Sid Meier's Memoir (W. W. Norton)
Friday, 11 September 2020

Over his four-decade career, Sid Meier has produced some of the world’s most popular video games, including Sid Meier’s Civilization, which has sold more than 51 million units worldwide and accumulated more than one billion hours of play. His book, subtitled "A Life in Computer Games", is the story of an obsessive young computer enthusiast who helped launch a multibillion-dollar industry. Writing with warmth and ironic humor, Meier describes the genesis of his influential studio, MicroProse, founded in 1982 after a trip to a Las Vegas arcade, and recounts the development of landmark games, from vintage classics like Pirates! and Railroad Tycoon, to Civilization and beyond.

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Author: Sid Meier
Publisher: W. W. Norton
Date: September 2020
Pages: 304
ISBN: 978-1324005872
Print: 1324005874
Kindle: B085845CX9
Audience: developers interested in games
Level: Introductory
Category: General interestHistory

 

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