Following the successful sale of his copy of Quake 64 early this week, John Romero is now selling a vintage Doom t-shirt from 1993.
The shirt is a size XL that features the Doom title on the front and the id Software logo on the back. According to the description, the shirt has rarely been worn but Romero will autograph it if requested.
Romero posted the the shirt on eBay at 11:26 am on January 18 with a starting bid of $10. As of 6:00pm PST, there have been 32 bids with the highest offer being $421. The announcement of the sale was made in the following Tweet:
— John Romero (@romero) January 19, 2018
Romero has been selling some of his games or gaming memorabilia, which have sold for a lot of money. In 2017 alone; he put many Doom memorabilia for sale including his personal copy of Masters of Doom along with the id Anthology and his floppy disk copy of Doom II.
John Romero is a pioneer in the gaming world having co-founded id Software in the 90’s alongside John Carmack and Tom Hall. His gaming credits include work on Wolfenstein 3D, Doom and Quake just to name a few while also coining the multiplayer term “deathmatch”.
In 2015; he established Romero Games Ltd., an independent game studio located in Galway, Ireland. Their first title, Gunman Taco Truck was released in January 2017 and it was highly praised by critics along with gamers.