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Will Wright

Will Wright

William Ralph "Will" Wright is an American video game designer and co-founder of the ex game development company Maxis, and then part of Electronic Arts. In April 2009, he left EA to run "Stupid Fun Club Camp", an entertainment think tank in which Wright and EA are principal shareholders. The first computer game Wright designed was Raid on Bungeling Bay in 1984, but it was SimCity that brought him to prominence. The game was released by Maxis, a company Wright formed with Jeff Braun, and he built upon the game's theme of computer simulation with numerous other titles including SimEarth and SimAnt. Wright's greatest success to date comes from being the original desig ... more on Wikipedia

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