Game Theory: Minecraft, STOP Punching Trees!

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There are a ton of interesting things in Minecraft, but one that stands out to me is the fact that to cut down a tree you PUNCH IT! You punch a tree! How does Steve not break his hand? Loyal Theorists, I want to find out if you can really cut down a tree with only your FISTS and not injure yourself... too bad. Don't try this at home Theorists, let me do it for you!
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  1. TheRetroReplay


    8 timer siden

    5:55 You weren't going to break through that board, not because of strength but because to technique. The grain of the wood was being held vertically, if you had the grain of the wood horizontal then it would have been easier to break through

  2. craig Freeman

    craig Freeman

    16 timer siden

    MatPat! you didnt say how much force you would need for the jungle tree

  3. David Lee

    David Lee

    18 timer siden

    So how fast is he?

  4. Alfrodo8


    Dag siden

    When you make a Kingdom Hearts reference in a Minecraft video. Nobody: Absolutely Nobody: Me (not a Nobody): I can rest in peace now

  5. minecraftpelajad 2019

    minecraftpelajad 2019

    Dag siden

    Don't mess with steve

  6. jomy10


    Dag siden

    loved the TOOL reference 😍

  7. TheCraftyDawg


    Dag siden

    Wewt Home Depot employee right here. Shout out from the night crew!! 🤗😁

  8. Lucas Gronowicz

    Lucas Gronowicz

    Dag siden

    I know how strong he is he can hold 6 towers in he's back pocket

  9. ShadowPheonix 17

    ShadowPheonix 17

    Dag siden

    I’d love it if u did more math/science videos- all this lore has tired me out, and some of my favorite episodes are the bullet bill and hookshot ones. I’m not telling u how to run ur channel, u do u, but more of this would be nice.

  10. Thuy Hoang

    Thuy Hoang

    Dag siden

    Tree punching Required : Star Platinum

  11. ZottelHD


    2 dager siden

    Me:_**Watching random man punching a plank**_ Also me: *_*Smashing my head on my keyboard*_* Why did I do that?

  12. Ninja Racer

    Ninja Racer

    2 dager siden

    I loved The All Aussie Adventures Russell Coight appearance, a great Australian outback parody show!

  13. Isaacfess


    2 dager siden

    *I love how you brought back the classic episode formula for this one.*

  14. Starr 12

    Starr 12

    2 dager siden

    now i wanna see if one punch man can live up to his name and punch a tree with just one punch

  15. Preston Dickson

    Preston Dickson

    2 dager siden

    What does the yellow on the emblem in the intro mean? Green - game theory Red - film theory So what is yellow?

  16. Kabo Victor

    Kabo Victor

    2 dager siden


  17. Stevbo


    2 dager siden

    12:19, beat that Matt from wii sports

  18. Matthew Murphy

    Matthew Murphy

    3 dager siden

    What about morning wood lol

  19. Antonio Coleman

    Antonio Coleman

    3 dager siden

    MatPat: How is he carrying all of that in his pants? Me: One answer O_o

  20. Thonima Hannan

    Thonima Hannan

    3 dager siden

    also i can explain why steve can chop a block of tree in 3 seconds: he is a superhumane



    3 dager siden


  22. orran animates

    orran animates

    3 dager siden

    thee minecraft day is sped up,so does that mean that it does actually take 4 hours to break a tree? I mean think about it Steve walks over 1 metre per second so maybe the whole word is on fast forwards

  23. Dazzling Sky

    Dazzling Sky

    3 dager siden

    fine Ima just allow the chest at spawn to have a chance of giving me an axe

  24. Josh Amps

    Josh Amps

    3 dager siden

    Shout out to my fellow Aus peeps

  25. Dlope


    3 dager siden

    *MatPat:* Birch is really gonna be a... *Me:* Easy, that’s a paper birch! *MatPat:* ... grey birch! *Me:* ... wat ._.

  26. Starbarry Bear

    Starbarry Bear

    3 dager siden

    Games I want theories on. Little miss fortune how did mr voice know she was going to die Why did sammy save us bendy and the ink machine. Why is kirby so aggressive to tweetle dee tweetle doo king dee dee dee and mega knight

  27. Noah Anderson

    Noah Anderson

    3 dager siden

    (haven't watched video yet) I mean, it makes sense that you shouldn't punch trees... It hurts...

