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Id Tech

id Tech is a series of video game engines developed by id Software. The engine debuted in 1996 with the release of Quake and has since evolved through several iterations, each bringing improvements to graphics rendering, AI capabilities, and networking features. These engines have been used in many games — including industry-changing titles like Doom 3 and the more recent DOOM reboot (2016), showcasing advanced lighting effects and dynamic environments that have pushed technical boundaries for their time. id Tech often sets standards within the gaming industry for visual quality and performance, being licensed out to other developers for use in their own projects.

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