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    Today we’re no-clipping BACK into the yellow halls of Backrooms! And after theorizing four-videos-worth of content about this amazing series, I realized it was finally time to connect the dots. That's right! I put together the ENTIRE Backrooms Timeline. I hope you're ready, Loyal Theorists, because this gets deep.
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  • @Ownniceguy
    @Ownniceguy ปีที่แล้ว +3637

    Mat pat chasing you down while screaming " I NEED TO SHOW YOU THE LORE " is terrifying

    • @leociresi4292
      @leociresi4292 ปีที่แล้ว +26

      👁️ 👁️
      U

    • @Tyranid_HiveMind
      @Tyranid_HiveMind ปีที่แล้ว +34

      Matpat nextbot

    • @AFunkyPigeon
      @AFunkyPigeon ปีที่แล้ว +90

      "Finally I got away"
      *Whispers* "hello internet..."

    • @OhNoTheFace
      @OhNoTheFace ปีที่แล้ว +32

      @@AFunkyPigeon God that would be a fun short

    • @ZH1001
      @ZH1001 ปีที่แล้ว +10

      Yeah it would be horrifying

  • @diamond-x4211
    @diamond-x4211 ปีที่แล้ว +9436

    He’s covered the backrooms, now when will MatPat teach us the lore of the SCP Foundation?

    • @sonikgain25
      @sonikgain25 ปีที่แล้ว +216

      +1

    • @ThatGuyRNA
      @ThatGuyRNA ปีที่แล้ว +643

      I don’t really trust him to get all the info right but oh boy would it be entertaining

    • @anartskii
      @anartskii ปีที่แล้ว +90

      I would love to see that actually

    • @romancatholicgameing
      @romancatholicgameing ปีที่แล้ว +209

      @@memefied4253 Kane Pixels' version of the Backrooms is better than the Backrooms Wiki version in my opinion. Besides, why explain the lore of something when it straight up just tells you the lore?

    • @milkshakespear
      @milkshakespear ปีที่แล้ว +208

      I don't think its plausible because the SCP Foundation is collaborative fiction across hundreds of canon stories. Its gonna be like summarizing every single analog horror and/or Alternate Reality Game into a single video, just makes no sense.
      However, a single canon tho like my favorite Antimemetics division would bw cool

  • @hannyb.1364
    @hannyb.1364 ปีที่แล้ว +2316

    The fact that Kane lined up the creation of the backrooms portal with a real life earthquake is so freakin cool. Those kind of details are insane

    • @stateofopportunity1286
      @stateofopportunity1286 11 หลายเดือนก่อน +23

      And lend-lease.

    • @rb4632
      @rb4632 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      Absolutely genius

    • @Shugg-Goff-HHoffical
      @Shugg-Goff-HHoffical หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      Which is essentially the plot to the videogame Quake. A massive earthquake causes a pan-dimensional rift.

  • @ThisIsArty
    @ThisIsArty ปีที่แล้ว +2654

    him saying and then screaming "that is not a person THAT IS NOT A PERSON" genuinely gave me shivers. such great writing and im honesty glad he made it out

    • @AlmostHunter
      @AlmostHunter 10 หลายเดือนก่อน +111

      Honestly amazing voice acting, the fear in the 'THAT IS NOT A PERSON" genuinley made me take my headphones off and look around my room

    • @Zlegotube
      @Zlegotube 10 หลายเดือนก่อน +42

      Pov:When you talk to the first diguised yiga clan member in BOTW.

    • @JG-kn7ew
      @JG-kn7ew 10 หลายเดือนก่อน +16

      So freaky. Thats the best prt of a good found footage/analogue horror imo

    • @victorhoffman3269
      @victorhoffman3269 10 หลายเดือนก่อน +8

      Hey, Matt pad, MrBeast made the back rooms

    • @TRG_R17
      @TRG_R17 10 หลายเดือนก่อน +6

      Reply 5, wish he got hurt a little

  • @novakmartin8170
    @novakmartin8170 ปีที่แล้ว +6799

    The fact that The Backrooms try to mimic our reality means that there could be an entity in the form of MatPat that chases you around and shouts, "THE LORE! I HAVE TO SHOW YOU THE LORE!" then kills you is deeply horrifying...

    • @simonwahlen7150
      @simonwahlen7150 ปีที่แล้ว +394

      Ahh yes, He chases you around and then he grabs you in a vice like grip. All the while he keeps babbling about everything being simulations, timeloops, layered realities and conspiracies. Saying that random groups of people or fictional charaters are actually possesed by ghosts of children, impostors or AI. Every once in a while he concludes his ramblings and you think you can escape while his maniac gaze loses it's intensity before shouting: "But tHat's juSt A TheoRy, a _ _ _ TheoRy." And then he starts over again with a new possibly contradicting story.
      You finally losses consiousness out of chock, pain and fear as he peels the skin of your limbs to try and show you the endoskeleton beneath. "But tHat's juSt A TheoRy, a _ _ _ TheoRy."

    • @jojoversus1100
      @jojoversus1100 ปีที่แล้ว +120

      @@simonwahlen7150 That's the 4th Theory Channel. "Backrooms Theory", not about the Backrooms, but that version of reality & all its own theories.

    • @Haze_Nexus_real
      @Haze_Nexus_real ปีที่แล้ว +23

      here before this blows up

    • @juzox5161
      @juzox5161 ปีที่แล้ว +38

      @@jojoversus1100 Insanity Theory when?

    • @phoenix-vp3uz
      @phoenix-vp3uz ปีที่แล้ว +9

      Who all want a Wednesday video
      Spam the comment so that he'll se it

  • @coolnerdlll6053
    @coolnerdlll6053 ปีที่แล้ว +5747

    This really needs to be a psychological thriller movie about a guy in an underground maze who starts losing his mind. Imagine Cube crossed with Cast Away.

  • @emeraldnickel
    @emeraldnickel 10 หลายเดือนก่อน +774

    To add to this theory: "Overflow" could very well be referring to a buffer overflow. For those who don't know, in computing, a buffer overflow is when a part of a computer's data exceeds its specified storage capacity. When this happens, the overflowing data ends up in a different part of the computer, which can cause glitches and weird effects. It could be that the green light is a buffer overflow occurring, overflowing from one instance of the simulation to another one, at a different point in time. This could also explain the time jump that Peter experiences - it could be that he's actually been relocated to a different instance of the simulation that's not in sync with his first one. Even the word "async" fits with this explanation: the time jumps are a result of jumps between instances which are running asynchronously.

    • @johnturtle6649
      @johnturtle6649 7 หลายเดือนก่อน +21

      ah yes the classic buffer overflow hack. maybe SCP overflowed and gave us backrooms.

