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Blitz is a gaming YouTuber who has over 1.6 million subscribers and over 490 million views. Blitz is active with comments, he replies sometimes within minutes. This is what many people love about him, that he is active with his subscribers, and has open ears to the community. His channel is family friendly to all kids.


Personal life

While not much is known about his personal life, but he has hinted at some things about his life.

  • Before making YouTube his dayjob, his profession was engineering. (Stated on his Twitter, YouTube, and in multiple videos.)
  • He lived somewhere in the North Central United States as a kid, (In Modded RimWorld Alpha 9 Ep. 17 he talked about how he got Canadian television as a kid.). He moved South after college, but he moved back north again in July 2017 with his wife and son to be closer to their family.
  • He is somewhere between the ages of 25–35 years old.
  • He is married and has one child, name unknown, referred to as "Mini-Blitz". (Born December 10, 2014)
  • He has revealed several things about himself, including he has a beard, and that his wrist pops due to "Bumble Bee Syndrome."
  • He has shown his face several times in his unboxing videos.
  • He suffers from dyslexia which causes him to sporadically mispronounce words while reading.

Gameplay

Blitz is known, in particular, for Indie games, with his most popular game videos including Totally Accurate Battle Simulator and Hello Neighbour. The following list includes some of the games he has covered from 2009 to 2017:

  • Amazing Frog?
  • Asteria
  • Banished
  • Besiege
  • Borderlands
  • Cities Skylines
  • Clone Drone in the Danger Zone
  • Convoy
  • Craft The World
  • Crazy Fishing
  • Darkwood
  • Deeeep.io
  • Dwarf Fortress
  • Dwelvers
  • Elite: Dangerous
  • Fallout Shelter: PC
  • Feed and Grow Fish
  • FTL
  • Grow Home
  • Happy Room
  • Heroes and Generals
  • Homeworld Remastered
  • Minecraft
  • Mope.io
  • Off World Trading Company
  • Oxygen Not Included
  • Pillars of Eternity
  • RimWorld
  • Shelter
  • Slime Rancher
  • StarDrive 2
  • Terra Tech
  • The Escapists
  • The Mims Beginning
  • The Spatials
  • Titan Souls
  • Totally Accurate Battle Simulator (TABS)
  • Turmoil

He also has another channel, called Blitz After Dark for less popular long-play series including Rimworld and Oxygen Not Included.

Style

Blitz will normally start his videos with his opening line, "Hey everybody, I'm Blitz, welcome back to..." and usually ends his videos with "Keep your stick on the ice, I'll catch you next time."

Channel Records

  • As of May 27, 2018, Blitz' most popular video is "Catching Legendary Lava Fish in the Secret Underground Cave! - Crazy Fishing HTC Vive VR" uploaded July 30, 2017 with about 4.7 million views.
  • His oldest video is "Blitz Plays Papers, Please s01e01 - I Got a Job, Yay!" uploaded August 10, 2013 with about (as of May 27, 2018,) 16,018 views, 285 likes, 15 dislikes, and 118 comments. He has mentioned this was NOT his first video, but his first still standing. His first videos were taken down due to copyrighted music.
  • Blitz reached 1 million subscribers during a special, rare, livestream of Totally Accurate Battle Simulator on August 14, 2017. Due to a fluctuating subscriber count - and Blitz requesting viewers unsubscribe and re-subscribe - the channel hit 1 million subscribers four times during the stream.