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Real Name Rick van Laanen
Usernames/Aliases Zylus, Zyluss, Zylush
YouTube Channel YOGSCAST Zylus
Gender Male
Nationality Dutch
Current Member? Yes
Member Since 2013
Working at YogTowers? No
Occupation YouTube Content Producer at Yogscast Ltd
Partner Nicholas Buccino (Daltos), Hannah Rutherford (Lomadia)
Catchphrase "Shup guysh, Zylush here!"
"Shup guysh, Zylush here!"

Rick van Laanen (born on September 8th, 1992), is a YouTube partner of the Yogscast network. He officially joined the Yogscast on the 15th of July 2013. He runs and maintains the YouTube channel MrZylus.


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

Current SeriesEdit

Finished SeriesEdit

  • Dota 2 - International Compendium
  • Saints Row IV (Feat. Hannah)
  • Resident Evil 6 (Feat. Hannah)
  • Ethan Meteor Hunter
  • Beyond Good and Evil
  • Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
  • Hearthstone
  • Zylus Plays (DotA 2)


Trivia Edit

  • On the Christmas livestream (2012), Zylus confirmed to be from the Netherlands and that he lives in the area of Utrecht. He also confirmed going to college there.
  • According to Zylus' Facebook page, he is Sips' grandson.
  • Zylus has a DPS world record on World of Warcraft on Blood Prince Council.
  • Even though Zylus is studying English language and culture, he doesn't know how to pronounce "Pennyquick" (the surname of a donator).
  • On Hannah's Advent Calender Day 16, Zylus is named as the Prince of Holland.
  • He occasionally livestreams on his Twitch, where other members of Yogscast appear, too: Zylush
  • His Twitter can be found here: @IAmZylus
  • On the second Protessional Strem, he sang the French national anthem, found here
  • He likes paprika crisps, and was once given more change than expected after buying some at a shop, as explained by Nilesy in an AB Cool Club video (on Panda's channel).
  • His favourite game is Dota 2. 
  • Zylus likes sandwiches and ice cream.
  • Zylus is afraid of spiders, as seen at 15:03 in the video Yogscast Zylus - Beyond Good & Evil pt 7.
  • Zylus lives in Baarn in the province of Utrecht, Netherlands.
  • Zylus smokes marijuana for medicinal purposes, as he has a condition which requires it.
  • His favourite game series is the Elder Scrolls series, with Morrowind, Oblivion and Skyrim being his favourite 3 games.
  • According to Hannah, Zylus never gets fan mail.
  • Zylus was offered the chance by Lewis to make a Yogscast-branded channel once before, but turned it down due to his age. He later accepted in July 2013.
  • Zylus was a guest of The Shaft on episode 174.


  • "£700! Jesus, fuck!"
  • "Oh god."
  • "Sup guys, Zylus here!" - At the beginning of almost every video.
  • "My favourite English accent is the Irish accent."
  • "Z is for Zylus!"


The Yogscast
Content Producers: Lewis Brindley (Xephos), Simon Lane (Honeydew), Paul Sykes (Sjin), Duncan Jones (Lalna),
Chris Lovasz (Sips), Hannah Rutherford (Lomadia), Martyn Littlewood (InTheLittleWood), Joakim Hellstrand (Rythian),
Liam MacKay (Nilesy), Chris Trott (Trottimus), Alex Smith (Alsmiffy), Ross Hornby (Djh3max),
Kim Richards (NanoSounds), Sam Thorne (Strippin), Keith Steinbach (BebopVox), Zoey Proasheck (Zoeya),
John Cochrane (Panda), Dave Bagnall (DaveChaos), Steven Goates (Ridgedog), Matt Needler (iFirez),
Phil Southam (BruteAlmighty), Toby Cottrell (SoTotallyToby), William Strife (Linkthe1st), Mark Turpin (Turpster),
Ted Forsyth (Pyrion Flax), Alex Parvis (Parv), Rick van Laanen (Zylus)
Business: Mark Turpin (Turpster), Rich Keith, Dave Boddington (Bodders), Matt Toffolo
Community: Anya Ferris (MintyMinute), Si Melton, Tom Perkins, Ben Edgar
Producers: Tom Clark (Angor)
Audio: Sam Gibbs, Adrian Ruiz, Niall
Editors: Adam Davis, Tom Bates, Colin Bassett, Adrian Ruiz, Alex Turner
Artists: Ørjan Aarvik (Teutron), Nina-Serena, Harry Marshall (VeteranHarry), Phil Southam (BruteAlmighty)
Animators: Ciaran Askew (Ceeraanoo)
Other: Nathan Ditum, Rob Pearson, Dave Jackson
Associates: Ferazhin, Dave Fayram (KirinDave), Tom Clarke (Sparkles*),
Fred Malmhake (FredMalm), Charlie McShane, Daryl Pendry (Reckreations)

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