Creator / MicroProse

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MicroProse is an American video game publisher and developer, founded by Wild Bill Stealey and Sid Meier in 1982. A pioneer in many serious computer videogame genres, it specialized in Simulation Games, particularly the Combat Flight Simulator variety. A niched and yet powerhouse company in the early 90s, it was acquired by Hasbro in 1998 after a streak of financial troubles which started with a failed venture into 3D Arcade Games. Atari (i.e. Infogrames) shut down the last former MicroProse development studio in 2003, and sold off the remaining rights in 2007 to Interactive Game Group, of which it remains a subsidiary or brand name mostly dedicated to casual and console games. Firaxis Games retains the rights for many of its older titles.

Its classic legacy is most notably perpetuated in present day by the Civilization, X-COM and Tycoon franchises.

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Games developed or published by MicroProse with a TVTropes article include:

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  • 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
  • ATAC: The Secret War Against Drugs
  • Avalon Hill's Diplomacy
  • Avalon Hill's Squad Leader
  • Betrayal
  • B.O.T.S.S.: Battle of the Solar System
  • Challenge of the Five Realms
  • Chopper Rescue
  • Command H.Q.
  • Conflict in Vietnam
  • Conquer the World
  • Crusade in Europe
  • CyberStrike
  • David Leadbetter's Greens
  • Decision in the Desert
  • European Air War
  • F-117A Nighthawk Stealth Fighter 2.0
  • F-14 Fleet Defender Gold
  • 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
  • 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
  • Mech Commander
  • MicroProse Pro Soccer
  • MiG Alley Ace
  • National Lampoon's Chess Maniac 5 Billion and 1
  • NATO Commander
  • Nightlong: Union City Conspiracy
  • Phoenix
  • 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)
  • 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 - 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
  • 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
  • Troika
  • Twilight: 2000
  • Ultimate Race Pro
  • Ultimate Football '95
  • Ultimate NFL Coaches Club Football
  • World Circuit
  • Zeppelin: Giants of the Sky


Alternative Title(s): Micro Prose

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