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Alma mater  Stanford University
Name  Michael Stemmle

Role  Computer game designer
Education  Stanford University
Michael Stemmle httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Occupation  Game designer, game writer, game director
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Michael J. Stemmle (born in 1967) is a computer game writer, designer, and director who cocreated some of LucasArts' adventure games in the 1990s and early 2000s.

He joined LucasArts after graduating from Stanford University, where he honed his comedy skills writing halftime shows for the Stanford Band and skits for the annual stage musical Big Game Gaieties. After 14 years at LucasArts, he left following the 2004 collapse of Sam & Max Freelance Police and after a period of freelancing, joined Perpetual Entertainment, working as Story Lead for Star Trek Online. In February 2008, he joined a number of other ex-LucasArts employees at Telltale Games. He had worked on the first version of The Wolf Among Us before it was redesigned, and contributed to Tales from the Borderlands before he left Telltale Games in May 2014.

Game credits

  • 1990 The Secret of Monkey Island designer, 256 colors version
  • 1992 Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis lead scripter, assistant designer, programmer
  • 1993 Sam & Max Hit the Road co-director, co-designer
  • 1996 Afterlife director, designer
  • 2000 Escape from Monkey Island co-director, co-designer
  • 2002 Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast script writer
  • 2004 Sam & Max Freelance Police (unreleased), director, designer
  • 2005 Star Wars: Battlefront II script writer
  • 2007 Star Trek Online (unreleased) story lead
  • 2008 Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People designer, script writer
  • 2009 Tales of Monkey Island designer, script writer
  • 2010 Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse designer, script writer
  • 2011 Back to the Future: The Game designer, script writer
  • 2013 Poker Night 2 script writer, programmer
  • 2014 The Wolf Among Us (first version before redesign) designer, script writer
  • 2014 Tales from the Borderlands designer
  • References

    Michael Stemmle Wikipedia


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