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Ron Gilbert

1964 - Today

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Ron Gilbert is an American video-game designer, programmer, and producer. His games are generally focused on interactive story-telling, and he is arguably best known for his work on several LucasArts adventure games, including Maniac Mansion and the first two Monkey Island games. While a student in 1983, he co-wrote Graphics BASIC, and he then worked on action games for HESware, which went out of business. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ron Gilbert has received more than 557,973 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Ron Gilbert is the 34th most popular game designer (down from 31st in 2019), the 9,823rd most popular biography from United States (down from 9,032nd in 2019) and the 10th most popular American Game Designer.

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  • 25

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  • 3.60

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  • 3.06

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among game designers, Ron Gilbert ranks 34 out of 56Before him are Eiji Aonuma, Tetsuya Nomura, Dave Arneson, Yuji Horii, Yuji Naka, and Hideki Kamiya. After him are Roberta Williams, Scott Cawthon, Ed Boon, Kazunori Yamauchi, Al Lowe, and Naoto Ohshima.

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Among people born in 1964, Ron Gilbert ranks 395Before him are Kaj Leo Johannesen, Tom McGrath, Markku Kanerva, Ricardo Moniz, Marco Ballotta, and Kōsuke Fujishima. After him are Paul Graham, Anna-Maja Henriksson, Craig Bierko, Goran Prpić, Gigi Fernández, and Ron Harper.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ron Gilbert ranks 9,823 out of 18,182Before him are Matthew Daddario (1987), Joseph Stadler (1880), Albertson Van Zo Post (1866), Rick Rude (1958), Kathleen Kinmont (1965), and Mary L. Good (1931). After him are Kenneth Rogoff (1953), Yasmine Bleeth (1968), Carly Chaikin (1990), Jennette McCurdy (1992), Camryn Manheim (1961), and Steven Lisberger (1951).

Among GAME DESIGNERS In United States

Among game designers born in United States, Ron Gilbert ranks 10Before him are Gary Gygax (1938), Steve Jackson (1953), Will Wright (1960), John Carmack (1970), John Romero (1967), and Dave Arneson (1947). After him are Roberta Williams (1953), Scott Cawthon (1971), Ed Boon (1964), Carol Shaw (1955), Tim Schafer (1967), and Todd Howard (1971).

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