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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    1. Mr.H

      With the unholy amount of lava, there had to be at least some energy before the builders got there. Where else did the native species come from? Or does evolution work faster in the nether?

    2. Jessica Sanchez

      Next minecraft theory should be about the starter skins Steve and Alex and how they grow up because they're adults so they must have been trained by someone.

    3. Sparkles spice adventures

      Okie time to go outside wash grass then eat it🤣😂

    4. Brittany Miller

      in the lost discs what if the player IS someone being chased by herobrine and he sent undefeatable mobs after him and when he found out the builders were gong to the nether he decided he would make a few more new monsters built just for the harsh wasteland of the entire nether and he turned some of the dead skeletons he sent after the first player into reconstructed versions of them with their new name wither skeletons and the dead souls he killed now combined into one...the ghasts forced to wander the empty plains of the nether and forced to live this twisted version of the forest called the warped forest

    5. Brittany Miller

      what if the souls in the soul sand were not only dead bodys but also victims of the ghostly glitch known as herobrine aka notches dead brother

    6. short Entity

      I love his animations in the vids

    7. matty9460

      The nether has lava as an energy source

    8. Dustin Martin

      But you can't look at the enderman or it attracts you so it is technically is a enemy

    9. tunago

      maybe the nether is a rogue planet If u break the bedrock with a super mega redstone machine or creative mode U see nothing but a void and some trees and fungi growing With bedrock as the unbreakable ice And the netherrack as water And crimson and warped forest Might just be the areas with underwater mini volcanoes that idk what the name is cuz i'm a retard Its my own theory The nether might be a ROGUE planet with no sun and a unbreakable seemingly unbreakable ice/bedrock

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    11. Pixie Ciaran

      entropy isnt about energy just disappearing, it about that energy going into something else, like lightbulbs the energy that doesnt go to light becomes heat

    12. WONK WONK

      But couldn't the nether get light and heat energy from lava

    13. Diana Anaid

      Please disappear.

    14. Diana Anaid

      A lot of superficial cheap worthless information. Bad.

    15. Sam McCarty

      Here's something to look at: the skeletal remains scattered around the overworld. They belong to some kind of giant mob that died out eons ago.

    16. David Rutitsky

      No one thought to think of the nethers lava as a power source? It's literally heated by the nether's core.

    17. Walker Kids

      Do Minecraft Players have taste buds because they don't seem to be effected by food taste

    18. Ethan Secoy

      Minecraft story mode is the Ancient race or builders that Game theory was talking about They build very weird structures And tested on mobs to make new Ones. And in the story they had to Escape a doom the wither and Most people ran for there lives Maybe into a bunker The end fortress that is how the Enderman came to be. Then we are the lone survivor after Everyone else dies trying to stop him That should explain why the villagers are there they see what building can do so they stoped Also in the story they beat the ended dragon and why it is living is they respawned it on accident

    19. Anosh Yadav

      Like warden silver fish is also made by humans because it is a thing made , spawner can't be fallen from sky and because of wardens nobody can come in so who made the silver fish spawner. So it means all spawners are made by humans but why will they make something to kill them. That's your work.

    20. Ripley Brenner

      i really thought he was just gonna say heat not souls lol

    21. Autism - How he sees it

      Ok but there is 4 things you need to go over, How does THE END get it's energy from, what's the lore of the bunker under the igloo, why do jungle temples exist, and how do we create magic and magic stuff yet cannot craft a end frame?

    22. Belayer 46

      Mat do the research find herobrine

    23. Big Drip

      I got 2 questions if the builders went in the end where did Steve come from and where did the wither go after the builders ran from it?

    24. Chance Brunton (SireRagnarok)

      I think we may need a follow-up video to address the oversight of geothermal energy. There's even life on earth that uses geothermal and doesn't get energy from the sun at all, so I don't see why that couldn't be the basis for the nether.

    25. Michael Lampi

      Even though it shut down a long time ago, I think he should make a theory on Minecraft story mode

    26. Caleb Blomberg (BlueShae)

      How about a theory about the jungle temples

    27. Μαργαρίτα Δαρζ

      Matpat: But if you think about it there is source of energy in the nether. Me: Lava! Matpat: Souls. Me: D:

    28. Kasel Fowler

      You can do a theory about why Steve is immortal

    29. Nuggets51

      What if the Minecraft story mode is a prequel to the regular Minecraft game and the humans in the Minecraft story mode are the builders. This could support that the builders built there end.

    30. Terror BillyWilly

      So...... Just the plot of doom, right? Neat

    31. NollamaDrama

      raycon looks cool

    32. MachoLogan

      I thought it was warped forest because the builders 'warped' the forest through the portal and into the nether

    33. Itzspaceyplayz13

      What abt the nether fortresses who left them there AND how did it get there? QUESTIONS STILL NEED TO BE ANSWERED! AND HOW DID THOSE ANIMALS GET THERE thank you for your time

    34. Niko Cob

      What if the nether is still underground but not in the overworld, maybe it's an inside out planet surrounded by bedrock with a thick atmosphere.

