In what is a must have for collectors of video game memorabilia, John Romero has announced that he is selling several personal copies of his games including Daikatana and Doom 64.

Doom 64 is the sequel to Final Doom and has players once again take on the role of the Doom Guy in an attempt to fight of the demon army on Phobos and Deimos. Daikatana has players traveling through time trying to recover a mythical weapon. ALso up for sale is his personal copy of Deathkings of the Dark Citadel.

All three games were listed on eBay on June 19th and as of 8:00pm – the highest bid for Daikatana is $243.50, $174 for Doom 64 finally with $71.00 being offered for Deathkings of the Dark Citadel. The winners of the auction could have the option to have Romero sign the game. The announcements for the sales were made on Twitter in the following posts:

Given its significance, is going to be the big ticket item in this auction and it could be speculated that it will sell anywhere between $1,500 to $4,000. Just as a comparison in past sale, Romero’s floppy disk copy of Doom II sold for $3,150 while his personal cop of the id Anthology sold for $1,130.

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 3DDoom and Quake just to name a few while also coining the multiplayer term β€œdeathmatch”.

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.


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