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Rick van Laanen

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"Shup guysh, Zylush here."

Rick van Laanen, under the username Zylus, is a Content Producer for the Yogscast. He officially joined the Yogscast in 2013.

Yogscast Website SummaryEdit

Zylus is the resident Dutchman in the Yogscast, best known for his iconic "Shup Guysh". After knowing the Yogscast for years he finally ended up creating a channel in late 2013.


  • Zylus lives in Baarn, in the province of Utrecht, Netherlands, and went to university there.
  • Zylus has a World of Warcraft DPS world record on Blood Prince Council.
  • Zylus' favourite video games are Dota 2 and The Elder Scrolls series.
  • Zylus was offered the chance by Lewis to make a Yogscast YouTube channel before, but turned it down due to his age; he later accepted in July 2013.
  • Zylus was the guest of episode 174 of The Shaft Podcast.
  • Zylus has got quite a good voice - during the Jingle Jam Karaoke Stream on Friday 18th December 2015 people started calling him "Michael Zuble" in the chat and donations.
  • Zylus has played in professional Hearthstone tournaments and actually beat Hearthstone pro player Trump before, which he reminds everyone (especially Hannah during her Hearthstone Streams where she plays against him) he faces whenever he plays the game.
  • He also played TotalBiscuit in the final of the "Lord of the Arena" tournament where he lost to him.
  • Both of Zylus' parents teach Latin, Greek and ancient mythology.

Notable QuotesEdit

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  • "Jesus, fuck!"
  • "Oh god."
  • "Shup guysh, Zylush here!"
  • "Z is for Zylus!"
  • ''Turps! You mother f*cker!''
  • "Don't worry, I'll come back for payback."
  • "LEWIS!"




The Yogscast
Content Producers: Lewis Brindley (Xephos), Simon Lane (Honeydew), Duncan Jones (Lalna), Paul Sykes (Sjin),
Chris Lovasz (Sips), Hannah Rutherford (Lomadia), Kim Richards (NanoSounds), Martyn Littlewood (InTheLittleWood),
Chris Trott (Trottimus), Alex Smith (Alsmiffy), Ross Hornby (Djh3max), Mark Turpin (Turpster),
Joakim Hellstrand (Rythian), Liam MacKay (Nilesy), Keith Steinbach (BebopVox), Zoey Proasheck (Zoeya),
William Strife (Linkthe1st), Ted Forsyth (Pyrion Flax), Rick van Laanen (Zylus), FyreUK, CaffCast, Heychrissa, Vadact
Editing: Tom Bates, Alex Turner, Matthew Toffolo
Technical: Tom Clark, Sam Gibbs, Steve Bruce, Adrian Ruiz, Adam Davis
Community: Ben Edgar, Harry Marshall, Mark Hulmes, Rich Keith
Art: Nina-Serena, Ciaran Askew
PlayStation Access: Nathan Ditum, Rob Pearson, Dave Jackson

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