ANTIC Interview 263 – Bill Stealey, co-founder of MicroProse Software

Bill Stealey, co-founder of MicroProse Software

Bill Stealey was co-founder of MicroProse Software, with Sid Meier. They started the company in 1982, and Stealey ran the company until it was sold to Spectrum Holobyte in 1993. MicroProse specialized in flight simulation and war games — the company’s games for the Atari 8-bit computers include F-15 Strike Eagle, Hellcat Ace, Kennedy Approach, Silent Service, Solo Flight, Spitfire Ace, Chopper Rescue, Crusade in Europe, and Floyd of the Jungle.

This interview took place on January 3, 2017.

Teaser quote: “He learned a new technique so he made a flight simulator out of it. And Solo Flight beat out Fight Simulator that year at Handleman.”

Video version of this interview: “>https://

Bill on Twitter: http://twitter.com/ZoomieWildBill

Wikipedia On Bill: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Stealey

Wikipedia on MicroProse: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MicroProse

MicroProse Software at AtariMania

The Digital Antiquarian on MicroProse

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