The hero of the popular Wolfenstein shooter series, William Joseph "BJ" Blaskowitz, is the direct ancestor of Billy Blaze, known to fans of the game Commander Keen under the nickname Commander Keen, as well as Doom Guy (DoomGuy - the name of the main characters of the Doom series).
This conclusion follows from the Twitter correspondence between the founders of id Software, Tom Hall and John Romero.
"Their relationship is not just a theory, it is a fact. I believe that they are separated by one generation," - wrote Hall. According to Romero, Blaskowitz is Keane's grandfather, and the latter is the father of a key character in the Doom universe. "And then the question immediately arises: why is Keane's father not such a tough guy like these? Who is he anyway? Who was he? Only Tom Hall knows the answer," he wrote.
Recall that in the series "Commander Keen "Billy Blaze is a young genius disguised as Commander Keen. As for William Joseph Blaskowitz, he is an American spy during the war years, specializing in missions deep behind enemy lines. He has to deal not only with enemy soldiers, but also with the results of secret Nazi experiments.
In 2017, he was featured in the game. "
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