Game Theory: Minecraft and The Power of The Dead

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I've covered some of Minecraft's dark secrets when it comes to souls. Today, we are diving even further into the mystery that is the Nether and what powers it. Theorists, has Minecraft learned to harness the power of the dead? It's time to find out!
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Writers: Matthew Patrick
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  • 1:27 Technoblade??? What are you doing?????

    Terminated MembershipTerminated Membership12 мүнөт мурун
  • Matpat can you do Incredibox theories if you can cuz altho its a music app it now has lore please get around to it 😃

    undead Reaperundead Reaper14 мүнөт мурун
  • It could have a sun, but just that you are blocked out from seeing it, it would also explain why its so hot, not just geothermal energy but it could be pretty close to the sun but has super heated bedrock or smthn acting as a barrier so u cant escape???

    SCP 173SCP 17326 мүнөт мурун
  • ''Video idea'' Make a video of Fnaf to tell where bonnie was in Fnaf 3

    bloxer108bloxer10835 мүнөт мурун
  • I am younger then this channel Noice Actually not so nice Wait a minute I am younger then most channels I am confused

    PenguinBoy32PenguinBoy3236 мүнөт мурун
  • When he said the end I thought he meant the end of the lore

    PenguinBoy32PenguinBoy3239 мүнөт мурун
  • Wife: im pregnant Husband: Its just a theory Wife: wha- Husband:*punchs her stomach* A BABY THEORY

    José ,?.José ,?.55 мүнөт мурун
  • 7:23 the power is the lavas heat 👀

    Nolan WelchNolan Welch55 мүнөт мурун
  • Soul sand, when stood on, soul noise which could mean every person that dies in the nether, their souls will be collected and turned into soul sand which made a whole biome. So when we stand on it, we get slower, that could be because the souls from the ground are trying to drag us down to become sould sand but since we jump while running, we cant be dragged down? I dont know, i just thought of this idea in the middle of the night and it came back so, yea..

    kabooseakaboosea56 мүнөт мурун
  • Or, yknow... heat energy from lava.

    Kurly FryzKurly FryzСаат мурун
  • lmao love how we just forgot about the thermal energy that could be used from lava

    Freak O'NatureFreak O'NatureСаат мурун
    • to be clear, this *is* a challenge.

      Freak O'NatureFreak O'NatureСаат мурун
  • do you think you could finish :EVERHOOD:

    David JonesDavid JonesСаат мурун

    Professor PerryProfessor PerryСаат мурун
  • Game Theory please make a video about how strong is Steve in Minecraft dungeons

    Aaron HerreraAaron HerreraСаат мурун
  • oh do a theory about the game plants vs zombies

    Radical RyryRadical RyryСаат мурун
  • I just found out that fnaf was really an old disny thing and guess what the kid talking to a yellow fred bear and who is crying in fnaf 4 in the dinsy fim was nemed chris

    Vickie KnickVickie KnickСаат мурун
  • film theiry idea what time does frozen take place. like if you want this to happen.

    Anthony MartinezAnthony MartinezСаат мурун
  • I'm wondering if you would do the Soul Sand how it's making you slow I think the souls are trying to pull you in

    Aivan jae GaaAivan jae GaaСаат мурун
  • Are you gonna do a video on the walten files or one of those things

    Steven MelchinSteven MelchinСаат мурун
  • In Pokémon is moo moo milk from Miltank different from our milk because Miltank milk restores a Pokémon’s health by 100 points with one drink? So does that is an equivalent to the protein and other nutrients in our real world milk or is something else in play? I hope this could be a potential theory.

    William WehmeyerWilliam Wehmeyer2 саат мурун
  • The mob spawners

    Yufeng yanYufeng yan2 саат мурун
  • Lol

    Yufeng yanYufeng yan2 саат мурун
  • So respawn anchors... they are really anchoring your soul to your body when you die in the nether, that's how you respawn.

    Ethan AgeieffEthan Ageieff2 саат мурун
  • Hi Matpat you will most like not see this comment but I recommend you look into battleblock theater for a game theory

    HydrosplashHydrosplash2 саат мурун
  • That DOES explain why beds explode in the nether... it’s not the bed that’s exploding, it’s the dimension itself... hungry

    PlasmaWolf7PlasmaWolf72 саат мурун
  • Love the theory but what about chemosynthesis, would that work? Like with the really deep ocean vents

    Brynna MillardBrynna Millard2 саат мурун
  • if the warp forest is created with water then how can you explain about enderman spawning there

    justin laijustin lai2 саат мурун
  • I always thought the Nether was under ground on Venus or Mercury and that the End was the moon

    PlasmaWolf7PlasmaWolf72 саат мурун
  • Mat Pat: The nether in Minecraft is powered by souls William Afton: I think I'll do that

    Seto KabaiSeto Kabai2 саат мурун
  • Please analyze granny the horror game.

