Game Theory: The Forgotten History of Minecraft Villagers

26 Th09, 2020
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It's time for another installment of our in depth look at the lore of Minecraft. I've done episodes on the Endermen, the Evokers, the undersea cities, etc.. So many episodes that you have to wonder what else there is I could possibly talk about. Well, Loyal Theorists, wonder no more! Today we are figuring out why the Minecraft Villagers no longer build, how that relates to the Iron Golems, and what it means about the Minecraft world at large. Get your pickaxe and get ready to do some digging!
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Writers: Matthew Patrick
Editors: Pedro Freitas, Tyler Mascola, and Dan "Cybert" Seibert
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  • Villager talking nonsense kinda sus

    DaniDani2 tháng trước
    • Hehe

      Mike PaezMike Paez24 ngày trước
    • dani: watches game theory: Me: A, that's kinda sum, B, HE'S LEARNING

      Voidshard43 yeetladVoidshard43 yeetlad27 ngày trước
    • Hmm...

      The NoobThe NoobTháng trước
    • Oh my god its the milkmen's leader

      Paul BambaPaul BambaTháng trước
    • Oh its you hi!

      Thommyboi 3177Thommyboi 3177Tháng trước
  • i gotta watch castle in the sky now. good plot, minecraft has inspiration, and its anime.

    AA_Certified_WeirdoAA_Certified_Weirdo2 giờ trước
  • I showed the enderman sounds to my brother and he shut me out of his room saying "I wanted to play a game and YOU made me think."

  • Villagers are giving players tools and knowledge (enchanted books and maps) for hope to be defended by any new threat who may stumble accros them, as they don't know how to do so themselves

    often 1251often 12514 giờ trước
  • But I like your theory better

    gamerbrolol gamerbrolol852gamerbrolol gamerbrolol8528 giờ trước
  • I believe minecraft is Steve's worst nightmare being the last human

    gamerbrolol gamerbrolol852gamerbrolol gamerbrolol8529 giờ trước
  • also game theory is not ruining our childhood

    Jaywenc ReaganJaywenc Reagan9 giờ trước
  • wither sclitions

    Rohan TamrakarRohan Tamrakar12 giờ trước
  • So why don't iron golems attack creepers?

    QuantumAltQuantumAlt14 giờ trước
  • I know casel in the sky and before I watch thise video i know it before you made thise video

    David SailoDavid Sailo15 giờ trước
  • roses are red violes are blue my gun is pointed at you

    ace nuonace nuon17 giờ trước
  • Funnily enough, there was once an unused model of Steve with Villager attributes, such as the wider body and (presumably) the nose, which makes this potentially more likely.

    WumpusWumpus17 giờ trước
  • But the Iron golem doesn’t attack Endermen

    Mikah JanisMikah Janis19 giờ trước
  • 11:02 this will explain the abandoned villages.

    Lynx the gamerLynx the gamer22 giờ trước
  • This makes me totally regret all the villages i destroyed

    Fernando the Boomer KnarmdFernando the Boomer Knarmd23 giờ trước
  • When the builders give life to the iron golems Me: the builders are dr Frankenstein Also me: it’s alive it’s alive 🤣👁👄👁

    Elizabeth WingroveElizabeth Wingrove23 giờ trước
  • Here's a big theory: You know how the illager race was just banished villagers? Well in their story the iron golems were actually programmed to attack those banished villagers, they illagers wanted to makeup with the villagers to have peace, but the golems attacked them, and the illagers knew they had to do something. So instead of making strong golems out of bricks or wood, they kept their fighting weapons. Witches are actually ancient swamp villagers that learnt to use potions , and were the first to learn brewing. The illagers had used their builder ancestory and made the woodland mansions, the main base of illagers, the outposts are the scout towers, as pillager squads are to be used in scout reportings, and the reason why they attack you is because they found that you were not a banished villager, but rather their protector.

    Eleanor GarrettEleanor GarrettNgày trước
  • Me who live next to village and has 2 iron golem grinder IM HERO

    Gifted vicious BeeGifted vicious BeeNgày trước
  • thats why there is the master builders in minecraft storymode

    life sparks tdlife sparks tdNgày trước
  • I guess snowmen were like the builders practise to create life.

