In September 2010, it was revealed that Gilbert had been hired by fellow former LucasArts game designer Tim Schafer, to work at Schafer's own Double Fine Productions. While it has not yet been announced what game Gilbert is working on, he has said that it will be "an entirely new concept" and that "fans of those old adventure games will like it".
In February 2012, Tim Schafer confirmed he will be working with Ron Gilbert on a new adventure game. In May 2012 the game was revealed as The Cave, it will be developed by Double Fine Productions and published as a downloadable title by Sega in 2013. Development