    Sci Show with MohSci Show with Moh2 саат мурун
  • Why did I think he was gonna talk about the pigstep disc instead of a sponsor 😭

    Sugar RatSugar Rat2 саат мурун
  • Have you ever noticed how squids look so much like those ghast.

    Glitch Gamer ECGlitch Gamer EC2 саат мурун
  • mats back

    kechupanimationsYTkechupanimationsYT2 саат мурун
  • Todd Howard: It does work!

    Peter with no facePeter with no face2 саат мурун
  • Can you please do a Jedi Fallen Order video on how his force connection can heal or be that damaged please?

    Reckless FoxyReckless Foxy3 саат мурун
    • Or About how force Echos actually work?

      Reckless FoxyReckless Foxy2 саат мурун
  • Oh hello there

    Hassan ElshamyHassan Elshamy3 саат мурун
  • Game theory idea. what state does FNaF take place in?

    Aidan’s Trains & GamesAidan’s Trains & Games3 саат мурун
  • i love how half of the whole video its mat talking about energy instead of the actual lore

    yes yes shortsyes yes shorts3 саат мурун
  • Wait why does the bed blow up 🤨❓

    Turtle Army55Turtle Army553 саат мурун
  • The game makers not intending there to be any lore

    YTP CentralYTP Central3 саат мурун
  • 6:14 .Discord

    Slymani and ChocatilaSlymani and Chocatila3 саат мурун
  • Pls make a theory about slime and magma cube and how they live!!!

    Amir LopezAmir Lopez3 саат мурун
  • i have something you may want to look into I think at least it's VERY and I mean VERY lore heavy it's the end poem when you kill the ender dragon if you search it up on youtube you'll see it. Then you can just do your thing :)

    shiny godshiny god3 саат мурун
  • Matpat, it's actually geothermal energy. consider it please.

    Grayson TaylorGrayson Taylor3 саат мурун
  • Wait, kind of related question, is matt pat religious

  • If you want a real challenge for a theory try Returnal and tell us what the hell is going on?

    Tolinos20Tolinos203 саат мурун
  • Hey Mattpatt, can you do a theory on what if any new dimension Mojang would add, if so thanks P.s. I hope it's a void dimension

    Aidan WoodwardAidan Woodward3 саат мурун
  • doesn't the nether have geothermal energy tho like all the lava and stuff

    Little LuffyLittle Luffy3 саат мурун
  • or its a block game where theres a hell like dimension because why not this is a joke, shut up with your opinions, the people who were about to reply to this angrily.

    DragonboiDragonboi3 саат мурун
  • I actually think the Nether's main energy source may just be from the lava and core itself. In the real world there are many life forms that don't require the sun's energy, rather they preform a type of process called chemosynthesis, which relies on hydrothermal vents and the heat from the earths core. Who knows, maybe the life in the Nether actually evolved similar to that. Loved the theory anyhow!

    LilybugLilybug3 саат мурун
  • Make another theory channel like crime theory or irl theory. Just so the ph intro can be complete

    WasquashWasquash3 саат мурун
  • Are you going to finish petscope considering they release more vids

    Waynetdg NWaynetdg N4 саат мурун
  • “A more disturbing source of energy” MAT GEOTHERMAL.

    Sheev PalpatineSheev Palpatine4 саат мурун
  • Can it not just be a geothermal devalue? Like how peeps in the bottom of the oceans live?

    EO_attheinternetEO_attheinternet4 саат мурун
  • I’m still waiting on the Josh Fight theory- was Little Josh a pity winner, or did he have some physical or tactical advantage that made him king of all Joshes?

    RenaldoSeguinRenaldoSeguin4 саат мурун
  • I think the reason that Minecraft hasn’t released its lore, is because they enjoy seeing all the theorists coming up with theories about Minecraft.

    Guinea pig ArmyGuinea pig Army4 саат мурун
  • 3:50 MatPat: Says plants can't be red Me: Looks at maple...and poinsettia...and ti plants...and croton...and bromeliads...

    MerletasticMerletastic4 саат мурун
  • I have your eye did you copy game but it’s a pretty

    Curtis MooreCurtis Moore4 саат мурун
  • Why am I so bored...

    UmnerikoUmneriko4 саат мурун
  • Day 1 of asking MatPat for a new Catastrophe Crow episode

    ADynamicBagel_XADynamicBagel_X4 саат мурун
  • I don't understand. If no new energy can get inside the bedrock, how is the energy leaking out of the system? Energy can't be created nor destroyed, so where is it going?

