GAME DESIGNER

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 storytelling, 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 356,072 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Ron Gilbert is the 31st most popular game designer (down from 21st in 2019), the 9,049th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,600th in 2019) and the 10th most popular American Game Designer.

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  • 360k

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  • 55.07

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.97

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.96

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among GAME DESIGNERS

Among game designers, Ron Gilbert ranks 31 out of 46Before him are Eiji Aonuma, John Carmack, John Romero, David Cage, Yoshinori Kitase, and Roberta Williams. After him are Yuji Naka, Dave Arneson, Kazunori Yamauchi, Yuji Horii, Hideki Kamiya, and Al Lowe.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1964, Ron Gilbert ranks 349Before him are Kurt Wimmer, Jean-Paul Vonderburg, Brad Anderson, Ylva Johansson, Greg Graffin, and Herman Gref. After him are Scott Kelly, Molly Shannon, Silke Möller, Simon Singh, Paul Graham, and Gloria Reuben.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ron Gilbert ranks 9,049 out of 15,968Before him are Nicholas Colasanto (1924), Greg Graffin (1964), Frank Benford (1883), Lawrence Tibbett (1896), Pearl Bailey (1918), and Jenna Fischer (1974). After him are Martin Mull (1943), Bob Bondurant (1933), Bruce Hornsby (1954), John Casper (1943), Hiram Johnson (1866), and Sam Robards (1961).

Among GAME DESIGNERS In United States

Among game designers born in United States, Ron Gilbert ranks 10Before him are Lizzie Magie (1866), Gary Gygax (1938), Will Wright (1960), John Carmack (1970), John Romero (1967), and Roberta Williams (1953). After him are Dave Arneson (1947), Mark Cerny (1964), Ed Boon (1964), Scott Cawthon (1971), Carol Shaw (1955), and Todd Howard (1971).

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