Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

CSE Seminar or Event


Sid Meier

Co-Founder and Director of Creative Development
Firaxis Games
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
8:00pm - 9:00pm
1670 BBB

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About the Event

Everything can be turned into a game...

How the designer's interests and passions should drive game design!


U-M Computer Science alumnus Sid Meier is the developer of Civilization, Railroad Tycoon, Pirates!, and other highly influential, groundbreaking games. Sid is Founder and Director of Creative Development for Firaxis Games and is ranked 2nd in IGN's list of Top 100 Game Creators of All Time. In 2008, Sid received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Game Developer's Conference.

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Sponsor(s): CSE

Open to: Public