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Soren JohnsonCreative DirectorMohawk Games

Soren Johnson is Creative Director at Mohawk Games, an independent studio which released its debut game, the economic RTS ‘Offworld Trading Company’, in 2016. While at Firaxis, Johnson designed ‘Civilization IV’, one of the highest-rated strategy games of all time. Johnson’s other development credits include ‘Civilization III’, ‘Spore’, and ‘Dragon Age Legends’. He holds a BA in History and a MS in Computer Science from Stanford University. His game design interview podcast can be found at