Watch Tim Schafer Play Grim Fandango

This is the latest in a series of videos featuring Tim Schafer playing classic games he designed—90 minutes of Tim playing Grim Fandango and providing commentary on the making of the game. Nod knowingly (grimly?) as he says, "We're about to experience the most perfect and most infallible control scheme ever invented… » 5/31/14 2:00pm 5/31/14 2:00pm

Tim Schafer, One of the Most Celebrated Game Creators in LucasArts…

The man led the creation of Grim Fandango and Full Throttle and helped make other beloved LucasArts games including The Secret of Monkey Island. Today, LucasArts is all but no more, shuttered as a development studio by its new owners at Disney and turned into a licensing house. Tim Schafer, now running things at… » 4/03/13 6:00pm 4/03/13 6:00pm

Tim Schafer Hilariously Demos A 3D Adventure Game That You'll Never Get…

Tim Schafer's the three-million-dollar man, thanks to a record-breaking Kickstarter his Double Fine development studio launched to fund a new adventure game. While work should be starting soon on that crowd-funded creation, the respected designer showed off a project that probably won't ever happen at a lecture last… » 3/23/12 1:30pm 3/23/12 1:30pm

Here's What Grim Fandango HD Might Look Like

I caught this over the weekend when our friends at Rock, Paper Shotgun posted it—some folks have been dilligently working on putting together an HD "Deluxe" version of the beloved Tim Schafer/Lucasarts adventure gaming classic Grim Fandango. They've posted a video that, sadly, isn't in-engine, but it does give a… » 1/16/12 3:30pm 1/16/12 3:30pm