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Backing is now closed for Ron Gilbert's Thimbleweed Park

[Editor's note: This story ran in our community blogs a week ago. Backing is now closed, so I've made tiny adjustments to the headline and calls to action for fundraising. As backing the project isn't necessarily a pre-order I thought I'd p...   read

 
 
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A new look at Ron Gilbert's next point-and-click adventure

Enough people said they wanted it, so the creators of Maniac Mansion are making a new adventure game in the same vein as those old classics. Back in late 2014, Ron Gilbert and Garry Winnick's Thimbleweed Park was successfully Kic...   read

 
 
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Monkey Island

Ron Gilbert really wants Disney to sell him the Monkey Island IP

Monkey Island is a pretty major series in the history of adventure games. Famed for its humour, story, and setting, the series later received an absolutely gorgeous set of remakes. I know countless people who’ve been inspired by and a...   read

 
 
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Ron Gilbert's Thimbleweed Park coming to Xbox One, Windows 10

Today at Microsoft's gamescom conference in Cologne, Germany, The Secret of Monkey Island creator Ron Gilbert took the stage to announce that his upcoming adventure game Thimbleweed Park would be coming to Xbox One and Windows 10. Thim...   read

 
 
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Maniac Mansion spiritual successor Thimbleweed Park meets Kickstarter goal

It's happening: the creators of Maniac Mansion are making another 2D point-and-click adventure together. Ron Gilbert and Gary Winnick launched a Kickstarter for Thimbleweed Park just last week and with more than $375,000 raised, they've rea...   read

 
 
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Maniac Mansion

Ron Gilbert releases original design document of Maniac Mansion

I absolutely love the SCUMM period of Lucasfilm Games (later LucasArts) development and this document gives insight into the game that started it all. It's interesting to see that although the Edison family stayed much the same as their ori...   read

 
 
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Monkey Island

How Ron Gilbert would maybe make a new Monkey Island game

With The Cave released and Ron Gilbert departing Double Fine for pastures new, he's had some time to reflect on maybe his most cherished legacy, Monkey Island. In a blog post, Ron speculates how he'd design a new Monkey Island game if  ...   read

 
 
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