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'''MicroProse Software, Inc.''' was founded by Sid Meier and Bill Stealey in 1982 (incorporated December 3rd, 1982, MD business entity number D01493618). Originally based in Parkton, Maryland, it later moved to nearby Hunt Valley. In 1993, it merged with Spectrum HoloByte [https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/business/1993/06/18/computer-game-designers-agree-to-join-forces/fb73e762-36ab-4017-a61b-22a20e8ab93e/], with Stealey stepping down as CEO. Meier left in 1996 to found Firaxis [https://www.bizjournals.com/baltimore/stories/1996/06/24/story1.html]. Around the same time, other MicroProse team members joined a new Electronic Arts studio in the area [https://www.bizjournals.com/baltimore/stories/1997/09/01/story3.html]. In 1998, MicroProse was acquired by Hasbro [https://www.ign.com/articles/1998/08/13/hasbro-buys-again-this-time-its-microprose]. In 2000, Infogrames (later Atari) acquired Hasbro Interactive, including MicroProse [https://www.ign.com/articles/2000/12/07/infogrames-acquires-hasbro-interactive]. Atari shut down the Hunt Valley studio in 2003 [https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/atari-closes-former-microprose-studio].
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'''MicroProse Software, Inc.''' was founded by Sid Meier and Bill Stealey in 1982 (incorporated December 3rd, 1982, MD business entity number D01493618). Originally based in Parkton, Maryland [https://www.mobygames.com/game/spitfire-ace/cover-art/gameCoverId,658627/], it later moved to nearby Hunt Valley. In 1993, it merged with Spectrum HoloByte [https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/business/1993/06/18/computer-game-designers-agree-to-join-forces/fb73e762-36ab-4017-a61b-22a20e8ab93e/], with Stealey stepping down as CEO. Meier left in 1996 to found Firaxis [https://www.bizjournals.com/baltimore/stories/1996/06/24/story1.html]. Around the same time, other MicroProse team members joined a new Electronic Arts studio in the area [https://www.bizjournals.com/baltimore/stories/1997/09/01/story3.html]. In 1998, MicroProse was acquired by Hasbro [https://www.ign.com/articles/1998/08/13/hasbro-buys-again-this-time-its-microprose]. In 2000, Infogrames (later Atari) acquired Hasbro Interactive, including MicroProse [https://www.ign.com/articles/2000/12/07/infogrames-acquires-hasbro-interactive]. Atari shut down the Hunt Valley studio in 2003 [https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/atari-closes-former-microprose-studio].
  
 
'''[[About:Research Methods|Research Methods]]:''' Direct mentions, online resources, shared staff
 
'''[[About:Research Methods|Research Methods]]:''' Direct mentions, online resources, shared staff
  
 
==As MicroProse==
 
==As MicroProse==
===3DO===
 
*''Sid Meier's C.P.U. Bach'' (US Publisher: MicroProse)
 
 
 
===Apple II===
 
===Apple II===
 
*''Conflict in Vietnam'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Conflict in Vietnam'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
*''Crusade in Europe'' (US Publisher: MicroProse)
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*''Crusade in Europe'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
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*''Decision in the Desert'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''F-15 Strike Eagle'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''F-15 Strike Eagle'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
*''NATO Commander'' (US Publisher: MicroProse)
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*''NATO Commander'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
*''Sid Meier's Pirates!'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
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*''Sid Meier's Pirates!'' (Publisher: MicroProse) [http://www.magningames.com/Ed/bio.html]
 
*''Silent Service'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Silent Service'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Solo Flight'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Solo Flight'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
  
 
===Apple IIgs===
 
===Apple IIgs===
*''Sid Meier's Pirates!'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
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*''Sid Meier's Pirates!'' (Publisher: MicroProse) [http://www.magningames.com/Ed/bio.html]
 
*''Silent Service'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Silent Service'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
  
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===Atari 8-Bit===
 
===Atari 8-Bit===
*''Chopper Rescue'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
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*''Chopper Rescue''/''Air Rescue I'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Conflict in Vietnam'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Conflict in Vietnam'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Crusade in Europe'' (US Publisher: MicroProse; EU Publisher: U.S. Gold)
 
