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Hailing from Canada, Bryan Croi Dragon, is a Youtuber who does Lets Plays, Minecraft Roleplays and readings of non-fiction books.

  • Ancient Astronauts: He has gone on record that he does not believe in these making the irony of him having to read about them in his reading of "Monsters Among Us: Journey to the Unexplained" rather amusing, he can't even hide his contempt for this subject at some points.
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  • Arch-Enemy: When it comes to the game Minecraft, he seems to consider lava his to the point of even referring to it as his archenemy which begs the question of his sanity when lava is neither a mob nor another player. Husks are a secondary archenemy as he seems to encounter them the most out of all hostile mobs.
  • Badass Baritone: To the point he sounds like fellow baritone Alan Rickman.
  • Bigfoot, Sasquatch and Yeti: He claims to have seen Bigfoot/Sasquatch and his reading of "Monsters Among Us: Journey to the Unexplained" covers both Bigfoot/Sasquatch and the Yeti.
  • Big "NO!": He lets out one when a tank from Left 4 Dead sends him flying during "The Passing" on Tank Rush mode.
  • Canada, Eh?: According to his Twitter account, he is Ontarian specifically. He even makes use of the Canadian rating system with some of his videos such as his "Doki Doki Literature Club!" videos being rated 14A. Another thing of note is that he seems to despise the Canadian stereotype of saying "Eh" to the point he omitted the word during his entire DDLC playthrough.
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  • Catchphrase: His current intro is "Hello, everyone, I'm Bryan Croi Dragon" and his current outro is "I'm Bryan Croi Dragon signing out, stay schway!"
  • Character Development: Of a manner of speaking, he used to be more short tempered and would take offence to something he enjoyed being criticized. Indeed his most recent commentary of a Mystery Hunters episode has him criticizing how the Swamp Monster looks like a man wearing a raincoat and a how the portrayal of Black Shuck doesn't even look like a dog, with his friend Gimli saying it looks more like a wolf to which Bryan even agrees.
  • Chivalrous Pervert: His reaction to first seeing Yuri in "Doki Doki Literature Club!" is to say "Nice knockers!" Granted, he could have been making a Young Frankenstein reference.
  • Cultured Badass: While the "badass" part is rather nonexistent he has shown himself to be quite cultured. He used to do a series called "Classics for the Family" where he would talk about adaptations of classical literature that are acceptable for the whole family, in a play through of Undertale he named the player character "Speed" after Valentine's servant in The Two Gentlemen of Verona and has even shown himself to be knowledgable about Egyptian history to the point that he once spent most of a Minecraft video rambling about the nineteenth dynasty. His streaming of Deltarune has continued the Shakespearean name theme where he attempted to name his vessel "Baptista" after Baptista Minola from The Taming of the Shrew. His current stream of "Doki Doki Literature Club" again continues the Shakespearean theme naming with him naming the player character "Valentine."
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  • Deadpan Snarker: It is rare but he can be quite snarky.
  • Fiery Red Head: Averted, Bryan is a red head but is actually quite calm.
  • Foil: To a majority of other Lets Players due to being quieter and more calm, indeed unless something is text heavy with no voice acting he seldom speaks. He is even more of a foil to Markiplier. In contrast to Markiplier, who is by his own admission stupid and "a giggly bitch by nature", Bryan is far more intelligent and does not laugh so easily. Bryan is also a natural redhead in contrast to Mark who for a time had obviously dyed his hair red. He also has grown more humble over the years while Mark's ego has noticeably grown.
  • Genre Savvy: He has shown himself to be on occasion. In the first video of his Doki Doki Literature Club! Lets Play he was able to tell there was something off about Monika the very moment he saw her.
  • Kind Hearted Cat Lover: He is a textbook example of a Nice Guy and he owns a cat named Alex who has appeared in some of his videos.
  • Non-Indicative Name: In Vox Adventures: Zhorvix he brings up that Cecil B. DeMille's Thematic Series. the Biblical Trilogy, is this due to The Sign of the Cross having nothing to do with The Bible due to being based on a Victorian Era play about a romance between a pagan Roman and a Christian girl during the reign of Nero and not any event from the Bible in contrast to The Ten Commandments (1923), which features a retelling of the Exodus as a prologue and a depiction of Jesus healing a leper later in the film, and The King of Kings, which is about the last days of Jesus.
  • Not So Different: As quiet and calm as he can be, even he has his moments of being loud and less than calm.
  • The Quiet One: Unless a game is text heavy and without voice acting, Bryan isn't the most talkative of Lets Players.
  • Red Herring:
    • Seems to be a specialty of his as he has played two in "Discord Murder Fest", a fan version of Discord Murder Party. They are Asshole Victim Token Evil Teammate Anthony "Cain" Laughton and the shark loving scientist Peter Benchley, the latter being more sympathetic and less likely to assault a lady than the former. Even Bryan thinks Cain is a slime ball.
    • He openly discusses this during his 2019 Easter Event Special for Vox Adventures. When talking about his plans for a full-cast reading of the novelization of The Fall of the Roman Empire, once he gets a copy, he talks about his plans to voice Marcus Aurelius and maybe even Commodus. Due to Commodus being portrayed as the illegitimate son of a gladiator, it would be a case of red herring casting playing on the tradition of fathers and sons being played by the same actor as those unfamiliar with the film wouldn't know of Commodus being portrayed as the illegitimate son of a gladiator.
  • Running Gag: His mocking of "Do u no de wei?" It is quickly followed by "Do you know how to bloody spell?"
  • Seldom-Seen Species: He actually talks about this when on the topic of a The Lion King homage he is writing with the characters being caracals, aardwolves, owls and a serval due to caracals, aardwolves and a serval not getting that much spotlight.
  • Shout-Out: Movies he has quoted include "Red 2" where he quoted Marvin's "tie us to an ant farm" rant on occasion and the one single occasion during "Doki Doki: A Brand New Day" where he quoted "The Grand Budapest Hotel"'s "Holy fuck! What's the meaning of this shit?"
  • Shown Their Work:
    • He actually did the research on how to pronounce the names of the characters from The Jungle Book for his reading of "Red Dog" so he actually pronounces "Mowgli" so "Mow" rhymes with "cow."
    • In Vox Adventures: On the Subject of Tarzan he talks about Tarzan for a good two hours and makes reference to a number of things from the books that most people probably wouldn't know and even names characters that mainstream audiences wouldn't know such as Mugambi, Jad-Bal-Ja and Esteban Miranda, all of whom he'd say he'd feature in a hypothetical television series of his own creation. He even acknowledges that not all of Tarzan's adventures were set in Africa since Tarzan and the Foreign Legion features the character in Sumatra.
    • He has acknowledged at various times that due to Egypt having been a melting pot since time immemorial there has been people of all kinds of hair and skin color living there throughout the ages. He has pointed to Ramses II, a redhead, and said that his family is believed to be descended from immigrants as well as Ramses' son Merneptah, black of hair going by the lone black hair on his mummy, and come to the conclusion that since Isetnofret was neither Ramses' sister or daughter that means she was dark of hair, explaining Merneptah's black hair.
  • You Have Got to Be Kidding Me!: His playthrough of Super Rad Raygun features this in the description of the twenty-third video where he fights final boss Medved.

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