Is Robin Williams the reason Sid Meier's Civilization is called Sid Meier's Civilization? I was just rereading our profile of the iconic game designer and stumbled upon this anecdote, which seems appropriate to share again now:

Stealey has a different take: "We were at dinner at a Software Publishers Association meeting, and [actor] Robin Williams was there. And he kept us in stitches for two hours. And he turns to me and says 'Bill, you should put Sid's name on a couple of these boxes, and promote him as the star.' And that's how Sid's name got on Pirates, and Civilization."


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