    • @user-zu9th3no1d
      @user-zu9th3no1d 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +5

      underrated

    • @shadowlord0162
      @shadowlord0162 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +7

      that is really smart thinking

    • @thierryvt
      @thierryvt 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +21

      There's also the fact that an overflow can reset a value back to 0. When performing additions in binary 1+0 = 1 and 1+1 = 0 (which gives you an extra bit that you need to carry to the next position on the left).
      So if we have a 3 bit memory slot (just to keep it short and easy) it would go something like this: 000 (0) -> 001 (1) -> 010 (2) -> 011 (3) -> 100 -> 101 -> 110 -> 111.
      So at 111 we've reached the end, right? So what happens if we add 1 again anyway? Following the same rules as before we loop back to: 000 and have 1 extra bit that should be carried to the next position (if we had 4 bits of room 111 would have become 1000).
      Not (or incorrectly) handling these overflows in either software or hardware can have very weird effects because it might corrupt something outside of the assigned memory space or cause something to loop over and over.

    • @emeraldnickel
      @emeraldnickel 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      @@thierryvt true, actually, I never thought of that!

  • @chrisgarcia1571
    @chrisgarcia1571 11 หลายเดือนก่อน +462

    Imagine how Kane feels when he realizes someone finally gets all of this stuff and can truly enjoy what hes made and all the work behind it

    • @Dw-rs9ed
      @Dw-rs9ed 9 หลายเดือนก่อน +9

      Matpat has been wrong a lot in the past tho

    • @jeiku5314
      @jeiku5314 8 หลายเดือนก่อน +6

      THE LORE! HE HAS TO SHOW YOU THE *LOOOOOORE*

    • @Dw-rs9ed
      @Dw-rs9ed 7 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@raee33im44 a game theory!!!

    • @allennaik4434
      @allennaik4434 2 หลายเดือนก่อน +7

      @@Dw-rs9ed he tells theory not facts....

    • @Mastermindpirate
      @Mastermindpirate หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      @@Dw-rs9edgame theory. Not game fact

  • @Purple_Lego_stud
    @Purple_Lego_stud ปีที่แล้ว +6152

    Intro theory: MatPat got stuck in the back rooms but decided to start analysing everything, he then found out so much that he scared the back rooms creatures away from him at first sight, now he roams the halls explaining the lore to helpless people, driving them insane

    • @tigerazoz2910
      @tigerazoz2910 ปีที่แล้ว +162

      actually he knows how to survive in it he explained some ways to navigate so yeah idk about the entities

    • @definablelife1370
      @definablelife1370 ปีที่แล้ว +53

      me who had brought ear plugs: "perfecto"

    • @CanonicalKaoru
      @CanonicalKaoru ปีที่แล้ว +42

      This is so my headcanon now

    • @Gemini-Lion
      @Gemini-Lion ปีที่แล้ว +41

      MatPat casually just telling people information that, like Lovecraftian Horror, drives people insane because their minds are not able to withhold such information. Wonderful.

    • @barysary
      @barysary ปีที่แล้ว +5

      i guess

  • @HotDuckBuns
    @HotDuckBuns ปีที่แล้ว +15759

    I can always rely on Mat Pat to give an existential crisis from a series about bacteria and time travel

    • @ItsRaven69
      @ItsRaven69 ปีที่แล้ว +32

      Exactly

    • @frostbitetheannunakiiceind6574
      @frostbitetheannunakiiceind6574 ปีที่แล้ว +28

      @whaaa t LOL

    • @EEEEEEEE
      @EEEEEEEE ปีที่แล้ว +11

      E‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎

    • @RabbitsFunWorld
      @RabbitsFunWorld ปีที่แล้ว +18

      Right? I look forward to him trampling on JackSepticEye’s Anti Lore when Seán makes more lore. 😂

    • @mapledemon5601
      @mapledemon5601 ปีที่แล้ว +9

      @@frostbitetheannunakiiceind6574 that guy is also a bot

  • @engineeredtofail6746
    @engineeredtofail6746 ปีที่แล้ว +303

    Please tell me I'm not the only one that got super excited for Mat giving a shout out to the Lockpicking Lawyer, it made me feel like I am not alone binge watching any imaginable way to open a lock

    • @DakodaS246
      @DakodaS246 7 หลายเดือนก่อน +5

      You just made my day. I'm glad I'm not alone.

    • @KamenRiderGumo
      @KamenRiderGumo 4 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      @@DakodaS246 Same here. Love watching LPL.

    • @Aaron_GKV
      @Aaron_GKV 3 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      Hey, the same here!

  • @alldayagain
    @alldayagain 7 หลายเดือนก่อน +43

    My theory has always been the backrooms are a barrier between the other dimensions and our world, which are meant to trap lesser monsters by tricking them into thinking they broke through into our world. Building this huge, maze-like creation between dimensions has created some faultlines in our world where the creation isn't properly fastened.

    • @Tom-uy4io
      @Tom-uy4io 3 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      other "instances" of the simulation we live in. if something goes horribly wrong in another simulation, it collapses into the backrooms. The beings who created this simulation were smart enough to include a barrier between simulations, so when one collapses, it collapses into that "midway", instead of into another simulation. But sometimes, this simulation glitches, and part of it turns into a direct reference to the Backrooms, creating "portals".

  • @AlexMourning5635
    @AlexMourning5635 ปีที่แล้ว +3526

    "That is not a person" repeated with varying terror was so well done, honestly. I've rewatched this a few times already, and it doesn't fail to make my skin crawl.

    • @bobbythekidd4712
      @bobbythekidd4712 ปีที่แล้ว +70

      The most bone chilling this in the series… well besides the scream after…

    • @phoenix-vp3uz
      @phoenix-vp3uz ปีที่แล้ว +6

      Who all want a Wednesday video
      Spam the comment so that he'll se it

    • @Tw0Dots
      @Tw0Dots ปีที่แล้ว

      @@phoenix-vp3uzstfu

    • @alexandremenard3833
      @alexandremenard3833 ปีที่แล้ว +40

      Yes, was the best part, because you feel the realisation of HOW wrong something is.

    • @CommentStyler
      @CommentStyler ปีที่แล้ว +8

      Wait, only now I wonder who are the voice actors ._.

  • @littleheck1
    @littleheck1 ปีที่แล้ว +2023

    I love how they paid a small tribute to Nathan Barnett. He’s been putting so much effort into his career for many MANY years without stopping he deserves so much more recognition for his efforts and talents

    • @DanFPG
      @DanFPG ปีที่แล้ว +19

      Nathan is one of the all time greats...Dad, Keith Appicary...neckpain Wayne the list goes on.

    • @phoenix-vp3uz
      @phoenix-vp3uz ปีที่แล้ว

      Who all want a Wednesday video
      Spam the comment so that he'll se it

    • @Madden06NFLSuperstarMode
      @Madden06NFLSuperstarMode ปีที่แล้ว

    • @Madden06NFLSuperstarMode
      @Madden06NFLSuperstarMode ปีที่แล้ว +1

      Ít í nốt

  • @ysa3405
    @ysa3405 ปีที่แล้ว +65

    I love Kanes interpretation on the backrooms so much, before it was an open idea for anyone to add onto with their own entities and levels (it still totally is) and to be honest it was a bit messy but he’s made such a beautiful video series with a backstory/story line that wasn’t there before it’s really xool

  • @arijacobo3256
    @arijacobo3256 ปีที่แล้ว +27

    Why has Mat never mentioned the coughing some of the people are doing? I always assumed it was because of the bacteria infecting them.

    • @Matrixorial
      @Matrixorial 21 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Better question: why is this comment underrated?

  • @SonicLink125
    @SonicLink125 ปีที่แล้ว +1742

    One thing to mention. Kane confirmed that the earthquake was NOT caused by A-Sync. Which suggests that during First Contact, the earthquake actually helped the experiment to open a portal to the Backrooms.
    Love this series! Kane has done an amazing job!

    • @judm3546
      @judm3546 ปีที่แล้ว +45

      Also Kane didn't take any inspiration from the original backrooms he kinda just made his own version of it

    • @Bjlogna
      @Bjlogna ปีที่แล้ว +28

      @J U D M Besides the main concept yeah, it’s really impressive what he’s created from the premise of a creepypasta

    • @phoenix-vp3uz
      @phoenix-vp3uz ปีที่แล้ว +3

      Who all want a Wednesday video
      Spam the comment so that he'll se it

    • @BublFR
      @BublFR ปีที่แล้ว +5

      Ya the earth quake destabilized the machine causing more portals

    • @rogeras5966
      @rogeras5966 ปีที่แล้ว +3

      Yeah, Kane is doing it pretty great, I want to do cool stuff like what he does.

  • @justcallmesped
    @justcallmesped 4 หลายเดือนก่อน +11

    Interesting fact about the term "overflow": It's a programming term as well. "Integer overflow" occurs when two numbers are added together and the result is larger than the data type can hold, causing the result to wrap around back to the minimum number. It's a very common thing to see programs crash because a careless programmer didn't check for overflow and to see a normal-looking number, say "seconds that this program has been running" loop from "32,767" to "-32,768". If you then feed that garbage number into other areas of the program that are expecting a sane value, it can create all sorts of havoc. Like, oh...if a simulation of reality had a number like "number of rooms" and it suddenly overflowed from a very large number in the billions to a very large NEGATIVE number in the billions because a hacker went and added a whole bunch of new space.

  • @corbyndaclassical
    @corbyndaclassical 9 หลายเดือนก่อน +11

    In a general way of how the Backrooms operates, it largely reminds me of the Upside-Down from Stranger Things. In the last bit of the video with the house in real life and in the backrooms, it seems as if they are taking place at the same time, just like how in Stranger things, the Upside down can be happening at the same time as reality. With the vines in the other room, it gives it even more of the vibe.
    Wasn't sure if this was important, or the maker of the video/lore/concept took inspiration from Strangerthings, etc.

  • @-TIgaming2
    @-TIgaming2 ปีที่แล้ว +794

    If MattPat fell in the backrooms, he would probably just ask the entities questions the entire time

    • @NoNamerNe
      @NoNamerNe ปีที่แล้ว +76

      The entities would probably be the one crying because of the questions-

    • @frostbitetheannunakiiceind6574
      @frostbitetheannunakiiceind6574 ปีที่แล้ว +6

      @whaaa t doing gods work

    • @EEEEEEEE
      @EEEEEEEE ปีที่แล้ว +1

      E‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎

    • @gogito2379
      @gogito2379 ปีที่แล้ว +20

      @@frostbitetheannunakiiceind6574but… that’s a bot

    • @nogoodatpvp
      @nogoodatpvp ปีที่แล้ว +9

      He would escape just by boring the monsters to death.

  • @sleepy6876
    @sleepy6876 ปีที่แล้ว +607

    I just imagine the backroom monster keeping matpat alive and letting him roam the backrooms so that if they meet again, it can listen to his new interesting theories about the backrooms after having a boring day walking around.

  • @FSMface
    @FSMface ปีที่แล้ว +10

    Thank you for linking all of these together in a chronological order, and help make some sense of the timeline (if you can call it that)

  • @The_Rat_Qu3n3
    @The_Rat_Qu3n3 7 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

    MatPatRooms just randomly popped into my mind and idk why but it's giving me great joy of the idea where the walls and floor and monsters are just Mat of the Pat and the theories of games, films, food, and style are just everywhere as well. Lol

  • @nategreat0040
    @nategreat0040 ปีที่แล้ว +780

    I like how surprised Kane was to get the Award. DUDE, you EARNED it, what an amazing series ❤️

    • @deadlymelody27
      @deadlymelody27 ปีที่แล้ว +15

      Literally how is he 17 and so good, im 30 and baffled by so much of the lore and thats not even thinking about the visual talent

    • @jordanparker5992
      @jordanparker5992 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      @whaaa t Thank you BOT! ... Wait did I give you attention!? Nooo!

    • @fatimapavon7787
      @fatimapavon7787 ปีที่แล้ว

      ❤️

    • @thejaded
      @thejaded ปีที่แล้ว +1

      He's very grateful

  • @IcePho
    @IcePho ปีที่แล้ว +1797

    I'm not gonna lie, its still mind-boggling how Matpat and his team, constantly deep dives into games or videos to scrap together enough lore, to make a video.
    And does this on a near weekly basis.

    • @IcePho
      @IcePho ปีที่แล้ว +23

      I deleted my original comment, because it got flooded with bots down here.

    • @aaronalquiza9680
      @aaronalquiza9680 ปีที่แล้ว +10

      The community is involved on research and problem solving too.

    • @jacobfuhrman4590
      @jacobfuhrman4590 ปีที่แล้ว +13

      It's amazing what information scrolling through Reddit posts can get ya 😉

    • @justin5488
      @justin5488 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      ​@@jacobfuhrman4590 fr fr

    • @EEEEEEEE
      @EEEEEEEE ปีที่แล้ว +2

      E‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎

  • @TSGbedwars
    @TSGbedwars ปีที่แล้ว +2

    we need kane to make more parts of this series fr

  • @nobleofblackcats9726
    @nobleofblackcats9726 ปีที่แล้ว +4

    That one room with the single blue chair gave me Alan Tutorials vibes. How to pick up a blue chair, mashed into the final act’s location.

  • @DaveTexas
    @DaveTexas ปีที่แล้ว +2506

    Kane Pixels has created one of the most original and compelling narratives I’ve ever seen. The storytelling is absolutely phenomenal. Add in his superb visuals and you’ve got the best content to come along - in any medium - in years. I hope he continues to expand this story. I’d say that I’d love to see his Backrooms turned into a series of films, but I’d be afraid that a major studio would screw it up. Better to just leave it up to Kane.

    • @YahNation
      @YahNation ปีที่แล้ว +9

      He did good, but I did the idea first through the medium of music in my album "the outbreak" a soundcloud exclusive which was probably the origin of a backrooms at all because of my story the DOD magician which is about an entity able to come and go between a backrooms like space fighting these creatures.

    • @doinyourmom7236
      @doinyourmom7236 ปีที่แล้ว +11

      well i wouldnt say any medium, thats a bit much.

    • @nai1729
      @nai1729 ปีที่แล้ว +37

      and he’s only 17, so impressive.

