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Ron Gilbert

Who is Ron Gilbert?

Ron Gilbert is a prominent figure in the video game industry, best known for his work as a game designer and programmer. He is particularly celebrated for his contributions to the adventure game genre. Gilbert co-founded Lucasfilm Games (later LucasArts) in 1984, where he worked on several influential titles.

One of Gilbert's most famous creations is the "Monkey Island" series, which he co-designed and co-wrote. Gilbert's other notable works include "Maniac Mansion", "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: The Graphic Adventure", and "The Secret of Monkey Island".

Beyond his work at LucasArts, Gilbert has continued to be active in the gaming industry. He co-founded Humongous Entertainment, where he worked on educational games for children. More recently, Gilbert has been involved in independent game development, creating titles such as "Thimbleweed Park", a spiritual successor to the classic adventure games he is known for. Gilbert's influence on the adventure game genre is widely recognized, and he remains a respected figure in the gaming community.

Ron Gilbert
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game designer, programmer, producer
Known for:
Maniac Mansion, Zak McKracken, Monkey Island
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Games by Ron Gilbert

This is a chronological list of games designed by Ron Gilbert from 1987 to 1991 on Abandonware DOS for DOS, Windows, Linux or Mac.

Maniac Mansion

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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade


The Secret of Monkey Island


Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge