Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Sidney (Sid) K. Meier
Born: February 24, 1954, in Canada
- Canadian programmer and video game designer.
- Known as the designer of the video game Civilization.
- Co-founded MicroProse in 1982.
Honors and awards
- Ranked second in IGN's list of "Top Game Creators of All Time" (2009).
- Lifetime Achievement Award from Game Developer's Conference (2008).
- Second person to be inducted into the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences' Hall of Fame (1999).
- Ranked number one on the list of the "Most Influential People of All Time in Computer Gaming" by computer Gaming World (1997).