    • @Leopardts
      @Leopardts ปีที่แล้ว +56

      @@YahNation Seriously trying to claim the idea of the backrooms as your intellectual property man? That's a bit much. There's always been stories of people going to parallel or warped versions of our own world (Stranger Things is an easy example). Add in video games and glitching into a glitchy mess of a world that is the warped idea of our own human centric spaces isn't exactly much of a reach. You're just someone who had an idea that was similar in essence and didn't capitalize on it.

    • @YahNation
      @YahNation ปีที่แล้ว +1

      @@Leopardts Never claimed it as intellectual property, albums exclusive to soundcloud and not copy written to allow other creators to get involved. Backfired that I didnt copywrite it so it belongs to the community now. Moved on from that project years ago, I actually love seeing all the things people create based off the concept album and short novel (which btw was released over a decade ago).

  • @lifeofrex4377
    @lifeofrex4377 ปีที่แล้ว +1112

    I can always rely on this channel to make me scared of something so simple like taking a step.

    • @P_I_G_G_A
      @P_I_G_G_A ปีที่แล้ว +17

      Or something so unreal like backrooms

    • @Haze_Nexus_real
      @Haze_Nexus_real ปีที่แล้ว +5

      here before this blows up too

    • @phoenix-vp3uz
      @phoenix-vp3uz ปีที่แล้ว +2

      Who all want a Wednesday video
      Spam the comment so that he'll se it

    • @Ladybugjay3
      @Ladybugjay3 ปีที่แล้ว +3

      EXACTLY 😭 I didnt wanna get off my bed for a good hourrrr

    • @Trooper99_films
      @Trooper99_films ปีที่แล้ว

      Ok, btw the waffle house has found its new host

  • @TheAdvertisement
    @TheAdvertisement ปีที่แล้ว +4

    Never thought I'd see the day where Matpat shouts out LockPickingLawyer.
    5:30 I KNEW he looked familiar!

  • @gogo_haokip
    @gogo_haokip 7 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

    The fact that he took all this time to create this video huge respect

  • @NinjaMan47
    @NinjaMan47 ปีที่แล้ว +2247

    So according to MatPat, the Backrooms's bacteria monster actually a red herring. It isn't the real horror lurking in the backrooms; what is the horror is that by simply interacting with the backrooms you allow holes to form in our reality draining into it. And over time those holes will get bigger and more prevalent. Eventually all of our world will simply be sucked into the Backrooms and be assimilated into it, like a home crumbling into the sea.

    • @calebpaez-98
      @calebpaez-98 ปีที่แล้ว +48

      Honestly I'm kinda scared I'm a teenager and scared to death is this gonna happen

    • @Leopardts
      @Leopardts ปีที่แล้ว +134

      The idea of the universe falling into itself and becoming a mess of illogical hallways and warped creations is honestly a bit terrifying.

    • @claraphillips7900
      @claraphillips7900 ปีที่แล้ว +103

      Sounds like someone is installing too many mods onto their copy of Reality. Remember people, Reality is not a Bethesda game: do NOT install the infinite money mod, it will glitch out your moral compass, and you'll end up with people no-clipping out of Reality and mammoths flying overhead.

    • @bordaz1
      @bordaz1 ปีที่แล้ว +26

      I disagree. The bacteria monsters are not a red herring but the focus of a plot twist. So, Matpat and us theorists have focused on the tangible motifs of Kane's backrooms: its fearful entities, its disruption of time and space, and its exploitation by ASYNC. But there's a less-tangible motif: while some of the glitchy videos we see are the symptoms of reality tears (that Simpsons one), others are CLEARLY manipulated by an elusive intelligence, leaving clues and warnings (Autopsy Report, Home_27467). I think, at least right now, that the source of that intelligence is the bacteria. The entities will become the protagonists.

    • @ujjssjsjsjjsjs8061
      @ujjssjsjsjjsjs8061 ปีที่แล้ว +15

      @@calebpaez-98 it's just a show :/

  • @spetsnaz154
    @spetsnaz154 ปีที่แล้ว +320

    honestly this whole idea of reality collapsing in on itself is such an amazing idea so props to kane for doing that but also props to matpat for talking about it and expanding the idea

    • @shadowking278
      @shadowking278 ปีที่แล้ว +5

      I hope Kain gets approached by a movie director. Because a backrooms movie would be awesome.

    • @shadowking278
      @shadowking278 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      He can even do his own effects.

    • @maxdrags3115
      @maxdrags3115 ปีที่แล้ว +5

      Kane did NOT come up with the Backrooms idea.
      I hope you know that.

    • @squireaudra
      @squireaudra ปีที่แล้ว

      Don't you just hate it when the universe machine's CMOS battery needs replacing?

  • @churrooryx78
    @churrooryx78 ปีที่แล้ว +4

    What if the Backrooms isn’t people no-clipping out of reality but they are actually asleep (or unconscious) and they are having dreams/nightmares of an unescapable realm that is all set in their heads and if they get caught by the creatures (maybe some mental health issue that they have either dealt with or are still dealing with) catches them, then they do a self murderder unconsciously? And also sometimes these dreams would bleed into reality, (like when that girl dropped a plate and it disappeared.) And I think A-Sync found a way to get to this mental state of mind and found a way to get the memories of being in the Backrooms from the suddenly dead people. Just a theory and I am most likely wrong but it just popped in my mind. 🤷‍♂️ (Also if you find a way out of the Backrooms you are free of the mental health.)

  • @eldritchchaos2663
    @eldritchchaos2663 4 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

    As a massive Greek mythology nerd I can't help but compare the infinite randomly-generated expanse of the Backrooms to the lore of Daedalus' Labyrinth, and specifically the added lore from book 4 of the Percy Jackson series titled Battle of the Labyrinth, which introduced the premise of locations popping up all over the globe where people are falling into the Labyrinth, almost like they no-clipped into the Backrooms.

  • @BasicRoblox
    @BasicRoblox ปีที่แล้ว +371

    Dude never fails, he made a whole dang timeline for the backrooms. Mat Pat does not disappoint us.

    • @jordanparker5992
      @jordanparker5992 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      @here is the full clip Thank you BOT! ... Wait did I give you attention!? Noooo!

    • @dylanhunt8758
      @dylanhunt8758 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      I think that the different time anomalies and past and future objects in the back rooms proves that it’s a simulation, because if a simulation was created and ran on a computer, everything that will happen is already coded into the simulation. In other words, everything that has and hasn’t happened yet in the world has always been happening concurrently and will happen again infinitely many times

    • @Tosh.O
      @Tosh.O ปีที่แล้ว

      @here is the full clip stop giving out monetized & tracked links

  • @TheOnceandFutureGeek
    @TheOnceandFutureGeek ปีที่แล้ว +710

    Async is literally short for asynchronous, so the time thing makes sense. If Ivan knew about time travel with the backrooms when he named his company, it's probably his own nod or in-joke at what started everything.

