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Find The Computer Room is a Sonic the Hedgehog fansite, and YouTube channel who create commentaries and Let's Plays of video games, SEGA and Sonic related Podcasts and Charity Streams, and Interviews with people involved in the Sonic the Hedgehog series. It was founded by Torch and FTA.

    Main Members 
  • Gareth aka FastestThingAlive aka FTA, co-founder and main commentator of FTCR.
    • Has appeared in every playthrough, podcast, and stream, with the exception of the people specific reviews or podcasts.
  • Torch, co-founder who mysteriously disappeared after eating FTA's last stick of gum.
    • Co-creator of "The Hog-Cast"
    • Has appeared in the Sonic Riders, Shadow The Hedgehog, and Sonic Adventure Movie commentaries.
  • Stephen aka SonicMovies aka Smoovies, FTA's friend and co-commentator for a lot of the LPs, also doing reviews.
    • Creator of "Smoovies Reviews", and co-creator of "FTA & Smoovies Play" and "The Super Power Flower Hour"
    • Has appeared in Sonic 4 Episode 2, Sonic 3D Blast, Sonic CD, Sonic Speedway, Sonic The Fighters, Sonic R, Sonic Pocket Adventure, Waku Waku Sonic Patrol Car, Sega Sonic Popcorn Shop, Sonic Colours, Time Cop, and a Sims 3 Stream.
    • Guested in Sonic Lost Lost World, as well as an episode of Skype Sanctuary. He has also appeared in all the Hellfire Comms collabs, along with taking part in the Wreck-It Ralph review, the Night Of The Werehog commentary, & Sonic Fan Film commentary.
    • Has played all da Zelder gamez.
  • Chris aka MykonosFan, Records some of the LPs and co-commentates. Aspiring PlayStation enthusiast. Next to FTA, most prominent FTCR member.
    • Creator of "Learning To Love PlayStation", and co-creator of "FTA & Mykonosfan's All-Star Gaming" & "The HogCast"
    • Has appeared in Sonic Speedway, Sonic The Fighters, Sonic R, Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine, Sonic Lost World, Sonic Spinball, Sonic And The Black Knight, Waku Waku Sonic Patrol Car, Sega Sonic Popcorn Shop, Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World, Sonic Colours, Transformers Devastation, Big's Big Fishing Adventure 3: The Trial, NiGHTs Into Dreams, Spyro The Dragon, Splatoon, Skies Of Arcadia, Sonic Lost Lost World, Crash Bandicoot 2, the Sonic Boom, Sonic 3, & X-Men Origins streams, and the Drunk Sonic Shuffle playthrough.
    • Guested in several episodes of Skype Sanctuary and Sonic Sez.
    • Repped for #Team SA 1 in "The Great Sonic Adventure Debate"
  • Mia aka MagneticNeko, Co-commentator, foxgirl, lover of making porn commentaries
    • Appeared in Sonic Pokcet Adventure, Waku Waku Sonic Patrol Car, Sega Sonic Popcorn Shop, Kirby's Dream Land, Sonic Colours, and Donkey Kong.
    • Guested in a part of Sonic And The Black Knight, NiGHTS Into Dreams, and Duck Tales.
  • TJ aka TronJon, the Secret Weapon, and resident Airhorn. Be weary of his colossal ego.
    • Co-Creator of "Diminishing Returns" and "The HogCast"
    • Appeared in Waku Waku Sonic Patrol Car, Sega Sonic Popcorn Shop, Spider-Man Shattered Dimensions, Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World, Transformers Devastation, Big's Big Fishing Adventure 3: The Trial, Spyro The Dragon, Crash Bandicoot 2, Mega Man 8, All-Star Gaming's Crash 3, and the Sonic Boom & X-Men Origins streams.
    • Guested in a part of Splatoon, as well as episodes of Skype Sanctuary & Sonic Sez
    • Co-panelist for "From The Outside Looking In", and was on #Team SA 2 for "The Great Sonic Adventure Debate"
  • Donnie "Shut Up Donnie" Donnington aka SSF1991, who writes for FTCR/TSSZ and has recorded footage and co-commentated for the group. Local butt monkey.
    • Appeared in Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine, Sonic Spinball, Sonic Pocket Adventure, Waku Waku Sonic Patrol Car, Sega Sonic Popcorn Shop, Sonic Colours, and the Sonic 3 stream
    • Guested in a part of Sonic 3D Blast, Sonic CD, Sonic Lost World, and Sonic And The Black Knight, along with 2 episodes of The Super Power Flower Hour and the Sonic Fan Film commentary
  • Segata Skyshiro aka Ben Kalough, who is a staff member of Sonic Retro. Was a Main Member but spends more time cosplaying than wasting life on games.
    • Appeared in Sonic 4 Episode 1, Sonic CD, Sonic Speedway, Sonic The Fighters, Sonic R, Waku Waku Sonic Patrol Car, Sega Sonic Popcorn Shop, and Sonic Colours.
    • Guested in a part of Sonic Lost Lost World, as well as several episodes of Skype Sanctuary & The Super Power Flower Hour, the Wreck-It Ralph review & the Sonic Fan Film commentary. Also has been in the Hellfire Comms collabs.
  • Armando aka MexiricanBassMonkey, a speedrunner who appears in a few of the commentaries.
    • Appeared in Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine, Sonic Pocket Adventure, Time Cop, Donkey Kong, Duck Tales Remastered, and the Sonic 3 stream.
    • Guested in a part of Sonic Lost World, Sonic And The Black Knight, and Sonic Colours.

