Game Theory: The Real Face Behind The Cult (Kanye Quest 3030)
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Theorists, in our last episode we talked about the cult hiding inside a video game. Today we are taking that one step further. I got the chance to talk to the person behind Ascension. This goes deeper than Kanye Quest 3030. Will you follow me down this rabbit hole?

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Writer: Matthew Patrick and Ryan Sheehan
Editors: Pedro Freitas and Tyler Mascola
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  • Not Emir
    Not Emir


  • Declan Markey
    Declan Markey

    It’s a. 3 Eye Bad furby game link dokey dokey

  • Declan Markey
    Declan Markey

    Hey game

  • MooseGoose

    This is what happens when you let Kanye into his zone

  • Space_Cadet

    every time I hear "congratulations..." my brain immediately follows up with "you've won!" darn me and my early internet days.

  • The Game Thinkers
    The Game Thinkers

    I think I watched this video already. FROM A VHS PLAYER.

  • Spideybro213

    I thought this was a game theory on little nightmares 2

  • Couch Potato
    Couch Potato

    Hmm i guess we'll have to wait for 3030

  • Paola Andrea Orozco Dorado
    Paola Andrea Orozco Dorado

    Do a mr hopps Playhouse theory

  • D B
    D B

    Soo, was that Mirror Matt with audio shenanigans rereading comments so as to give anonymity to Valyrie ?

  • baslucky 8
    baslucky 8

    I ❤️ you

  • TheAdvertisement

    This is legit Matpat solving a real life mystery at this point. This isn't even an ARG this is literally him figuring out what exactly happened to this ARG.

  • TheAdvertisement

    3:28 As the image darkens, the text "ZINXL/Z1=ERCD" appears. Does anyone know what this means?

  • Molnskuggan

    Video 4 of posting about otamatone lore

  • DudeGuy

    ISdowns automatic captions: "I witnessed welcome sh*t game fairy!"

  • teamboobooseth1

    One thing that doesn’t really make sense to me is that Valryi claims to not be the creator of Kanye 3030 and that it has nothing to do with them(?). But as Matt said, it’s highly likely that the pastebin poster is the game’s creator, and the pastebin poster’s PayPal name was Nick Lyons, one of Valryi’s alias and that seems too much of a coincidence to be just a coincidence to me.

  • keruomi

    matpat: could be possibly related to cult behaviour subtitles: screen preview The Little penguin

  • Melvin Rivera
    Melvin Rivera

    Can you do a sally face Siri please and thank you

  • V


  • zeph williams
    zeph williams

    Oh my god this is creepy!!

  • Justin Crozier
    Justin Crozier


  • Dons world
    Dons world

    2:34 "Why ask for all that infomation later?" To make you think your safe when you dissagree at the end and that you havent already ´´Joined´´ the cult

  • awesomejay 147
    awesomejay 147

    HTW wrote a comment about making a theory about the game “house” by bark bark games. Good ideas! But I would like to see a GT not live of it instead.

  • ziqi92

    Maybe the fourth theory channel should be AR Theory

  • Dr.Octavuis Brine
    Dr.Octavuis Brine

    Make a Cocomelon cult theory !

  • lulu

    why is kanye west starting a cult

  • Cult Of the blood god
    Cult Of the blood god

    Speaking of cults does anyone want to join us for a wonderful experience

  • Pilotpandashot !!!!
    Pilotpandashot !!!!

    Turn on captions it’s weird

  • Paxton King
    Paxton King

    do a video about o how dva from overwatch dose not die to her ult and her mech respawns its wrong

  • sayu

    valyri is so cool what an inspiration

  • .loop-? .loop-?

    Aaand the next clue iiiiiiiis, PayPal :3

  • Brayan Rubio
    Brayan Rubio

    Get MamaMax on here and Akidearest

  • Jorji Costova
    Jorji Costova

    It was all masterminded by Kanye East

  • TheKambler

    Haven’t seen a video of yours in years. I hope all is well with you and your family =) I miss these videos

  • flapman

    So the girl isn't the maker. Its just someone who made the music that is played there

  • RandomGuy0400

    Man, why would you do that? Now I'll have to play the first 17 seconds of the video backwards to see what is says... Although my first guess is that it's something like "SubScribe To MAttPat NOW" on repeat

  • Oreagle

    Ben10 went through some real hard times he lost a point and downgraded to ben9


    Paypal address to Valyri? Weird

  • Dmitri Axel
    Dmitri Axel

    Day 2 asking Game Theory for Last Theory of Petscop

  • _lolbit_

    Matpat deserves a Netflix series for arg/ rpg theories

  • Aztek

    Matt should make his forth channel, if he already doesn’t have the idea, about the mysteries of creepy pasta, specifically ARG. ai just find things fascinating about things like Ben Drowned and The Wilbur Soot ARG. It’s just an cool idea I’ve thought about whilst sharing this vid.

