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The Sid Meier Legacy

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Posted 28 September 2005 - 08:59 AM

Gamespot has compiled an extensive overview of Sid Meier and his creations. From the hallowed beginnings of his first game which was Solo Flight to Railroad Tycoon and the classic Civilization games, the article revistis each title the legendary gamer developed. Besides that, Sid Meier gives his take on the current state of the gaming industry.

The Sid Meier philosophy has always been to keep the pace of the game moving, and to keep it fun. Throughout his career, Sid has managed, much in the same manner as a good film director or novelist, to cut to the essence of whatever secret he's letting us in on. As a result, every Sid Meier game is worthwhile, even to those only marginally interested in the subject matter. At a time in his career when most designers would be happy to retire, legacy intact, Sid continues to look for new challenges...
On a related note, Civilization IV is in the pipeline and hopefully it will conquer the Macintosh platform in the near future. Please follow the link below to read the entire article and to learn more information.
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Posted 29 September 2005 - 07:18 AM

This is an interesting article, but please note that the "current state of the gaming industry" is circa 1997!  This was written long ago...