Paul Radek


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Paul John Radek (born April 24, 1966, 57 years old) provided the sound code for the Doom engine, the sound library was named DMX.

Paul lives in Seattle, Washington and is a senior software development engineer at Microsoft. Paul has many patents pertaining to audio in games, including the casino and arcade game industries. Notable patents include: motion control for arcade cabinets, interactive motion systems for gaming chairs during gameplay, haptic feedback controls, faux-3d audio positioning, streaming audio over USB, a fault tolerant memory system for arcade machines, and headset noise cancellation.

Paul's hobbies include skiing, wake boarding and hiking.


  • Radek's name was misspelled as "Paul Raydek" in the credits in the instruction manual included in the initial v1.1 print run of registered Doom packages.

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