There are few people who can truly stand shoulder to shoulder with Sid Meier. Will Wright and Shigeru Miyamoto come to mind, but the list is a short one indeed. The Director of Creative Development at Firaxis is best known as the creator of the Civilization franchise and many have referred to him as the "Godfather of Computer Gaming." In 2008, the Guinness Book of World Records recognized Meier for having earned the most video game awards in the history of the industry. IndustryGamers, in its continuing "Better Know" series with industry luminaries, is proud to present you with this Sid Meier Q&A. IG talked with the 30-year games veteran about his career, his inspirations, advice for aspiring designers and more.