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    Other Associates & Guests 
  • Miwa, close friend of the crew. Soft voice, but dirty mouth.
    • Appeared in Sega Sonic Popcorn Shop and Nintendothon's Star Fox Adventures
  • Jonathan aka JonoCarter, close friend of FTA, mainly involved in the Sonic Sez podcast, and tends to take part in any various FTCR streams
    • Co-Creator of "Sonic Sez"
    • Appeared in Transformers Devastation, the Sonic And The Secret Rings & Sonic Boom streams, and the Drunk Sonic Shuffle playthrough.
    • Guested in Spyro The Dragon, several episodes of Skype Sanctuary, and the TMNT II Movie Commentary.
  • Th3AntiGuardian, friend of the crew, involved with the Sonic Sez podcast, and occasional streams
    • Co-Creator of "Sonic Sez"
    • Appeared in the Sonic Boom stream
    • Guested in several episodes of Skype Sanctuary
  • Kari, wife of FTA, creator of Cake Bake Zone, and takes part in the occasional stream
    • Creator of "Cake Bake Zone"
    • Appeared in Nintendothon's Aladdin and Kirby Super Star
    • Guested in an episode of The Super Power Flower Hour
  • Aaron aka WestersaurusNXT, friend of the group, occasional streamer, and lover of Amiibos, Disneys, and Legos
    • Guested in a part of Sonic Lost World
  • Johnny aka SomeCallMeJohnny, member of BrainScratchComms who tends to make frequent guest appearances in their commentary parts and podcasts, including to get drunk too.
    • Appeared in Sega Sonic Popcorn Shop, Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World, Big's Big Fishing Adventure 3: The Trial, the Drunk Sonic Shuffle playthrough, Hellfire Comm's Sonic Labyrinth, and the Sonic 3 stream.
    • Guested in a part of Sonic 3D Blast, Sonic Lost World, Sonic Spinball, Sonic And The Black Knight, Sonic Colours, along with an episode of Skype Sanctuary & an episode of The Super Power Flower Hour.
    • Took part in #Team SA 1 for "The Great Sonic Adventure Debate"
  • Ted aka ExandShadow, member of BrainScratchComms who has appeared in several commentary parts, & podcast
    • Appeared in Kirby's Dream Land
    • Guested in a part of Sonic Lost World, Sonic And The Black Knight, Sonic Colours, Splatoon, and an episode on Skype Sanctuary
  • Lewis aka SolarisParadox, member of BrainScratchComms who has appeared in several commentary parts & podcast
    • Guested in a part of Sonic Lost World, Sonic Spinball, and Duck Tales Remastered
  • Ryan aka Nayrman214, member of BrainScratchComms who has appeared in a commentary part & podcast
    • Guested in a part of Sonic Lost World, Sonic Lost Lost World, and an episode of Skype Sanctuary
  • The Great Clement, a Let's Player who has appeared in several commentary parts.
