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Sid Meier to Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award at GDC

Often recognized as the "father of computer gaming", legendary designer Sid Meier is set to receive a lifetime achievement award at this year's Game Developers Choice Awards at GDC.

Meier, creator of standout and genre-defining PC titles like Civilization and Pirates!, has already been awarded just about every award the industry has to offer for his achievements in development and design. Meier was a co-founder of MicroProse and currently works as creative director at Firaxis Games.

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Boink3394d ago

that as soon as I read this headline I thought of sid meier standing with a trophy and then a little sign on the bottom popping up and going "achievement unlocked"?

;)

TnS3394d ago (Edited 3394d ago )

You are not alone. :) IGN's title for the same story:
"Sid Meier's Lifetime Achievement Unlocked"
http://xbox360.ign.com/arti...

jorellpogi3394d ago

Congratulations Sid Meier!

duarteq3394d ago (Edited 3394d ago )

He deserve it. I remember all good games u created and i have it. Civilization ( gave about 50 euros for it, Fields of Glory, Colonization, my favorite and even today i play it ( with also the Chris Sawyer's Transport Tycoon ), Railroad Tycoon. You are a brand to the game industry and if the game industry was not looking for big bucks u could show again how a good game looks like