We then spent the next several hours “researching” the site (a.k.a. We then reached out to Tom to see if he wouldn’t mind sitting down with us and telling his story. Tom has always had a passion for making things with computers.
He would program text adventures and make animations on his Amiga, but was missing a way to share his creations with others.
“Social networks can have a lot of back-and-forth but it can also be very one-way,” Tom explains.
“There’s more ways than ever to reach out to people but it also feels more open and not as tight as it used to.” It’s only fitting that Tom’s video game company, The Behemoth, got its start on Newgrounds.
That’s definitely the driving force of it all.” But the Newgrounds community isn’t just limited to creators; that’s just one piece of the puzzle.