    ReptillianStrikeReptillianStrike5 саат мурун
  • respawn anchors also use glowstone as a fuelsource to respawn you, this means glowstone either runs off of soul energy or contains magic

    someweirdflexingweebsomeweirdflexingweeb5 саат мурун
  • Hello MatPat!! Today I had a bad day, because i recived the money i needed and i though that the end of the 10th year anniversary was tomorrow, but it was today, so i couldn't buy the 10 years T-shirt and I cried a lot T-T. Is there any way I could buy it. PLS T-T

    HUBE 07HUBE 075 саат мурун
  • Another idea/theory of a way power is gained in the nether, is that there are bone blocks in soulsand valleys, which can be crafted into bonemeal, and fed to fungus to make it grow. Also maybe the nether doesn’t just take the souls, but it also takes the whole thing. Like the massive bone structures are just the leftover bones of the dead, and the soul sand just collects, well the souls.

    Enchanted CrystalEnchanted Crystal5 саат мурун
  • What if the fungus in the nether is capable of using another chemical reaction like photosynthesis to convert the radiant heat energy into food

    Kyle HarlowKyle Harlow5 саат мурун
  • as a Dutch person i hereby approve of the Netherlands joke

    Markel BusscherMarkel Busscher5 саат мурун
  • Finally Someone's actually noticing it Aching about this ever since I've heard of Minecraft I've been thinking about this Hung about this update The fact that the neither has mushrooms I just didn't thinking about this my entire time but I have no 1 Minecraft and you're only noticing it now

    Mitzi PetersonMitzi Peterson5 саат мурун
  • could power in geothermal activity with all that lava hanging around

    frostybrandonfrostybrandon5 саат мурун
  • I no longer believe what matpat says no more at the beginning he mentioned that eating beef is inefficient when it's not we feed cows what humans can't eat stop that false propaganda

    MenmiMenmi5 саат мурун
  • you should make a minecraft theory about the achievements i think it's pretty interesting that some achievements are linked to the lore of minecraft like the achievement when you first enter the nether it shows, "We Need To Go Deeper" which relates to the ancient builders wanting to explore more

    HybridHybrid5 саат мурун
  • Wut if the glo stone it is pumping out the energy it can make lite

    Torin RaikowTorin Raikow6 саат мурун
  • Is Mat Pat Religious?

    FireTitanFireTitan6 саат мурун
  • Did game theory just teach me science without me knowing it

    sannio komisannio komi6 саат мурун
  • I wasn't expecting a whole science lesson, but I'll take it..

    27matso27matso6 саат мурун
  • What if you are harnesses the souls for speed

    COMPLEX VO1DCOMPLEX VO1D6 саат мурун
    • It can be that the influx of energy is souls. But it can also other sources of energy, such as radioactive decays. Or gravity stress if it is orbiting a large planetary body. Or it is a

      sannio komisannio komi6 саат мурун
  • this is what soul sand is,you might not remember this but soul sand are people who died in the never and thos are wither skellys

    Ruth BrookerRuth Brooker6 саат мурун
  • Cragtabgion gerd

    Cheese God manCheese God man6 саат мурун
  • HEY MATPAT! I've got a mystery for you to solve. Friday night funkin: why does the lemon demon want to eat the gf if they are BOTH demons? Or who is lemon demon.

    Lex CrackettLex Crackett6 саат мурун
  • I think that Villagers are a religious group who cast out wanderers and Illagers who refused to follow their practice. 1. We know that the Villagers have Churches in most of their villages. The big stone tower building with fancy windows and torches. 2. We know that Villagers can build but never do, at least in front of the player. I call to attention exhibit A: There villages, it seems unlikely that the Masterbuilders built them and they have lasted for an untold amount of time. They'd at least need some repair from the occasional creeper. B: Notch said that he wanted to make Golems look like Villagers because "It's unlikely villagers would build anything that wouldn't look like them." C: The crafting table. They have a crafting table in their libraries, how do you think that could happen if they couldn't build and craft. D: The bookshelves, look at the bookshelves in the library. Those had to be crafted. E: We know the Illagers can. I sorta doubt the master builders created a replica evil mansion with carpet maps and bed and end portals. 3. All villagers keep their arms hidden inside their sleeves. All of them, even children. Who doesn't? Oh, yeah, the Wandering Traders(who show their arms but don't use them) and the Illagers inside their mansions who actually wield weapons. And who have blue eyes instead of traditional green eyes. 4. Have you noticed the blatant villager obsession with Emeralds but how they never seem to have any stored anywhere? What about in their eyes, which are all green. All emerald green. I doubt that that's a coincidence. 5. The illagers who are very obvious and stated several times as Villager outcasts can build manners and probably constructed Steve(zombie) clones and Creepers(Which would explain why the TNT inside of them is labeled) can do all these things. Maybe it was them building and crafting that got them outcast, maybe it was them trying to build iron golems to protect the village that got themselves outcast. Also, they use axes and crossbows which have to be crafted.