    • @psyckwhoever4197
      @psyckwhoever4197 11 หลายเดือนก่อน +34

      As a programmer, I think we should keep that in mind for way longer, because the series also has the potential for what async means in programming: processes that happen at the same time (but not necessarily "pace"), but are run on different cores that can still interact with each other :D

    • @spektree8448
      @spektree8448 11 หลายเดือนก่อน +18

      Backrooms coded in javascript that's why it so buggy xd

    • @SlightlySentientbreadloaf
      @SlightlySentientbreadloaf 9 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      If Ivan beck watched the video and chose not to open a portal to the backrooms what would happen?

  • @eloyverum9423
    @eloyverum9423 ปีที่แล้ว +2

    I REALLY appreciate what you do! This video was amazing!!!!!

  • @QTownTruckspotting
    @QTownTruckspotting 10 หลายเดือนก่อน +6

    The book Hawkins’s Hallway by Neil Shusterman (I think) featured a random number algorithm that once incorporated into a machine, would teleport the machine to a random location on Earth and give off energy to the area. Maybe some random number algorithms were plugged into Async’s portal and would cause random openings to appear around earth?

    • @QTownTruckspotting
      @QTownTruckspotting 10 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

      More Hawkings Hallway stuff, a character named Vince came in at the end of the book to show other characters a puzzle cube of sorts, while he was glowing GREEN. There was a house mentioned to be at the bottom of the sea, and the book featured a house that got teleported to the bottom of Loch Ness. Almost certainly unrelated but interesting nonetheless.

  • @thehobbist5544
    @thehobbist5544 ปีที่แล้ว +970

    19:42 On google maps, there used to be a 3d image of the backrooms in that very spot if you went into street view. Everyone thought it was just a prank that some kids pulled, but I think it is possible that Kane himself, being a smart kid, put that image there. There was another spot just like it on a coast near the ocean with the same image of the backrooms posted on the street view. I think this could possibly tie into "I had a home once, a manor, overlooking the sea".
    Edit: They removed the image shortly after so you dont need to go looking for it. There are many videos on youtube though showing what I am talking about.

    • @dazedbirb7350
      @dazedbirb7350 ปีที่แล้ว +28

      Is it the one with the big hole in the middle? If so, that one was created by a channel called “Billy le robot” which unless Kane Pixels made that as well, isn’t related.

    • @thehobbist5544
      @thehobbist5544 ปีที่แล้ว +3

      @@dazedbirb7350 No the one MatPat looked at used to have a photo of level 0 with no hole in the middle.

    • @jamestheaverageman6959
      @jamestheaverageman6959 ปีที่แล้ว

      Links?

    • @jayant7753
      @jayant7753 ปีที่แล้ว +5

      There is an image of backrooms in the photos by google maps section!
      This might just not be a theory anymore

    • @LuckyAngel_girl
      @LuckyAngel_girl ปีที่แล้ว +6

      @@jayant7753 you ppl are actually making me believe this is real...

  • @infernoflames8002
    @infernoflames8002 ปีที่แล้ว +683

    I love how MatPat is keeping the past lores like backrooms a current thing and it's amazing that he doesn't disappoint each time he finds new evidence.

    • @Eysc
      @Eysc ปีที่แล้ว +8

      They*, it's a full team working on it

    • @phoenix-vp3uz
      @phoenix-vp3uz ปีที่แล้ว

      Who all want a Wednesday video
      Spam the comment so that he'll se it

    • @charlesanderson1507
      @charlesanderson1507 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      Gotta be a NPC

    • @Trooper99_films
      @Trooper99_films ปีที่แล้ว +2

      The waffle house has found its new host

  • @jamiahbailey3222
    @jamiahbailey3222 10 หลายเดือนก่อน

    14:50 Dofenschmertz reference 😂
    Now I kind of feel like rewatching Phineas and Ferb!

  • @xTerrySunderlandx
    @xTerrySunderlandx 11 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

    ok this is a REALLY good film theory that makes a LOT of sense.
    It gave some more perspective than the ideas i had from the series :)

  • @cliffordpfaff3619
    @cliffordpfaff3619 ปีที่แล้ว +220

    Actually, the green light symbolizes the love Gatsby feels for Daisy. And even broader, the green light symbolizes the American Dream, that Gatsby reaches and yearns for.

    • @DPazR
      @DPazR ปีที่แล้ว +28

      * Vietnam flashbacks to high school *

    • @thighgraine
      @thighgraine ปีที่แล้ว +7

      Just started the Great Gatsby for my junior year, will this hit different after I experience it?

    • @Call_Me_Gi
      @Call_Me_Gi ปีที่แล้ว +7

      @@thighgraine YES. YES IT WILL HIT DIFFERENT.

    • @dragoon9382
      @dragoon9382 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      @@thighgraine yes lmao the memories

    • @Broox327
      @Broox327 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      lmao...as a high school English Teacher that covers Gatsby....I had a good laugh at this lol

  • @7projected
    @7projected ปีที่แล้ว +411

    I love how the models are fairly low poly count but the combination of textures and the VHS filter makes it look high quality, it's impressive

    • @saxmd4912
      @saxmd4912 11 หลายเดือนก่อน +54

      This is actually why you remember older games being so high definition. Textures, sprites, anything that was designed to work with a CRT Tele, was specifically designed to look as high def as possible, on those screens, which is why playing those games on newer televisions looks very dated. I recommend looking it up, it's actually very impressive how early video game artists were able to manipulate pixels in such a way.

    • @kian3527
      @kian3527 8 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      Don’t understand anything you just said

    • @7projected
      @7projected 8 หลายเดือนก่อน +5

      @@kian3527 the models are low detailed but the texture is high quality, and mixed with the vhs filter it looks really good

  • @Desmodontidae78
    @Desmodontidae78 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

    I'd love to see MatPat's take on some of the newer Backrooms videos, like the "The Oldest View" sequence. The Rolling Giant is hella creepy.

  • @dharkbizkit
    @dharkbizkit 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

    22:17 railing bars are different doorplacment too.. with stuff like this, its hard to distinguish oversight and error on the creators part to intentional. thats why i stopped bothering making connections between things if thats supposed to be the same room, its a stretch forcing you, to take differences as nonexistent

  • @daynal9594
    @daynal9594 ปีที่แล้ว +1642

    I think we can all agree that Kane is an absolute genius. I'm nearly 50 yrs old and have seen my fair share of horror/sci-fi movies as well as read many novels of the sort and nothing comes close to the intriguing adventure that Kane takes our minds on while delving into the backrooms.
    Also a huge bravo to MatPat for his research and breaking it all down for us.
    Well done to the both of you!
    👏 👏 👏

    • @zestzonertheoblivious5828
      @zestzonertheoblivious5828 ปีที่แล้ว +44

      It's hard to believe he's not event an adult yet and he's so good at animation and is beyond popular.

    • @jeffdroog
      @jeffdroog ปีที่แล้ว +2

      Well,he certainly is talented,but honestly,surprising a 50 year old women,does not a genius make...For all we know,you've got dementia brain already forming.Please,allow the professionals to hand out genius status to others.

