Sid Meier's Memoir!: A Life in Computer Games


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W. W. Norton & Company
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6.0 X 9.1 X 1.1 inches | 1.05 pounds

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About the Author

Sid Meier, creator of Civilization, has been honored with virtually every award in the video game industry. A member of the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame and founder of Firaxis Games, Meier lives in Hunt Valley, Maryland.


Sid Meier is a foundation of what gaming is for me today.--Phil Spencer, head of Xbox
[Meier is] the master of turn-based gaming.--Will Wright, developer of The Sims
If you ever wished you could stay up all night and hear the most amazing stories from one of the world's most creative people, Sid's memoir is for you. This book is full of incredible tech history and deep insights into what it takes to make a world-class game. But most of all, I loved getting inside Sid's brain and seeing things from his inventive and wise point of view.--Jane McGonigal, author of the New York Times bestseller Reality is Broken: How Games Can Change the World and Make Us Better
Any game designer who tries to tell you that he hasn't taken anything away from a Sid Meier game is akin to a film director saying he has never watched a Hitchcock movie. For Sid is our Hitchcock, our Spielberg, our Ellington.