Mancubus
User Profile | Member List | F.A.Q | Privacy Policy | New Blog | Search Forums | Forums Home
Doomworld Forums : Powered by vBulletin version 2.2.5 Doomworld Forums > Classic Doom > Doom General > mapper interviews
Pages (3): « 1 [2] 3 »  
Author
All times are GMT. The time now is 08:09. Post New Thread    Post A Reply
ella guro
Junior Member


Posts: 201
Registered: 08-12


Sandy Petersen had some relevant interviews that were posted on here that i just bumped, but for some reason my post was deleted and the thread was closed! i'm kinda ticked cause i spent awhile writing that post too :(

http://www.doomworld.com/vb/doom-ge...esign-theories/

Old Post Sep 1 2012 00:34 #
ella guro is offline || Blog || PM || Post History || Add Buddy IP || Edit || Quote
Joshy
Senior Member


Posts: 1059
Registered: 07-08


Well, if there's going to be audio interviews, I do hope there'll be transcripts. It would be a real pity if they happened to fall on deaf ears..... like mine. :P

Old Post Sep 1 2012 01:57 #
Joshy is offline || Blog || PM || Post History || Add Buddy IP || Edit || Quote
Alfonzo
Broadcaster


Posts: 996
Registered: 01-10



Tango said:
if we were to do this... volunteers on first interview? :p

Interviewer or interviewee?

I should probably throw it out there (if it wasn't overt already) that I'd be interested in taking up the "layman mantle" just to get things started at the least. Perhaps thereafter there could be a rotary system or something similar if things get a little disorderly...? I wouldn't want to rob anyone of an opportunity to be heard or ask questions, that's for sure.

Old Post Sep 1 2012 02:59 #
Alfonzo is online now Twitch || Blog || PM || Post History || Add Buddy IP || Edit || Quote
Tango
Senior Member


Posts: 1831
Registered: 04-06


i meant either, really. and i think you would be a perfect candidate for that. so... volunteers for the other side? :p

Old Post Sep 1 2012 04:26 #
Tango is offline || Blog || PM || Post History || Add Buddy IP || Edit || Quote
ArmouredBlood
Senior Member


Posts: 2018
Registered: 05-09


*crickets*

Old Post Sep 1 2012 07:28 #
ArmouredBlood is offline Twitch || Blog || PM || Post History || Add Buddy IP || Edit || Quote
ReX
Senior Member


Posts: 1743
Registered: 05-00



kmxexii said:
Rex Claussen has been posting interviews with current mappers at his website, The Doom Nexus. Granted, his focus has been on the ZDoom community.

Thanks for mentioning the interviews. Incidentally, the intention is not to cover just mappers (e.g., Sergeant_Mark_IV of Brutal DooM fame and DBT of AEoD fame are not best known for their mapping skills), or ZDooM people (e.g, Xaser, who is well-known for his vanilla Doom work; although, admittedly, he is a cross-over artist). I have requested interviews with several developers as well as forum maintainers, and will continue to seek out opinions from those that influence the way we experience DooM.

Old Post Sep 1 2012 19:26 #
ReX is offline || Blog || PM || Post History || Add Buddy IP || Edit || Quote
Mechadon
Senior Member


Posts: 2326
Registered: 12-06


I'd be up for an interview if you guys really wanted to do that (that's flattering). I don't have any sort of microphone at the moment though.

*edit*
typo

Last edited by Mechadon on Sep 2 2012 at 04:08

Old Post Sep 2 2012 03:33 #
Mechadon is offline Twitter account Youtube Twitch || Blog || PM || Post History || Add Buddy IP || Edit || Quote
Tango
Senior Member


Posts: 1831
Registered: 04-06



Mechadon said:
I'd be up for an interview if you guys really wanted to do that (that's flattering). I don't know any sort of microphone at the moment though.

get one nao :(

Old Post Sep 2 2012 03:56 #
Tango is offline || Blog || PM || Post History || Add Buddy IP || Edit || Quote
Mechadon
Senior Member


Posts: 2326
Registered: 12-06


Buy me one Tango :(

Old Post Sep 2 2012 04:08 #
Mechadon is offline Twitter account Youtube Twitch || Blog || PM || Post History || Add Buddy IP || Edit || Quote
Vorpal
Member


Posts: 405
Registered: 08-00


I'm really terrible at conversation, and prefer being able to sit down and process a written question / written response. Perhaps this is a direct result of spending my formative years mapping ;-P

But yeah I second the notion of broadening the category to any sort of involvement, artists... programmers... musicians? There's many people who contributed to this community I'm curious about, e.g. Jeremy Doyle who made various midi tunes that blew me away back when I got my first soundcard!

