"Stupid, stupid damage."
— Northernlion, multiple times during his The Binding of Isaac Let's Play
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Northernlion in Only in Korea - Alice's Letter.
Profile: Template:Profile
Style: Let's Players
Date Joined: 30 May 2006
Date Shut Down: N/A
Subscribers: 570,000*
Videos: 5,400*
Schedule: Daily
Status: Active

Ryan Letourneau,[1] better known by his username Northernlion, is a 5'10" Canadian with a love for independent video games. Rising to prominence through his Let's Plays, his videos generally consist of gameplay while providing amusing live commentary. A "Machinima Director and Let's Player Extraordinaire",[2] Northernlion is a highly charismatic(?) individual best known for his distinctive voice and sharp wit, as well as his usage of a variety of puns, idioms, and vague references to pop culture.

Aside from his Let's Plays, Northernlion has also made various video series, consisting of "Let's Look At", "Let's Hate", "Don't Play This", "Only in Korea", "Indie Game of the Week", "Poison Mushroom" series on Machinima, "Check Your Privileges" and "#NLSS".

Trivia Edit

  • Northernlion once started a Let's Play of Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, but had to abandon it after a few episodes due to legal issues. The Let's Play was notable in that it wasn't an indie game.
  • Northernlion is a YouTube Partner through his partnership with the Machinima Channel (where his "Poison Mushroom" series is posted).
  • His first cat was named Lexington.[3]
  • As of May 2013, owns a white kitten named Ryuka.[4]
  • First mentioned in an episode of his Let's Play of Cave Story,[5] he is afraid of deep-sea creatures, specifically tentacled creatures such as jellyfish.
  • Had a pet hedgehog named Allegro (it may have also belonged partially to his girlfriend), which as of 2013 has been sold.
  • Northernlion's birthday is on 28 November, 1988. (although he wishes it was 1969)[6][7][8]
  • Northernlion is 5'10" tall. (althought he wishes he was 6'9")[9]
  • Northernlion once burned down a Korean restaurant in a tragic billiards accident.
  • Has a nice Lbody
  • Once when living in Korea he overheard an old man holding lots of glass fall down the stairs outside his apartment. Instead of helping him up, he looked into his eyes and watched him die.
  • Goes by the name "LimpBizkitLvr69" on online games. However, if you ever see "LimpBizkitLvr69" in a game, remember that it can be someone else with good taste. He also has an account by the name "TheDurstOfTimes". 
  • Loves Karnov 
  • Contrary to popular belief, Northernlion is not Rihanna(Citation Needed)
  • Northernlions head is known as "The Egg". It's white, smooth, and the inside never functions. 
  • Northernlion is left-handed, despite chat's constant reminders to "drop the left hand." 
  • Also goes by the alias Richard "Moby" Hall 

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  1. Ryan Letourneau (northernlionlp) on Twitter
  2. Northernlion's Channel - YouTube
  3. Mentioned at the end of "Northernlion Plays: Spelunky! [Episode 22]"
  4. YouTube: Super cute ragdoll kitten's playtime!
  5. Let's Play - Cave Story - [4] Santa - YouTube
  6. Twitter / michaelalfox: @NorthernlionLP has now lived...
  7. Twitter / JSmith_OTI: I'm gonna give @NorthernlionLP...