Quake designer John Romero was once challenged to go head to head against an accomplished female gamer named Stevie Case (aka Killcreek). Romero won. "John posted a message saying he'd given me a 'man-beating,'" Case recalled.
Romero agreed to a rematch, however, and lost. In accordance with their agreement, he erected a shrine to Case. He also offered her a job at Ion Storm.