Tom Hall

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Tom HallName: Tom A. Hall

Born: September 2, 1964, in Wisconsin, USA

Computer-related contributions

  • American game designer who founded id Software where he worked on games such as the Commander Keen series, Wolfenstein 3D, Spear of Destiny, and Doom.
  • Later joined Apogee/3D Realms where he was the game designer for Rise of the Triad, produced Terminal Velocity, and helped in varying degrees on Duke Nukem II and Duke Nukem 3D as well. He also worked on the Prey Engine.
  • Hall also does voice work, provided the following voices for the computer role-playing game Deus Ex: Morpheus, a sentient AI; Howard Strong, a ruthless and cruel MJ12 operative; and Walton Simons, the nano-augmented Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Honors and awards

  • Game of the Year, Deus Ex (2000).

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