Re: [stella] Wolfenstein

Subject: Re: [stella] Wolfenstein
From: Greg Miller <gmiller@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 05 Sep 1997 09:57:59 -0500
Glenn Saunders wrote:
> On Thu, 4 Sep 1997, Greg Miller wrote:
> > It doesn't predate Castle Wolfenstein, right? Wolf came out in 78? 79?
> Wolfenstein is a 2D game.  Although the scenario is similar, the viewpoint
> alone disqualifies it from being Doom's predecessor, despite the fact that
> Wolfenstein _3D_ spawned doom.

I disagree... What does the 2D/3D thing have to do with it at all? Are you
really saying that 3D graphics are a game genre and the gameplay and premise
are just a tack-on? It looks to me like the reasoning went something like
"Think we could do a 3D version of Castle Wolfenstein? Probably, let's give it
a try."
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