    ReuboidReuboidNgày trước
  • 4:56 this is gonna haunt me in my dreams

    Rishish JainRishish JainNgày trước
  • We could be a desendent because Steve has the knowledge of making one himself with Iron and pumpkins 😮

    Nights QuillNights QuillNgày trước
  • what happens when they run out of golems lol

    Crispy Chicken NuggetCrispy Chicken NuggetNgày trước
  • they do have arms and hands that work since they have villages and pillagers and illagers as you can see they seperate them

    Jamie WainwrightJamie WainwrightNgày trước
  • In real life there are the bush men who are primitive and there are us people who are civilized and if our civilization somehow dies the bush men would survive

    Corona_PhoenixCorona_PhoenixNgày trước
  • Hey I noticed something when MatPat said " When Jeb said that the villigaers built the golems but forgot" they probalaly woulde prebuilt houses For them also When When did we get so nice to do so when they do have a coupl new bois and girls???? hurrrrrm

    thegodlygamer34thegodlygamer34Ngày trước
  • This makes me feel bad about burning villages and exploding them

    AndyBot88AndyBot88Ngày trước
  • I love how minecraft is now PG-13

    Poseidon FanPoseidon FanNgày trước
  • 0:00 I don't get it

    Poseidon FanPoseidon FanNgày trước
  • You know game designers never intended these messages unless it was something like FNAF.

    Mr HelitosisMr HelitosisNgày trước
  • OR iron golems are STANDOS

    Thunderclap YTThunderclap YTNgày trước
  • More evidence that the Illagers, Evokers, and Indicators are outcasts. They attack Steve because he is a decendant from the villagers, who kicked them out of the villagess.

    TheGame LordTheGame LordNgày trước
    • Because Steve is a decendant of the Ancient builders, and some of the builders became Vilagers

      TheGame LordTheGame LordNgày trước
  • Maybe in the first place they didn’t forget but forbid to craft anything as a result of conflict between crafters and villagers. Or somehow they’ve heard about witcher. It can also explain why they are covering their arms.

    Fortem TriangulusFortem TriangulusNgày trước
  • villager arm sausage

    tweckbuntweckbun2 ngày trước
  • But why does the golem attack the endermen?

    新入Noob新入Noob2 ngày trước
  • I think the fillagers need to build again just like you the builders build a legion of iron golems what if they al died out

  • Mojang released a official version of villager news for the village and pillage update. *That makes their voices canon*

    NalonNalon2 ngày trước
  • If ender men are these master builders that built the golems, why do golems attack ENDER MEN?

    Panagiotis PetrolekasPanagiotis Petrolekas2 ngày trước
  • So why does iron golems attack enderman even tho endermans are evolved forms of these so called “builders”

    Kai BlacknardKai Blacknard2 ngày trước
    • I think that the builders went insane after turning into endermen and now present a threat to others and look nothing like they did before. Steve looks like one but the golem doesnt know if he presents any threat, but if u hit someone they kill u, the golem doesnt attack u because u look like a builder, the ancient builders r endermen and insane

      Soundblood 01Soundblood 0120 giờ trước
  • I cant believe matpat hasnt done a little nightmares theory yet

    Girl dipsGirl dips2 ngày trước
  • But that’s just a fact. A GAME FACT! Yeah I think I prefer theory

    Caleb HitchcockCaleb Hitchcock2 ngày trước
  • Here’s my theory/Story: *The Forgotten society met the villagers as they had no homes because they didn’t know as much as the builders, so the builders built them houses and then built the Iron golems, who were giving one task: Protect the villagers, and this leads to the same Wither theory, they thought since they gave life to a single protective golem, they thought they could give life to the dead, which unlocked a monster, the wither... and their only way was to run to the End, as the golems forget about the builders who made them through the generations, you come in, and either when you hit them or hit a villager, they attack you, as they forgot the builders and they don’t know that your actually the descendant of those builders...* This is Just a theory/Story so yeah-

    Mimito YakushiMimito Yakushi2 ngày trước
  • i know herobrine is just a myth that the developers of minecraft threw into their update logs as a joke, but what if herobrine is the only remaining master builders, and he remains due to him going last in the end portal. the amount of people in the end was so much, the portal had taken him someplace else, and destroyed the eyes in the portal, which explains why its not already complete. he appears in peoples minecraft worlds because his physical body is looking for a place to stay dormant, he never goes into multiplayer worlds because they're too populated and he knows it would only mess him up even more, so he goes into single player worlds for a place to stay. the reason he is hostile towards the players is because he wants to eradicate them in order for his body to finally accept the living environment. but, each player themselves are a descendant of a master builder, so he never can accomplish his goal, he always fails because he has no tools, only the strength he has and the ability to travel between worlds. But hey

