In addition to Carter and his son, Altman’s survivors include his daughter Jessica Carter Altman, a singer, and a lawyer. And two sisters, Susan and Nancy Altman.
After abandoning banking and law, Altman founded ZeniMax, based in Rockville, Maryland, in 1999 and subsequently partnered with Bethesda Softworks software developer Christopher Weaver.
As Bethesda’s parent company, ZeniMax swallowed other brands. When concerns were expressed about violent video games, he packed the company’s advisory board with political celebrities, including former president’s brother Robert Trump and former Democratic National Chairman Terry McAuliffe. That’s right.
Mr. Altman’s successful career change may not have been as rapid as it looks for a man whose entire professional life was one-up manship. James Altman quoted ZeniMax’s legal counsel, Glyph Lesser, as saying that his father was confident in his creativity and would not hesitate to rewrite Shakespeare.
After nearly a decade devoting himself to his defense, Altman lost more ambitions in banking, corporate law and capital politics.
“It’s very difficult to understand what it’s like until the accusations are leveled and many false accusations are made until your photo appears on the top page of The Washington Post.” He said in a television interview. Charlie Rose 1993.
It’s no wonder that when he changed jobs, one of his company-developed video games, Fallout 3, invited players to a 23rd-century adventure in the ruins of Washington after the catastrophe. But according to his son, his favorite was The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrm. This gives players the opportunity to “live another life in another world” and “play any type of character you can imagine.”