Of DOOM and Movies

Why? Why in the name of good taste would you take a cool game like DOOM and attempt to make a second rate movie out of it? Some of you may think that I am jumping the gun a bit, but I seriously doubt that any movie created around the DOOM storyline is going to be a real tearjerker.

HomeLAN Fed has an interview with Doom movie scriptwriter Dave Callaham, which is currently in production over in Prague and set for a Fall 2005 release. It’s interesting that a movie based onDoom, the seminal first-person shooter that ushered in the age of network gaming, has already started generating heat in the player community. After all, its creator – John Carmack – has repeatedly expressed his contempt for any plotlines in his game.

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