Yogscast Staff

The Yogscast Family

The Yogscast Family is made up of a diverse bunch of talented, funny individuals who work tirelessly to make this all happen on a day-to-day basis. Below are the names, portraits, social media links and biographies of the whole team.

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Lewis Brindley

Xephos

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Lewis founded The Yogscast in 2008, with the goal of sharing Simon’s gift for inane banter with the world via YouTube. Since then, the channel has grown to become the largest in the UK, and Lewis has remained the de facto leader of the team - acting to balance Simon’s boldness with reason and caution.

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Simon Lane

Honeydew

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Simon is the creative force behind The Yogscast, known as the singer of “Diggy Diggy Hole” and “The Man of a Thousand Voices, all of which sound oddly similar”. Simon’s charm, wit and endearing silliness has ensured that The Yogscast’s popularity never wanes. Simon is the best!

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Hannah Rutherford

Lomadia

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A crucial support pillar of The Yogscast, Hannah acts as Operations Manager. Her role is to smooth the production process and ensure high standards of quality are maintained. She also stars in her own popular ‘Let’s Play’ series on the YouTube channel “yogscast2”.

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Duncan Jones

Lalna

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Duncan joined the Yogscast as the artist in residence, creating fantastic creations in and out of Minecraft. Revealed at Minecon '11 as the man behind Old_Peculier and the explosive wizard Fumblemore. Duncan quickly became one of the most popular members of the Yogscast with his Tekkit series allowing the mad scientist to create weird and wonderful machines.

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Paul Sykes

Sjin

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Sjin the builder, the adventurer, the technician, the spaceman, the gentleman - he wears many hats. Joining the Yogscast in 2011, Sjin's impressive Minecraft 'Let's Builds' and (sometimes)skillful 'Let's Plays' make his videos unmissable.

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Chris Lovasz

Sips

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CEO and President of Sipsco, the quality dirt and decking company, Sips joined the Yogscast in 2011. His no nonsense mentality of 'Big Money, Big Women, Big Fun' has served him well to this day.

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Mark Turpin

Turps

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Mark joined the Yogscast at the beginning of 2012 as the Business Development manager. His role is to ensure that the Yogscast continues to grow and branches out into new and exciting avenues. An avid podcaster and gamer, Mark is a Virgo and likes long walks on the beach.

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Anya Ferris

MintyMinute

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Anya joined The Yogscast at the beginning of 2012 as the Media Administrator. Her role is to liase the social feeds, manage the community and general admin duties around the YouTube channels, and office work. She also manages and reads the emails recieved from Yognau(gh)ts.

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Sparkles*

Sparkles*

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Sparkles* was brought aboard the Good Ship Yogscast in late 2011 because no one knew how to captain the ship. Unfortunately it was all a case of mistaken identity, as he has never in fact held any formal naval titles. His background is in music and video production, and is mainly responsible for mixing audio and creating episodes of The YoGPoD. He also manages Yogscast Studios, the record label arm of Yogs Incorporated.

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Alex Parvis

Parv

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Alex joined the Yogscast team in 2012 as a Production Assistant. His role is to assist other members of the production team in providing high quality content.

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Sam Thorne

Strippin

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Sam joined the website team after thrashing Simon and Lewis at a poker game. Despite his reputation as the Poster-Boy of the Yogs team, Sam prides himself on being a no nonsense man. When Sam is not moderating or working behind the scenes, he works as a Game Master for popular MOBA Heroes of Newerth. That, or he's fixing his hair.

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Steven Goates

Ridgedog

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Ridgedog oversees all stages in the creation of The Yogscast’s Minecraft videos, with a strong emphasis on the “Shadow of Israphel” series, of which he is the Lead Producer. He first became involved with the Yogscast after his role as Lead Developer of the award-winning adventure map “Deep Space Turtle Chase”. Steve continues to run the renowned Minecraft community “The VoxelBox” and has acted as Lead Admin since it was founded in October 2010.

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Harry Marshal

VeteranHarry

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Teutron

Teutron

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Zoey Proasheck

Zoey

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Zoey was the metaphysical existence of rainbows and happiness, an unseen spirit floating through the winds. That is, until she was captured by the Yogscast and literally channeled through the Internet to make people laugh and smile. Those laughs and smiles are now charging a mech that will one day destroy the Earth. But for now, yay rainbows!

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Kim Richards

Kim

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Kim joined the Yogscast as a video editor, but coming from a presenting background, she was soon allowed in front of the camera again. Armed with her trusty Totoro, a bowl of noodles and an ever changing accent, Kim's continuing mission is to seek out new videogames and boldly go where no Pokemon has gone before.

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Colin

Colin

Colin was poached by the yogscast from bristols underground beatbox-juggling scene to work as editor chief. With past exerpiences working in hollywood blockbusters there is no media challenge that Colin cannot overcome. With an unmatchable tactical genius Colin is the resident spirit guide for members of the yogscast when stratergy or cunning is required in the field of gaming.

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Adam

Adam

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World famous dancer Adam (originally known as Ben) was initially added to the yogscast team to raise moral and team spirit. After winning the hearts and minds of the office he now professionally manages an ever growing team of editors. Despite spending many long hours ensuring impecable quality in every video produced by the yogscast, he still finds time to pursue his ever strengthening dance career. Adam is truly an inspiriation to us all.

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Tom Bates

Tom Bates

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Tom (aka Tom II) joined the team in 2013 as an editor. Upon the realisation that he was the second Tom on the Yogscast team, Tom II was forced to do battle with Tom I, the winner of which would be granted the title 'Tom of Yogtowers', the loser would be stripped of all naming rights, only to be referred to as 'old no name'. The blood bath that ensued ended in an anticlimactic draw and it was decided that the name be split between both Toms.

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Tom Clarke

Tom

Tom "tomahawk" Clark is the official Dungeon Master of the office. When he's not cooking up evil schemes for the brave adventurers to take on, he enjoys a good lean-back with his zombie friends; maybe a bottle of wine, and some cheese and crackers. Before his employment with the Yogscast, he was a holy man, worshipping the Mayonnaise Gods in a secluded temple garden in Mount Wotsits. While he still holds his faith, he decided it was time to face new venues of the world, and to realise his dream of becoming... The Dungeon Master.

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Si Melton

Si

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Si joined the Yogscast at the start of 2013 as the Website Administrator. He also uses his ancient powers of 'photoshop' to create website graphics, and thumbnails for the BlueXephos and Strippin channels. Founder of the art of 'Stealth Shotgun', he spends time formulating strategies and running simulations, designing and creating games, but also protecting his lands from rogue Pandas. He may also be the villain from a popular 80's cartoon, however this cannot be confirmed.

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Sam Gibbs

Sam Gibbs

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Sam joined the Yogscast in the early part of 2013 as an audio engineer. Fresh out of university, Sam is now studying as an apprentice to the great Sparkles*. He is on a mission to rise up the ranks and become an audio master to deliver the voices of the Yogscast to your ear holes as pleasantly as possible.

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Tom Perkins

Admin Tom

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