publication date: Thursday, March 10, 2005 (part of Round XXV)
clue: When this designer accepts his awards, I hope he thanks all the little people who got him where he is today.
explanation: Wright, an acclaimed game designer, was behind "The Sims," the best-selling computer game of all time, which featured little simulated people going about their lives. more…
solved by: Steve West, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Lori Lancaster, Aaron Fischer, Chris McKinnon, E. M., Christine Marie Doiron, Anna Gregoline, Nadine Russell, Lori S., Jeff Ball, and Scott Smart