You can’t discuss PC shooting games in the early 2000’s without mentioning the name Tom Clancy. Tom started his career as a writer in 1984. He is best known for his technically detailed espionage and military- science storylines set during and after the Cold War. Seventeen of his novels have been bestsellers and more than 100 million copies of his books have been sold.

His first book was The Hunt for Red October which translated to a major motion picture and a box office smash. Other novels he created which turned into hit movies were Patriot Games (1987), Clear and Present Danger (1989), and The Sum of All Fears (1991). After more successful novels in the mid to late 1990’s, Tom was approached about doing a video game on one of his books, Rainbow Six. In 1998, the first Tom Clancy…

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Todd Friedman (309 Posts)

Todd Friedman is heavily involved in the video game community. He is currently writing for Old School Gamer Magazine, Retro Gaming Times and The Walter Day Collection. He has Co-Promoted the Video Game Summit in Illinois for the past 13 Years. Todd's first book, Walter Day's Gaming Superstars, Volume 1, was released in February of 2020. Volume 2 of the Gaming Superstars was published on December 24th, 2021. Todd is also on the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Nomination Committee for the International Video Game Hall of Fame.