*''Crusade in Europe'' (US Publisher: MicroProse; EU Publisher: U.S. Gold)
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*''Floyd of the Jungle '' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Floyd of the Jungle '' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Hellcat Ace'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Hellcat Ace'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
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*''Kennedy Approach'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''MiG Alley Ace'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''MiG Alley Ace'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''NATO Commander'' (US Publisher: MicroProse; EU Publisher: U.S. Gold)
 
*''NATO Commander'' (US Publisher: MicroProse; EU Publisher: U.S. Gold)
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===Atari ST===
 
===Atari ST===
 
*''Gunship'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Gunship'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
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*''Red Storm Rising'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
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*''Sid Meier's Pirates'' (Publisher: MicroProse) [https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephenkbohrer]
 
*''Silent Service'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Silent Service'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
  
 
===Commodore Amiga===
 
===Commodore Amiga===
 
*''Gunship'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Gunship'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
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*''Red Storm Rising'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 +
*''Sid Meier's Pirates'' (Publisher: MicroProse) [https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephenkbohrer]
 
*''Silent Service'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Silent Service'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
  
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*''Conflict in Vietnam'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Conflict in Vietnam'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Crusade in Europe'' (US Publisher: MicroProse; EU Publisher: U.S. Gold)
 
*''Crusade in Europe'' (US Publisher: MicroProse; EU Publisher: U.S. Gold)
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*''Decision in the Desert'' (US Publisher: MicroProse; EU Publisher: U.S. Gold)
 
*''F-15 Strike Eagle'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''F-15 Strike Eagle'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Floyd of the Jungle '' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Floyd of the Jungle '' (Publisher: MicroProse)
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===DOS===
 
===DOS===
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*''Command H.Q.'' (graphics) (Publisher: Microplay/MicroProse)
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:<small>Game design and programming by Ozark Softscape</small>
 
*''F-19 Stealth Fighter'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''F-19 Stealth Fighter'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Gunship'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Gunship'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
*''Virtual Karts'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
  
 
===Famicom/NES===
 
===Famicom/NES===
 
*''F-117A Stealth Fighter'' (US Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''F-117A Stealth Fighter'' (US Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''F-15 Strike Eagle'' (US/EU Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''F-15 Strike Eagle'' (US/EU Publisher: MicroProse)
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 +
===Macintosh===
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*''Sid Meier's Pirates!'' (US Publisher: MicroProse)
  
 
===Super Famicom/Super NES===
 
===Super Famicom/Super NES===
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*''Star Trek: The Next Generation - Klingon Honor Guard'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Star Trek: The Next Generation - Klingon Honor Guard'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Star Trek: The Next Generation - Omega Gate'' (unreleased) (MicroProse) [http://www.danmycka.com/]
 
*''Star Trek: The Next Generation - Omega Gate'' (unreleased) (MicroProse) [http://www.danmycka.com/]
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*Untitled ''G.I. Joe'' game (unreleased) [http://www.thelastoutpost.co.uk/games/bob-kathman-reveals-all]
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*''X-COM: Alliance'' (unreleased) [https://www.ign.com/articles/2000/06/06/x-com-alliance-interview-and-movie] [http://www.thelastoutpost.co.uk/games/bob-kathman-reveals-all] [https://www.ign.com/articles/2000/02/19/x-com-alliance] [http://www.thelastoutpost.co.uk/games/dave-ellis-early-days]
  
 
==As MPS Labs==
 
==As MPS Labs==
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===3DO===
 +
*''Sid Meier's C.P.U. Bach'' (US Publisher: MicroProse)
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 +
===Atari ST===
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*''M1 Tank Platoon'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
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 +
===Commodore Amiga===
 +
*''M1 Tank Platoon'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
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===DOS===
 
