The vlogger had fought a yearslong battle with most cancers earlier than dying on Thursday. His YouTube channel of recreation overview movies and podcasts had 2.2 million subscribers.
His spouse, Genna Bain, posted information of his loss of life on Twitter, together with the phrases to the poem “Love Fixed Past Dying” by Francisco de Quevedo.
Followers on Reddit celebrated Bain as a passionate advocate for gaming customers who supported indie builders by way of his movies and The Co-Elective Podcast.
Bain was identified with bowel most cancers in 2014 and he introduced it was terminal the next 12 months. It appeared to have unfold to his liver and different elements of his physique.
Bain wrote simply over three weeks in the past on Reddit that he was retiring, as he was not responding to chemotherapy, in what he stated would probably be his final public well being replace.
“I am retiring as a critic to spend whats (sic) left of my life sharing my love of gaming with my spouse and all of you by way of co-op movies and streams,” he wrote.
“Unhappy past phrases to listen to this information,” wrote YouTube comic and reviewer Jonathan Jafari, higher often known as “JonTron”.
“John bain, aka @Totalbiscuit did extra good for the gaming group than most of us might do in 10 lifetimes,” posted video blogger Steven Williams, or “Boogie” on YouTube.
CORRECTION: This story has been up to date to offer the proper first title of Genna Bain.