  28. Gambit


    3 dager siden

    just realized bottom left of the intro is lit up yellow you should make two more theory/non theory(?) channels to light up the other two Players

  29. Lena Ni

    Lena Ni

    3 dager siden

    How‘s this not your #TeamTrees video? :0

  30. spade 6

    spade 6

    3 dager siden

    2:44 austin's calculations: am i a joke to you?

  31. Caelyn Morton

    Caelyn Morton

    3 dager siden

    If you look at Steve's punches, they kinda go into a hooklike formation.

  32. Ms Pineapple

    Ms Pineapple

    3 dager siden

    So your saying 4 hours 37 minutes and 14 seconds times that with the 14 as a .14 you get 35.14 and times that by 24 you get 843.36 TIMES 365 days you get 307,826.4 minutes and 4 seconds WOWW that’s a lot of minutes

  33. Broccol1


    4 dager siden

    Some how this vid helped me with my tech homework

  34. Fluffy_hamter


    4 dager siden

    *Watches Minecraft video* ad pops up *Minecraft related game* Me: *WHAT THE FRICKKKKKKKK*

  35. Pointaltm


    4 dager siden

    I love you so much for including latest tool album on the end. That mad emy day

  36. Frazbear Time

    Frazbear Time

    4 dager siden

    Steve just eats a lot of Popeyes spinach

  37. Star Struck

    Star Struck

    4 dager siden

    *He could've just punched his background, it's a whole wall of wood duh yall are dumb*

  38. Lynxy Lion

    Lynxy Lion

    4 dager siden

    if the trees are so good here then why is like half of australia on fire?

  39. Kartikeya Verma

    Kartikeya Verma

    4 dager siden

    Wood is hard

  40. Alex S

    Alex S

    4 dager siden

    I love the perfectly cut scream in the beginning

  41. Not Now

    Not Now

    4 dager siden

    Next calculate the force required for a block of solid diamond :D

  42. Yusuf Bukhari

    Yusuf Bukhari

    4 dager siden


  43. Luna Malefica

    Luna Malefica

    4 dager siden

    The scream at the beginning makes me laugh everytime, I love it.

  44. Vanilla Ice Cream

    Vanilla Ice Cream

    4 dager siden

    Creeper ? ? ?

  45. Mohamed Ahmed

    Mohamed Ahmed

    4 dager siden

    5:57 this is why i live

  46. Eliza Dodds

    Eliza Dodds

    5 dager siden

    But wouldn’t the jungle tree actually be a cacao because it grows coco beans

  47. Анель Тян

    Анель Тян

    5 dager siden

    Слишком мало шуток про русских в комментариях...Слишком мало

  48. burnt frech toast

    burnt frech toast

    5 dager siden

    steve is just trying to flex so he impresses his crush smh

  49. Fresno Mc

    Fresno Mc

    5 dager siden

    Why is monika in this fricking Minecraft video

  50. Thonima Hannan

    Thonima Hannan

    5 dager siden

    u dont look like mat..r u ufo?

  51. Pink Otaku_223

    Pink Otaku_223

    5 dager siden

    7:05 Ivan: Become one then, da?

  52. Mr Hyde1187

    Mr Hyde1187

    5 dager siden

    Listen BUD, how OVARY strong is Steve?

  53. Norriss _

    Norriss _

    5 dager siden

    One punch man

  54. Jasmine's Gaming

    Jasmine's Gaming

    5 dager siden

    *Yes.* Punching trees can be possible

  55. Rogue294


    5 dager siden

    The jojo refrence

  56. Sheep


    5 dager siden

    Holy crap, the first video posted on this channel is on my birthday, April 18th. Looks like it was meant to be from the beginning, huh?

  57. FNAFGAMER 360


    6 dager siden

    0:18 springtrap

  58. if you happy smash your phone

    if you happy smash your phone

    6 dager siden

    Punches tree in minecraft : gets wood Punches tree IRL : gets bone meal

  59. Teren James

    Teren James

    6 dager siden

    Swipe swipe hit Aaaaaaaaaaa

  60. Assanatu Olaniyan

    Assanatu Olaniyan

    6 dager siden

    We need more scientific theories like this matpat.