John Gibson Biography
John Gibson is the president and co-owner of Tripwire Interactive. He previously served as a programmer for America’s Army. In September 2021 he created controversy after he voiced his support for The Texas Abortion Law, which bans abortion and provides the right to sue abortion providers who break the ban or anyone who aids or assists in the same.
John Gibson Age
His age is unknown.
John Gibson Education
He has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems 4.0 from Devry University.
John Gibson Wife
Gibson’s marital status is unknown.
John Gibson Tripwire
John founded Tripwire Interactive in 2005 and serves as the President. He do a lot of different things like business development, management, production, design and programming. The company has released the Killing Floor series and other multiple titles including Red Orchestra, Rising Storm, and Maneater. The company has also published several other games under its label, including Zeno Clash and Chivalry 2.
John Gibson Game Developer
Gibson is a game developer and an original member of the Red Orchestra mod team and helped lead a talented team of modders to victory in the Make Something Unreal Contest in 2004. As a programmer he has done everything from AI to gameplay to multiplayer network coding to physics for all of Tripwire’s games including Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45, Killing Floor, Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad and Rising Storm.
John Gibson Abortion Law
Gibson calls himself a ‘Pro-Life Game Developer’. He created a controversy after he publicly voiced his support for the controversial abortion law passed in Texas. The Texas Abortion Law, dubbed Senate Bill 8 bans abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected, which happens at six weeks, and also allows anyone to sue abortion providers who break the ban or anyone who aids or assists in the same. If the suit is won, the informer will get a bounty of $10,000.
He praised the controversial law in a tweet, “Proud of #USSupremeCourt affirming the Texas law banning abortion for babies with a heartbeat. As an entertainer I don’t get political often. Yet with so many vocal peers on the other side of this issue, I felt it was important to go on the record as a pro-life game developer.”
Proud of #USSupremeCourt affirming the Texas law banning abortion for babies with a heartbeat. As an entertainer I don’t get political often. Yet with so many vocal peers on the other side of this issue, I felt it was important to go on the record as a pro-life game developer.
— John Gibson (@RammJaeger) September 4, 2021
John Gibson Shipwright Studios
After his tweet, Shipwright Studios, a co-development studio, announced that they are canceling contracts with Tripwire, effective immediately. they said they cannot in “good conscience continue to work with Tripwire under the current leadership structure.”
— Shipwright Studios (@shipwrightstdio) September 5, 2021
Torn Banner Studios also clarified that they do not share Gibson’s opinion. “We do not share the opinion expressed in a recent tweet by the president of Tripwire, publisher of Chivalry 2. This perspective is not shared by our team, nor is it reflected in the games we create. The statement stands in opposition to what we believe about women’s rights.”