Tom Fulp

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Thomas Charles Fulp
Born (1978-04-30) April 30, 1978 (age 35)
Perkasie, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Alma mater Pennridge School District
Drexel University
Occupation Founder, Webmaster, and Administrator of Newgrounds, Video game programmer, and co-owner of The Behemoth.
Spouse(s) April Fulp
(m. 2007-present)
Children Liam Fulp
Seth Fulp

Thomas Charles "Tom" Fulp (born April 30, 1978) is the co-owner of video game company The Behemoth,[1] and the creator and administrator of Newgrounds, a popular website for sharing Flash files.[2] He co-created the Flash game Alien Hominid, which was later ported to consoles, and the console games Castle Crashers[3] and BattleBlock Theater.

Biography[edit]

Fulp was born and raised in Perkasie, Pennsylvania, and attended Pennridge High School, where he graduated in 1996. It was also during this time that he got into making flash animations and made little short films for his class. He later attended Drexel University, in Philadelphia, where during his freshman year he got interested in rave parties and became a DJ for a short span of time.[4]

Family[edit]

Tom's older brother, Wade Fulp, is in charge of user administration on Newgrounds. Tom married his wife April on May 12, 2007.[5] She gave birth to a son named Liam on March 25, 2009,[6][7] and another son, Seth, in July 2011.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Torres, Nichole L. (July 1, 2008). "Get in the Game". The Washington Post. Retrieved March 25, 2009. 
  2. ^ Wolf, Mark J. P. (2008). The Video Game Explosion: A History from Pong to PlayStation and Beyond. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 197. ISBN 0-313-33868-X. 
  3. ^ Remo, Chris (July 30, 2007). "Comic-Con 07: Castle Crashers Preview and Interview with The Behemoth's Tom Fulp". Shacknews. Retrieved March 25, 2009. 
  4. ^ Fulp, Tom. "NEWGROUNDS WIKI: TomFulp". Newgrounds. Retrieved April 30, 2011. 
  5. ^ Fulp, Tom (2007-05-11). "Best of April and marrying April.". Retrieved 2009-03-28. 
  6. ^ Fulp, Tom (2009-03-25). "It's a boy!". Twitter. Retrieved 2009-03-25. 
  7. ^ Fulp, Tom (2009-03-28). "It's a Boy!". Newgrounds. Retrieved 2009-03-28. 
  8. ^ Fulp, Tom (2011-07-07). "Best of June 2011". Retrieved 2011-07-08. 

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