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Zylus
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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!"
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"Shup guysh, Zylush here!"

Rick van Laanen (born on September 8th, 1992), is a YouTube partner of the Yogscast network. Together with Nilesy and HybridPanda, Zylus hosted the Yogscast Christmas livestream on the 8th and the 22th of December, keeping everybody updated on the donations. He officially joined the Yogscast on the 15th of July 2013. He runs and maintains the YouTube channel MrZylus.

Summary

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 Series

Finished Series

  • 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)

Links

Trivia

  • 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.
  • On the livestream, Zylus also mentioned his name and after a Facebook search his name matched a person befriended with other Yogscast members.
  • 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. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-AtrjBpDj9I
  • 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 weed 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.

Quotes

  • "£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!"

Gallery


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), Brent Copeland, Eric Fullerton, Rick van Laanen (Zylus)
Business: Mark Turpin (Turpster), Rich Keith, Dave Boddington (Bodders)
Community: Anya Ferris (MintyMinute), Si Melton, Tom Perkins, Ben Edgar
Producers: Tom Clark (Angor)
Audio: Sam Gibbs, Adrian Ruiz
Editors: Adam Davis, Tom Bates, Colin Bassett, Adrian Ruiz, Alex Turner
Artists: Ørjan Aarvik (Teutron), Nina-Serena, Harry Marshall (VeteranHarry)
Animators: Ciaran Askew (Ceeraanoo)
Other: Nathan Ditum, Rob Pearson, Dave Jackson
Associates: Ferazhin, Dave Fayram (KirinDave), Tom Clarke (Sparkles*),
Fred Malmhake (FredMalm), Daryl Pendry (Reckreations)

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