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Sid Meier's Civilization IV (Windows)

Everyone 10+
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
92
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.1
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

Sid Meier's Civilization IV Credits

Firaxis Games

Original Creator of CivilizationSid Meier
Lead Designer and AI ProgrammerSoren Johnson
Lead ProgrammerMustafa Thamer
Lead ArtistSteve Ogden
Senior ProducerBarry Caudill
ProducersJesse Smith, Dan Magaha
Quality Assurance ManagerTimothy McCracken
Programming GroupAlex Mantzaris, Bart Muzzin, Dan McGarry, Eric MacDonald, Jason Winokur, Jon Shafer, Mike Breitkreutz, Nat Duca, Patrick Dawson, Rob McLaughlin, Tom Whittaker, Casey O'Toole, David Evans, David McKibbin, Don Wuenschell, Jacob Solomon, Nathan Mefford, Theresa Bogar
Additional ProgrammingJesse Smith, Andy Szybalski, Robert Thomas, Sergey Tiraspolsky
Lead ModelersBrian Busatti, Mark Shahan
Lead AnimatorDorian Newcomb
AnimatorsDennis Moellers, Ed Lynch, Gregory A. Cunningham, Alex Kim
ArtistsAlex Kim, Brian Busatti, Chris Sulzbach, Dorian Newcomb, Gregory A. Cunningham, Gregory Foertsch, Jerome Atherholt, Justin Francis Thomas, Marc Hudgins, Mark Shahan, Michael Bates, Michael E. Bazzell, Nicholas J. Rusko-Berger, Rob Cloutier, Ryan Murray, Steve Ogden, Tom Symonds, Steve Chao, Benjamin Harris, Benoit Regimbal, Brandon Blackwell, Darren Gorthey, Jack Snyder, Kevin Bradley, Megan Quinn, Nathan Wright, Russel Vaccaro
UI ArtistSven Dixon
Digital SteamworksDavid Thompson (Sound Group)
Lead Audio DesignerMark Cromer
Sound DesignerMichael Curran
NarratorLeonard Nimoy
ComposersJeffery L. Briggs, Mark Cromer, Michael Curran, Christopher Tin, John Adams, Gregorio Allegri, Johann Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms, Antoine Brumel, Francisco de la Torre, Josquin des Prez, Anton Dvořák, Orlande de Lassus, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Johannes Ockeghem, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Michael Praetorius, John Sheppard
Composers (uncredited)Thomas Arne (modern British theme - Rule Britannia), Mily Balakirev (Russian theme - The Volga Boatmen's Song), Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle (Republican French theme - La Marseillaise), Magsarshawyn Durgarshaw (Mongolian theme - Mongol Internationale), Georg Friedrich Händel (Hornpipe), Yan Jinxuan (Chinese Unification theme - The White-Haired Woman), Ernesto Lecuona (Isabella's theme - Malagueña), Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (Hall of Glory theme - Promenade from Pictures at an Exhibition), Jean-Joseph Mouret (Elizabeth I's theme - Fanfare-Rondeau), Diego Ortiz (Medieval music - Recercada), Henry Purcell (Renaissance music - Hail! Bright Cecilia - Thou Tun'st This World Below), Lou Reed (Rock and Roll wonder construction theme - Rock and Roll), Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (Industrial music - Scheherazade Op. 35 - III. The Young Prince and the Young Princess), Camille Saint-Saëns (Industrial music - Cello Concerto No. 1 Op. 33 - II - Allegretto con moto), Domenico Scarlatti (Louis XIV's theme - Harpsichord Sonata K.380 The Hunt), Jheronimus Vinders (Medieval music - Lamentatio super morte Josquin des Pres and O mors inevitabilis)
Baba Yetu (menu music) lyrics based on Swahili adaptation of the Lord's Prayer by (uncredited)Chris Kiagiri
VocalsStanford Talisman - as Talisman
Lead WriterPaul Murphy
WritersBarry Caudill, Jesse Smith, Michael Soracoe, Rex Martin
Scenario and Tutorial DesignersH. Edward Piper, Jesse Smith, Jon Shafer, Martin Isaksen (Isak), Wouter Snijders (Locutus), Dale Kent (Dale), Sergey Tiraspolsky
Earth Maps / Greek WorldGabriele Trovato (Rhye)
Additional DesignAll Firaxians
President / CEOJeffery L. Briggs
Chief Creative OfficerSid Meier
Chief Operating OfficerSteve Martin
Technology DirectorBretton Wade
Art DirectorMichael Gibson
Director of MarketingDeborah Briggs
Manager, Marketing and MediaKelley Gilmore
Manager, Online MarketingDennis Shirk
Web AssociateJason Cohen
Human Resources ManagerSusan Meier
Office ManagerDonna Rubb
IT ManagerJosh Scanlan
2K Games TestersJames Copestake, Kevan Killion, Michael Soracoe, Patrick Glascoe, Rex Martin, Scott Wittbecker, Sergey Tiraspolsky
Play Sessions LeadsJesse Fletcher (Friedriech Psitalon), Martin Isaksen (Isak), Robert Thomas (Sirian)
AI & Gameplay ConsultantRobert Thomas (Sirian)
Additional ProductionJames Copestake, Clint McCaul
Beta TestersRobert Thomas (Sirian), Jesse Fletcher (Friedriech Psitalon), Martin Isaksen (Isak), Rob, Notyoueither, Jon Ryder (CanuckSoldier), Vondrack, Gloria Carson (Nolan), Aeson, ColdFever, Chieftess, Viktor Griph (Gramphos), Thamis, danthrax, Daniels Umanovskis (Solver), Rhye, Kal‑El, Thunderfall, Anthony Petryk (Dominae), Curtsibling, Sulla, Civrules, Onan, Dale, Ainwood, Wouter Snijders (Locutus), Frank Moore (Frank), Kring, DeepO, Henning Assfalg (Pfeffersack), Islonian, Wolfsbane, Asterix, Warpstorm, Alva, Alski, Griselda, TheDohr, MarkG, Arrian, Bluminator, Wtiberon, Cyrene, Doc Tsiolkovski, Earl Harewood, WarningU2, bobY, Reptile, Dexters, Ben Sarsgard (Bsarsgard), Kevin Rill (Krill), Homegrown, Stayman, GBM, Asleepathewheel, Kemal, Maxfin, SirPartyMan, Loulong, Heroic, StrictlyRockers, Unimatrix_zero, Funkychicken, Trayk, Yoda Power, Me0003, MagicNo3, LotharBot, PeteT, Randy, DonaldKipper, Avogadro, Whiplash, Craigbob
Special ThanksRyan Meier, Heather Dyer, Darren Bartlett, Kurt D. Squire, Kai Fiebach, Sergey Tiraspolsky, Apolyton, Civ Fanatics

