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Colin Wyckoff, better known by his YouTube handle Kitty0706, was a Garry's Mod animator who gained much online notoriety for his comedic machinima videos featuring characters from the online first-person shooter game Team Fortress 2. In late January 2015, Wyckoff died at the age of 20 due to complications from leukemia.
On April 14th, 2007, Wyckoff launched the Kitty0706 YouTube channel. On September 14th, the first video was uploaded titled "True Crime: Criminal Justice: Part 1," which featured footage from the 2005 action sandbox game True Crime: New York City using the game's debug mode (shown below, left). On June 25th, 2009, Colin uploaded a video featuring the Team Fortress 2 Heavy ordering an Xbox 360 from Amazon (shown below, right), gaining more than 3.6 million views and 18,500 comments over six years.
On August 21st, Wyckoff released the video "Team Fortress 2: Moments with Heavy – Heavy Goes Bowling," featuring several different Team Fortress 2 characters competing at a bowling alley (shown below, left). Within six years, the video gained over 4.6 million views and 15,700 comments. On December 5th, 2010, the video "Moments with Heavy – Heavy's Retarded Holiday" was uploaded, in which the Heavy character is sucked into a Valve game (shown below, right). Within five years, the video garnered upwards of 4.1 million views and 27,500 comments.
On September 22nd, 2011, the Kitty0706 channel featured the video "Mass Defect", featuring Garry's Mod characters interacting with the protagonist Commander Shepard from the video game Mass Effect (shown below, left). Over four years, the video received more than 3.4 million views and 21,000 comments. On February 22nd, 2012, Wyckoff released his most popular video titled "Team Fabulous 2," featuring Team Fortress 2 characters battling each other on the custom TF2 map mario_kart (shown below, right). In the first three years, the video gained over 14 million views and 80,000 comments. As of August 29th, 2020, it has over 25 million views.
On February 21st, 2013, Wyckoff released the video "Ass's Creed: Enter the Anus," in which the Assassin's Creed character Desmond Miles is terrorized by a Team Fortress 2 Medic (shown below, left). On November 13th, 2014, Wyckoff uploaded his last video, containing highlights from his livestream of the 2010 survival horror game Alan Wake (shown below, right).
On January 25th, 2015, Wyckoff died due to complications from leukemia. The following day, FacePunch Forums member SirDavid255 announced Wyckoff's death in a thread which gathered upwards of 390 responses in two weeks. Also on January 26th, Redditor wickedplayer494 posted the news on the /r/tf2 subreddit, where it accumulated more than 4,000 votes (94% upvoted) and 1,000 comments, with many expressing their appreciation for Wyckoff's work and sorrow for his passing. On February 4th, YouTuber DasBo Schitt uploaded a Wyckoff tribute video (shown below).
Team Fabulous 2 Reanimated
On January 10th, 2020, a Team Fabulous 2 redraw collaboration was announced on Twitter to honor Kitty0706 and raise money for leukemia research. With over a hundred animators, the final video titled "Team Fabulous 2: Reanimated" was posted to YouTube on July 6th, 2020 (shown below). In under two months, it gained over 1.8 million views and raised over $22,000 USD for leukemia research.
 Facepunch Forums (via Wayback Machine) – Kitty0706 Also Known as Colin Wyckoff Passed Away Today
 Reddit – The creator of Team Fabulous 2
 Twitter – @Teamfabulous2R
 YouTube – Team Fabulous 2 Reanimated
 Twitter – @Teamfabulous2R
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