    35. MushiMushi

      Ey ey - 5:52 - but people cant eat grass and u cant plant vegies everywhere :) but u can "plant" grass on worse ground, which you can use this grass to feed cows :) and eat the cows. Ah vegetarians

    36. sheluvsRex

      a u d i o f o r k

    37. Ranger Blade

      This seems to be the most resent Minecraft video so I’ll ask my question here. I’ve been watching the other videos and I feel like this needs an answer. Who are we as the player? We come form the ancient builder race right? But how? We are the only one of our kind, so how did we get there? Where do we the players come from?

    38. Finn Pearson

      Photosynthesis can use all wavelengths and colors but on earth the dominant color is green it could just as easaly been red or blue. I have to point out that based on the nethers extreme heat there is probably plenty of radioactive decay and life in the nether may run on an endothermic system that is unseen on earth. Seeing as this is an entirely different dimension it could have entirely different biological prosseses.

    39. Zoomboy 8z2

      Welp there is my school work done with energy

    40. Royalwolfknight

      Matpat I know Raycons suck, the beats headphones are better sure it’s more pricey but they have a great bass boost and the last 6/7 hours

    41. Repubbles McGlonky

      What are you saying Cows are inefficient? Have you even *tried* Hickory Smoked Cow Buttholes? They can feed a family of 5

    42. Quim Cederick Bacalso

      solve this:you now the golems their what they spawn in villages they have big noses like what pillangers sometimes drop emerelds like a what that stole emerelds.... solve this matpat solve the whats.....

    43. Mr Cheesepizza

      When he said it is the end, I had a mini heart attack

    44. Itz_Just_Savvy

      Mom, I am learning some Science and at the same time, watching something from HRaero :D

    45. kim_🏳️‍🌈👁️👄👁️

      Mat pat you told my science syllabus I am learning with out learning wow it makes no sense 👁️👄👁️ . . . I thought MINCRAFT idls good but it is undead game

    46. Gasper0

      Discord at 6:14, lol

    47. Oxy Gen

      theory for another day: how big is the minecraft sun?

    48. medine yoca

      You know it’s time for a good theory when MatPat dismisses the gigantic lava oceans and glowstones that give off light and heat that the fungi in Nether could’ve easily evolved into using as calories.

    49. Udaykumar Tembhare

      Matpat you forgot about geothermal energy, and the Transition of heat into chemical energy and all of that

    50. LADY ARIES

      I have a theory myself, Matpat. You know those cave sounds? Those creepy sounds you hear when you're in a cave or nearby a cave? Why does Steve hear those sounds only when in or nearby a cave? I dont think his mind is playing with him, I think he has some magical potential attached to him especially since he's a descendant of an ancient race of builders. We hear different sounds in the cave but the most interesting is the sound that sounds like a minecart tumbling as it goes through the rails either by someone riding it or putting a chest in it to deliver it to some other builders through the cave. Or maybe those cave sounds are Steve's somewhat fears, or memories. Think about it, He just spawned (or woke up) in a world so blank and not filled with creatures like HIM. He doesn't remember anything but his name. Are those sounds connected to him in a magical potential way or are those sounds produced from forgotten memories of his childhood?

    51. OsirisLegends

      when you go to buy the earbuds cause you need new ones that are good and they don't ship to you T-T

    52. Oskar SkovPhillipsen

      What if glowstone worked like the Sun with energy somehow

    53. The Flooferman

      So if we explained how many punches it takes to hit a tree, and how much force we would need...could we figure out how long it takes to grow a tree?

    54. BenTenerson08

      Something I realized is that piglins can trade you gold for water bottles and that always confused me 😕

    55. Chubbs McNubbs

      Please do oldroot

    56. The Legit Potato

      Anyone know what the intro music is? At 0:37 Please

    57. Dimitar Petrov

      What are blazes

    58. jonjon99. 9

      Break the bedrock in the nether and there will be nothing just bedrock floor

    59. beckbroling honiiz

      Tysm for showing the others my fatherland - 1:17

    60. Gel Fial

      Next theory of the ender dragon

    61. 山火事ゲーム

      11:52 MATTPAT SUS

    62. little bro and big sis

      Hey matpat have you done a theory about Minecraft story mode

    63. ß_0_ß

      My other theory is: that when you join, you are the only one of your kind since they turned into ender men. The reason you know how to craft is because you were a baby when everyone left to the End. But you don’t a bunch of stuff since you were never taught how to make certain stuff. Which is why you can’t craft ender portals other than crafting Eye Of Enders.

    64. ß_0_ß

      Now, the real thing is, what do the creepy noises mean? they must have some meaning to why you hear them. My theory is, the people who were left here when the civilization left the over world they died. They became ghost who wander the caves and over world. That why you would babies crying or someone screaming. But you would never see them since you don’t remember them.

    65. Sergey Lukashanets

      Also if the nether mobs are actually getting food out of bed explosion deaths, man, they receive three generations' worth of souls daily. I contributed one today.

