Bruce Shelley is a games writer, director and designer who started the games industry career in 1900. Since then, Shelley has been working with Big Huge Games, Blue Byte, Ensemble Studios and Hidden Path Entertainment. Shelley started as the designer of Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon. Next, Bruce Shelley worked on Sid Meier's Covert Action taking on the role of writer. Shelley also worked on Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties developed by Big Huge Games for PC. The latest work of Bruce Shelley was Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition, published in 2019.