  • Rickstar Commentarys
    Rickstar Commentarys

    Hey this went up on my birthday, nice.

  • im a person
    im a person

    Matpat you HAVE to see this theory about crying obsidian in minecraft

  • Himanish Goel
    Himanish Goel

    when will he do a lore on minecraft redstone, its pretty big considering it can make infinite energy

  • Job Mulder
    Job Mulder

    Could you maybe do a theory on Feather Family (ROBLOX)? It's a roleplaying game with a hint of magic? You can see for yourself. There was a weird professor, and he resurrected ancient birds. He's gone now. I know it's a weird video to comment this on, but this is one of the most recent videos.

    • Job Mulder
      Job Mulder

      P.S. There are (magical) trees hidden in all of the biomes seen in Skylands, they share a weird connection with the stones in all of the biomes. Small stones can be found above almost all of the trees. Copies of these stones can be found placed around a giant pink tree in Fantasy Field. Maybe this is something to work with?

  • Andrejs Lilles
    Andrejs Lilles

    Can we get a theory on rust?

  • Scott Peterman
    Scott Peterman

    i wonder what would happen if you actually beat the normal game

  • Tobias Nitz
    Tobias Nitz

  • Icy_Tubes-Officail

    Ok so none of my Business but I think he should do some sort of game theory of Bob the FNF mod now you may be saying but he's just a normal old mod but I found something... in the newest bob update right now Bobs onslaught if you beat the last song ( and I'm not talking about little man ) there's texts that pops up with loud sounds the could mabye hurt your ears. anyways there text that pops up witch is a Link to a google drive here's the Link and it has some stuff to be frank pretty sus like a note that says "I don't know what this weird goop is in your office is" and I'm guessing it has something to do when in the second song in Bob onslaught you can see bob dripping with evil goop or something. And also in there is what looks like a child drawing of "me Mom and dad" and the dad is the only one whos frowning witch may mean whys bobs design is always smiling because he never smiled. I don't I why put so much effort to this text he's Probably not gonna see this but if he does then yayyyyy :D

  • somepersonidk2

    honestly since mattpat did this he should do on the roblox group mugen

  • CheesecakeLasagna

    This is one elaborate way to promote your music on bandcamp.

  • DaRealRoxy

    You should try doing a theory on Aika Village in animal crossing. It’s really confusing and if anyone could try find some lore in it, it would be you. I hope you see this comment!

  • Wolf_Girl

    Does anyone else have weird subtitles??? What is that about? Did MatPat put that in? Turn on your CC!

  • Riccardo Russi
    Riccardo Russi

    i just realized that The Game Theorists has 2.999.289.005 views, almost 3 bil. so ye.

  • deen sama
    deen sama

    so, what's the deal with the very real stuff about ascensionism prior to 2013? did you ask valyri about it? did she base her project off that loose religious concept? if not, then why that name, and also more importantly, why did Phenix choose to include information about the pre-2013 religion, which irrevocably tied Valyri (presumably a chill artist who wanted to work on a cult themed art project) to the pre-2013 version of ascenionism? something seems off

  • Oikawa right elbow
    Oikawa right elbow

    Please do alter ego :D

  • Kaden Howard
    Kaden Howard

    Its like how he fell into the trap of promoting grub hub

  • BlitzbyYT

    Matpat there is some secret lore in the bobs onslaught friday night funkin mod with a google drive link at the end of the last song. i don’t think anyone has figured it out yet.

  • Luca Luca
    Luca Luca

    Waiting for Fran bow theory 🥴

  • sol

    Games I really want to see covered is either Therapy with Doctor Albert Krueger or better for a theory, Vincent: The Secret of Myers. Vtsom is still ongoing but both could be really good for Gtlive!! Really wanna see either of these covered, v underrated :(

  • Sanjay Panicker
    Sanjay Panicker

    Theory Idea: The relation between the different characters and factions of AFK arena (Highly rated mobile game). Like if u agree as well

  • Audio Boys
    Audio Boys

    ARGs are not a personality, zoomers

  • Pensive

    Ok, right off the bat with creepy intro😂

  • Seth Bass
    Seth Bass

    I warned you the first time Join us

  • DerpyMooCow

    This whole cult thing freaks me out, I feel like I’m being watched. It’s crazy what a small secret in an 8 year old game can lead to...

  • TJlolbagger

    Didn’t MamaMax do a more in-depth video on this?

    • Tulus Setiawan
      Tulus Setiawan

      Yep, i see it

  • christhestampeder

    But hey, that's just a stalking; an E-stalking! Thanks for watching!