    • @tes3038
      @tes3038 ปีที่แล้ว +74

      @@jeffdroog you need help bro.

    • @jeffdroog
      @jeffdroog ปีที่แล้ว +1

      @tes There's no help for me...And,you are in no way my bro.

    • @nicname7374
      @nicname7374 ปีที่แล้ว +32

      @@jeffdroog edgy edge lord

  • @TimeBucks
    @TimeBucks ปีที่แล้ว +492

    Your videos are always so good

  • @jarrydoneill7834
    @jarrydoneill7834 8 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    And to think, I'm taking quite a bit of info from his version of the backrooms for my game in terms of the characters

  • @jamesomara-roberts8978
    @jamesomara-roberts8978 10 หลายเดือนก่อน

    The loop you're describing near the end is called a bootstrap paradox, I bloody loved this video

  • @selenefoster8013
    @selenefoster8013 ปีที่แล้ว +206

    Imagine your in the backrooms and you hear something chasing you, and right as you think you're about to die, it screams, "THE LORE! I NEED TO SHOW YOU THE LORE!"

    • @leociresi4292
      @leociresi4292 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      No wonder the Partypoopers went to Promised Land Level

    • @eliphas_vlka
      @eliphas_vlka ปีที่แล้ว +4

      @@leociresi4292 level is trash stuff that ruined the backrooms

    • @madeleinemusgrave5578
      @madeleinemusgrave5578 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      @@eliphas_vlka BRO THE ORIGINAL LORE OF THE BACKROOMS WAS THE MEG EXPLORING NOT A SYNC ARE YOU DUMB

    • @madeleinemusgrave5578
      @madeleinemusgrave5578 ปีที่แล้ว

      @@eliphas_vlka THE PROMISED LAND IS A ORIGINAL BACKROOMS LEVEL

    • @madeleinemusgrave5578
      @madeleinemusgrave5578 ปีที่แล้ว

      @@eliphas_vlka PLUS THE PROMISED LAND IS LIKE THE BACKROOMS HEAVEN

  • @Lawsonomy1
    @Lawsonomy1 ปีที่แล้ว +486

    "You have always been here" is a reference to liminality. Liminal images give you the sensation of familiarity even though you have never seen them before. The Backrooms is composed entirely from liminal spaces, making the viewer experience false memories of having been their, i.e. "you have always been here"

    • @pizzainc.1465
      @pizzainc.1465 ปีที่แล้ว +6

      Ahh I have that all the time

    • @Lawsonomy1
      @Lawsonomy1 ปีที่แล้ว +16

      @@pizzainc.1465 You might want to check out r/liminalspaces the community grew along side (but separate from) the backrooms as a group to share images that give them that uncanny feeling.

    • @desireemacdonald1813
      @desireemacdonald1813 ปีที่แล้ว +15

      I just learned about the back rooms a few months ago and found it so unsettling but at first didn’t realize why. Then it hit me: It’s very much like dreams I often have. Being in a place that’s familiar but not and they just go on and on with no way out. I wonder if liminal spaces appear in other’s dreams a lot?

    • @coleozaeta6344
      @coleozaeta6344 ปีที่แล้ว +7

      It’s also possibly a reference to the Shining when Grady’s ghost tells Jack “You were always the caretaker here.”

    • @desireemacdonald1813
      @desireemacdonald1813 ปีที่แล้ว +3

      @@coleozaeta6344 That’s an interesting point. I think there could be and probably is, a great deal of theory about the meaning of the back rooms and liminal space.

  • @mackenziewhite6168
    @mackenziewhite6168 ปีที่แล้ว +1

    Overflow could also be a reference to integer overflow, for example if you made a 8 bit counter, once it reaches 255 the next number will overflow, resetting back tock to the lowest possible number.

  • @zephyrwolf6183
    @zephyrwolf6183 10 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

    A backrooms possible connection to Omega Mart would be so cool!!! Crossover episode!!!!

  • @Lyddy-Draws
    @Lyddy-Draws ปีที่แล้ว +42

    14:47
    The Phineas and Ferb reference is beautiful 👌🏻

  • @CubiStudios
    @CubiStudios ปีที่แล้ว +148

    Wasn’t expecting that Lock Picking Lawyer cameo, but I’m here for it.

  • @VHSTAPEMAN
    @VHSTAPEMAN ปีที่แล้ว +1

    16:30 Well Thank you Matt, for explaining the timeline. Even though you did forgot the Simpsons and the I Remember video.
    I guess that I Remember video does not have a date and the Simpsons video was not made by Kane Pixels.
    Also I believe that Damage Control takes place after the events of Reunion.
    Because this video was uploaded before the Damage Control video.

  • @sundowner_eventing
    @sundowner_eventing 11 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Heyyy just a suggestion for a backrooms game that’s supposed to come out sometime this year but I think a gtlive on the game subliminal would be awesome. I’ve seen it on TikTok for a while and the graphics look insane

  • @jsange
    @jsange ปีที่แล้ว +40

    14:50 after all this time, we've still got Phineas and Ferb quotes living in all our heads rent free

  • @DanielS2001
    @DanielS2001 ปีที่แล้ว

    Hey Matt, that reflecting imagery in “I Remember” mimics the reflected imagery in the opening credits of the Netflix TV series Dark, which is a TV show involving time travel.

  • @SaphireRose-luvsIceCream
    @SaphireRose-luvsIceCream 9 หลายเดือนก่อน

    thanks for making me overthink this while laying down, great job Matpat!

  • @catmurai
    @catmurai ปีที่แล้ว +756

    I like how matpat is able to juggle weeks of work on three channels at one and still have time to spend with his family

    • @nic6909
      @nic6909 ปีที่แล้ว +12

      He just reads a script his team does everything

    • @trenth.7053
      @trenth.7053 ปีที่แล้ว +80

      @@nic6909 He reads a script but let's not pretend he himself doesn't do research.

    • @synkt8759
      @synkt8759 ปีที่แล้ว +33

      @@nic6909 literally lying lmao

    • @phoenix-vp3uz
      @phoenix-vp3uz ปีที่แล้ว

      Who all want a Wednesday video
      Spam the comment so that he'll se it

    • @AC-sj5rj
      @AC-sj5rj ปีที่แล้ว +29

      Well without a team managing all this would be impossible, but mat's definitely not just a voice for these theories,being the face of the channel, there's definitely a lot of work

  • @IzzyFizzyDoo
    @IzzyFizzyDoo ปีที่แล้ว +1289

    Jokes aside can we appreciate how IN DEPTH AND INCREDIBLY SMART KANE AND HIS TEAM ARE?
    Honestly, this is some award worthy story telling and detail, idk how he does it but he does it.
    What an inspiration

    • @Shad0wBoxxer
      @Shad0wBoxxer ปีที่แล้ว +33

      Team? Its a 17 year old.

