User review spotlight: Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar (DOS)

Jeffery L. Briggs

Also Known As

  • Jeff Briggs
  • Dr. Jeffery Briggs
  • Jeffery Briggs

Game Credits

Business

Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Warlords (2006)   (Chairman)
Sid Meier's Civilization IV (2005)   (President / CEO)
Sid Meier's Civilization III: Complete (2004)   (CEO / President)
Sid Meier's Pirates! (2004)   (CEO of Firaxis Games)
 

Production

Sid Meier's Alien Crossfire (1999)   (Executive Producer)
Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri (1999)   (Executive Producer)
Civilization II (Multiplayer Gold Edition) (1998)   (Producer)
Sid Meier's Civilization II (1996)   (Producer)
F-117A Nighthawk Stealth Fighter 2.0 (1991)   (Project Direction)
M1 Tank Platoon (1989)   (Playtesting)
Sharkey's 3D Pool (1989)   (Project Leaders)
F-19 Stealth Fighter (1987)   (Project Coordinators)
Sid Meier's Pirates! (1987)   (Project Leader)
 

Design

Sid Meier's Civilization III: Complete (2004)   (CIVILIZATION III Designed By)
Sid Meier's Pirates! (2004)   (Additional Design)
Sid Meier's Civilization III: Conquests (2003)   (Game Design)
Sid Meier's Civilization III (Gold Edition) (2003)   (Civilization III Design)
Sid Meier's Civilization III (2001)   (Civilization III Designed By)
Sid Meier's Civilization III (Limited Edition) (2001)   (Civilization III Design)
Civilization II (Multiplayer Gold Edition) (1998)   (Game Design)
Sid Meier's Antietam! (1998)   (Design)
Sid Meier's Gettysburg! (1997)   (Design)
Sid Meier's Civilization II (1996)   (Game Design)
Sid Meier's Colonization (1994)   (Design)
F-117A Nighthawk Stealth Fighter 2.0 (1991)   (Design)
Knights of the Sky (1990)   (Original Game Design)
 

Programming/Engineering

Sid Meier's Gettysburg! (1997)   (Programming)
 

Video/Cinematics

Sid Meier's Civilization III: Conquests (2003)   (Victory Video Creation)
 

Audio

Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Warlords (2006)   (Additional Music By)
Sid Meier's Civilization IV (2005)   (Composers)
Sid Meier's Alien Crossfire (1999)   (Background Music)
Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri (1999)   (Music)
Civilization II (Multiplayer Gold Edition) (1998)   (Music Composed & Arranged by)
Sid Meier's Civilization II (1996)   (Music by)
Sid Meier's CivNet (1995)   (Original Music)
Sid Meier's Colonization (1994)   (Music Composition and Arranging)
Pirates! Gold (1993)   (Music)
Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon Deluxe (1993)   (Music Composer)
Super Strike Eagle (1993)   (Music)
The Ancient Art of War in the Skies (1992)   (Music)
Darklands (1992)   (Music)
F-15 Strike Eagle III (1992)   (Original Music)
Rex Nebular and the Cosmic Gender Bender (1992)   (Music)
Sid Meier Triple Game Pack (1992)   (Original IBM Music Composition)
Task Force 1942 (1992)   (Musical Score)
F-117A Nighthawk Stealth Fighter 2.0 (1991)   (Music)
Gunship 2000 (1991)   (Original Music Compositions)
Hyperspeed (1991)   (Music / Sound Programming)
Sid Meier's Civilization (1991)   (Original IBM Music Compositions)
Command H.Q. (1990)   (Apple Macintosh Music composed by)
Lightspeed (1990)   (Sound)
Sid Meier's Covert Action (1990)   (Music)
Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon (1990)   (Music)
Silent Service II (1990)   (Music And Sound Effects)
Sword of the Samurai (1989)   (Music)
 

Quality Assurance

Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon Deluxe (1993)   (Additional Testing)
Sid Meier Triple Game Pack (1992)   (Additional Playtesting)
Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon (1990)   (Additional playtesting)
M1 Tank Platoon (1989)   (Playtesting)
 

Creative Services

Sid Meier's Colonization (1994)   (Documentation)
F-117A Nighthawk Stealth Fighter 2.0 (1991)   (Documentation)
Sid Meier's Civilization (1991)   (Civilopedia)
Knights of the Sky (1990)   (Documentation)
F-15 Strike Eagle II (1989)   (Manual Text)
Sword of the Samurai (1989)   (Documentation)
 

Thanks

Magic: The Gathering (1997)   (Special Thanks To)
 

Other

Sid Meier's Railroads! (2006)   (Chairman)
Sid Meier's Civilization IV (2005)   (President / CEO)
 


Developer Biography

Founder and President of Firaxis Games, Jeff's 16-year career in game making started in the world of historical simulation board games at West End Games. From there he went to MicroProse Software, where he began a long- time collaborative relationship with Sid Meier, producing, directing and designing some of the most successful entertainment software titles of all time including multiple versions of Sid Meier's Pirates! and F-19, and Civilization II, Colonization and F-117A Stealth Fighter.

A classically trained musician, Jeff has written the musical scores for over 30 games and has worked in every area of game development: as designer, producer, director, manager and composer of some of the best PC games in the world. Jeff creates an open environment for teamwork keeping the Firaxis team focused, motivated, and excited about crafting and delivering fun games.

Last updated: Feb 12, 2006