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[[quoteright:320:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/MicroProse2_1809.jpg]] [=MicroProse=] is an American video game publisher and developer, founded by Wild Bill Stealey and SidMeier in 1982. A pioneer in many ''serious'' computer videogame genres, it especialized in SimulationGames, particularly the Combat Flight Simulator variety. A niched and yet powerhouse company in the early 90s, it was adquired by Hasbro in 1998 after a streak of financial troubles. It's now part of Interactive Game Group and remains a subsidiary or brand name mostly dedicated to casual and console games. FiraxisGames retains the rights for many of its older titles. Its classic legacy is most notably perpetuated in present day by the ''VideoGame/{{Civilization}}'', ''VideoGame/{{X-COM}}'' and ''Tycoon'' franchises. [[http://microprose.com/ Official site]] ---- !!Games developed or published by [=MicroProse=]: * 1942: The Pacific Air War * 7th Legion * Acrojet * Across the Rhine * Addiction Pinball * Air Combat Aces * Air Duel: 80 Years of Dogfighting * Air Rescue I * Airborne Ranger * Allied Forces * The Amazing Spider-Man * The Ancient Art of War in the Skies * ATAC: The Secret War Against Drugs * Avalon Hill's Diplomacy * Avalon Hill's Squad Leader * B17FlyingFortress * Betrayal * BloodNet * Challenge of the Five Realms * Chopper Rescue * Command H.Q. * Conflict in Vietnam * Conquer the World * Crusade in Europe * [=CyberStrike=] * VideoGame/DarkEarth * VideoGame/{{Darklands}} * David Leadbetter's Greens * Decision in the Desert * VideoGame/{{Dragonsphere}} * European Air War * F-117A Nighthawk Stealth Fighter 2.0 * F-14 Fleet Defender Gold * F-15 Strike Eagle * F-15 Strike Eagle II * F-15 Strike Eagle III * F-19 Stealth Fighter * Falcon 4.0 ** Falcon Gold * Fields of Glory * Flames of Freedom * Fleet Defender * Floyd of the Jungle * Formula One Grand Prix * GP 500 * Grand Prix II * Grand Prix Manager * Grand Prix Manager 2 * Gunship * Gunship 2000 * Gunship! * Hellcat Ace * Hyperspeed * VideoGame/ImpossibleMission 2025 * Jump Jet * Kennedy Approach * Knights of the Sky * Land, Sea and Air! * The Legacy: Realm of Terror * Lightspeed * M1 Tank Platoon * M1 Tank Platoon II * Machiavelli the Prince * Magic: The Gathering * {{Majesty}}: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim * MasterOfMagic * MasterOfOrion * Master of Orion II: Battle at Antares * Mech Commander * MechWarrior 3: Pirate's Moon * [=MicroProse=] Pro Soccer * [=MiG=] Alley Ace * National Lampoon's Chess Maniac 5 Billion and 1 * NATO Commander * Nightlong: Union City Conspiracy * Phoenix * VideoGame/PizzaTycoon * Power Flight! * Power Game III * Power Up! * The Punisher * Red Storm Rising * Return of the Phantom * Rex Nebular and the Cosmic Gender Bender * Risk (Gold Edition) * RollerCoasterTycoon * [[Videogame/{{Civilization}} Sid Meier's Civilization]] * Sid Meier's Civilization II * Sid Meier's [=CivNet=] * [[Videogame/{{Colonization}} Sid Meier's Colonization]] * [[Videogame/CovertAction Sid Meier's Covert Action]] * SidMeiersPirates * Sid Meier's RailroadTycoon ** Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon Deluxe * Silent Service * Silent Service II * Solo Flight * Space 1889 * [=SpaceKids=] * Special Forces * Spellcasting 101: Sorcerers Get All the Girls * Spitfire Ace * Star Trek: Generations * Star Trek: The Next Generation - AFinalUnity * Star Trek: The Next Generation - Birth of the Federation * Star Trek: The Next Generation - Klingon Honor Guard * Starlord * Starship Troopers: Terran Ascendancy * The Strategy Game Room * Subwar 2050 * Super Strike Eagle * VideoGame/SwordOfTheSamurai * Task Force 1942 * Teamchef * This Means War! * Times of Lore * Tinhead * Top Gun: Fire at Will / Top Gun: Hornet's Nest * Total Heaven * Track Attack * TransportTycoon ** Transport Tycoon Deluxe * Troika * Twilight: 2000 * Ultimate Race Pro * Ultimate Football '95 * Ultimate NFL Coaches Club Football * Virtual Karts * World Circuit * VideoGame/{{Worms}} 2 * VideoGame/{{Worms}} Armageddon * VideoGame/{{X-COM}}: Apocalypse * VideoGame/{{X-COM}}: Enforcer * VideoGame/{{X-COM}}: Interceptor * VideoGame/{{X-COM}}: Terror from the Deep * VideoGame/{{X-COM}}: UFO Defense * Zeppelin: Giants of the Sky ----
