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Hello Internet! I'm MatPat and welcome to GAME THEORY! Do you ever wonder what secrets could be hiding in your favorite games? So do we! From piecing together the complete FNAF timeline to figuring out if Toadette is REALLY a young Princess Peach, we cover it all! If you want to take a deep dive into the world of nerdy theories, join the Game Theorist's community today!

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  • On this episode of game theory we watch Lockstin

  • Glad to see you putting that Musical Theater background to good use, Pat.

  • Naw, Clauncher is definitely based on a pistol shrimp.

  • Why can’t they teach us this in living earth

  • Ok so you inspired me to look at my fnaf book "the freddy files" and this may not be important at all but the beginning picture for chapter 2, it has a picture of the puppet giving a present to a little kid with red hair and freckles. You mentioned in an earlier video that Fritz, the one who posseses foxy, has freckles. Well in the background of this image, there are 5-7 normal foxys, and 2-3 funtime foxys in the background. Idk maybe this means absolutely nothing but I thought it'd be interesting to point out

  • What's next? You say warzone is all a dream of a dying soldier because you can't kill the birds that te flying around the place?!?!

  • Where can I download the song at the start on Spotify

  • I got a Japanese pikachu from Pokémon home. 🎵Gonna go make some pichus!🎵

  • That's so weird- There's like Only one Character in sun & moon who isn't 10 or 11 and that's Gladion since he's like 14

  • :( i sod for shiny

  • That opening was mad cringe mat 😂

  • if i had a switch i could help someone bc i live in italy HAHAHHA

  • Everyone knows it's all about them sparkles!

  • Love it but could you talk more about Wanda vision

  • 6:18 I feel bad for the audio viewers

  • Sooooo.... What about shiny legendaries

  • What I got from this is catching them is a good thing since they wouldn't survive in the wild

  • Green is the protagonist of Pokémon green

  • I have a shiny Regieleki I got from wonder trading

  • This sounds like a dorkly story

  • Yall be quick

  • 6:23 omg those kids are monsters

  • You should do a terraria one

  • So shinies are just incest Pokémon?

  • I just love the subtitles, thank you for who ever made them

  • avatar = insest ?

  • scott: Haha, new game! MatPat will have to make another theory! matpat: no u

  • My... my... EARS... my so sorry but.... that song is CRINGE

  • I am intimidated by TaMAToa

  • RT spent ALL of that time looking for a shiny wooloo. Well..

  • *Has never played a main line Pokémon game* Mmmmmmhmmmmmmm

  • Beanos boy

  • matpat exists as tamotoa me: i thought this was a shiny pokemon video matpat a few seconds later: cuz my pokemon are shiny me: ohh now i get it

  • My town doesn’t have any birds of prey, and coyotes are rare, so there’s a family of albino squirrels that do pretty well for themselves.

  • Just for that intro this gets a like, already amazing

  • The shiny thing wont get outdated because its already outdated

  • it's not shiny it's *SHI NEA*

  • The title:Your shiny Pokémon are doomed Me:in sword with my shiny machop named one punch man

  • I got a shiny shedinja. Checkmate.

  • Minor correction for 9:59 in the video: It is not a lack of genetic diversity that causes mutation. The mutations were either already present or will arise randomly. However, there is typically still a good copy of the other gene to mask the effect of the bad gene (assuming Matpat is talking about recessive genes), and in a large, diverse gene pool the individual is less likely to have both copies of the gene be mutated. The lack of genetic diversity increases the probability the the offspring will inherit two mutant copies of any given gene (one from each parent), resulting in them express the mutant phenotype. There are exceptions to this, but in the vast majority of cases this is what happens.

  • Mat: says they're all gonna die Me: yeah, probably gonna say something like it's a super rare very deadly genetic disease. Or that the others would actively seek out it's death because they don't recognize it or something

  • Me with a completed shiny living dex except for shiny locked Pokémon: oh no anyways

  • *flashbacks to RTGames Woloo genocide*

  • I kinda like the idea of meeting foreign players and befriending them in order to increase your chances of hatching a shiny pokemon

