The Story of Duke Nukem Forever

By Deane Barker on December 21, 2009

Learn to Let Go: How Success Killed Duke Nukem : This story of what happened with Duke Nukem Forever.

His name is George Broussard, co-owner of 3D Realms and the man who headed the Duke Nukem Forever project for its entire 12-year run. Now 46 years old, he’d spent much of his adult life trying to make a single game, and failed over and over again. What happened to that project has been shrouded in secrecy, and rumors have flown about why Broussard couldn’t manage to finish his life’s work. What went so wrong? This is what happened.