Published by 2K Games

Publishing DirectorRyan Brant
Managing DirectorChristoph Hartmann
VP Product DevelopmentGrégoire Gobbi
VP New Business & Product PlanningSusan Cummings
VP Business AffairsDavid Ismailer
VP Sales & LicensingSteve Glickstein
VP MarketingSarah Anderson
Development ManagerJon Payne
Associate ProducerJames Pacquing
Technical ManagerDylan Bromley
Senior Product ManagerThomas Bass
Director of PRMarcelyn Ditter
Associate PR ManagerJason Bergman
Director of Marketing ServicesDorian Rehfield
Art DirectorLesley Zinn
Web ManagerGabe Abarcar
Web DesignerJohn Kauderer
Game AnalystsWalt Williams, Jim Yang
Production ManagerJack Scalici
QA ManagersMichael Motoda, Lawrence Durham
QA LeadsMichael Chang, Sebastian Jennings, Angel Gonzalez, Dave T. M. Astremitzkov
QA SeniorsAngel Gonzalez, Dave T. M. Astremitzkov
QASteven Douglas Allstead Jr., Steve Bianchi, Caleb Cervenka, James Copestake, Jon Debiase, Patrick Glascoe, Andy Goble, Owen Hopson, Michael Huang, Nikola Kantar, Tracy Kazaleh, Kristin Kerwitz, Kevan Killion, Jesse Kude, Lucas Marsh, Rex Martin, Dawn Owens, Michael Soracoe, Sergey Tiraspolsky, Scott Wittbecker
Special ThanksMarc Berman, David Boutry, Daniel Einzig, Xenia Mul, Matthew Schlosberg, Nan Teh, Natalya Wilson, Peggy Yu

