with PlayFirst, the publisher of GameLab's downloadable hit Diner Dash. Hall was a co-founder of id Software, and later worked on Duke Nukem, Deus Ex, Anachronox and other highly regarded video game franchises. Hall will serve as principal designer at PlayFirst, and is drawn t...

April 3rd 2013 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Tom Hall's "Worlds of Wander" game creation tool looks Keen, literally. It looks like the classic side-scroller Commander Keen, which Hall designed back in 1990. Hall has launched a Kickstarter for the Worlds of Wander tool, through which he promises to deliver not only a method to create and share...

February 4th 2013 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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The "old-school RPG" Kickstarter by industry vets Brenda Brathwaite and Tom Hall took some lumps the other day for not revealing more about the game's story. Today the pair rectified the criticism on the project's Kickstarter page.Two games are planned if the project reaches a $1.9 million stretch...

October 5th 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Industry veterans Brenda Brathwaite and Tom Hall want to make an "old-school RPG," and are seeking a million dollars on Kickstarter for that to happen. The pair, who run developer Loot Drop with another industry vet, John Romero, are on a quest to make an RPG in the classic style of the genre from...

October 3rd 2012 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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When the folks at KingsIsle Entertainment first approached us saying that they were working on something mysterious, we couldn't help but be intrigued. After all, this is a company co-founded by Tom Hall of id Software and Ion Storm fame, not to mention such nostalgic favorites as Commander Keen an...

April 25th 2008 at 6:30pm 0 Comments