The Project Leaders are Michael J. Stemmle and Sean Clark. Both worked on Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis and Sam and Max.
Individually they worked on games like The Dig and Afterlife. Sean Clark also worked on the CD-ROM version of The Secret of Monkey Island.
The graphic engine is an advancement of the GRIME engine used in Grim Fandango.
The four islands in the game are Melee, Monkey, Lucre and Jambalaya.