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Caddicarus
Caddypic2017
Country UK
Join Date September 10, 2011
YT Channel YT

Jim Caddick (born June 19, 1994), formerly known as James Caddick[1] and known primarily by his username Caddicarus, is a video game reviewer. He's lived in Hereford, England since 2016. Despite reviewing both modern and retro games, Caddy has shown a particular preference for games of the PlayStation 1 generation, his favourite of which being Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus, which inspired him to have Abe's hand scars tattooed on his hands in 2015. His all-time favorite game is Bloodborne.

His YouTube page can be found here.

History Edit

Caddicarus created his YouTube channel on September 10, 2011. Before The Caddicarus Show, he created random skits and music videos similar to that of Tobuscus, Caddy's main inspiration at the time. After he posted his first review Rascal Racers, originally an "audition tape" to get into NormalBoots, his channel started to rise in popularity.

In August 2013, he started a new channel, Caddy's Conundrums, for videos he deemed not appropriate for his main channel. However, the channel has been abandoned as of 2017, and the current Wednesday show Caddy encompasses anything that the second channel offered.

On February 10, 2016, Caddy announced to rebrand his series to gain more control to his upload schedule cancelling Caddy's Retrospectives, Tinker Time and Drive-Thru Reviews respectively[2], along with The Caddicarus Show becoming weekly. This would be the first major update to the Caddicarus channel, until August 1st, 2018, when Caddy announced that The Caddicarus Show would undergo major changes, such as getting moved to Saturday (for no disclosed reason) and the removal of the Slaughter or Salvage verdict.

ShowsEdit

Main Channel (Caddicarus) Edit

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Caddicarus in part one of his Mega Man series

Current Shows Edit

Special Shows

  • Cadvent Calendar (2016 Christmas Special)
  • Badvent Calendar (Coming December 2018)

Former Shows Edit

Secondary Channel (Caddy's Conundrums) Edit

  • Drive Thru Reviews (later moved to his main channel after his Resident Evil HD Review, however it was later cancelled to have a more controlled schedule of upload times)
  • Regarding...
  • Caddy's Conundrumming (later included in his show Caddy on his main channel)
  • Caddy Cussbottom
  • NOSTALGIACAD (Caddy's old random videos from before he became popular)

Trivia Edit

  • After Caddicarus made a video about Peppa Pig the BBC made a news article about Youtube channels exploiting famous characters like these for views, while unconfirmed Caddicarus theorises that the news article was made because of his video on Peppa Pig.
  • Caddicarus currently lives with his girlfriend and helps to look after her 3 children (Amy, Phoebe, and Chloe, the latter of them doesn't appear in videos as much), which caused fans to give him the nickname "Daddicarus" or "Daddy Caddy"
  • Although Caddicarus prefers Playstation he does own an Xbox and PC

GalleryEdit

References Edit

  1. https://twitter.com/Caddicarus/status/807996880982515713
  2. I'm Starting Over - A Caddicarus Update (ft. How Much I Dislike What the Fine Bros. Did)