  • James Cochran
    James Cochran

    MatPat make a vid on submiton

  • Kasaen

    Day 2 of asking for a 21 Pilots Film Theory episode

  • Vaughnn Ryan Tadiaque
    Vaughnn Ryan Tadiaque

    Matpat can you make a theroy about

  • Kye

    Markiplier has requested a pressure washing simulator lore video do your work man 😩😩😩

  • Ritzy

    Have you heard of the game Omori, it’s such a cute but scary rpg :)

  • SilverEden Wonvi
    SilverEden Wonvi

    where is petscop?

  • Dr. Inferno
    Dr. Inferno

    You should check out the newly released BOB MOD from what it seems like a looks like a ddlcmixed with fnaf and fnf

  • The Gamer Squad
    The Gamer Squad

    Mat you should make a channel that rounds out the circle of game theory, movie theory,and food theory you should make.... Book Theory

  • BreadWithoutButter

    the first minute is like a lucid dream and a crazy conspiracy theory all in one

  • Terry Tube
    Terry Tube

    I thought the eye was DDLC third eye lol

  • Captain

    You should do Walten Files

  • Bianca Machado Methoruci
    Bianca Machado Methoruci

    There is new stuff on the doki doki literature club plus! I think your theory is right!

  • Xartan Cebaldus
    Xartan Cebaldus

    How about a Theory that Morgana from Persona 5 is actually a reborn Adachi?

  • Yume

    Wait till game theory and the other theory channels is just a cult invitation

  • T-rexFalcon -
    T-rexFalcon -

    Please anyone make him play kenshi and theorise about the second game

  • kyle sullivan
    kyle sullivan

    There were a lot of videos on this well before game theory covered it and them no credit. Looks like game theory is stealing content again

  • Ariel Gladwell
    Ariel Gladwell

    Mat... please.. Markiplier himself has requested a deep dive into the lore of Power Washing Simulator... he asked for you personally.

  • harley whitehurst
    harley whitehurst

    The game came out in 2013, and she says that back then, she would find game devs on discord? Discord came out in 2015

  • jack steensland
    jack steensland

    Could you make a video about powerwash simulator

  • Arkainjel

    This may be buried in the comments but on the topic of cults, is there a possibility of getting a video on The Blackout Club. It is SUCH and interesting game with a story that never got finished as the devs had unfortunate real life issues in the form of a wildfire burning down their office followed by the "cooties" lockdown a few months later. For a VERY brief synopsis, in the small town of Redacre, whose communication is cut off from the outside world, a voice/god/demon/entity (it is intentionally left vague but for easy explanation we'll just call them 'Voices') named SPEAK-AS-ONE (yes, they are all spelled with capslock) has taken over the adults, causing them to perform tasks in their sleep. For various reasons, other Voices have split from SAO, be it to rebel against (THEE-I-DARE), create mischief (THE-LAST-LAUGH), enact vengeance (SEED-THE-GRUDGE), hunt for sport (HUNT-THE-STRONG), restore the nature order of death (IN-HER-TEETH), create balance using logic (THE-MEASURE-CUTS), or accept sacrifices to save others (DIE-FOR-YOU). As a child living in Redacre, you're determined to save the parents of the town by dedicating yourself to one of these Voices and performing various night missions to disrupt SPEAK-AS-ONE's cult activities within the town. Not only are there branching stories of various townsfolk but there is also drama between the Voices and their relationships to each other. It is a FASCINATING game with little to no recognition and I'd love to hear a theory on what is actually going on within the town.

  • Nnto

    PowerWash Simulator Theory??

  • enderlady beats2
    enderlady beats2

    Do a video on how Taro yamada from yandere simulator is “L” from death note

  • polygone two
    polygone two

    Well that's a mildly unsatisfying ending. Oh well.

  • NoVa Dark
    NoVa Dark

    Not going to lie I kind of want to see a fortnight Theory because it's probably more complicated then Five Nights at Freddy's

  • Riley Redd
    Riley Redd

    3:10 Thats when my brother was born.....

  • Oddly Allaway
    Oddly Allaway

    Matpat is going to get kidnapped one day for uncovering a secret he shouldn’t have then posting a video about it

  • wolf Master
    wolf Master

    Roblox brookhaven hase so much lore I seen some of it

  • Gary Smith
    Gary Smith

    Hey are you aware of this weird channel when I clicked on some of there videos it seemed like there might be something behind the channel like some hidden lore or something

  • future fame
    future fame

    i think this is the first theory that has been actually solved.

  • NateG

    Petscop is back.

  • Adán Ramírez
    Adán Ramírez

    Something doesn’t make sense. Why would Phenix never tell Valyri he added that element to his game?

  •  ♡ •Tσɾ1.Yxι •♡
    ♡ •Tσɾ1.Yxι •♡

    can you do a theory on the cube escape series?

  • The Evil Dalek
    The Evil Dalek

    Original thought it was a Little Nightmares theory at last from the thumbnail!

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