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SimCity 2000 Credits

85 people (59 developers, 26 thanks)


Spent altogether too much of their lives thinking about SimCity 2000 and bringing their thoughts to life on the MacintoshFred Haslam, Will Wright
Shot shapes, packed them into a cityMick Foley
and moved SimCity 2000 to the Power MacintoshMick Foley
Went bug hunting and caught the big nasty onesJustin McCormick
Even helped a bit (He'll do anything for some free caffeine)John Lewis (USPA87419)
Managed to get everything to happen when it was supposed to happen without pulling his hair outDon Walters
Very Special Thanks ToMy Maw
Ensured thatJenny Martin
Created the most beautiful graphics ever seen for this product (and they did)Susan Greene, Bonnie Borucki, Kelli Jayne Pearson, Eben Sorkin
Gave up promising careers as karaoke singers to create the music for SimCity 2000Sue Kasper, Brian Conrad, Justin McCormick
Gave us the tools to help you hear the sounds of the city as well as a few of those cool soundsHalestorm Inc.
Stayed up dark nights in late rooms making weird noises into microphonesThe Maxis Sample Heds
Also made sure we were dialed in to the cool hardware actionBrian Conrad
VERBed over an ADJECTIVE NOUN for hours on end to create the EXCLAMATION SimCity 2000 newspaperFred Haslam, Debra Larson, Chris Weiss
Newspaper pics provided byLori Reese, Archive Photos of New York City
To ground ourselves into reality we called uponBruce Joffe (GIS Consultant), Craig Christenson (National Renewable Energy Laboratory), Ray Gatchalian (Oakland Fire Department), Diane L. Zahm (Florida Department of Law Enforcement)
Got sick of us moaning over his puns, so he sat down and put them in another fantastic manual (so now you too can moan over his puns)Michael Bremer
Made sure at least half of Michael's puns were funny and speld korektlyTom Bentley, Debra Larson
Made sure that SimCity 2000 box wasn't just another face in the crowdVera Jaye
Pushed pictures around on pages with exceptional talent until things looked marvelousDavid Caggiano
Made sure that Vera's and Dave's shoes (and loose ends) were tiedKristine Brogno
When Michael couldn't figure out how to play the gameFred Haslam, Will Wright, Don Walters, and, Kathleen Robinson, helped him out. Sometimes.
Additional material for the wonderful, biodegradable manual was contributed byJohn Hastings (Bean), Richard E. Bartlett (AIA), Margo Lockwood, Larry Wilson, David Caggiano, Tom Bentley, Barbara Pollak, Emily Friedman, Keith Ferrell, James Hewes, Joey Holliday, and last, but assuredly not least, William Holliday
Invented ways to make people who had never heard of SimCity 2000 buy this stupendous sequelLarry Lee
Made sure that the stores those people go to actually had SimCity 2000 available for YOUSam Poole, and his spunky bunch
Had to forceChris Weiss
to play SimCity 2000 four hours at gunpoint and make sure everything worked like it was supposed toDonjah Horat, Roger Johnson, Manny Granillo
In addition to the normal software testing crewRob McNamara, Steve Perrin, Kirk Lesser, Carter Lipscomb, Christopher Blackwell, Kevin O'Hare, Peter Alau, Tari Kobylanski, Bob Sombrio
Made sure that Chris never pulled the triggerAlan Barton
If (heaven forbid) you have a problem with SimCity 2000 and need to talk to someone, chances are you'll be hearing the charming voice ofCarter Lipscomb, Kevin O'Hare, Christopher Blackwell, Peter Alau, Kirk Lesser
Everyone who worked on the project felt for one reason or another these people deserved special mentionJoe Scirica (for making sure we stayed out of jail; passed Go and collected $200), Jeff Braun (who loves Maxis; runs Maxis; and IS Maxis; and we thank him for that), Jim Siefert (for comic relief), Bob Derber (for keeping us out of court and similar noteworthy achievements), Michael Perry (because he has long hair and we don't), Cassidy Wright (and), Joell Jones (who had to put up with Will's weird hours), Michael Wyman (&), Bob Sombrio (for special news bulletins), Everyone else who punches the clock at Maxis like it's the worst job we could find, George and Denny [and even Slo-Mo Pete] at the Casa Orinda for many excellent free peanuts and something to wash them down with, Our good friends , Rose, Kurt, and the rest at Ottino's for lunch; dinner; dessert; TV and popcorn, The nice people downstairs at Caffe Teatro who sell us gallons of coffee every day because we need it, Denny and Jim at Whole Earth Access for lettin' us test on their toys, Victor Romero (the cleaning guy), Lisa Lee (and), Carol Cabrillo (and), Carol Lockwood (at Apple's 3rd Party Test Labs), Lucy and Lola The Amazing Flying Puglets, Jiffyburgers and Mitzbitz, The gang at MindVision software - makers of Developer Vice installation software - for service above and beyond the call of duty, All the great folks at SkyDance Skydiving in Davis CA who let John Lewis hurl himself out of their fine airplanes

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.

Will Wright, 97 other games
Christopher Blackwell, 45 other games
Jenny Martin, 45 other games
Susan Greene, 43 other games
Manny Granillo, 40 other games
Don Walters, 37 other games
Michael Perry, 37 other games
Joe Scirica, 32 other games
Michael Bremer, 30 other games
Carter Lipscomb, 27 other games
Jeff Braun, 25 other games
Alan Barton, 25 other games
Tom Bentley, 23 other games
Bonnie Borucki, 20 other games
Kevin O'Hare, 20 other games
Brian Conrad, 19 other games
Michael Wyman, 17 other games
Kirk Lesser, 17 other games
Steve Perrin, 16 other games
Chris Weiss, 15 other games
Larry Lee, 15 other games
Debra Larson, 15 other games
Barbara Pollak, 14 other games
Jim Siefert, 14 other games
Peter Alau, 13 other games


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

SimCity 2000: CD Collection, a group of 55 people
Sim Farm, a group of 33 people
SimCity 2000: Network Edition, a group of 28 people
SimAnt, a group of 25 people
Unnatural Selection, a group of 21 people
SimLife, a group of 20 people
SimTown, a group of 20 people
SimCity 2000: Urban Renewal Kit, a group of 19 people
A-Train Construction Set, a group of 19 people
SimTower: The Vertical Empire, a group of 19 people
El-Fish, a group of 19 people
A-Train, a group of 18 people
SimEarth: The Living Planet, a group of 14 people
SimCity, a group of 14 people
Rome: Pathway to Power, a group of 13 people
SimHealth, a group of 13 people
Full Tilt! Pinball, a group of 12 people
SimIsle: Missions in the Rainforest, a group of 12 people
SimCopter, a group of 12 people
SimGolf, a group of 11 people
The Sims, a group of 11 people
The Sims: Deluxe Edition, a group of 10 people
The Sims: Mega Deluxe, a group of 10 people
RoboSport, a group of 9 people
SimCity: Enhanced CD-ROM, a group of 8 people

Credits for this game were contributed by Rik Hideto (430907) and Игги Друге (46320)