===DOS===
 
*''1942: The Pacific Air War'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''1942: The Pacific Air War'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
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*''Return of the Phantom'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Return of the Phantom'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Rex Nebular and the Cosmic Gender Bender'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Rex Nebular and the Cosmic Gender Bender'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
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*''Sid Meier's Civil War'' (unreleased) (MicroProse) [https://archive.org/details/Computer_Gaming_World_Issue_109/page/n25/] [https://ia903103.us.archive.org/15/items/PCZone005/PCZone-005.pdf PC Zone No. 5, p.8] [https://archive.org/details/pc-review-22/page/27/] [https://archive.org/details/powerplaymagazine-1993-08/page/n15/] [https://archive.org/details/PC-Player-German-Magazine-1993-08/page/n12/] [http://download.abandonware.org/magazines/Tilt/tilt_numero116/TILT%20-juillet-%20aout%201993%20-%20n%C2%B0116%20-%20page%20042.jpg]
 
*''Sid Meier's Civilization'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Sid Meier's Civilization'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Sid Meier's Colonization'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Sid Meier's Colonization'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
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*''Ultimate Football '95'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Ultimate Football '95'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Ultimate NFL Coaches Club Football'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
 
*''Ultimate NFL Coaches Club Football'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
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*''Virtual Karts'' (Publisher: MicroProse)
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 +
===Mega Drive/Genesis===
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*''Pirates! Gold'' (US Publisher: MicroProse)
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 +
===Saturn===
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*''Prime Time NFL '96'' (unreleased) (Sega) [https://archive.org/details/Gamefan_Vol_4_Issue_08/page/n85/mode/1up] [https://groups.google.com/g/misc.jobs.resumes/c/LLyNt8kw6Zo/m/JffAmHkUkrsJ] [https://www.mobygames.com/developer/sheet/view/developerId,12337/] [https://web.archive.org/web/20040203154933/http://www.bighugegames.com/team/daveinscore.html][https://web.archive.org/web/20031217020506/http://www.bighugegames.com/team/billpodurgiel.html]
  
 
===Windows===
 
===Windows===

Latest revision as of 17:40, 15 May 2022

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MicroProse Software, Inc. was founded by Sid Meier and Bill Stealey in 1982 (incorporated December 3rd, 1982, MD business entity number D01493618). Originally based in Parkton, Maryland [1], it later moved to nearby Hunt Valley. In 1993, it merged with Spectrum HoloByte [2], with Stealey stepping down as CEO. Meier left in 1996 to found Firaxis [3]. Around the same time, other MicroProse team members joined a new Electronic Arts studio in the area [4]. In 1998, MicroProse was acquired by Hasbro [5]. In 2000, Infogrames (later Atari) acquired Hasbro Interactive, including MicroProse [6]. Atari shut down the Hunt Valley studio in 2003 [7].

Research Methods: Direct mentions, online resources, shared staff

As MicroProse

Apple II

  • Conflict in Vietnam (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Crusade in Europe (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Decision in the Desert (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • F-15 Strike Eagle (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • NATO Commander (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Sid Meier's Pirates! (Publisher: MicroProse) [8]
  • Silent Service (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Solo Flight (Publisher: MicroProse)

Apple IIgs

  • Sid Meier's Pirates! (Publisher: MicroProse) [9]
  • Silent Service (Publisher: MicroProse)

Arcade [10]

  • Battle Tank (unreleased) (Jaleco)
  • B.O.T.S.S. - Battle of the Solar System (Publisher: Jaleco)
  • F-15 Strike Eagle (Publisher: MicroProse)

Atari 8-Bit

  • Chopper Rescue/Air Rescue I (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Conflict in Vietnam (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Crusade in Europe (US Publisher: MicroProse; EU Publisher: U.S. Gold)
  • Decision in the Desert (US Publisher: MicroProse; EU Publisher: U.S. Gold)
  • F-15 Strike Eagle (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Floyd of the Jungle (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Hellcat Ace (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Kennedy Approach (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • MiG Alley Ace (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • NATO Commander (US Publisher: MicroProse; EU Publisher: U.S. Gold)
  • Solo Flight (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Spitfire Ace (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Wingman (Publisher: MicroProse)

Atari ST

  • Gunship (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Red Storm Rising (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Sid Meier's Pirates (Publisher: MicroProse) [11]
  • Silent Service (Publisher: MicroProse)

