Maryland Declares September 21st "Civilization V Day"

Either the government of the State of Maryland recognizes the awesomeness of Civilization, or it's sucking up to a game developers' conference. At any rate, Governor O'Malley declared:

"Sid Meier is known throughout Maryland and the world as a pioneer of electronic gaming, having co-founded his first studio in Baltimore County, Maryland in 1982, and today continuing a tradition of developing the talent and creativity of future generations," Governor Martin O'Malley said in a statement.

"Now, therefore, I, Martin O'Malley, Governor of the State of Maryland, do hereby pay tribute to the outstanding achievements of Sid Meier on this day, July 28, 2010, and hereby recognize September 21, 2010, as Sid Meier's Civilization V Day, and call upon the people of our State to join in celebrating this salute."

Which video game do you think is the most deserving of an official holiday, and when should it take place? via Geekosystem | Photo: Game Developers' Conference

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