Ron Gilbert News


New Thimbleweed Park trailer introduces us to its strange inhabitants

By Daniel Perez, Mar 03, 2016 12:41pm PST

There are some weird things going on in Thimbleweed Park.


Interview: Ron Gilbert on Thimbleweed Park and Classic Adventure Games

By Steven Wong, Sep 17, 2015 1:00pm PDT

Ron Gilbert talks to Shacknews about developing Thimbleweed Park, a true point-and-click adventure game successor to Maniac Mansion. 


"Finally had time to read through this. Very nice interview, guys!"

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Ron Gilbert fantasizes about Monkey Island sequel

By John Keefer, Apr 16, 2013 10:30am PDT

Ron Gilbert's next game may be a puzzler for iOS, but he still gets nostalgic on occasion. For example, just how would he handle a new installment in the Monkey Island series? Hypothetically, mind you.


"ZOMG I am so glad I went OT with this...! Thanks for that Pyide!"

- Draingored see all 15 comments

Ron Gilbert's next game is a match-3 puzzler for iOS

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 19, 2013 4:55pm PDT

Ron Gilbert, designer of The Cave, recently parted ways with Tim Schafer and the Double Fine team to make his "next move." That move, apparently, was to work on a match-3 puzzle game for iOS devices.


"I hope Ron can get the Android version working. I might buy it then. Also I really hope for ..."

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Ron Gilbert leaving Double Fine, but staying in game biz

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 11, 2013 9:15pm PDT

Ron Gilbert is like a bird. He needs to be set free. The designer of The Cave has announced that he's leaving Double Fine Productions, "now that The Cave is done and unleashed."


"That's a shame. The Cave didn't really feel completed to me, like it would have been awesome ..."

- thebigbeefsandwich see all 13 comments

The Cave preview

By Jeff Mattas, Jun 13, 2012 9:00am PDT

We sit down for a behind-closed-doors E3 demo of The Cave, an upcoming Metroidvania-style adventure game developed by Ron Gilbert and Double Fine.


"this does actually look pretty cool. Looking forward to seeing more as the release date approaches"

- Wiz74 see all 8 comments

Sega teases Double Fine's Ron Gilbert project

By Steve Watts, May 23, 2012 1:15pm PDT

A set of teaser images that link together indicates that Sega may be publishing Ron Gilbert's first project at Double Fine Productions.


"It's a bit bizarre to see Sega publishing a Double Fine game. I hope it's working out for them."

- DrWaffles see all 3 comments

Ron Gilbert teases next game

By Steve Watts, Nov 29, 2011 10:15am PST

Ron Gilbert has teased his next game with two pieces of concept art, which both feature playable characters.