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Michael Ely

Also Known As

  • Micheal Ely
  • Mike Ely

Game Credits


Nora Roberts Vision in White (2010)   (Game Designer)
Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends (2006)   (Original Vinci Concept)
Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault (2004)   (Director of Design)
Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri: Planetary Pack (2001)   (With (Alien Crossfire Design))
Sid Meier's Alien Crossfire (1999)   (Design)


Magic: The Gathering (1997)   (Multimedia Tutorial)
Sid Meier's Civilization II (1996)   (Written by)


Civilization II: Multiplayer Gold Edition (1999)   (Multimedia)
Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri (1999)   (Movies and Voices Director)


Sid Meier's Alien Crossfire (1999)   (Movie Director)
Sid Meier's Civilization II (1996)   (Multimedia)


Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri: Planetary Pack (2001)   (Movies and Voices Directed by)

Quality Assurance

SPMBT (2005)   (Playtesting: Shrapnel Games)
Space Empires IV (2000)   (Beta Testers)

Creative Services

Sid Meier's Antietam! (1999)   (Production)


Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri: Planetary Pack (2001)   (Webmaster)
Sid Meier's Gettysburg! (1997)   (Support)


GoldenEye: Rogue Agent (2004)   (Special Thanks)


Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri (1999)   (Webmaster)
Sid Meier's Civilization II Scenarios: Confli... (1996)   (Multimedia)

Developer Biography

Michael Ely has been involved with various projects at MicroProse, Firaxis Games and later Big Huge Games. He also wrote a trilogy of books surrounding the events in Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri:

  • Centauri Dawn
  • Dragon Sun
  • Twilight of the Mind

Last updated: Jun 22, 2006