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Funhaus is a videogame Youtube Channel comprised of former members of Inside Gaming from Machinima. After leaving Machinima on late January, 2015, the group form a partnership with Rooster Teeth as part of the newly formed west Coast branch of the company. Similar to their earlier works on Inside Gaming, Funhaus covers video game news, gameplays, live action skits, Q&As, and podcasts on their channel.


On January 27th, 2015, The Inside Gaming crew announced that they are leaving Machinima on their daily news program. The news was later covered by several gaming sites. The last episode of the daily was aired on January 30th as their farewell to the company.

On February 5th, 2015, Rooster Teeth Co-Founder Burnie Burns announced via his Journal on the Rooster Teeth that the Inside Gaming Crew will be joining the company under the name Funhaus as part of their newly formed West Coast branch[1]. On the same day, The Funhaus Youtube channel was created and alongside the Rooster Teeth Channel uploaded a video regarding the announcement.

On February 7th, 2015, Funhaus uploaded a video titled "SO WHAT NOW? (With Burnie!)" where they further discuss in detail about the crew joining Rooster Teeth alongside Burnie Burns. As of March, 2015, the video has gathered more than 560.000 views. The Channel officially became active on February 16th, 2015.

Crew Members

1. Adam Kovic (2015 – Present)
2. Bruce Green (2015 – Present)
3. James Willems (2015 – Present)
4. Lawrence Sonntag (2015 – Present)
5. Matt Peake (2015 – Present)
6. Joel Rubin (2015 – 2016)
7. Sean "Spoole" Poole (2015 – 2016)
8. Elyse Willems (2015 – Present)
9. Omar de Armas (2016 – Present)

Various Examples

Demo Disk

Demo Disk is a series where the crew would install play random old demo games from a PCGamer which was submitted by reddit user Kage_Oni. Usually by the end of the gameplay, Bruce Greene would destroy the disc for comedic reasons.

Dude Soup

Dude Soup is a podcast show where the crew would get together to talk about the latest hot topics in videogames, their current daily lives, and highlight fanart that was submitted by the fan community with one of the crew members playing a game as the discussion goes on.

Open Haus

Open Haus is a Q&A series where the crew would answers that were submitted to them from /r/funhaus, usually in a laid back on non serious style.

GTA5 Gameplay

GTA5 Gameplay is a series where the crew (either one person or 4 crew members) would play GTA Online matches, usually with the fan community.

The Know

On February 10th, 2015, Funhaus began their collaboration with fellow Rooster Teeth Channel The Know in delivering the latest news from the video game world similar to Inside Gaming Daily on Machinima. Similar to their previous work on Machinima, The crew would rely on clickbait style thumbnails and titles with a laid back style o their reporting while keeping as informative as possible.

Online Popularity

As of March, 2015, The Funhaus Youtube Channel has gathered up more than 459.000 views[2]. Around the same the channel's announcement, /r/funhaus[3] was created and has since gathered more than 25.000 users or "hausmates". The official Funhaus "Twitter page":": has garnered more than 80.000 followers [4] while the Funhaus official Facebook page has gathered more than 10.000 likes[5].

Search Interest

External References

[1] Rooster Teeth – Introducing Funhaus

[2] Youtube – Funhaus Youtube Channel

[3] Reddit – /r/funhaus

[4] Twitter – FunhausTeam Twitter

[5] Facebook – Funhaus Facebook Page

Recent Videos 19 total

Recent Images 3 total

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