Tag Archives: Sid Meier


Sid Meier is best known, and rightfully so, for his line of Civilization games.  But they are far from the only classic strategy games in his resume. My favorite of his works, hands down, was Pirates!, which came out in 1987 and was re-released with updated graphics and gameplay in 2004.   The only time […]

What you’ve achieved; what you’ve chosen

When Microsoft announced platform wide achievements for the Xbox 360, it was a masterstroke. You’d get additional rewards for performing specific feats in every game on the platform, you’d be awarded points aggregating into a total gamer score, and best of all, you’d be able to see if your number was bigger than your friend’s […]


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