Old Post Sep 2 2012 04:34 #
Vorpal is offline || Blog || PM || Post History || Add Buddy IP || Edit || Quote
Xaser
Forum Staple


Posts: 2890
Registered: 07-03


Indeed -- Jimmy n' Forty Two (and *maybe* Fisk, *grumble*) deserve interviews just for their music-y stuffage.

I guess if we're self-volunteering, I could chat a bit. As a fair warning, though, the result would involve an audible Xaservoice. D:

Old Post Sep 2 2012 06:59 #
Xaser is offline Twitter account || Blog || PM || Post History || Add Buddy IP || Edit || Quote
Tango
Senior Member


Posts: 1831
Registered: 04-06


you would be a prime candidate. allow me to speak with alfonzo and we'll try to set this thang up

Old Post Sep 2 2012 07:03 #
Tango is offline || Blog || PM || Post History || Add Buddy IP || Edit || Quote
Doom Marine
Banned


Posts: 1683
Registered: 09-03


Sure I'll do it, I'm definitely not shy about talking.

Old Post Sep 2 2012 08:57 #
Doom Marine is offline || Blog || PM || Post History || Add Buddy IP || Edit || Quote
Tango
Senior Member


Posts: 1831
Registered: 04-06



Doom Marine said:
Sure I'll do it, I'm definitely not shy about talking.

awesome. give me a bit and i'll pm you guys with details.

Old Post Sep 2 2012 20:37 #
Tango is offline || Blog || PM || Post History || Add Buddy IP || Edit || Quote
DeathevokatioN
Forum Staple


Posts: 2737
Registered: 03-10


I highly approve of this idea.

Old Post Sep 2 2012 21:59 #
DeathevokatioN is offline || Blog || PM || Post History || Add Buddy IP || Edit || Quote
Snakes
Forum Staple


Posts: 2539
Registered: 09-09


For the record, I am willing to talk, though whoever I'm talking to would have to be the one recording the audio... Also, it may reveal the horrifying truth to Doomworld: I'm a jackass.

It seems the Doom "laymen" are what we really need here, though I can't speak for anyone.

Old Post Sep 3 2012 08:14 #
Snakes is offline Twitter account || Blog || PM || Post History || Add Buddy IP || Edit || Quote
Tango
Senior Member


Posts: 1831
Registered: 04-06


indeed. we need some fresh blood. even some really new mappers. if you have any interest in this and aren't too microphone shy then please volunteer :(

Old Post Sep 3 2012 19:11 #
Tango is offline || Blog || PM || Post History || Add Buddy IP || Edit || Quote
Kaiser
Doom64 Guru


Posts: 2901
Registered: 08-00


I wouldn't mind doing an interview... even though I haven't released any serious pwads since 2005 (CIF3 DOESN'T COUNT)

Old Post Sep 3 2012 21:32 #
Kaiser is offline Github || Blog || PM || Post History || Add Buddy IP || Edit || Quote
Tango
Senior Member


Posts: 1831
Registered: 04-06



Kaiser said:
I wouldn't mind doing an interview... even though I haven't released any serious pwads since 2005 (CIF3 DOESN'T COUNT)

yes! that would be great. i'd like to interview afterglow too, even though he seems like an assbutt.

in the next few days i'll start an "official" thread for this and we'll really get the ball rolling.

Old Post Sep 3 2012 23:16 #
Tango is offline || Blog || PM || Post History || Add Buddy IP || Edit || Quote
kmxexii
Senior Member


Posts: 1392
Registered: 06-10


The Return of Doom Radio...?

Old Post Sep 4 2012 05:00 #
kmxexii is offline Tumblr || Blog || PM || Post History || Add Buddy IP || Edit || Quote
Bloodshedder
Spellchecker


Posts: 5789
Registered: 03-02



kmxexii said:
The Return of Doom Radio...?

Paging sgtcrispy to this thread

Old Post Sep 4 2012 07:14 #
Bloodshedder is offline Youtube Twitch || Blog || PM || Post History || Add Buddy IP || Edit || Quote
Sodaholic
I feel justified yet disgusted with myself at the same time


Posts: 3610
Registered: 04-07


Interview me even though I've only released one project that was universally hated and all of my serious projects have never even come close to completion! :D

Old Post Sep 4 2012 07:57 #
Sodaholic is offline || Blog || PM || Post History || Add Buddy IP || Edit || Quote
printz
CRAZY DUMB ZEALOT


Posts: 9259
Registered: 06-06



Sodaholic said:
Interview me even though I've only released one project that was universally hated

You mean that turd jokewad of which I still have a video (that hasn't been attributed in the description, but I didn't claim it either)?

