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Soren spent his formative years playing games like Adventure Construction Set, The Seven Cities of Gold, and Lords of Conquest on his family's state-of-the-art Commodore 64. Many years later, he graduated from Stanford with a BA in History and a MS in Computer Science, focusing on adaptive algorithms and human-computer interaction.
Soren wet his feet at Electronic Arts, working on the PSX versions of Knockout Kings 2000 and Knockout Kings 2001 before moving to Firaxis Games where he was involved with many game in the Civilization series.
Credited on 21 games
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|Star Control: Origins (2018, Windows)||Special Thanks to|
|Sorcerer King: Rivals (2016, Windows)||Special Thanks|
|Master of Orion (2016, Windows)||Game Design Advisors|
|Offworld Trading Company (2016, Windows)||Mohawk Games|
|DomiNations (2015, Android)||Beta Testers|
|Fallen Enchantress: Legendary Heroes (2013, Windows)||Design Consultant|
|Dragon Age: Legends (2011, Browser)||Design|
|Spore: Galactic Adventures (2009, Windows)||Senior Software Engineer|
|Spore (2008, Windows)||Lead Engineer, Gameplay|
|Spore Creature Creator (2008, Windows)||Lead Engineer, Gameplay|
|Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword (2007, Windows)||Civilization IV Designer|
|Galactic Civilizations II: Dark Avatar (2007, Windows)||Special Thanks|
|Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Warlords (2006, Windows)||Sid Meier's Civilization IV Lead Designer|
|Sid Meier's Civilization IV (2006, Macintosh)||Lead AI Programmer|
|Sid Meier's Civilization III: Complete (2004, Windows)||CIVILIZATION III Designed By|
|Sid Meier's Civilization III: Gold Edition (2003, Windows)||Programming|
|Sid Meier's Civilization III: Conquests (2003, Windows)||Designer & AI Programmer|
|Sid Meier's Civilization III: Play the World (2002, Windows)||Programmer|
|Sid Meier's Civilization III (2002, Macintosh)||Programming|
|Sid Meier's Civilization III (Limited Edition) (2001, Windows)||Programming|
[ full credits ]
- 10 games with Dorian Newcomb
- 9 games with Sid Meier
- 9 games with Mark Cromer
- 9 games with Michael R. Bates
- 9 games with Kelley Gilmore
- 8 games with Jeffery L. Briggs
- 8 games with Paul Murphy
- 8 games with Mike Breitkreutz
- 8 games with Ryan Murray
- 8 games with Jerome J. Atherholt
- 11 games with Valve Corporation
- 6 games with Atari, Inc.
- 6 games with Stardock Entertainment, Inc.
- 5 games with Epic Games Tools LLC
- 5 games with Atari Europe S.A.S.U.
- 5 games with 2K Games, Inc.
- 5 games with Electronic Arts, Inc.
- 5 games with BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment...
- 5 games with Namco Bandai Partners Pty Ltd.
- 4 games with Atari Nordic AB