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Sid Meier

Biography

Gaming programmer and developer who’s won many accolades for his efforts towards the industry. He graduated through the College or university of Michigan and co-founded the business MicroProse in 1982. He’s most widely known for creating the acclaimed technique video game series Civilization. He fulfilled his upcoming wife, Susan, at cathedral, where they both sang in the choir. He’s a renowned gaming developer like Mario originator Shigeru Miyamoto.

Quick Facts


Full Name Sid Meier
Date Of Birth February 24, 1954
Place Of Birth Sarnia, Canada
Profession Game Designer
Education University of Michigan
Nationality Canadian, American
Children Ryan Meier
Parents Alberdina Meier, August Meier
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#Fact
1Designing video games for Firaxis in Hunt Valley, Maryland. [2002]


Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth2014Video Game creative director: Firaxis Management / original Civilization created by
Sid Meier's Railroads!2006Video Game chief creative officer: Firaxis Games Management
Civilization III2001Video Game creator of civilization: Conquests / director of creative development / director of creative development: Conquests / original Civilization designed by / original designer
Colonization1994Video Game game designer
Gunship1993Video Game programmer
Civilization1991Video Game game designer / programmer
Covert Action1990Video Game game designer / programmer
Railroad Tycoon1990Video Game game designer / programmer - PC version
F-19 Stealth Fighter1988Video Game game tester / programmer
F-15 Strike Eagle1984Video Game game designer

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Civilization V2010Video Game
Civilization IV2005Video Game creator
SimGolf2001Video Game creator
Civilization III2001Video Game creator
Antietam2000Video Game creator
Alien Crossfire1999Video Game
Alpha Centauri1999Video Game
Gettysburg1997Video Game creator
Civilization II1996Video Game design
Colonization1994Video Game
Civilization1991Video Game creator
Covert Action1990Video Game
Railroad Tycoon1990Video Game concept
Pirates!1987Video Game
F-15 Strike Eagle1984Video Game creator
Spitfire Ace1982Video Game by

Art Department

Art Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
F-19 Stealth Fighter1988Video Game lead designer
Sid Meier's Railroads!2006Video Game designer
Alien Crossfire1999Video Game designer

Visual Effects

Visual Effects

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Civilization III2001Video Game victory video creation / victory video creation: Conquests - as Sid

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pirates!1987Video Game

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Championship Wrestling1986Video Game

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Surviving Progress2011Documentary the producers wish to thank

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gamers Heart Japan2011Video documentaryHimself - Creative Development, Firaxis Games
Bach & Friends2010Documentary
Civilization IV2005Video GameHimself / Tutorial Narrator (voice, uncredited)
Electric Playground1999TV Series documentaryHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008Lifetime Achievement AwardGame Developers Choice Awards
1999Hall of FameAcademy of Interactive Arts & Sciences, USA


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