Game Theory: The Animals in Animal Crossing Aren't Animals! (Animal Crossing: New Horizons)

06 Th06, 2020
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Animal Crossing is PEOPLE! No, really! Theorists, this may be one of the most unexpected theories I've put out recently, but once you see it, you will never unsee it. I have gathered TONS of evidence that our player character is only SEEING the villagers of Animal Crossing as animals. They are not, in fact, ACTUAL talking, anthropomorphic animals. Have I said the word animals enough yet? Well get ready Loyal Theorists, I am about to blow your mind! Animals!
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Sources:
www.thedrum.com/news/2020/05/08/ads-we-singapores-sentosa-island-creates-branded-island-animal-crossing
experiments.getty.edu/ac-art-generator
www.polygon.com/2020/4/13/21218993/animal-crossing-new-horizons-real-museum-curation-tour
www.thedrum.com/news/2020/05/22/peta-storms-animal-crossing-protest-treatment-digital-animals
animalcrossing.fandom.com/wiki/White_owl
animalcrossing.fandom.com/wiki/Frog_(fish)
animalcrossing.fandom.com/wiki/Yellow_bird
www.livescience.com/44875-werewolves-in-psychiatry.html
sci-hub.tw/www.cambridge.org/core/journals/psychological-medicine/article/lycanthropy-alive-and-well-in-the-twentieth-century/15985137FFD40A05613393B50B9F62E1
centerforinquiry.org/blog/new-case-of-lycanthropy-from-an-accused-man-beast/
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3905497/
sci-hub.tw/www.cambridge.org/core/journals/psychological-medicine/article/lycanthropy-alive-and-well-in-the-twentieth-century/15985137FFD40A05613393B50B9F62E1
animalcrossing.fandom.com/wiki/Cleo
animalcrossing.fandom.com/wiki/Phyllis
www.livescience.com/44875-werewolves-in-psychiatry.html
the-gist.org/2015/08/clinical-lycanthropy-where-psychiatry-and-mythology-collide/
usspeakingblog.com/2019/10/16/mental-health-masterpieces-3-games-and-1-charity-helping-to-lift-the-stigma/

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  • What about people who come to your island

    Alex gameingAlex gameing33 phút trước
  • Who is your favorite Water Tribe leader?

    Diane ParrDiane Parr2 giờ trước
  • Ah yes a dora theory in an animal crossing one

    Neha SinhaNeha Sinha3 giờ trước
  • Although I think you are overthinking this, there is a LOT of evidence so amazing job😁. I am subscribed and I support you❤️

    Landrek PearsonLandrek Pearson9 giờ trước
  • I was bron in 2011 so me and this channl is the same like brother and sister lol

    Sol AcevedoSol Acevedo14 giờ trước
  • My god...

    BlazeBlaze14 giờ trước
  • What if they are all just wearing costumes and zipper is just bad at hiding it

    Dynamic WalnutDynamic Walnut18 giờ trước
  • every game that has a yellow bunny in it, game theory be like: W I L L I A M A F T O N

    hush arthush art19 giờ trước
  • sorry but I still love animal crossing new horizons

    Animal crosing LoveAnimal crosing Love21 giờ trước
  • Umm so our character is a scopath

    Snowylover MackSnowylover MackNgày trước
  • Matpat:he has a mental illness Me:or... Half the population is are furries

    Fionnlagh McDonaldFionnlagh McDonaldNgày trước
  • I knew it.

    Brawl Stars BrawlerBrawl Stars BrawlerNgày trước
  • You destroyed my childhood, nice job :')

    Flowey the flowerFlowey the flowerNgày trước
  • I love your song

    Zaidatul HusniZaidatul HusniNgày trước
  • But dont the "animals" make comments on other animals, of which probably dont all have phycological disease Example from Tom Nook : I once made a deal with a "fox" (refering to Crazy Redd)... never again... not after the incident

    Gavin van NiekerkGavin van NiekerkNgày trước
  • What about the people on the other islands

    Victor VaughanVictor VaughanNgày trước
  • You can give Zucker an octopus and he will say “Yum! I wanna eat this octopus!”

