Godfather of Computer Gaming

Mhmm:

Any game designer who tries to tell you that he hasn’t taken anything away from a Sid Meier game is akin to a film director saying he has never watched a Hitchcock movie. For Sid is our Hitchcock, our Spielberg, our Ellington…

via Sid Meier

Ordered. Can’t wait to read it.

And there’s really nothing I can say that would truly capture how indebted I feel to Mr. Meier who gave me thousands of hours of unspeakable joy as I built worlds in his universe.