Ron Gilbert has been actively been making games for 30 years.
While working at Lucasfilm Games, he was the co-creator and designer of Maniac Mansion, the game that started the entire point-and-click genre of adventure games. He is the creator and designer of Monkey Island.
He is the founder of Humongous Entertainment, a company that made adventure games for kids, including Putt-Putt, Freddi Fish and Pajama Sam. Ron was also the designer and creator of DeathSpank, a saterial RPG as well as The Cave, a platform inspired adventure game for consoles. Always obsessed with Pirates, he co-created a pirate themed musical match-3 game called Scurvy Scallywags for mobile.
He is currently working on Thimbleweed Park, an all new adventure game due out next year. Thimbleweed Park was successfully funded on Kickstarter in 2014.