    Tale AccountTale AccountNgày trước
  • animal crossing skin theory

    ShiftBridging NonShiftBridging NonNgày trước
  • I appreciate the effort put into this video but I REALLY doubt that any of this is actually true, you see stuff like this EVERYWHERE just think of Goofy and Pluto in the Mickey Mouse universe. I think the most logical explanation would be that some animals evolved while others didn't, or if you want to stretch it a bit maybe that the humanoid animals were the product of experiments, or probably that this is just a magical land full of humanoid animals. Its just a game, I really doubt there's any real world dark story behind it and the explanations you gave could just be categorized as something else, like when you go near a mirror in the Sims 4 you can change your clothes, yet NPC's don't seem to do the same, does that mean that you are a magical shapeshifter? No it just means that your the only actual player so you're able to interact and stuff like that. It just seemed like you were stretching common game stuff to fit your explanation. This is not hate, I am subscribed to your channel and absolutely love your videos and admire how much work and research you put into them, I just kind of don't like that you're trying to find logic in a video game full of humanoid animals. Sorry for the long rant

    Nkechi OnyegbuNkechi OnyegbuNgày trước
  • wait but there is a line in the game that tom nook says, he says "it is too much for a little racoon like me" so that is something that might disprove this theory.

    Justice!Justice!2 ngày trước
  • Uhhh goofy has a pet dog and mini mouse is scared of mouses

    JupiteritzJupiteritz2 ngày trước
  • Not tryin to poop on your theory, I love ur vids, just saying: Actually this theory is incorrect and could not work because there are others behaving like humans who appear TO BE HUMANS who are other online players sooooo...

    Goopy Le GrandeGoopy Le Grande2 ngày trước
  • DAWSAWD

    Glitched OutGlitched Out2 ngày trước
  • Florida’s just different

    Олена КакулісОлена Какуліс2 ngày trước
  • "You caught a frog! Or it's a new neighbor and I need to apologize." I think the game knows it doesn't make sense, and it just doesn't care.

    CherlynCherlyn LevieLevieCherlynCherlyn LevieLevie2 ngày trước
  • what about the other robot viligers like meow and bow and the other non animals

    harpyharpy3 ngày trước
  • I was play multiplayer with my cousin on animal crossing, and when I went to go to the dodo airlines office, the dodo guy said, “Oh I’m happy to see you with your fellow humans.”

    DumvinDumvin3 ngày trước
  • You are missing on one important aspect that is multiplayer in visiting other people they are humans so it could possibly be natural

    Jason SmithJason Smith3 ngày trước
  • STOP RUINING ITT *starts crying* this is a joke, i love these theories

    Grim GamingGrim Gaming3 ngày trước
  • I’ve always assumed it’s more like...you know, Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robins? Or even the Smash Bros series where it’s a child playing with action figures? 😅 Like, it’s just a child playing with their stuffed toys.

    Becky HankinsBecky Hankins3 ngày trước
  • today my eye got stab with a a fork (not the pointy side) that made me sad, so i decided to watch how matpat ruined my chilhood once more it made my day :)

    Dariana Fernandez BlancDariana Fernandez Blanc3 ngày trước
  • I hate your vids because thay give me nightmares forever

    Electro DripElectro Drip3 ngày trước
  • What kind of Godlessness is this?

    Scott L.Scott L.3 ngày trước
  • Okay but my neighbors often refer to me as "human," or call me "human" a whole lot, so if they themselves are actually human, why would so many of them refer to my character, a human, as if I'm different than them if we're the same? (Animal crossing new horizons)

    NikoNiko KNEESNikoNiko KNEES4 ngày trước
  • Me not vibeing to much to the intro

    RaNdoM tHiNgsRaNdoM tHiNgs4 ngày trước
  • 11:00 it used to be possible to understand them! Unlike in new horizons, the first AC would pronounce the names of letters EXACTLY when it would say it when you typed them so when they would come up as someone talked, if if you listened closely and could proccess the letters you where hearing to words as fast as they where coming out, which isnt as easy as it sounds, you could understand them...saved a lot of time for me instead of reading lol i havent played any of them between first and NH tho so i dunno if its possible in those ones

    Gerry BoothGerry Booth4 ngày trước
  • So why does Zippee call his a suit?

    AmaréAmaré4 ngày trước
  • I just thought it was a town full of otherkins

    Gay As heckGay As heck4 ngày trước
  • tom nook GIVE ME YOUR BELLS me WHYYYYYYY

    Mileidy ChristoffelMileidy Christoffel4 ngày trước
  • What if the villagers were human but were wearing fur suits

    Joline WangJoline Wang5 ngày trước
  • You forgot online play exists...

    happy boihappy boi5 ngày trước
  • This video I disagree with The reason is that In the tailor shop the sister that sees all the time says “I worry about you not having a fur during the winter” Or something around those lines but I know for a fact she mentions fur So technically they are animals Also maybe there mutated Like how in mha 80% of the population So maybe a certain % of people are mutated animals also like the movie “Kipo” on Netflix I know those series had nothing to do with animal crossing but all three have mutated characters I would like to say that I love your channel and all your thousands of others I hope you see this and keep doing what your doing 👍🏽 That’s all I wanted to say Btw I would love if u liked the comment so I could see that you read this and I didn’t waist my time

    Munchkin RulerMunchkin Ruler5 ngày trước
    • we humans are just other animals in the village

      pandapanda2 ngày trước
  • We are the angel of the charecter

    ßţåčëý çøøķïëßţåčëý çøøķïë5 ngày trước
  • We are the angel of the charecter

    ßţåčëý çøøķïëßţåčëý çøøķïë5 ngày trước
  • You’re wrong. Everyone knows they’re just normal people, but you are just on drugs.

