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Nicholas J. Rusko-Berger

Also Known As

  • Nicholas Rusko-Berger
  • Nicolas Rusko-Berger
  • Nick Rusko-Berger

Game Credits


Rex Nebular and the Cosmic Gender Bender (1992)   (Interface Animation Scripts)


XCOM: Enemy Unknown (2012)   (Additional Artists)
Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization (2008)   (Art Team)
Sid Meier's Civilization: Revolution (2008)   (Artists)
Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword (2007)   (Artist)
Sid Meier's Railroads! (2006)   (Art)
Sid Meier's Civilization IV (2005)   (Artists)
Sid Meier's Pirates!: Live the Life (2004)   (Locations Modeling)
Sid Meier's Civilization III: Gold Edition (2003)   (Art)
Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri: Planetary Pack (2001)   (Graphic Artists)
Sid Meier's Civilization III (2001)   (Art Lead)
Sid Meier's Civilization III (Limited Edition) (2001)   (Art Lead)
Civilization II: Multiplayer Gold Edition (1999)   (Art)
Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri (1999)   (Graphics / Artwork)
Magic: The Gathering (1997)   (Additional Artwork)
Sid Meier's Gettysburg! (1997)   (Graphics / Artwork)
Sid Meier's Civilization II (1996)   (Art)
Across the Rhine (1995)   (Artwort)
Sid Meier's CivNet (1995)   (Special Screen Graphics)
Dragonsphere (1994)   (Rotoscope Modeling)
Return of the Phantom (1993)   (Painting)
Rex Nebular and the Cosmic Gender Bender (1992)   (Painting)
Sid Meier's Civilization (1991)   (Original IBM Computer Graphics)

Creative Services

Sid Meier's CivNet (1995)   (Illustration)
1942: The Pacific Air War (1994)   (Manual Illustrations/Photos)
1942: The Pacific Air War Gold (1994)   (Manual Illustrations/Photos)
Master of Magic (1994)   (Manuals - Illustrations)


Sid Meier's Civilization III: Conquests (2003)   (Firaxians)

Developer Biography

Nick started in the gaming industry in 1991 as an intern with MicroProse during his college studies. He graduated from the Maryland Institute with a Bachelors of Fine Arts.

He spent 5 years at MicroProse where he was the animator and illustrator on titles such as Fleet Defender Gold, Sid Meier's Civilization, CivNet and Civilization II.

He then joined Firaxis where he is one of the original members of their team.

Last updated: May 04, 2006