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[[quoteright:320:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/MicroProse2_1809.jpg]] [=MicroProse=] is an American video game publisher and developer, founded by Wild Bill Stealey and SidMeier in 1982. A pioneer in many ''serious'' computer videogame genres, it especialized in SimulationGames, particularly the Combat Flight Simulator variety. A niched and yet powerhouse company in the early 90s, it was adquired by Hasbro in 1998 after a streak of financial troubles. It's now part of Interactive Game Group and remains a subsidiary or brand name mostly dedicated to casual and console games. FiraxisGames retains the rights for many of its older titles. Its classic legacy is most notably perpetuated in present day by the ''VideoGame/{{Civilization}}'', ''VideoGame/{{X-COM}}'' and ''Tycoon'' franchises. [[http://microprose.com/ Official site]] ---- !!Games developed or published by [=MicroProse=]: * 1942: The Pacific Air War * 7th Legion * Acrojet * Across the Rhine * Addiction Pinball * Air Combat Aces * Air Duel: 80 Years of Dogfighting * Air Rescue I * Airborne Ranger * Allied Forces * The Amazing Spider-Man * The Ancient Art of War in the Skies * ATAC: The Secret War Against Drugs * Avalon Hill's Diplomacy * Avalon Hill's Squad Leader * B17FlyingFortress * Betrayal * BloodNet * Challenge of the Five Realms * Chopper Rescue * Command H.Q. * Conflict in Vietnam * Conquer the World * Crusade in Europe * [=CyberStrike=] * VideoGame/DarkEarth * VideoGame/{{Darklands}} * David Leadbetter's Greens * Decision in the Desert * VideoGame/{{Dragonsphere}} * European Air War * F-117A Nighthawk Stealth Fighter 2.0 * F-14 Fleet Defender Gold * F-15 Strike Eagle * F-15 Strike Eagle II * F-15 Strike Eagle III * F-19 Stealth Fighter * Falcon 4.0 ** Falcon Gold * Fields of Glory * Flames of Freedom * Fleet Defender * Floyd of the Jungle * Formula One Grand Prix * GP 500 * Grand Prix II * Grand Prix Manager * Grand Prix Manager 2 * Gunship * Gunship 2000 * Gunship! * Hellcat Ace * Hyperspeed * VideoGame/ImpossibleMission 2025 * Jump Jet * Kennedy Approach * Knights of the Sky * Land, Sea and Air! * The Legacy: Realm of Terror * Lightspeed * M1 Tank Platoon * M1 Tank Platoon II * Machiavelli the Prince * Magic: The Gathering * {{Majesty}}: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim * MasterOfMagic * MasterOfOrion * Master of Orion II: Battle at Antares * Mech Commander * MechWarrior 3: Pirate's Moon * [=MicroProse=] Pro Soccer * [=MiG=] Alley Ace * National Lampoon's Chess Maniac 5 Billion and 1 * NATO Commander * Nightlong: Union City Conspiracy * Phoenix * VideoGame/PizzaTycoon * Power Flight! * Power Game III * Power Up! * The Punisher * Red Storm Rising * Return of the Phantom * Rex Nebular and the Cosmic Gender Bender * Risk (Gold Edition) * RollerCoasterTycoon * [[Videogame/{{Civilization}} Sid Meier's Civilization]] * Sid Meier's Civilization II * Sid Meier's [=CivNet=] * [[Videogame/{{Colonization}} Sid Meier's Colonization]] * [[Videogame/CovertAction Sid Meier's Covert Action]] * SidMeiersPirates * Sid Meier's RailroadTycoon ** Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon Deluxe * Silent Service * Silent Service II * Solo Flight * Space 1889 * [=SpaceKids=] * Special Forces * Spellcasting 101: Sorcerers Get All the Girls * Spitfire Ace * Star Trek: Generations * Star Trek: The Next Generation - AFinalUnity * Star Trek: The Next Generation - Birth of the Federation * Star Trek: The Next Generation - Klingon Honor Guard * Starlord * Starship Troopers: Terran Ascendancy * The Strategy Game Room * Subwar 2050 * Super Strike Eagle * VideoGame/SwordOfTheSamurai * Task Force 1942 * Teamchef * This Means War! * Times of Lore * Tinhead * Top Gun: Fire at Will / Top Gun: Hornet's Nest * Total Heaven * Track Attack * TransportTycoon ** Transport Tycoon Deluxe * Troika * Twilight: 2000 * Ultimate Race Pro * Ultimate Football '95 * Ultimate NFL Coaches Club Football * Virtual Karts * World Circuit * VideoGame/{{Worms}} 2 * VideoGame/{{Worms}} Armageddon * VideoGame/{{X-COM}}: Apocalypse * VideoGame/{{X-COM}}: Enforcer * VideoGame/{{X-COM}}: Interceptor * VideoGame/{{X-COM}}: Terror from the Deep * VideoGame/{{X-COM}}: UFO Defense * Zeppelin: Giants of the Sky ----[[redirect:Creator/MicroProse]]
9th Nov '12 6:58:40 AM TrollBrutal
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compilation packs
* Ultimate Strategy Archives

