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Soren JohnsonDesign DirectorMohawk Games

Soren Johnson is Design Director at Mohawk Games, an independent studio dedicated to making deep and innovative strategy games, where he led the design of the economic RTS Offworld Trading Company and the character-focused 4X Old World. While at Firaxis Games, he designed Civilization IV, one of the highest-rated strategy games of all time. He was also the co-designer of Civilization III, lead designer of Dragon Age Legends, and a senior designer on Spore. Soren is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, was a design columnist for Game Developer Magazine, and is a member of the GDC Advisory Board. He holds a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in computer science from Stanford University. His podcast and thoughts on game design can be found at