    RipLokxRipLokx2 ngày trước
  • What about creative you get everything in creative? What’s the minth by that hmmmmm

    Allison ThompsonAllison Thompson2 ngày trước
  • did he forgot that villagers have crafting tables in their houses and some trade armor and weapons....Im pretty sure they didn't forget about crafting and bulding

    SpookySheepSpookySheep2 ngày trước
  • Ehhh

    J AndersonJ Anderson2 ngày trước
  • i think that the villigers arre lazy no wonder the need a i-ern golom they are too lazy to yuse there arms to fight

    Taim MuslehTaim Musleh2 ngày trước
  • in that minecraft starting sene the g looks ore like a c

    Taim MuslehTaim Musleh2 ngày trước
    • sorry i meant more

      Taim MuslehTaim Musleh2 ngày trước
  • Mat. One time I started a minecraft world ,I stayed in a village that seemed to be perfectly normal and lively, I stay there almost all the time unless I need to do something essential. The iron golem walked into the cave in the the middle of the village, I assumed he'd come out eventually but then I saw villagers follow him... I let some weeks pass buy and the pillagers started coming ,I killed them with a few friends and then the population of my village started getting low. I waited for something to happen but soon they all disappeared. The golem disapeared first. It's kinda creepy being all alone now.. it's gives off a lonely vibe to the place. Why did he go in the cave? Was he being called? Was it just an acsedent? Where did the villagers go?

    potato springtrappotato springtrap2 ngày trước
  • I can see this anime Villager 1: What is that thing!? WHY IS IT FLYING WITH 3 HEADS Villager 2: CALM DOWN! We’ll be fine, we have the Iron Golem!! Iron Golem: *died* Villager 1 and 2: I-Impossible!! AHHHHHHHHH

    Yoshikage KiraYoshikage Kira2 ngày trước
  • "Cube shaped blocks"

    TacoTitaniumTacoTitanium2 ngày trước
  • Matpat “ villagers don’t have weapons” Me “but they sell swords” Matpat move on Me “I think them not having arms makes more sense”

    Alex CrazyAlex Crazy3 ngày trước
  • herobrine is 1 of the 4 buliders why you might ask because 1st hes like steve 2nd he can build 3rd he can destroy 4 hes a god AND like the builders spawned the wither he can also spawn a wither how else would he know 5th enderman and herobrine has the same noise so theres a chance herobrine didnt enter the end but everyone else did thats why herobrine isnt a enderman so my guess is steve AND herobrine are 2 of the many builder

    Xd LuceXd Luce3 ngày trước
  • That mobeastary is kinda useful

    WRBGWRBG3 ngày trước
  • wait hold up, why do fletchers exist

    RNJ NinjaRNJ Ninja3 ngày trước
  • You should talk about the Ghasts and the “Uneasy Alliance” achievement.

    KAY LeKAY Le3 ngày trước
  • I think the villger make the golems when there is nobody to distract them as the player might distract them as they will notice you and they don't fight since they are a bit weak but they might have weapons in their chests inside their houses as i have come across this in minecraft and was surprised by the villagers having weapons that they don't use so they make then golems to survive easier and the endermen are never attacked by golems as they probably know the endermen are harmless unless provoked as i have come acrossed this thinking golems were dumb, yet they didn't probably knowing they were human once in a past life so left them alone

    gavin richardsongavin richardson3 ngày trước
  • Who else thinks this will become a fnaf aka it’s gonna get a lot of episodes

    nickel1fyh the birdnickel1fyh the bird3 ngày trước
  • I don't think that the player and villagers are one in the same I think that the villagers used to defend themselves but remember how the ancient civilization (castle in the sky) had become too reliant on their technology well I think that the villagers had the same thing happen to them

    Chai DennisChai Dennis3 ngày trước
  • I think Mojang should allow villagers to weld weapons like bows,axes,swords

    ShampotheSpiderShampotheSpider3 ngày trước
  • So ur saying, that "The builders" became super tall and started to teleport...

