Sid Meier’s Memoir! is hitting the shelves today.


The book recounts the beginnings of MicroProse, as well as the development of classics like Sid Meier’s CivilizationSid Meier’s Alpha CentauriSid Meier’s Railway Tycoon and Sid Meier’s Pirates!

Rather than being a straightforward biography, Sid Meier’s Memoir! delves into the history of the industry, the psychology of gamers, as well as the fundamentals of good game design. All revolving around Meier’s cental idea that a videogame should be “a series of interesting decisions.”

The hardcover copy is available on Amazon at $21.05. The digital copy costs $17.84.