Backyard Survivor showcases awesomeness of fandom

Op-Ed

Johansson doesn’t need de-ageing CGI in Black Widow but got it anyway

The trailer for Black Widow looks insanely awesome, however, Natasha Romanoff looks a little off because...

The Joker dance scene looks like a meth head tweaking out

The Joker dance scene is cool, but lets be honest; if it wasn't Joaquin Phoenix you'd...

Russian Modern Warfare ban should be revoked, here is why

Activision's latest Call of Duty game may be their biggest, but according to the Russians it...
Mickey D.
Mickey used to be a wondering pen, or rather a free lance journalist, until he settled down as the editor for Sausage Roll.

The Australian Survivor fandom is awesome. Hosts of 2 Boys Talk Survivor and super-fans, Kyle and Bryan, created their own version called Backyard Survivor. And it’s a smashing success.

Kyle and Bryan started their own podcast “2 Boys Talk Survivor” which quickly exploded in popularity. One day they thought, “wouldn’t it be fun if we just did a backyard version of Survivor,” and their community got behind them. A few months later Backyard Survivor was born.

You might also like

It has all the elements of the real Survivor: tribal counsel, hidden idols, blindsides, immunity challenges, rewards and even flame-less torch snuffing. And what truly gives Backyard Survivor an authentic feel is the people who play it. Survivor has always been about ordinary people from different walks of life who have to come together to overcome some of the most physically and mentally exhausting challenges to see if they can outwit, outplay and outlast the others. This seems to be something the official Australian Survivor has kind of forgotten about as they now seem to be focusing more on getting celebs to play instead of everyday normal people.

Meet the fandom: former Backyard Survivor castaways

Matt

Matt represents the Survivor fandom | Sausage Roll

Matt is a nurse and a survivor super-fan. His biggest fear is losing, he absolutely hates losing. He called Rem out for being the biggest physical threat in his season of Backyard Survivor.

My biggest fear is losing.

Emma

Emma played Backyard Survivor with a hang-over | Sausage Roll

Emma might have rocked up a little under prepared.. and uh, under the weather. She hadn’t read the rules and had a pretty big night the night before. But Backyard Survivor is all about perception and there is nothing big-ass shades can’t hide, and an extra large triple-shot latte should fix her right up.. or at least she thought!

It would be a miracle if I can pull this off today.

Rem

Rem, the physical threat | Sausage Roll

Rem was perceived as a physical threat by everyone in the first hour and rightfully so. His tribe won the most challenges and therefor they barely had to go tribal counsel. And when they finally did, Rem was the biggest target.

I’m just going to take it as it comes.

Amy O

Amy O knows how to play Survivor | Sausage Roll

Nothing got passed Amy O. She was definitely the most switched on player. She gave a play-by-play commentary on exactly what was going, and not just in her tribe. She even called Rem out for being a little hot-headed.

I think they are going to vote out Emma… because she’s hung-over as *****

2 boys make Survivor… again!

Most fans won’t ever get the opportunity to experience the real “Survivor” so they created their own series, “Backyard Survivor” for the fandom. They design themes and build challenges that are inspired by the show. They are also committed to creating seasons that are entertaining, unpredictable, fair and fun, for both the players and the audience. And although the whole contest only lasts 24 hours, Kyle and Bryan have managed to produce an entire 9 episode season with each episode ranging between 25-50 minutes. And it is some quality viewing in spite of its budget!

The first season premiered on their YouTube channel in February of 2018 and it was a triumphant success. They’ve now concluded their second season which will premiere on their YouTube channel very soon and are already funding their third. They’ve currently raised close to AUD$400 of their $2000 goal on their IndieGoGo and still have 41 days to go.

If you enjoy Backyard Survivor consider supporting these guys by either donating to their budget on IndieGoGo or checking out their podcast 2 boys talk Survivor.

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Latest News

Tesla Cybertruck spotted in Los Angeles and it looks out of place

Seems like some fat cats are willing to fork over millions to get their hands on...

Mortal Kombat production gets violent: cuts, bruises and broken bones

James Wan is adapting the most violent videogame ever into an R-rated action movie and the cast members are really getting hurt.

Baby Yoda Pop! vinyl looks more like a gremlin and a Sullustan

Pre-orders are now open for the Baby Yoda Pop! Vinyl figurine which will release on April 20th... it may be the...

BTS ARMY are outraged over YouTube Rewind 2019

Although some fans are happy that BTS got featured in YouTube Rewind, other's believe there's foul play and think they should...

There’s a Last of Us movie coming next year and it looks like bad cosplay

According to IMDb there's a film adaptation of the popular videogame coming in January, 2020. It looks terrible and cringey.
- Advertisement -

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -