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Biography - A Short Wiki

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Sid Meier is a Canadian-American game programmer, designer as well as a producer who is the idea behind several video games, including the Civilization series. He is the co-founder of MicroProse, together with Bill Stealey, and he is also the director of Firaxis Games, which was founded in 1996. Some of the games that he has programmed are Sid Meier’s Starships, Sid Meier’s Civilization v1, and Sid Meier’s Pirates Mobile, among many others.

Career Highlights

Sid Meier has been very successful throughout the years.

After completing his studies at the University, Sid began developing cash register systems for various department stores. With his earnings at the time, he purchased an Atari 800 in 1981, and it made him realize computer programming can be used to make video games. He co-founded a computer developing company together with Bill Stealey called MicroProse in 1982. Some of the initial games of the company included Floyd of the Jungle, Hellcat Ace, Spitfire Ace, Solo Flight, and Strike Eagle, among others.

Family and Personal Life

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Sid is married to Susan Meier, and they have been blessed with one child named Ryan Meier. Susan and Sid met at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cockeysville, where they are both members of the church choir. There are no details on when the couple tied the knot, but it is estimated that they have been together for several years. The family resides in Hunt Valley, Maryland.

Family Information
Wife's/Spouse's NameSusan Meier
Children/KidsYes 1 (Ryan Meier)
Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)N/A
Civil StatusMarried

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Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts

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More Interesting Facts
Full/Real NameSidney K. Meier
Gender (Biological)Male
Age (as of today)69 years
Date of BirthFebruary 24, 1954
Place of BirthSarnia, Canada
Height1.7 m, 5 feet 7 inches
Weight78 kg, 172 lbs
Net Worth / Wealth$40 million
OccupationDesigner, Game Programmer, Producer

Height, Weight, and Age

Sid Meier's height is pretty average measuring 1.7 m. Sid Meier weighs 78 kg. Being born on February 24, 1954, translates to an age of 69 years as of todays date (July 7, 2023).


I love Age of Empires and I play RTS games all the time, I respect what they’ve accomplished.

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Our hope is to deliver an incredibly fun and compelling game that will give the fans more than what they’ve been waiting for, and show a whole new generation of gamers how much fun it is to live the life of a pirate!

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I like some shooters, and I respect games like Doom, but I don’t think it’s right for me.

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We think we’ve got it taken care of now. Multiplayer is something that’s hard to do in a turn-based game, especially a turn-based game that lasts a long time, like Civilization.

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I think computing power is ready to do 3D justice. It was great for shooters and racing games in the past, but I didn’t think it was right for strategy games.

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