Dave's Handy Electronic Resume

Dave Grossman

Significant Computer Game Writing/Design Credits

The Secret of Monkey Island

(LucasArts, 1990)
Writer / designer

Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge

(LucasArts, 1991)
Writer / designer

Day of the Tentacle

(LucasArts, 1993)
Writer / designer / project leader

Pajama Sam: No Need To Hide When It's Dark Outside

(Humongous Entertainment, 1996)

Pajama Sam 2: Thunder and Lightning Aren't So Frightening

(Humongous Entertainment, 1998)
Writer / designer

Freddi Fish 4: The Case of the Hogfish Rustlers of Briny Gulch

(Humongous Entertainment, 1999)
Writer / designer

Pajama Sam 3: You Are What You Eat From Your Head To Your Feet

(Humongous Entertainment, 2000)
Writer / designer

Moop and Dreadly: The Treasure on Bing Bong Island

(Hulabee/Plaid Banana, 2001)

Ollo in The Sunny Valley Fair

(Hulabee/Plaid Banana, 2002)

Piglet's Big Game

(Disney, 2003)

Bone: Out from Boneville

(Telltale, 2005)

Smaller Game Writing Credits

I also did a smaller amount of writing or editing work on each of the following:

Children's Books

I've written a few children's books:

Pajama Sam: Mission to the Moon

(Lyrick Publishing, 2000)

Freddi Fish: The Big Froople Match

(Lyrick Publishing, 2000)

Freddi Fish: The Missing Letters Mystery

(Lyrick Publishing, 2000)

SpongeBob SquarePants: Sleepy Time (adaptation)

PowerTouch interactive book
(Fisher-Price/Nickelodeon, 2004)

Fairly OddParents: Squawkers

PowerTouch interactive book
(Fisher-Price/Nickelodeon, 2004)

Computer game design consulting

Various (1994-present)
Since my entry into the freelance world at the end of 1994 I have periodically been engaged as a short term design consultant in various capacities: script doctoring, brainstorming, detailing, fire-fighting, opinionated review of completed designs, etc. Clients include DreamWorks, Illumina, Mechadeus, Film Roman, Living Books and others.

Toy Design

Kasey the Kinderbot

Scriptwriting and interactive design.

Some Other Current Activities

Author of The Poem of the Week (a doggerel online project, October 1995 - present)

Writer/director/producer of public access television shows.
"Fiction By Louie" (a crackpot drama show) won WAVE awards for entertainment in 1996 and 1998.
"While Supplies Last" won a WAVE for innovative programming in 1999.
"A Thousand Things" won a Hometown Video Festival award for innovative programming in 2001.
I also served on the Marin County Public Access Steering Committee for the first year of its existence.

Formal Education

BS Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
UC Berkeley, May 1987
One year, Graduate Artificial Intelligence Program
UC San Diego, 1988-89

Other Interests

Cooking, bicycling, PEZ dispensers, music, scrap art