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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ZDoom

ZDoom

Public Domain licence

ZDoom 2.7.1 (Requires a DOOM, DOOM 2, HERETIC, HEXEN, or STRIFE IWAD) ZDoom is an enhanced port of the official DOOM source code to Win32. As such, it...

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...

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...

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...

id Tech 6

id Tech 6

Proprietary licence

id Tech 6 or "idtech666" is an upcoming OpenGL/Vulkan based game engine under preliminary development by id Software, which will tentatively follow id...

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 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...

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 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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Doom II

Doom II

First Person Shooter

Let the Obsession begin. Again. This time, the entire forces of the netherworld have overrun Earth. To save her, you must descend into the stygian depths...

Return To Castle Wolfenstein

Return To Castle Wolfenstein

First Person Shooter

World War II rages and nations fall. SS head Himmler has Hitler's full backing to twist science and the occult into an army capable of annihilating the...

Doom III

Doom III

First Person Shooter

A massive demonic invasion has overwhelmed the Union Aerospace Corporation's Mars Research Facility, leaving only chaos and horror in its wake. As one...

Quake

Quake

First Person Shooter

Rage through 32 single player levels and 6 deathmatch levels of sheer terror and fully immersive sound and lighting. Arm yourself against the cannibalistic...

Doom

Doom

First Person Shooter

The demons came and the marines died. Except one. Your are the last defence against these hell-spawned hordes. Prepare for the most intense mutant-laden...

Quake III Arena

Quake III Arena

First Person Shooter

Welcome to the Arena, where high-ranking warriors are transformed into spineless mush. Abandoning every ounce of common sense and any trace of doubt...

Doom 64

Doom 64

First Person Shooter

Doom 64 is a game in the Doom Franchise released exclusively for the N64. However, due to the hard efforts of a team of developers, a port has been made...

Doom III: Resurrection of Evil

Doom III: Resurrection of Evil

First Person Shooter

Two years after the incident on Mars, research has resumed, led by Dr. Elizabeth McNeil. Once more, strange occurrences haunt the facility. A search team...

Wolfenstein 3D

Wolfenstein 3D

First Person Shooter

Wolfenstein 3D is widely known as the very first First Person Shooter that changed gaming forever. One of the most popular shareware games ever for 3...

Ultimate Doom

Ultimate Doom

First Person Shooter

The complete megahit game that set the world afire. Plus All-New Episode IV: Thy Flesh Consumed. The demons came and the marines died. Except one. You...

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erians
erians

thanx f0r 0ur bel0ved doct0r forever fr0m the depths of the UAC ; . *

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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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Valezen
Valezen

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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