    Boadey ClearyBoadey Cleary6 ngày trước
  • hey, *is everyone gonna' ignore the moving cute springtrap/william afton funko pop there?*

    Liu GigiLiu Gigi6 ngày trước
    • What time stamp?

      Amelia GustaveAmelia Gustave6 ngày trước
  • Better thought maybe they are a hybrid of a human and a animal that's a better thought

    Prudence PalmowskiPrudence Palmowski6 ngày trước
  • C’mon dude don’t ruin the one thing keeping us from killing 2020

    •Scrambeld Eggs••Scrambeld Eggs•6 ngày trước
  • They’re not animals, they’re just furries who got waaaay into it.

    Belltower SubductionsBelltower Subductions7 ngày trước
  • mental illness? nah they're just furries

    Ophelia WrightOphelia Wright7 ngày trước
  • At 3:39 did anyone else notice zipper in the background

    amal adilamal adil7 ngày trước
  • Sometimes the villagers do, in fact, comment to you when another player changes their appearance. Like how they'll say things such as, "I heard so-and-so was hitting rocks with a shovel!" they'll also remark on players changing what they look like.

    Samantha YoungSamantha Young7 ngày trước
  • Tom book is a tanooky

    Rachel AllrightRachel Allright8 ngày trước
  • 0 V 🔪

    Michael AftonMichael Afton8 ngày trước
  • i just realized bells is just bills and leaves is because of "Moneys doesnt grow on trees"

    Bee.Bee.8 ngày trước
  • Everyone else: animal crossing = furries Me: 7:43 Me: South *Florida man* Me: Graystillplays = *Florida man* *oh no*

    Interplanetary GorillaInterplanetary Gorilla8 ngày trước
  • Came here expecting something like mutated animals, or aliens or something, but...

    wisdomwalruswisdomwalrus9 ngày trước
  • I'm Subscribed. The downvote is for telling me to. Calls to Action are annoying and pointless.

    Jeremy ClineJeremy Cline10 ngày trước
  • Matpat: The villagers are NOT animals Me: SOLD

    Jaden KimJaden Kim10 ngày trước
  • So issabelle isn't a cute pup?

    Shanelle AbenesShanelle Abenes11 ngày trước
  • But some short scentance and words are decipherable and you can hear what they are saying.... weird.... I thought it was just a sped up language.

    CosplayMemories14CosplayMemories1411 ngày trước
  • I have subscribed you know Yeah boi

    Ninjaface522Ninjaface52211 ngày trước
  • I think that you’re forgetting that at the beginning of the game tommy and tommy are still animals, even though none of your listed stressful events had happened yet.

    TryoxissTryoxiss11 ngày trước
  • Doesn't the Zipper T. Bunny being the character's father theory contradict this though? The character's father having to dress up to disguise himself among animals wouldn't make sense if the character already sees everyone as animals.

    _Soaring_Clouds__Soaring_Clouds_12 ngày trước
  • bro your character maybe has just an animal texture pack on

    ARAR12 ngày trước
  • TOM NOOK IS A TANOOKI!!!!

    DOCTOR MDDOCTOR MD12 ngày trước
  • Cat in the intro: PRRRRR Me:MY CAT IS HUNGRY

    cotton candy vlogs BLMcotton candy vlogs BLM12 ngày trước
  • Tom nook isn’t a raccoon he’s a tinuky (I don’t know how it’s spelt.) you can tell this by his colouring and the latch of tail stripes

    Cupcake SoldierCupcake Soldier12 ngày trước
  • I spoke to soon

    Somnang LaurendeauSomnang Laurendeau12 ngày trước
  • You know that some games don’t have explanation.

    Somnang LaurendeauSomnang Laurendeau12 ngày trước
  • This made me think, how about a Film Theory on Goofy/Pluto

    EverSnaxolotlEverSnaxolotl12 ngày trước
  • I do beg to differ! I got a halloween costume ahead of time and my best boi rudy kept saying „you look a bit diffrent Amelia, but you cant Fooly me mush.” And things along those Lines but maby it was just me using face paint.