    • @FirEBeast
      @FirEBeast ปีที่แล้ว +16

      I mean is it? It’s really good but incredibly smart and award winning is giving too much credit. The presentation is 10/10 but the story is like 6/10

    • @Shad0wBoxxer
      @Shad0wBoxxer ปีที่แล้ว +4

      @@FirEBeast dude… totally is a 17 year old go look it up lmao

    • @bigjohncena6986
      @bigjohncena6986 ปีที่แล้ว +8

      not really. im sure scott coffin and kane are perfecelty capable of writing a good complete story that makes sense that matpat can put together in one video and move on. they purposfully make the story confusing and dumb to generate more views and income.

    • @sharpshotm16
      @sharpshotm16 ปีที่แล้ว +4

      @@FirEBeast how good a story is is subjective, however as a sci fi mystery there isn't many obvious flaws, and bear in mind, it's still happening.

  • @AlAnsikk
    @AlAnsikk 11 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    you had me at LockPickingLawyer shout out

  • @trainrick1
    @trainrick1 11 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Wow man i just started following the back rooms and this is kinda crazy!

  • @jennyhaggerty7282
    @jennyhaggerty7282 ปีที่แล้ว +223

    Matpat is goin crazy on timelines. This is great 😊

    • @tobiletsplay
      @tobiletsplay ปีที่แล้ว +7

      Sad that there are so many bots on every comment W T F

    • @shaquilleoatmeal2227
      @shaquilleoatmeal2227 ปีที่แล้ว

      It’s a shame the fnaf one still hasn’t come out

  • @Hoot.Pockets
    @Hoot.Pockets ปีที่แล้ว +576

    If matpat can figure out the entire backrooms lore, he can figure out the meaning of life.

    • @holdensinclair4786
      @holdensinclair4786 ปีที่แล้ว +7

      honestly it’s not that complicated now something like mandela catalogue is difrrrnt

    • @markxnex973
      @markxnex973 ปีที่แล้ว +6

      The meaning of life is to build a friendship with God and to learn about him. I hope you guys understand this.

    • @saswatsethi2739
      @saswatsethi2739 ปีที่แล้ว +3

      And also the FNAF lore probably?

    • @GrandGourd
      @GrandGourd ปีที่แล้ว +16

      @@markxnex973 Stop preaching on a backrooms lore video please. I ain't a Christian and I never will be, I hope that some sort of god is real as I'm terrified by the thought of not existing but I doubt its your god. I hope you guys understand this.
      Also, I can't wait to build a friendship with the being that we can't prove exists and can't interact with.

    • @devinmessmer9632
      @devinmessmer9632 ปีที่แล้ว +3

      @@GrandGourd Sadly nobody will listen to this other than those who don't need it. I have gotten into arguments for days over dumb religion stuff. Mainly people bringing it into a place where it doesn't belong. For example: @MarkxNex

  • @seabassa.m.665
    @seabassa.m.665 ปีที่แล้ว +3

    This is interesting... I was part of the whole back rooms fandom long before cane, I appreciate his work but there is a set lore and idea to it. I guess you could say it is a type of simulation but this world we are in is a simulation. There's also so many facets of the idea of backrooms. Some believe there is only one room and other believe that there are millions if not infinite. Love canes story tho lol. I'm going to go let my death moth now lol

  • @tannercarr1335
    @tannercarr1335 7 หลายเดือนก่อน

    When you said “stuff that didn’t fit” that reminded me of a scene form the amazing world of gumball where a character was so boring that she was sent to a place where mistakes and stuff was.

  • @diarm77
    @diarm77 ปีที่แล้ว +150

    The backrooms is oddly similar to the Greek myth The Labyrinth. Giant monster that lurks in the halls waiting for food. A seemingly endless maze. Probably has something to do with dead kids. It all checks out

    • @h0m3st4r
      @h0m3st4r ปีที่แล้ว +13

      @sidemenreact How ironic that a channel titled "Truth and Belief" would use spam bots like this one to lie about content and impersonate Sidemen.

    • @eliphas_vlka
      @eliphas_vlka ปีที่แล้ว

      Before it was ruined by internet morons

  • @legogenius22
    @legogenius22 ปีที่แล้ว +231

    Really, really happy that "I remember" is important. Writing is very important to any story and kane (or one of his associates if he didn't write it) did a phenomenal job with that video and how the statements made by an async employee are presented. One of those videos I just caught myself watching repeatedly because it just flowed well, and felt rather well thought out and intelligent among a mess of repetitive suggestions that bore me in my suggested feed. Kane parsons is a genius, and I can't wait yo continue to see this story unfold.

    • @DiegoGomez-pk5tg
      @DiegoGomez-pk5tg ปีที่แล้ว +5

      I mean Kane is a kid; I don't think he had any staff. Probably did it himself

  • @jessicashook8000
    @jessicashook8000 ปีที่แล้ว +4

    It’s crazy how A-sync only explored a little part of the backrooms but found 2 level and there’s trillions of more. We have seen 4 different levels.

  • @testerwulf3357
    @testerwulf3357 ปีที่แล้ว +280

    I feel so bad for Peter..covered up as dead and left alone in the backrooms left for dead, life ruined.

    • @IheartLeDaddy
      @IheartLeDaddy ปีที่แล้ว +3

      its not real??

    • @thatonekidatthegrocerystore
      @thatonekidatthegrocerystore ปีที่แล้ว +38

      @@IheartLeDaddybro….have some sympathy

    • @Copperkaiju
      @Copperkaiju ปีที่แล้ว +25

      @@IheartLeDaddy no sh!t

    • @IheartLeDaddy
      @IheartLeDaddy ปีที่แล้ว +3

      @@thatonekidatthegrocerystore for a fake dude?

    • @BulborbStan
      @BulborbStan ปีที่แล้ว +22

      @@IheartLeDaddy Yes? It's some basic empathy. Do you never feel bad for people in stories?

  • @sipofsunkist9016
    @sipofsunkist9016 ปีที่แล้ว +88

    “that is not a person!” so short and simply terrifying. love it! reminds me of the shortest horror story ever told:
    the last person left on earth…
    hears a knock at the door.

    • @dennismichelsen4936
      @dennismichelsen4936 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      Scary

    • @nicoruppert4207
      @nicoruppert4207 ปีที่แล้ว

      @@dennismichelsen4936 TheWaffleHouseHasFoundItsNewHost

    • @Furzkampfbomber
      @Furzkampfbomber ปีที่แล้ว +1

      I remember a Doctor Who episode telling exactly this story.

    • @lizzykatieschindele6265
      @lizzykatieschindele6265 ปีที่แล้ว

      Could you post a time stamp? I don’t remember where it was in the video

    • @Copperkaiju
      @Copperkaiju ปีที่แล้ว

      @@lizzykatieschindele6265 9:02

  • @janneann1127
    @janneann1127 10 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    Bro figured out almost all of the Backrooms lore from a single mug. This guy is talented.😀👍

  • @somerandomdragon4655
    @somerandomdragon4655 4 หลายเดือนก่อน

    the "Reunion" video features a pump action shotgun(either a remington 870 or mossberg 500/590) with magpul furniture on it. magpul was founded in 1999 and the SGA hunters furniture was released 2012-13

  • @milkshakedraws6944
    @milkshakedraws6944 ปีที่แล้ว +68

    I love whenever MatPat covers youtube ARG’s, they’re infinitely interesting and it’s so cool to watch a familiar face give his interpretations. Crossing my fingers for a Marble Hornets series on the channel, it’d definitely be one for the ages-and for the corny jokes.