__________________
Top /idgames WADs Automatic Wolfenstein - Version 1.0.1 - also on Android (Updated 28/03/2015)

Old Post Sep 4 2012 08:27 #
printz is online now Twitter account Youtube Github || Blog || PM || Post History || Add Buddy IP || Edit || Quote
zap610
JETSONZ KREW 4LYF


Posts: 985
Registered: 03-05



Sodaholic said:
Interview me even though I've only released one project that was universally hated and all of my serious projects have never even come close to completion! :D

But we already have to read your posting isn't that enough? :(

And Tango it would be cool to get an interview out of Torr. I'm not sure he's a mapper but he's definitely someone worth talking to.

Old Post Sep 4 2012 09:10 #
zap610 is offline || Blog || PM || Post History || Add Buddy IP || Edit || Quote
MTrop
Member


Posts: 452
Registered: 12-05


I could provide. I've got Skype.

What line of questioning would it be? Design-related? Would they be specific to the interviewee?

Old Post Sep 4 2012 19:39 #
MTrop is offline Twitter account Github || Blog || PM || Post History || Add Buddy IP || Edit || Quote
Doom Marine
Banned


Posts: 1683
Registered: 09-03



Mista_T said:
I could provide. I've got Skype.

What line of questioning would it be? Design-related? Would they be specific to the interviewee?

+1 for Skype. That works best for me.

Old Post Sep 4 2012 23:38 #
Doom Marine is offline || Blog || PM || Post History || Add Buddy IP || Edit || Quote
NaturalTvventy
Forum Regular


Posts: 836
Registered: 06-09


It seems to me we should really start the interviews with whichever mappers o' the year are still active in the community.

Old Post Sep 5 2012 00:03 #
NaturalTvventy is offline || Blog || PM || Post History || Add Buddy IP || Edit || Quote
DeathevokatioN
Forum Staple


Posts: 2737
Registered: 03-10


To add to Tango's list I'd personally also like to see interviews from Adam Windsor, Ola of Darkening E2 fame, Kristus, Matthias Worch as well as from Lupinx Kassman. I guess questions could (along with design) also ask about future projects and what inspired them to first pick up editing as a hobby etc...

Old Post Sep 5 2012 02:10 #
DeathevokatioN is offline || Blog || PM || Post History || Add Buddy IP || Edit || Quote
joepallai
Junior Member


Posts: 203
Registered: 02-07


People I'd like interviewed: Richard Wiles, Jan van der Veken, Jim Flynn, Roger Ritenour, Michael Krause, Chris Lutz, Kristian Aro, etc

Questions:

What were your hobbies before Doom? What are your current hobbies?
What games (other than Doom) have influenced your level designs? Which levels specifically? How?
Have you made any levels for other games? Links please:
How do you overcome a creative block?
When mapping do you set out to accomplish specific design goals within a project, or is it more random/see what happens type of mapping? How do you define a fun Doom level?
What type of Doom map do you enjoy? (explorational, slaughter, tech? etc etc).
Are there any maps out there that you wish you had made? Which ones and what is it about those maps?
Stuff like that..

Old Post Sep 10 2012 03:05 #
joepallai is offline || Blog || PM || Post History || Add Buddy IP || Edit || Quote
Grazza
Your move


Posts: 12575
Registered: 07-02



Mechadon said:
Buy me one Tango :(

You can afford these, I think. At $0.01 I bought a bunch of them. Perfectly good enough for Skyping, and so cheap it doesn't matter if you lose them or give them away.

Old Post Sep 10 2012 03:40 #
Grazza is offline || Blog || PM || Post History || Add Buddy IP || Edit || Quote
All times are GMT. The time now is 08:09. Post New Thread    Post A Reply
Pages (3): « 1 [2] 3 »  
Doomworld Forums : Powered by vBulletin version 2.2.5 Doomworld Forums > Classic Doom > Doom General > mapper interviews

Show Printable Version | Email this Page | Subscribe to this Thread

 

Forum Rules:
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
HTML code is OFF
vB code is ON
Smilies are OFF
[IMG] code is ON
 

< Contact Us - Doomworld >

Powered by: vBulletin Version 2.2.5
Copyright ©2000, 2001, Jelsoft Enterprises Limited.