    DR - 06PN 877487 Morning Star MSDR - 06PN 877487 Morning Star MS3 ngày trước
  • The thing about them forgetting Skills is like when you break their work table that gives them their profession then they forget it

    Sun MaySun May4 ngày trước
  • 4:42 BAD MATPAT >:C but that does sound like a good theory-

    Jeanna Olmedo LopezJeanna Olmedo Lopez4 ngày trước
  • One question where did the wither go? Yes they flee and whatsoever then where did the wither go????

    Ace Warren CuyuganAce Warren Cuyugan4 ngày trước
  • I allready thouth its castle in the sky😎

    Nun ThariNun Thari5 ngày trước
  • H

    Mr pumpkinMr pumpkin5 ngày trước
  • matpat theres wood and crafting table in the deep were the wardens live can you make a theory about it? please

    jairus emmanueljairus emmanuel5 ngày trước
  • I want to know how the creepers came to be. That good?

    Austin Antinora-AntlAustin Antinora-Antl5 ngày trước
  • You should write a book. No seriously. If you want him to write a book, repost this.

    Rita MonteiroRita Monteiro5 ngày trước
  • I like to think that it wasn't just the Wither they created. The player, a descendent of this race of "master builders" can defeat the wither on his own. I think that they were able to create it, but they underestimated its power. They sent their legions of iron golems to defeat it. The Wither beat the Iron Golems, and assuming, like the movie, they became reliant on their technology. After their main source of defense was gone, the other mobs attacked. Which is why the zombies look like the player. The Skeletons don't look like what I would imagine a villager's. I support your drowned theory on how they came to be. It is also why the Villager zombies and regular zombies look different. Then they fled to different realms. The Nether and the End. In the End they became Endermen. In the Nether here is what I think happened. The nether supposed to be HECK, it wasn't very suitable for life. They died out, and their skeletons either sank into the ground *soul sand* or became Wither Skeletons. Those who were left tried to bring them back by mixing the skulls of the skeletons, and the ground which they sank into. This backfired, creating the wither which broke through their portals, along with the remains of the wither skeletons, which broke all the portals. Which is where the broken portals come from that have the Nether contents spilled over. The Iron golems wiped out the remains of the Wither Skeletons. The Wither ravaged the lands. This is why a lot of their old monuments either seem abandoned or destroyed in some parts. Some of the grand monuments like Sand Temple seem like they would be near civilization, yet they are just in the middle of the desert. They fled to the strongholds and when the Wither got their to, they went through the portal and over time became endermen. This would also explain why some villages are destroyed and abandoned. The Wither either died out or, who knows, maybe he is still out their, dormant, waiting to be awakened.....

    King Tipper The FirstKing Tipper The First5 ngày trước
  • Did you know that golems originated in jewish mythology

    Andrew SimsAndrew Sims5 ngày trước
  • MatPat can already be a documentary narrator

    ShadowFlareGamerShadowFlareGamer6 ngày trước
  • It can be true that ancient race of builders build it since you can put a lead on a iron golem like a slave as it was an animal ??

    Adil BabyAdil Baby6 ngày trước
  • the theory that iron golems are extremely old explains why they’re covered in vines

    CoffeeCoffee6 ngày trước
  • Gotta say, thanks for introducing me to studio ghibli films. This was a fun theory

    [REDACTED][REDACTED]6 ngày trước
  • if you think about it the villagers are just like the abandoned people at that island. they forgot how to do usefull skills and maybe in the next update abandoned villages will become more and more common?

    ChocLit MilkChocLit Milk7 ngày trước
  • (im a (SMART) kid) is everybody over looking the logic if the aincients built a wither wouldent there be a wither in the over world already?

    Charla CartwrightCharla Cartwright7 ngày trước
  • If they took like 4 or 5 golems the wither wouldn't have been an issue :/

    NethauraNethaura7 ngày trước
  • hey remember your theory on the wither maybe life thing did work but they made the villagers the old crafters responded as the villagers and made villages and used the same power to make golmes

    Rob McGormley IIIRob McGormley III7 ngày trước
    • the way how they made they was with odd build power they once had but lose after the golmes

      Rob McGormley IIIRob McGormley III7 ngày trước
  • Your channel is my very very old cartoon that I have washed them now replaced with a brand-new car to. My name is Sean

    Sherine TonySherine Tony7 ngày trước
  • I was wondering about, why is there those swordsmen then? If they dident fight.

