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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
Star Sign Pisces

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#Fact
1 Designing video games for Firaxis in Hunt Valley, Maryland. [2002]


Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth 2014 Video Game creative director: Firaxis Management / original Civilization created by
Sid Meier's Railroads! 2006 Video Game chief creative officer: Firaxis Games Management
Civilization III 2001 Video Game creator of civilization: Conquests / director of creative development / director of creative development: Conquests / original Civilization designed by / original designer
Colonization 1994 Video Game game designer
Gunship 1993 Video Game programmer
Civilization 1991 Video Game game designer / programmer
Covert Action 1990 Video Game game designer / programmer
Railroad Tycoon 1990 Video Game game designer / programmer - PC version
F-19 Stealth Fighter 1988 Video Game game tester / programmer
F-15 Strike Eagle 1984 Video Game game designer

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Civilization V 2010 Video Game
Civilization IV 2005 Video Game creator
SimGolf 2001 Video Game creator
Civilization III 2001 Video Game creator
Antietam 2000 Video Game creator
Alien Crossfire 1999 Video Game
Alpha Centauri 1999 Video Game
Gettysburg 1997 Video Game creator
Civilization II 1996 Video Game design
Colonization 1994 Video Game
Civilization 1991 Video Game creator
Covert Action 1990 Video Game
Railroad Tycoon 1990 Video Game concept
Pirates! 1987 Video Game
F-15 Strike Eagle 1984 Video Game creator
Spitfire Ace 1982 Video Game by

Art Department

Art Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
F-19 Stealth Fighter 1988 Video Game lead designer
Sid Meier's Railroads! 2006 Video Game designer
Alien Crossfire 1999 Video Game designer

Visual Effects

Visual Effects

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Civilization III 2001 Video Game victory video creation / victory video creation: Conquests - as Sid

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pirates! 1987 Video Game

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Championship Wrestling 1986 Video Game

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Surviving Progress 2011 Documentary the producers wish to thank

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gamers Heart Japan 2011 Video documentary Himself - Creative Development, Firaxis Games
Bach & Friends 2010 Documentary
Civilization IV 2005 Video Game Himself / Tutorial Narrator (voice, uncredited)
Electric Playground 1999 TV Series documentary Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008 Lifetime Achievement Award Game Developers Choice Awards
1999 Hall of Fame Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences, USA


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