Originally Posted by Bubblechan
Most importantly, Telltale is the one which gave MI a new life. Without TMI, Lucasarts probablly kept MI series R.I.P. I even wonder if LA made special editions of MI 1 and 2 if Telltale hadn't been making TMI.
Considering that Dominic Armato was contacted about SOMI:SE first
, even if just by a hair, it seems far more likely that(as Dave Grossman says in this interview
) it is far more attributable to Darrell Rodriguez at LucasArts than to Telltale Games.