Micah's photo.

Micah James McGonigal, also known as mystman12 as his account name on several websites, is the creator and only developer of Baldi's Basics Plus, and as well the founder of Basically, Games!.


Micah is from Virginia, USA. Nothing much is actually known about his personal life at the time, except that he has an older brother, Ethan, and a sister, Cady.

He created Baldi's Basics in Education and Learning as the part of the annual Meta-Game Jam, which ended up taking 2nd place in the process. Despite being close to first, Micah's game was an instant hit, with YouTubers such as PewDiePie, Jacksepticeye, and Markiplier who began playing the game.


Micah is a hardworking person who has a passion for making games. He can be somewhat funny, one example being Baldi's Basics, which is supposed to be nonsensical and funny.

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  • Baldi was a character that was also created by Micah during his childhood, before the game was even in conception.
    • DR. REFLEX

      One of Micah's old comics.

      There are some comics featuring Baldi in the game's walls and some Twitter posts. These comics are made before the development of Baldi's Basics.
  • It's a Bully was actually a character created by him years ago before he started the development on Baldi's Basics.
  • There is a chance that the Principal of the Thing and Filename2 could actually be a photo of a poorly edited Micah. It is not confirmed, but it is assumed to be him.
  • He voiced almost every character in Baldi's Basics. There are only 4 characters not voiced by him:
  • He is a Christian, according to his Twitter bio.
  • In one of the post in his Twitter, he will be 99 years old in the year 2097. That means he was born in 1998.[1]
  • According to his Twitter, some of his favorite memes are Steamed Hams and Hungry Pumpkin.
  • One of his favorite games is Kirby Air Ride.
  • His username refers to Myst, a game that he likes. He first used the Webkinz account named "mystman10" to play the game, but since the previous account doesn't work properly, so he used the current name.[2]
  • According to the 1.3.2 changelog post in Baldi's Basics Classic, Dreams of Being, a game made by Iseeicy, is one of Micah's favorite Meta Game Jam entries. Iseeicy helped Micah fix the mouse issues.[3]
  • Micah has a Wiki FANDOM account to post his own games for Petit Computer on Petit Computer Wiki.
  • According to his YouTube channel, he has only beaten the classic edition once. This happened in a live stream, which can be watched here.




  1. "The year is 2097. I'm 99 years old," - mystman12. August 8, 2020. Twitter
  2. "I like Myst, and needed a name for my Webkinz account like 12 years ago. I went with mystman10. My account wouldn't work properly though so I ended up making a new one with the name mystman12." - mystman12. August 22, 2018. Twitter
  3. "Thanks to help from a fellow game developer, Iseeicy (Go check out his game Dreams of Being, one of my favorite Meta Game Jam entries:)" - 1.3.2 Update Changelog - Mouse issues fixed!




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