For context, the speaker Mark Ferarri worked at Lucasarts on Zak McKraken, Loom, and The Secret of Monkey Island, and is currently working with Lucasarts alumni Ron Gilbert and Gary Winnick on a new retro-styled point-and-click adventure game, Thimbleweed Park, which was successfully kickstarted a year or two ago.
Maybe should have a video tag?
The video was very interesting. Thanks @pushcx for this. For your convenience, next following some links from the video
Mark Ferrari’s personal page
Joe Huckaby’s Effect Games : It seems that there will be no update to this link. It has moved the whole site to github. There is an interesting Q&A with Mark Ferrari.