    • Guested in a part of Sonic 3D Blast, Sonic CD, Sonic Lost World, Sonic Spinball, Sonic And The Black Knight, Sonic Colours,and Duck Tales Remastered. He also guested in some parts in Mighty No. 9.
  • S0LV0, a Musician and "professional twitterer" who has appeared in a few commentary parts.
    • Guested in a part of Sonic Lost World & Sonic And The Black Knight
  • Matt aka TailsChannel has appeared in one commentary part. BRINGING YOU...the latest, and greatest...in Sonic..and SEGA...news.
    • Appeared in the Sonic 3 stream
    • Guested in a part of Sonic And The Black Knight
  • Karto1989, FTCR's graphic designer, member of the Otaku Blaze group, and creator of the "You Can Do Better" series
    • Creator of "You Can Do Better"
    • Appeared in the Skies Of Arcadia playthrough
    • Guested on an episode of Skype Sanctuary
  • MsDBZBabe, friend of the crew who has appeared in several commentary parts
    • Appeared in Sega Sonic Popcorn Shop
    • Guested in a part of Sonic CD and Splatoon
  • Stefan aka gamesEnlisted, new editor for FTCR who occasionally joins in whatever the group decides to take part in
    • Edited (as well as guested in a part of) the Sonic Colours play through. Also guested in NiGHTS Into Dreams, Duck Tales Remastered, and several Skype Sanctuarys.
    • Fought for #Team SA 2 in "The Great Sonic Adventure Debate"
  • TrackerTD, resident weeb expert and laughing stock of many Sonic fans for creating a Hatsune Miku in Sonic 1 hack. Also intriguingly owns 3 copies of Sonic 1, and 2 of NiGHTS, his excuse being that they're from different regions.
    • Guested in a part of Sonic Colours, NiGHTS Into Dreams, Splatoon, as well as the Project Diva episode of You Can Do Better.
  • Derrick "Mistah GameXplain" Bitner, the head of GameXplain
    • Appeared in the Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World play through
    • Guested in a part of Sonic Colours
  • Caro aka TwixMix, resident Meme Queen of FTCR
    • Guested in a part of Duck Tales Remastered and an episode of Skype Sanctuary
  • Sierra aka SierraSketches, artist, fellow commentator, and friend of the crew
    • Guested in a part of NiGHTS Into Dreams and Splatoon.
  • TheHellDragon, member of Hellfire Comms who has made a few guest appearances
    • Guested in a part of Sonic 3D Blast and an episode of The Super Power Flower Hour
  • Apple, founder of Command And Commentary and friend of FTA, has made a few guest appearances
    • Guested in a part of Sonic CD, along with an episode of Skype Sanctuary & The Super Power Flower Hour
  • Ananona, member of Command And Commentary and friend of FTA, has made a few guest appearances
    • Guested in an episode of Skype Sanctuary, and appeared in the Wreck-It Ralph review.


