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A Brief History
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Channel The Game Theorists
Host(s) Ryder Burgin
Run February 4, 2015 – August 24, 2017
Episodes 29
Status Switched Channel
Playlist A Brief History Playlist
Series chronology
Smash History

A Brief History is a series created and hosted by Ryder Burgin on his channel FootofaFerret, as well as on The Game Theorists. Each episode featured Ryder explaining the history of a topic, mostly franchises and people, at an edited quick pace. The first episode on The Game Theorists was about the channel itself, titled A Brief History of The Game Theorists. On August 24, 2017, Ryder released an updated version of A Brief History of The Game Theorists, in which he announced that the series would be ending on The Game Theorists channel and that he would continue uploading episodes on his personal channel, Footofaferret. As of 2019, Ryder is still running the Brief History series on his personal channel, which has amassed over 600,000 subscribers.


History of the series goes here.