About Soren

  • hails from a little town called Centralia in beautiful Washington State.
  • earned a BA in History and a MS in Computer Science from Stanford University. (Here’s his spartan Stanford Home Page.)
  • was co-designer of Civilization 3 (and wrote the game/AI code too).
  • was project lead and lead designer of Civilization 4 (and wrote the game/AI code again, this time from scratch).
  • worked at Firaxis Games as a designer/programmer from 2000 to 2007.
  • worked at EA Maxis as a designer/programmer on Spore.
  • worked at EA2D on browser-based games (try Dragon Age Legends).
  • founded Mohawk Games in 2013 to build innovative strategy games
  • is a friend to cats everywhere.
  • knows what he wants but doesn’t know how to get it.

His gmail account is soren.johnson.