Industry legend John Romero, the co-founder of id Software and co-creator of Doom, Quake, and Daikatana, is auctioning off his original floppy disks for Doom 2on eBay.
The auction has over 80 bids, and at the time of writing has made $3,050.
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Romero announced via Twitter that he’s now auctioning off his original five Doom 2 floppy disks on eBay and will sign them if the victor requests so. Will sign if you like (if you win). Hold on, let me back up for a second, it’s not just Doom 2 via CD-ROM, it’s a set of floppy disks! They won’t be included in their original box, either.
The auction began at $10, and is set to end today at 15:13.
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“These are the originally shipped DOOM 2 floppies (3.5″) for PC and compatibles”, Romero writes.
Romero promises that the disks don’t contain any defects but, since they are 23-years-old, the glue from the label is inevitably coming off. Swoop in and neglect to pay your mortgage for a couple of months and you could be lucky enough to own a bit of gaming history.
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