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Daniel Krall enters Doublefine’s The Cave

Today sees the launch of The Cave, a new game from the mind of legendary designer/developer Ron Gilbert (Maniac Mansion/The Secret of Monkey Island/DeathSpank). As with many of Gilbert’s games, it mixes puzzle-solving and adventure gaming with a little platforming thrown in, along with his trademark arch humor (see the trailer at Doublefine’s website, showing off the game’s tone and dynamics).  Much of the old-school adventure game flavor for the software comes courtesy a series of illustrations by Daniel Krall (Dark Horse’s House of Night, Offset ComicsDoublecross and Deathface), some of which he has been showcasing at his Tumblr.

Krall explains his participation in the game’s development (while very capably plugging it):

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