  • @ausiwolf
    @ausiwolf ปีที่แล้ว +148

    The Subtitler needs a raise. Not to mention that their actually a living human being

    • @ratking4965
      @ratking4965 ปีที่แล้ว +3

      They need to be Jeff bezos

    • @QUBIQUBED
      @QUBIQUBED ปีที่แล้ว +3

      *they’re

  • @dallaslooksmaxxer3505
    @dallaslooksmaxxer3505 5 หลายเดือนก่อน

    As someone who is completely new to the Backrooms (and just got sucked into the various spin-offs that flood YT), I appreciate this video. Liked & subbed.

  • @ratbaby3107
    @ratbaby3107 10 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Reminds me a lot of the concept of the Night Floors from delta green. Missing person vanishing into an endless impossible space featueing the stylings of cosmic horror

  • @douglasmiller526
    @douglasmiller526 ปีที่แล้ว +23

    12:49 "You wouldn't want to be on the end of any gun, Marvin. "

    • @tuskact481
      @tuskact481 ปีที่แล้ว +6

      "Yeah, that's probably true."

  • @user-nm8mv6mc2f
    @user-nm8mv6mc2f 10 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    Mat pat has changed my perception of what’s scary: I will watch a new theory and be scared out of my mind, and then I’ll watch a ton of scary theories I’ve already watched to fill my mind with nightmares I’ve already had so I know I can handle them.

  • @Krystal_Gaming_
    @Krystal_Gaming_ ปีที่แล้ว +3

    Mat needs to teach us the lore of locks from the lock picking lawyer

  • @archiegrishipol
    @archiegrishipol ปีที่แล้ว +224

    My thinking is, instead of the Backrooms being part of a simulation, is it's the graveyard of shattered realities. When the universe breaks apart, the bits that fall off end up in the Backrooms, until eventually the entire universe shatters and ends up there

    • @Goldenkitten1
      @Goldenkitten1 ปีที่แล้ว +13

      The video "I Remember" is the one that backs this theory up the best. Whether the Backrooms is sentient or not the voice is still speaking as if from its POV and the implications are obvious. Everything eventually winds up in the backrooms, even when the "Eternal Ghost" of your dimension is gone the Backrooms has absorbed them in a mirrored fashion thus it "Remembers" them.

    • @channingcheese2
      @channingcheese2 ปีที่แล้ว

      WHY ARE YOU EVERYWHERE

    • @jjbarajas5341
      @jjbarajas5341 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      I wonder if this is just a local distortion event relative to planets, or if the distortion spreads to other celestial bodies. I don't imagine it would ever get big enough to swallow huge swaths of outer space or even stars, right?

    • @luisfcplima
      @luisfcplima ปีที่แล้ว +2

      @@jjbarajas5341 ​ By definition, the Backrooms are infinite in size. Thus they can swallow the entire universe. Even if they are not infinite, if they are constructed as it goes, they will swallow everything eventually. I believe more in the theory that the first "failed test" was the first bullet hole into reality... and then it started to stretch infinitely. Even if ASync did nothing more and tried to SCP it, it is too late. The rips have a cascading effect.

  • @oFFtheWall518
    @oFFtheWall518 ปีที่แล้ว +52

    Something that Matpat missed about Peter Tench, when he initially comes back after disappearing for months, no one recognizes him and he doesn't know where he is.

    • @looproom2001
      @looproom2001 ปีที่แล้ว

      Welcome to the unknown join us ♾️♾️

  • @emjay595
    @emjay595 9 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    Fr someone should make a movie or series that follows Kane in the initial found footage video AND his friends, like from different perspectives through the movie. It can keep cutting to Kane in the back rooms and then his friends (who u can see clearly witnessed him noclip) trying to figure this out and get in contact with the authorities. The whole movie will be a mish-mash of his friends trying to get the authorities to work with them or even just believe them, Kane’s experience in the back rooms and (kinda similar to maze runner) just little clips and snippets of history abt A-sync slowly keying the viewer in on what’s happening. It’ll seem like stranger things in a way with the kinda vintage feel to it and sci-fi stuff

  • @samayoubi5818
    @samayoubi5818 4 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Backrooms are really cool and mind warping horror with tone to the rise is lit and horror with so much to inpertpert it’s awesome and love stuff like this

  • @braydenwilliams6802
    @braydenwilliams6802 ปีที่แล้ว +16

    14:55 That nickel comment was from Phineas and Ferb holy crap that was so much nostalgia

  • @kingkorva5720
    @kingkorva5720 ปีที่แล้ว +37

    Overflow could be a reference to a programming/calculation error that occurs when the data type used to store data was not large enough to hold the data. This would make sense from the backrooms being a simulation angle and seems to imply an overflow error in time could be causing all the wonky time shifting stuff.

  • @franciscorp1
    @franciscorp1 4 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    That reference to phineas and ferb. I loved it!

  • @UltraZombie125
    @UltraZombie125 5 หลายเดือนก่อน

    14:45 PHINIOUS AND FERB! Love this reference

  • @phaesiareese4393
    @phaesiareese4393 ปีที่แล้ว +176

    The fact that we can even tell MatPat by the sound of his BREATHING if we had to is astounding, truly spectacular.

    • @Korok974
      @Korok974 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      Oh my gosh, at first I didn’t think so- but now I think you’re right

    • @TheCatNamedToast
      @TheCatNamedToast ปีที่แล้ว

      well he is in a closet so-

  • @TheLactoseBoi
    @TheLactoseBoi ปีที่แล้ว +21

    14:35 nice “Phineas and Ferb” reference.

  • @WeAsOneRise
    @WeAsOneRise ปีที่แล้ว

    It's dope how much he put into the lore

  • @Ramsey276one
    @Ramsey276one ปีที่แล้ว +11

    19:51 “just DROWNING in ocean metaphors”
    Well done, MP, well done!
    XD

  • @justsaiyan2657
    @justsaiyan2657 ปีที่แล้ว +27

    I love how the timeline is so clear unlike a certain other series *cough cough* FNAF *cough cough*

  • @adean5707
    @adean5707 8 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    What if the speaker in "I remember" is Peter, talking about how he was banished from his home aka earth into the backrooms

  • @fuzzyfrog8861
    @fuzzyfrog8861 5 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Backrooms game did great job adding so much level and different monsters

  • @bait1021
    @bait1021 ปีที่แล้ว +22

    The video Overflow could be referencing integer overflow in computers, where inputting too large a number causes the computer to "overflow" back to a negative number, and the same thing works in reverse, too. If the Backrooms follow video game/computer simulation logic, this could be why time is unstable in this series. This fits really well with MatPat's time loop theory, which I'm sure everyone caught on to, but I wanted to mention it anyway.