  • Three months I've cried aimlessly into the void, hoping my voice would be heard. No more... The Game Theorists The Game Theorists The Game Theorists *_HAHA!_*_ Now that I have your attention, I would remind you on behalf of the Minecraft community that Ỳ̶͔́̃͠O̵͉͇͒̽̂̐̓̔̅̅͝Ų̴͇̯̱͎̠̺̫̩̖͐͑́̊̈́͠ ̷̨̫͉̗̈́̔̓͑̑̅͝P̴̨̣̩̙͙͎̦̻̻̑̿̈̇̓͂̾͘Ŗ̸̦̱͚̟̝̲͔̺̜̔̆̅̓̚O̴̢͙͇̺̬̝̠̿̄̈́M̴͇͉̯͋̊̅̄̓͌̚Ȉ̶̱̅́̚S̷͍̻͕̬̭͖͉̎͛̊̾͂͒̀͠E̸̢͇̖̝̲͖͍̋̐́̎̈́͘Ḍ̶̡͍͚̼̙͙͕̐́̄̍̽̒ͅ ̸̡̙̟̥̬̻̰̞̎̊̾̈́͆̈́̂̾̅U̴̞͚̺̝͖͚̦͓͆̊S̷̭̜̲̈́͗̉ ̸̨̡̧̝̭̞̖̼͍̍̿̇̑̐͂́͘H̶͖͖̃̕E̷̱̱̻̳̥̺̘̗͐͊͌͒̈̑̀̀͜R̶̼̭̫̀͑̅͋ͅO̵̡̿͛̓̀́͊̈́̌͒̚B̷̟̮͉̖̭̣͖̗͓̒̐̄̈́́͂͐͊̋̕R̵̨̳̭̹͚̅Ï̶̡͚̰̘̪̻͓͈̲̐N̶̬̘̯͘E̴̫̫̞̳̓̇̐͂̂́̉̽̄̍!̴̻̳͚̠̎̃̽͂̄̊̆̈́!̶͈̐͗̅̍̄̉̽͋̓̐!̴̞͕̫̀̉͂̑̋_ P.S. You should read _The End_ by Catherynne M. Valente, it gives some interesting insight as to what makes the End a prison for its inhabitants. Thanks! :)

  • Fugates: have blue skin because of stuff... Alabama:Finnaly a worth opponent. our battle will be legendary


  • All animals and living things in general are doomed to die. lol this theory is dumb

  • Me who has only had one shiny Pokémon in Pokémon brick bronze (that Roblox game): * visible concern*

  • thats why my shiny lickitunge looks like it needs to go to the hospital

  • Photophobic, not photosensitive. It’s an odd name for a translucent iris for certain, but that’s the proper name.

  • I just casually finished catching 4 shiny registeels inside of every game (took 1 month! thought it would take longer.), then this comes in my recommended of all things. That title.. also i LOVE GREEN SHINIES JHEJKHRFHJREHJKFRJKHFHJRK

  • love vids

  • Noooooooo jericho my shiny bulbasaur

  • Why a Moana song in a Pokémon episode?

  • You claim that shinies are the inbred mutants, but what if the shinies are the original and the common pokemon are the inbred variants, which would explain why taking pokemon from different parts of the world causes a color change when you increase the genetic diversity. And honestly, how many pokemon were bred, hatched, and released because they weren't shiny from the same two parents? That's a whole lot of brothers and sisters running around in the wild. It would also explain the prevalence of non shiny pokemon, as they were originally the unique special variants that everyone wanted. Now genetic diversity is non-existent so almost every pokemon is regular.

  • I unironically loved that intro.

  • Isnt that crab from moana???

  • Speaking of ball pythons I have a bumblebee ball python (a rescue, I know the practice is unethical). I love him to death

  • That intro made me die of cringe. Thanks MatPat. good vid tho

  • Before i watch the video they are doomed to die like white tigers are accept white tigers are man made

  • Damn nice intro😂

  • Audible is screwing creators dude - the YT channel Stardock did a video on it and you need to go watch it.

  • Well I don’t have to worry about my shiny Pokémon dying cause I don’t have any! This video is also funny cause I recently learned about genetic mutation in my biology class lol

  • Oml "my pokimon are shiny"

  • This is true and can happen to humans as well with their hair or body.

  • so i guess have them somehow bred the shinnies through imbedding

  • for anyone who asked yes this is the longest intro he ever did.

  • First shiny Pokémon I caught was Magnimite, what was yours?

  • Matpat needs to make an album

  • Try doing a game theory on the hidden lore of Twisted Metal: Black.

  • Snake? Snake? SNAAAAAKE!!!!

  • wait the blue lobter is the harder one to get i have 2-5 of those and only 1 normal

  • This would explain why our domesticated animals look so different from wild animals. (Of course, that is pretty obvious.)

  • :D D: 🙂 ☹️

  • 8:03 its the stupindeum

  • a new fnaf game comin out

  • So albino humans are the Shiny version of humans

  • Matpat said the logbook was a children’s activity book A few minutes later we knew he was wrong It was a book for the actual fans not those dumb children

  • Make book theory