No, not the country singer Tom T. Hall. Tom Hall is the "forgotten" id Software founder, the one people forget when they mention the other founders, John Carmack and John Romero. (They also usually forget artist Adrian Carmack, no relation to John.) Tom's tastes were more into whimsical humor than shoot-em-up violence, so the Commander Keen series was up his alley, while later id productions such as Wolfenstein 3D and Doom were not; this led to his quitting the company. Like the other id founders, he was working for Softdisk in Shreveport, Louisiana when they all developed the Keen games on their own and ultimately quit as a group to start id.

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