2K Games International

General ManagerNeil Ralley
International Marketing DirectorMatthias Wehner
Licensing DirectorClaire Roberts
International Product ManagerBen Wyer-Roberts

European Publishing Team (i)

Development ManagerFernando Melo
ProducersMark Ward, Denby Grace, Daniel Bailie, Simon Picard, Sajjad Majid
Localisation ManagerScott Morrow
QA ManagerChris Rowley
QA SupervisorDom Giannone
QA Localisation SupervisorIain Willows

European Publishing Team (ii)

TeamAdrian Lawton, Alexander Harlander, Andreas Traxler, Anthony Dodd, Ben Seccombe, Chris Madgwick, Cristina Colombo, Damian Jesson, David Powell, Fabio Gusmaroli, Federico Clonfero, Gabby Fitzgerald, Gabriel Schorsch Hacker, Giovanni Oldani, Heinz Henn, James Ellingford, James Quinlan, Jan Sturm, Jochen Till, Jon Broadbridge, Jonnie Bryant, Jose Munoz, Laura Battistuzzi, Leigh Harris, Louise Wilson, Maike Köhler, Marie-Christine Branellec, Mark Lugli, Markus Wilding, Matt Spencer, Monica Puricelli, Nasko Fejza, Onno Bos, Peter Jakobsen, Raquel Garcia, Sarah Seaby, Serhad Koro, Simon Ramsey, Thomas Mahoney, Tracey Chaplin, Valentine Héliot, Warner Guinée, Mark Jackson, Tom Baker

Other Games

In addition to this game, the following people are listed as working on other games. No more than 25 people are listed here, even if there are more than 25 people who have also worked on other games.

Michael Motoda, 148 other games
Chris Rowley, 120 other games
Daniel Einzig, 107 other games
Jon Broadbridge, 104 other games
Sarah Seaby, 97 other games
Markus Wilding, 94 other games
Christoph Hartmann, 93 other games
Chris Madgwick, 92 other games
Matthias Wehner, 89 other games
Jason Cohen, 89 other games
Lesley Zinn, 83 other games
Jack Scalici, 82 other games
Grégoire Gobbi, 75 other games
Dorian Rehfield, 73 other games
Denby Grace, 73 other games
Sid Meier, 72 other games
Marcelyn Ditter, 71 other games
Maike Köhler, 71 other games
Anthony Dodd, 67 other games
Sajjad Majid, 65 other games
Thomas Bass, 64 other games
Iain Willows, 63 other games
Sarah Anderson, 60 other games
Tom Baker, 60 other games
Susan Cummings, 59 other games

Collaborations

People who have worked on this game have also collaborated on the creation of the following games:

Sid Meier's Railroads!, a group of 122 people
Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword, a group of 122 people
Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Warlords, a group of 111 people
Sid Meier's Civilization: Revolution, a group of 83 people
CivCity: Rome, a group of 80 people
Prey, a group of 77 people
The Da Vinci Code, a group of 73 people
Stronghold Legends, a group of 72 people
Sid Meier's Pirates!, a group of 70 people
Shattered Union, a group of 69 people
Dungeon Siege: Throne of Agony, a group of 67 people
Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization, a group of 65 people
The Darkness, a group of 63 people
Serious Sam II, a group of 63 people
Vietcong 2, a group of 63 people
Top Spin 2, a group of 61 people
BioShock, a group of 58 people
Dungeon Siege II: Broken World, a group of 57 people
Sid Meier's Civilization V, a group of 57 people
Sid Meier's Civilization: Revolution, a group of 57 people
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, a group of 56 people
Sid Meier's Civilization III: Conquests, a group of 53 people
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, a group of 50 people
Torino 2006, a group of 48 people
Sid Meier's Pirates!, a group of 48 people

Credits for this game were contributed by vedder (20103), Sciere (234487), joyvalley (148979) and Pseudo_Intellectual (43972)