Commodore Amiga

  • Gunship (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Red Storm Rising (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Sid Meier's Pirates (Publisher: MicroProse) [12]
  • Silent Service (Publisher: MicroProse)

Commodore 64

  • Airborne Ranger (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Conflict in Vietnam (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Crusade in Europe (US Publisher: MicroProse; EU Publisher: U.S. Gold)
  • Decision in the Desert (US Publisher: MicroProse; EU Publisher: U.S. Gold)
  • F-15 Strike Eagle (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Floyd of the Jungle (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Gunship (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Kennedy Approach (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • MiG Alley Ace (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • NATO Commander (US Publisher: MicroProse; EU Publisher: U.S. Gold)
  • Project Stealth Fighter (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Red Storm Rising (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Sid Meier's Pirates! (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Silent Service (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Solo Flight (Publisher: MicroProse)

DOS

  • Command H.Q. (graphics) (Publisher: Microplay/MicroProse)
Game design and programming by Ozark Softscape
  • F-19 Stealth Fighter (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Gunship (Publisher: MicroProse)

Famicom/NES

  • F-117A Stealth Fighter (US Publisher: MicroProse)
  • F-15 Strike Eagle (US/EU Publisher: MicroProse)

Macintosh

  • Sid Meier's Pirates! (US Publisher: MicroProse)

Super Famicom/Super NES

  • Super Strike Eagle (US Publisher: MicroProse; JP Publisher: Asmik)

Windows

  • Civilization II: Test of Time (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • European Air War (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Gunship! (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • M1 Tank Platoon II (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • M1 Tank Platoon III (unreleased) (MicroProse) [13]
  • Magic: The Gathering (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation - Klingon Honor Guard (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation - Omega Gate (unreleased) (MicroProse) [14]
  • Untitled G.I. Joe game (unreleased) [15]
  • X-COM: Alliance (unreleased) [16] [17] [18] [19]

As MPS Labs

3DO

  • Sid Meier's C.P.U. Bach (US Publisher: MicroProse)

Atari ST

  • M1 Tank Platoon (Publisher: MicroProse)

Commodore Amiga

  • M1 Tank Platoon (Publisher: MicroProse)

DOS

  • 1942: The Pacific Air War (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Across the Rhine (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Darklands (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Dragonsphere (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • F-15 Strike Eagle II (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • F-15 Strike Eagle III (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • F-117A Nighthawk - Stealth Fighter 2.0 (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Fleet Defender (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Gunship 2000 (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Hyperspeed (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Knights of the Sky (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Lightspeed (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • M1 Tank Platoon (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • NFL Coaches Club Football (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Pirates! Gold (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Return of the Phantom (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Rex Nebular and the Cosmic Gender Bender (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Sid Meier's Civil War (unreleased) (MicroProse) [20] PC Zone No. 5, p.8 [21] [22] [23] [24]
  • Sid Meier's Civilization (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Sid Meier's Colonization (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Sid Meier's Covert Action (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon Deluxe (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Silent Service II (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Sword of the Samurai (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Task Force 1942 (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Ultimate Football '95 (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Ultimate NFL Coaches Club Football (Publisher: MicroProse)
  • Virtual Karts (Publisher: MicroProse)

Mega Drive/Genesis

  • Pirates! Gold (US Publisher: MicroProse)

Saturn

Windows

  • Sid Meier's Civilization (Publisher: MicroProse)
Programming by MicroProse Chapel Hill
  • Sid Meier's Civilization II (Publisher: MicroProse)
Engine programming by MicroProse Chapel Hill
  • Sid Meier's CivNet (Publisher: MicroProse)
Programming by MicroProse Chapel Hill
  • Sid Meier's Colonization (Publisher: MicroProse)
Programming by MicroProse Chapel Hill

As Infogrames Hunt Valley

Windows

  • X-COM: Enforcer (Publisher: Infogrames)

As Atari Hunt Valley

Xbox

  • Dungeons & Dragons: Heroes (Publisher: Atari)