    66. Sergey Lukashanets

      Converting heat into energy is possible with industrial machines. Minecraft's equivalent of such machinery would be souls. The cycle: Thing dies, releases soul, soul converts heat from lava into energy. Piglins and such probably spend a lot of energy, and probably require a lot of soul energy to live, which is why they die in the Overworld, which has much less lava and no soul sand. Thus, the zombie virus is quickly able to invade the body. Striders and ghasts on the other hand, use up very little soul energy as the first one can directly take energy out of lava (thus explaining their resistance to fire) and the second one probably functions like a helium balloon or something, explaining why they don't get zombified. Or something like that. I don't know.

    67. The Gamming Card Garage

      The nether isn’t the under world because when you dig through the bedrock in the over world, you get the void and not the nether. So I knew the nether was a another universe

    68. Nyocz

      I think we should get an "Axolotl" theory 🙋‍♂️

    69. Alex Lam

      Isnt heat a renewablesource of energy? Cause the nether has plenty of that.

    70. Keith Gamboa

      I think i know how the ancient builders made the ender pearls they used the SCULKS the new blocks. I think thats how they made it to the END🧐

    71. Bill Moon

      Source of energy? Hmmm... Let me see... Is there anything in the netherworld that is so high in energy that it literally burns anything and everything in seconds? I don't know Matt. Guess it must have been souls.

    72. Ayaan Khan

      waiting for the next one...

    73. Eliyah Cotten

      I was watching old videos and the endermen are old builders is true I googled it

    74. Gabriel Gibby

      I have another solution to the energy problem! G E O T H E R M A L E N E R G Y


      Hey matpat the new case and clip update just arrived and I think there's a new animal that might be an axolotl with the color of at least the one I found being yellow Well that's just great now apparently Bill Cipher isn't just going to Rick and Morty's universe but is also traveling to Minecraft

    76. Qube Pig

      Can you make a theory about the fossils in minecraft?

    77. Frederick Felt

      Me wathcing in 2021 in 2 days and realizing it took him 2 years to do the full minecraft lore series

    78. Enagraty

      I wonder why they refer to the Overworld as the home of the ghasts in an achievement.

    79. ItzWaterWheelz

      GAME THEORY: Why do piglins zombify when coming to the overworld?

    80. Migixkem Jord

      Please add these 2 more evidence of creepers being unnatural being 1. They drop disc when killed by skeletons 2. If you got to Spectator mode and right click to see the perspective of the creeper it's perspective is green and slightly *PIXELATED*

    81. Sterling Di Bianca


    82. James Exequel Custudio

      5:08 imagine your phone is your beard and you can just take it off to watch your channel HAHA 🤣🤣🤣🤣

    83. B R U H S T R I P E

      I always imagined that the Warped forests were just diseased versions of the crimson forests. Thats why Piglins and hoglins don’t like it, it’s diseased.

    84. Regidrago



      ME: thinking is just a game.

    86. Ryan Dehle

      No geothermal energy?

    87. prstem Gaming

      What if were one of the people of the lost civilization and we stayed behind to keep the others safe by taking some of the eyes to close the portal but after doing that got knocked out by something and because we are knocked out and we get put in a coma that takes us generations wake up from and we can't respawn until we wake up so we pretty much travel in that coma we get amnesia and forget all about who we are and what happened and because of the amnisa we do things differently allowing us to gain fighting abilities to keep us safe

    88. VisseNekku

      All this talk about how burning calories would exceed the intake, and yet this thought doesn't seem to cross his mind for Wall-E, where humans would supposedly eat exclusively humans.

    89. Wenzzzy

      Minecraft: “Hey guys! Nether updates here, yaaaaay! Game Theory: “Oh my god souls ascaping

    90. azmil azam

      How living things would eat a soul if they were light

    91. The Creature Called Pete

      Minecraft theory: Steve can't be infected because zombies are the result of magic and not a virus (Steve is immune to curses), that would also explain why witches and evokers can't curse you. That would also mean Steve is also a magical being, which he is since he can enchant things and make potions.

    92. Gacha life Msp

      I just thought this why are we in the middle of nowhere?

    93. Zander Miller

      My theory is that there is a cycle for the ancient builders that one survivor can bring them back to what they truly are and undo any affects that happened to them like the teleportation and the undead

    94. Why Not Bby

      what if steve and alex well and anyone who ever joins a server in Minecraft is actually a soldier of some sort sent and or teleported to the over world to fix and or survive everything like in the show the 100 and that's why they are so powerful and why there are no such thing as children except from the villigers idk just a thought

    95. Logan Farmer

      It has to be the core because think, the bottom of overworld? BEDROCK! Top of nether? BEDROCK

    96. E Z

      5:15 no one gonna talk about how someone ate a pizza whole, and didn’t take a single bite.

    97. Hanip Mahayudin

      Hey i got theory ancient debris is a bone not a ore but a bone. ok we see in soul sand valley there a lot fo bone. ok so my thoery is ancient debris is a bone from titan like zombie titan

    98. MUSTAFA XD

      what about herobrine ? ._.

    99. Teshay Walker

      “The nether is powered by souls” *Fnaf fans intensifies*

    100. Teshay Walker

      “The nether is powered by souls” *Fnaf fans intensifies*