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Ideas from the Deep is a Texas-based developer that develops games and software for Microsoft Windows, Macintosh, and iPhone. The company also runs an online store where they sell download codes to their products. The company is mainly known for developing the currently available Windows ports of various Pangea Software titles. The company's slogan is "Profound Fun".

History Edit

In January 1989, John Romero and Lane Roathe founded Ideas from the Deep. Later, Romero shortened the name to id Software while Roathe continued to operate Ideas from the Deep independently.[4]

In 2005, Ideas from the Deep contacted the FBI accusing Take-Two Interactive of selling illegal copies of Bugdom under the Global Star brand since January 2002.[5]

Gameography Edit

Year
Game Title
Publisher
Platform(s)
1989 Zappa Roidz Softdisk Apple II, DOS
1989 Twilight Treasures Softdisk Apple II, DOS
1990 Sub Stalker Softdisk Apple II
1998 Kaged Monkey Byte Development Macintosh, Microsoft Windows
2002 Nanosaur Extreme Ideas from the Deep Microsoft Windows
2003 Bugdom Ideas from the Deep Microsoft Windows
2004 Bugdom 2 Ideas from the Deep Microsoft Windows
2004 Otto Matic Ideas from the Deep Microsoft Windows
2004 Nanosaur II: Hatchling Ideas from the Deep Microsoft Windows
2009 Gradient[6] Ideas from the Deep iOS

MiscellaneousEdit

References Edit

  1. Gibson, Ellie (April 20, 2005). http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/developer-calls-in-fbi-over-take-two-piracy-allegations. gamesindustry.biz. Retrieved August 1, 2016.
  2. https://www.linkedin.com/in/laneroathe. Lane Roathe | LinkedIn. Retrieved August 1, 2016
  3. http://www.ign.com/companies/ideas-from-the-deep. IGN. Retrieved August 1, 2016.
  4. http://www.giantbomb.com/lane-roathe/3040-4720/ Giant Bomb. Retrieved August 1, 2016.
  5. Cohen, Peter (April 15, 2005). http://www.macworld.com/article/1044275/bugdom.html. MacWorld. Retrieved August 1, 2016.
  6. https://web.archive.org/web/20160324143304/http://www.ideasfromthedeep.com/product_info.php/products_id/101?osCsid=8c9b1d8223c9bf702fed9fa19677c875. Ideas from the Deep. Retrieved August 1, 2016.
  7. https://web.archive.org/web/20160324143205/http://www.ideasfromthedeep.com/product_info.php/products_id/67?osCsid=8c9b1d8223c9bf702fed9fa19677c875. Ideas from the Deep. Retrieved August 1, 2016.

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