* White Lines: Don't do it - 3 Game Driving Pack
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Its classic legacy is most notably perpetuated in present day by the ''VideoGame/{{Civilization}}'', ''XCom'' and ''Tycoon'' franchises.
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Its classic legacy is most notably perpetuated in present day by the ''VideoGame/{{Civilization}}'', ''XCom'' ''VideoGame/{{X-COM}}'' and ''Tycoon'' franchises.
9th Sep '12 6:49:01 PM Prfnoff
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* Dragonsphere
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* DragonsphereVideoGame/{{Dragonsphere}}
30th Aug '12 3:30:35 PM ayjazz
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* Pizza Tycoon
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* Pizza TycoonVideoGame/PizzaTycoon
14th Aug '12 7:40:17 PM Thexder
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* SpaceKids
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* SpaceKids[=SpaceKids=]
14th Aug '12 7:33:20 PM Thexder
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Micro Prose is an American video game publisher and developer, founded by Wild Bill Stealey and SidMeier in 1982. A pioneer in many ''serious'' computer videogame genres, it especialized in SimulationGames, particularly the Combat Flight Simulator variety. A niched and yet powerhouse company in the early 90s, it was adquired by Hasbro in 1998 after a streak of financial troubles. It's now part of Interactive Game Group and remains a subsidiary or brand name mostly dedicated to casual and console games. FiraxisGames retains the rights for many of its older titles.
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Micro Prose [=MicroProse=] is an American video game publisher and developer, founded by Wild Bill Stealey and SidMeier in 1982. A pioneer in many ''serious'' computer videogame genres, it especialized in SimulationGames, particularly the Combat Flight Simulator variety. A niched and yet powerhouse company in the early 90s, it was adquired by Hasbro in 1998 after a streak of financial troubles. It's now part of Interactive Game Group and remains a subsidiary or brand name mostly dedicated to casual and console games. FiraxisGames retains the rights for many of its older titles.


!!Games developed or published by Microprose:
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!!Games developed or published by Microprose: [=MicroProse=]:

* CyberStrike
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* CyberStrike[=CyberStrike=]

* Formula One Grand Prix.
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* Formula One Grand Prix.Prix

* Microprose Pro Soccer
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* Microprose [=MicroProse=] Pro Soccer

* Spellcasting 101: Sorcerers get all the Girls
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* Spellcasting 101: Sorcerers get all Get All the Girls

* Star Trek: The Next Generation - Klingon Honor
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* Star Trek: The Next Generation - Klingon Honor Guard

* SubWar 2050
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* SubWar Subwar 2050

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13th Aug '12 7:15:27 PM Prfnoff
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* SwordOfTheSamurai
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* SwordOfTheSamuraiVideoGame/SwordOfTheSamurai
23rd Jul '12 11:02:04 AM Prfnoff
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* Tinhead
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