Monkey Island creator Ron Gilbert has a 2D pixel art game in the works

Today I learned Monkey Island creator Ron Gilbert is working on a new game, which he describes as “Classic Zelda meets Diablo meets Thimbleweed Park”. Well, hello there!

Work on this project actually started several months ago, but it only came to my attention this afternoon thanks to TimeExtension. I have since done more browsing, and come across some posts on Terrible Toybox, as well as Gilbert’s own Mastodon page.

Now, admittedly there still isn’t a huge amount of information on Gilbert’s upcoming project at this time. The game doesn’t even have a proper name yet, and rather has been labelled as Game Name TBD on Terrible Toybox’s website. Meanwhile, Gilbert has been using the hashtag #rpgtbd to tag his social media posts.

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