Sid Meier, the director of Sid Meier’s Pirates!, Sid Meier’s Railroads!, and Sid Meier’s Gettysburg! has a memoir popping out later this year–and, after all, it is named Sid Meier’s Memoir!. Meier, who’s finest recognized for the Civilization collection, has labored in video games since 1982.
The memoir will, in accordance with its official website, inform “the story of an obsessive younger laptop fanatic who helped launch a multibillion-dollar business.” Meier will recount how he began Microprose, his unique firm (which continues to be going in the present day), and talk about basic video games like Theme Hospital and the Civilization franchise. He is additionally the founding father of Firaxis Video games, which handles the XCOM franchise.
Meier, who famously coined the descriptive time period as video games as “a collection of attention-grabbing choices,” will delve into his perspective on each the business and the individuals who play video games, and share some guidelines for good recreation design.
Unusually, a quote about Meier on the gross sales web page, describing him as “our Hitchcock, our Spielberg, our Ellington,” is attributed to “Gamespot Journal”.
Sid Meier’s Memoir!: A Life in Pc Video games might be out there on September 8. It is out there for pre-order now.
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