Find The Computer Room's content has expanded to include a variety of different types of shows, even going as far into non-Sonic territory (I know blasphemy!). These include:

    Playthroughs 
  • Let's Plays
The classic format you all know and love(?), where the FTCR crew, along with usually a few guests, commentate over a video game for wacky shenanigans, starting off mainly Sonic, but most recently branching out to include Spider-Man and Kirby. Most interesting is their decisions to pick the most random and obscure games to "play" (see: Sonic Speedway, Waku Waku Sonic Patrol Car, Sega Sonic Popcorn Shop)

  • Livestreams
Live broadcasts which can range from a planned-out event to raise awareness (the Sonic Boom: Rise Of Lyric Charity Stream & Sonic 3 & Knuckles Remastered Stream for Success) to a full blown drunken rage-filled good time (Sonic And The Secret Rings)

  • Nintendothon
Archives of the famous Nintendothon, an almost non-stop charity event featuring HFC, BSC, FTCR, and more guests, as they play games to raise money for the Mind Charity. Many of the most (im)famous FTCR running gags and jokes were started here including Kirby's Dream Land (Whispy Woods), Banjo-Ka Smoovies (Airhorns), & Smoovies Adventures (Everything Miwa)

  • FTA & Mykonosfan All-Star Gaming
A series of videos featuring FTA & Mykonosfan as they explore the multiplayer modes on various Sonic & Sega related games. Each video also includes a new take on Mykonosfan's name (Mykonisfan, Digimonfan, Classic Physics Fan, Everybody Hates Chris, etc.)

  • FTA & Smoovies Play
More multiplayer related content, this time featuring FTA & (internet celebrity) Smoovies. Also included in this series is the Drunken Sonic Shuffle playthrough featuring other internet celebrity SomecallmeJohnny.

    Podcasts 

  • The Hog-Cast
A previously cancelled podcast hosted by FTA & Torch that focused on them talking about any Sonic-related news happening at the time. The podcast has since been rebooted as The Hogcast, hosted by FTA, Mykonosfan, and TJ.

  • The Super Power Flower Hour
Hosted by FTA & Smoovies (and featuring a special intro and outro from Mike Pollock), this podcast can include a variety of different topics, usually involving a guest, as they talk about any number of topics, usually relating to said guest.

  • Skype Sanctuary
A freeform chat that usually involves a wide-variety of guests deciding to just simply talk and shoot-the-shit over Skype. One of the few FTCR projects not to have FTA involved with every episode, as some episodes only feature guests Brain Scratch Comms, Blaze Otaku, and Sonic Retro.

  • Sonic Sez
The most on going and consistent of the podcasts, this features FTA, Th 3 Anti Guardian, Jono Carter, TJ and several other of their friends as they discuss about the Sonic The Hedgehog & Sonic Universe comics by Archie.

    Reviews 

Hosted by Mykonosfan, in an attempt to fill a huge gap in his gaming knowledge, as he explores beloved (and hated) games associated with the brand and see if he can discover any hidden gems. It is by far the longest running FTCR review series to date.

  • Smoovies Reviews
A highly produced project in which the one and only Smoovies goes in depth to pick apart and dissect how good the Sonic games (or any games) are really. So far only the Sonic 1 review has been released, but the Sonic 2 one is very soon...

  • Film Reviews
It's exactly what you get, reviews of movies that have come out. So far the only review released is of Wreck-It Ralph.

  • You Can Do Better
Hosted by Karto 1989 of Blaze Otaku, it's a series that looks over games to see what could be done to improve them. So far only 1 episode has been produced (Sonic Adventure).

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    Special Zone 

  • Cake Bake Zone
A series of videos which show off special Sonic-related cakes, baked by FTA's wife, Kari.

  • Cutscene Commentaries
Commentaries of the cutscenes from various Sonic games, from individual ones, to the Sonic Movies compliations. Usually done by FTA & Torch, with a few FTA solo.

  • A Welcome Message From
Find The Computer Room.com plugs from various people involved in the Sonic series.

  • Super Sonic Sum-Ups
You know the "_____ in 5 Seconds"? It's like that, but with Sonic.

  • Extra Zone
Any miscellaneous videos that FTCR has created, from Interviews, to Photoshop Videos, and Cutscene Edits.