    Le' GoatLe' Goat6 саат мурун
  • Heat COULD be the source of energy. The nether could have a sun, but instead of using light as energy, it the animals could use heat, and this is quite possible, since many of the animals in the nether are both lava resistant AND some of them actually LIKE to swim in the lava, such as striders. Even if they are taking energy from heat, they would still need actual nutrients, right? Well, they also happen to eat mushrooms, which, as things that cannot move, and therefore eat other things, they would need a more specialized way of getting nutrients, so they could be using only heat for there energy. There are organisms in real life that live in sea vents, and thrive in the heat, so my theory might be totally possible. But hey, that's just a theory! A GAME theory!

    Legendary PenguinLegendary Penguin7 саат мурун
  • Matpat ,please make a theory on Mystic Messenger, pls ,is a really interesting game that looks like otome game but has lore behind it

    The AleRicMarThe AleRicMar7 саат мурун
  • Can’t wait to figure out Lightning McQueen is also part of the Minecraft lore

    Jimmy BabyJimmy Baby7 саат мурун
  • Can you cover the Brawl Stars lore please.

    Arda YengeçArda Yengeç7 саат мурун
  • Hey Matpat could you guys please do a fallout 4 video on if **spoiler alert** if father from the institute really is Sean and if not where is Sean

    Rocker 13144Rocker 131447 саат мурун
  • Who is stronger viliger form animal crossing or steve from minecraft?

    David BowmanDavid Bowman7 саат мурун
  • You play among us

    Gyamar MakuGyamar Maku7 саат мурун
  • lol

    ememeememe7 саат мурун
  • Couldn’t the lava in the nether also be a power source?

    James VargasJames Vargas7 саат мурун
  • I think that them saying it's a different dimension could be a subtle hint that as is seen in mythology, where you have to pass through the astral plane, could be that the nether is indeed the underworld, which means that the souls could also be coming through from the Overworld, Therefore making souls that pass through the astral plane (aka a PORTAL) an even more renewable source of energy. Plz tell me what you think of my theory!! :)

    Crystal ReynoldsCrystal Reynolds7 саат мурун
  • This is back to my old Theory that the nether update is The old nether and that cycle got rid of all life and then formed the nether before the update

    Isaac FlosmanIsaac Flosman7 саат мурун
  • Dear Matpat, please do agame theory on valorant. I feel like there is a whole TON of lore that i cannot discover since i do not have any clue of how to find lore. I can only say from what i found is that the "Kingdom" logo has to do with some of the lore.

    Mark TrishchukMark Trishchuk7 саат мурун
  • It can be that the influx of energy is souls. But it can also other sources of energy, such as radioactive decays. Or gravity stress if it is orbiting a large planetary body. Or it is a doomed planet that once was orbiting the star and the inhabitants was living on the surface, but then another star slung it out from the solar system so they had to evacuate the surface. Now they live their life until the entrophic processes grind them into dust.

    Markus BäckeboMarkus Bäckebo7 саат мурун
  • Literally paused my siege ranked game to but the merch

    Captnspankles _Captnspankles _7 саат мурун
  • Minecraft has infinite energy, stuff can grow and have matter, water is infinite and you can walk forever. Getting rid of energy does not really have a meaning. The first law of thermodynamics does not apply to minecraft. TLDR: you're overcomplicating stuff.

    Alther MellaAlther Mella7 саат мурун
  • plssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss do another one pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

    rana morcosrana morcos7 саат мурун

    Ahmed HatemAhmed Hatem8 саат мурун
  • Please provide me with the content of MainCraft

    Ahmed HatemAhmed Hatem8 саат мурун
  • Where does the energy come from if not a sun!? MatPat: SOULS! BRUH... Geothermal or planetary tidal effects might explain all the lava...

    Milan SvitekMilan Svitek8 саат мурун
  • the nether if full of lava, functioning as a left effesient but constant artificial sun!

    pokebrouserkatpokebrouserkat8 саат мурун
  • I have a theory that can probably be proved wrong, but anyways I think that the nether used to be the normal world like it was covered in grass and had normal mobs, but something happened and the “ancient builders” escaped using portals and wound up in the over world. But that world wasn’t perfect because it had creepers and zombies and stuff. So they tried to go to a different world (the end). But that world wasn’t perfect either because of the Ender dragon. So they just chose the over world because it was the best and most sustainable world.

    SynthSynth8 саат мурун