Tag Archives: Jon Shafer
Wed, Feb 06, 2013 | 15:38 GMT
Civilization V lead designer Jon Shafer has started a Kickstarter for his turn-based strategy game set during the fall of Rome titled At the Gates.
Sun, Jan 09, 2011 | 00:41 GMT
Something new. We had a meeting this week and it was suggested there’s a better way of getting up all the little stories quickly. Could be better for everyone. Let’s see if it works.
Fri, Jan 07, 2011 | 15:58 GMT
Jon Shafer has said the main reason he left Civilization developer Firaxis and took a job with Stardock was because of the fun and unique approach to creating games the firm’s CEO Brad Wardell harbors.
Tue, Jan 04, 2011 | 22:02 GMT
Mon, Sep 13, 2010 | 08:15 BST
God only knows how many otherwise productive hours of people’s lives the Civilization series has stolen over its 20-year history. That turn-based structure is a work of time-sapping genius. Civilization V is out at the end of the month, and VG247 spent an afternoon with the game and its ambitious, ideas-filled new lead designer, Jon Shafer, to see how subtle changes to a classic formula are steering the series gently in a new direction.
Fri, Jun 25, 2010 | 12:09 BST
Civilization V is to come with mod and editing tools, as well as having the ability to import maps from Civilization IV.