Quite a few ex-LucasArts people contributed to this game, many who were involved in the Lucasfilm Games
classic adventure games: Noah Falstein, David Fox, Ron Gilbert, Julian Kwasneski, and Kalani Streicher.
Rube Goldberg connection
Rube Goldberg's granddaughter, Jennifer George, is the co-executive producer on Rube Works. She also wrote all the names for the game's Achievement awards.
Rube Goldberg trivia
While Rube Goldberg penned about 50,000 cartoons throughout his long career, including thousands that have his famous chain reaction machines, he never once actually built a Rube Goldberg machine.