    Amelia GrymelAmelia Grymel12 ngày trước
  • I think the protagonist pulled a William Afton, hid the bodies in furry costumes, and now after he died he is stuck in purgatory with all of his victims. Idk, its 4 am and I have school in a few hours

    Lolbit723Lolbit72312 ngày trước
  • Mat, a couple more from the medical perspective: your character's eyes are always looking in one direction regardless of which way you face, which could be what's called oculogyric crisis, caused by antipsychotic medications. Your character could be here on the island after failed treatment with antipsychotics. Also, the Nook Shop sells a world map, which resembles our own. So we know that this isn't some fairy tale world, it's our world.

    Karl JeonKarl Jeon12 ngày trước
  • the people who made animal crossing: hey lets make a game that's cute and inocent! matpat: OH MY GOD MENTAL ILLNESS OH MY GOD THERE GOING TO MURDER THEM AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

    Joy PerezJoy Perez12 ngày trước
  • Game Theory, discussing uncommon mental illnesses since... who knows when!

    Feather Fairly NeutralFeather Fairly Neutral12 ngày trước
  • Jon dunn? Who in the name of Bowser is that?

    Daniel KnappDaniel Knapp13 ngày trước
  • -_- its just a game

    Lucka NoskovičováLucka Noskovičová13 ngày trước
  • Hold on wait wHaT I didn't know my country did That 1:17

    LunazzLunazz13 ngày trước
  • Uh but then they can also get fleas. So I’ve got no clue I don’t think fleas on humans are that common. 😃🤷‍♀️

    WispyJellyWispyJelly13 ngày trước
  • don’t mind me giving apple a apple and have her eat it🍎🥰🥰🥰

    シRxqRatsシシRxqRatsシ13 ngày trước
  • huh

    Ruby CheetozRuby Cheetoz13 ngày trước
  • When I change my eyes, Gala says, “You look different snortie

    Unicorn_ AlphaUnicorn_ Alpha14 ngày trước
  • Then how do you explain that... multiple people can live on the same island? How can do many people have that same illness if it really is so rare?

    cowzillaOwOcowzillaOwO14 ngày trước
  • Me after the poem at the beginning: Why do I hear *boss music*

    ABgamer1XDABgamer1XD14 ngày trước
  • one of the residents in new horizons said she was getting into my new clothes

    Cristi Vieyra MarascioCristi Vieyra Marascio14 ngày trước
  • Bro this is dark

    BobDaBanana132BobDaBanana13214 ngày trước
  • The language the villagers are speaking is actually called animalese

    Froakie00o6Froakie00o614 ngày trước
  • They’re animals. Their names make that kinda obvious. Reneigh the Horse, for example. 😂

    Gaz F22Gaz F2214 ngày trước
  • Please get a terrifying game that’s about some sort of psychological horror and turn it into a happy child’s game

    Ava G VarretteAva G Varrette14 ngày trước
  • Can you please be my private tutor? You'd be the perfect sensei.

    Maeve ArnoldMaeve Arnold15 ngày trước
  • me playing animal crossing while watching this theory 👁👄👁

    Janella Bianca BarriosJanella Bianca Barrios15 ngày trước
  • This is your most farfetched theory yet and definitely your first video I'm disliking. Animal crossing is a kids game, the main character doesn't have a super rare mental disorder, that is the stupidest thing I have ever heard, next thing you're going to say is that gorons in breath of the wild are secretly link's hallucinations and that they are actually just inanimate objects. This theory is terrible.

    Mr. CheeseMr. Cheese15 ngày trước
  • Niiiiiiiiiice

    Adrienne NewlandsAdrienne Newlands15 ngày trước
    • no

      Tazer-StudiosTazer-Studios15 ngày trước
  • I remember thinking it was soo weird the requests the animals make in yhr mobile version of this game, Pocket Camp. Marina, the octopus, asked me for an octopus to eat...

    Blamagele BagelBlamagele Bagel15 ngày trước
  • Matpat : post this video Nintendo: Crap he found out, close the gate

    SHANE TAYLORSHANE TAYLOR15 ngày trước
  • Florida man

    Bram Van der meerBram Van der meer16 ngày trước
  • My villager referenced that she is a hamster so i call bullshit

    FanksCastFanksCast16 ngày trước
  • Have you considered that the birds on the bulletin board are simply non-evolved versions of the animals we interact with?

    Piper WPiper W16 ngày trước
    • exactly. his videos are bullcrap

      Tazer-StudiosTazer-Studios15 ngày trước
  • So the father egg guy is called weird by the villagers too, but to the player it normal ish.

    Kitty TKitty T16 ngày trước
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