    Jaronamoe’s AnimationsJaronamoe’s Animations8 ngày trước
  • You never find a beacon in any of the chests, or a nether star.

    Brandon DayBrandon Day8 ngày trước
  • My name is Shi. I’ve been born today! And so was my brother. I got to meet my brother today. Though I miss my mother. I’m so excited to meet everyone. My brother doesn’t feel the same tho. Today I was born. And I’m so excited to meet everyone.

    SHISHI8 ngày trước
  • 5:05 Fun fact: The theme Singing Mountain from Chrono Trigger, was considered too close in resemblance to a theme from Castle.

    Kodered59 [Original]Kodered59 [Original]8 ngày trước
  • you say villagers cant fight but the one who creting tools is blacksmith villager as we can see sometimes there is a sword any gueses??? you mad?

    William AftonWilliam Afton9 ngày trước
  • we missed these things iron golem and snow gloems vs husk zombies and zombies and other enemey things we remember them like world war 😔😭

    William AftonWilliam Afton9 ngày trước
  • Nobody: My brother pretending to be a villager: HM HM HM HM

    WisnuZplaysWisnuZplays9 ngày trước
  • oh so that's why ender men don't like when you look into they're eyes

    JADE PJADE P9 ngày trước
  • MatPat, if you look back at the history of the minecraft versions, you would find that there was Human mobs, if they were theorized, they would be the ancient builders. But actually, you are the ancient builder in the earliest versions of minecraft, (mostly named Cave Game Tech Test). And villagers could have been pigs, but human. So, the piglins might be related to the villagers in some way, as the original pig-human thing ended up being the result of villagers being added.

    GamingWithDogeGamingWithDoge9 ngày trước
  • Why did the builders make traps in desert temple if there was no one attacking them.

    Landen MurphyLanden Murphy9 ngày trước
  • When you did endearment were the same you said their weren’t the same

    RiceBoiNovaRiceBoiNova9 ngày trước
  • That also explains why iron golems don't attack endermen because even though they are the endermen they still recognize there creators

    Kai MathewKai Mathew9 ngày trước
  • Villagers obviously have arms. One look ar Mr. Pilliger and it is confirmed

    useless humanuseless human10 ngày trước
  • 8:07 Your Thumbnail *LITERALLY* Says That They Are The Same!

    Dominik CreeperDominik Creeper10 ngày trước
  • Even if I've played Minecraft for sooooo long since I was 4 I still don't know what the villagers are trying to say I mean how could i understand ("huuhh high huuh huuh")🤦‍♀️

    Evanica AfableEvanica Afable10 ngày trước
  • What does the strong villages

    Msteven SovdotMsteven Sovdot11 ngày trước
  • I got a micro theory: Maybe zombie villages are villages that the Wither has destroyed.

    Capt PriceCapt Price11 ngày trước
    • @Casey Lafitte thats very wrong.your theory would be true if zombie villagers spawned normally like normal zombies but instead they only spawn in villages and can be created when the a zombies killa z villager.and it doesn't make sense that some villagers survived because remeber according to matpats theory the wither destroyed everything with no life on the surface anymore and all humans in strongholds.

      Godswill OtuonyeGodswill Otuonye2 ngày trước
    • @Godswill Otuonye well maybe the villagers were killed in the villages when the wither destroyed the villages and now the undead villagers live there Thank you for coming to my tedtalk

      Casey LafitteCasey Lafitte2 ngày trước
    • thats a bad theory everyone knows that zombie villagers are villagers turned into zombies.

      Godswill OtuonyeGodswill Otuonye2 ngày trước
  • If the builders had to run, why didn't the villagers have to run? wasn't your original theory that the ENTIRE overworld was under threat? also if it was just localized then why would all the builders be in the same place?

    SlinxSlinx11 ngày trước
  • 4:18 loooooooooooooool

    PepperPepper11 ngày trước
  • Mat-Pat: Game speculation well making me beleive its true Also Mat-Pat in other video: The builders came from the end, well not convincing me at all\

    Charlie JacksonCharlie Jackson11 ngày trước