  • Randoms

    Featurettes 

  • Summer of Sonic '09

  • Summer of Sonic '10

  • Summer of Sonic '11


FindTheComputerRoom contains examples of:

  • Aborted Arc: The original run of Sonic Lost World was lost.
    • Sonic 4: Episode 2 was this with the co-op, as the online wasn't working when FTA and Smoovies were trying. They talked over the single player instead.
    • FTA & MykonosFan did eventually do the co-op locally.
    • Their playthrough of the (in)famous Bee Movie tie-in game was cut short after 5 episodes due to their copy of the game no longer working.
  • Ambiguously Gay: Between FTA and Smoovies, and later between FTA
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  • Ascended Fangirl: Mia, she's a fan of FTCR & FTA during his time on HFC that made her one day randomly add Gareth on Skype which in turn made her an official FTCR member.
  • Bad Boss: Played for Laughs with FTA, who constantly insults and berates his fellow commentators, as well as firing them multiple times over something incredibly petty.
  • Big Fun: TJ may be the biggest member of the group, but he is also the most lovable.
  • Breakout Character: SSF1991 aka Donnie, the always put-upon butt monkey of the group, has become extremely popular with the fans for his memes and his tenacity with Spinball.
  • Catchphrase:
    • Ch'yeaah, buddy!
    • CHICKEN! (Smoovies)
    • Hauppage
    • Babababwaaah!(TJ)
    • You're fired! (FTA)
    • Awesomesauce (FTA)
  • Crossover: With Ted, Ryan, Johnny and Lewis of BrainScratch Commentaries who have appeared in parts of various LPs and Podcasts. FTA has also been in a few BSC Commentaries.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Almost everyone, though the levels of "deadpan" may vary.
  • Fan-Art: People have made this of various FTCR members, and the crew occasionally talks about some of the bad Sonic Fan Art.
    • The Nintendothon brought about a slew of memes with the various FTCR members pasted over characters faces, among a load of other stuff.
  • Fan Boy: Most of the commentators are this towards Sonic.
  • First-Name Basis: Since the crew are friends outside the internet, they often use their names instead of handles. Gareth is FTA, Stephen is Smoovies, Skyler is SegaSky, Mia is MagneticNeko, Chris is MykonosFan and Donnie is... Donnie.
  • Four-Man Band:
  • Gag Dub: "Sonic 3&K" by the "Hellfire Boys", which can be seen here.
  • Genki Girl: Inverted. TJ is a genki guy.
  • Guest-Star Party Member: Guests in LPs, Podcasts and other videos, from friends of the crewmembers, to people working for SEGA, to people added at random (Sonic 3D Blast).
  • The Hyena: FTA, full stop. Every third remark levied by his co-commentators sends him into an exaggerated cackling frenzy.
  • Hot-Blooded: TJ and FTA.
  • Large Ham: TJ, usually. "BWABWABWABWAAAAAAAH!"
  • Last-Name Basis: Clement, whenever he appears as a guest. His own LPs show his first name is Jamie.
  • Let's Play: They used to call them commentaries but now they refer to them as LPs.
  • Live Episode: The FTCR Livestreams, Marathons, and FTA and Smoovies/MykonosFan Play series.
  • Nice Guy: The crew are essentially this, especially with their fans. Any Jerkass moments in-universe are Played for Laughs.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: TJ and FTA are the red to Smoovies', Mykonosfan's, and Donnie's blue.
  • Self-Deprecation: Nowhere will you find more shots taken at the site than on its own social media outlets.
  • Shameless Self-Promoter/Please Subscribe to Our Channel: Played for Laughs by FTA or Smoovies.
  • Shout-Out: Their channel has shoutouts to FTCR from various developers and voice actors from the Sonic series. The crew occasionally make a few, too.
  • The Stoic: Mykonosfan.
    • Not So Stoic: Whenever something's really funny, expect his laugh to be the loudest.
  • Stylistic Suck: They like to present themselves as this. Much of the comedy in their playthroughs comes from their extremely loose and manic commentary style. This may be a parody of many famous LPers that are criticized for not talking about the game being covered and instead just making noises.
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