Game Theory: DANGER! Don't Play This Game! (Inscryption)

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    Listen, I would never tell you not to play the game if your LIFE wasn't at stake. You see Theorists, Inscryption is a game within a game and you are playing for more than just trophies. What lies beneath it's simple card game exterior? You'll have to watch to find out.
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Comentarios • 7 978

  • KiWiiU
    KiWiiU Hace 5 meses +11150

    Mat: "one of the best games of 2021"
    Devs: "thank you"
    Mat: "DONT PLAY IT"
    Devs: "....oh...."

    • Barbie Leaven
      Barbie Leaven Hace un mes

      E means and I guess

    • Octiveon
      Octiveon Hace 2 meses

      @rhodes priv Fake OwO

    • SpicyMemeGenerator1
      SpicyMemeGenerator1 Hace 3 meses

      @Airana • •
      i like how you did this as a meme

    • Alexander Mankhaev
      Alexander Mankhaev Hace 3 meses


    • Elina Widiastuti
      Elina Widiastuti Hace 4 meses

      Ye i seriously wanna play this irl, to modify the sigils, well, you play this in a game store, the sigils are made with stamps, and idk how to automate the cards moving by themselves part

  • MustardTM
    MustardTM Hace 4 meses +4301

    as someone who literally played this game because of Markiplier, Inscryption literally scared me because of this one boss that threatend to delete a file that was actually precious to me

    • iksskan
      iksskan Hace un mes

      Welcome to Yoko taro games as well lmao.

    • Zedmouse2000
      Zedmouse2000 Hace 3 meses

      Same but I skipped past the part work said it would actually delete it so yeah that was fun

    • Rin Aldrin
      Rin Aldrin Hace 3 meses

      I had no idea that was a bluff originally and actually quit the game to pick a file that I wasn't as attached to

  • ProbablyJoe_
    ProbablyJoe_ Hace 4 meses +2646

    In all seriousness, I just finished the game and it's so heartbreaking to see leshy try so hard to keep playing his cards. Even after the scales are deleted, he still just wants to play his card games with you.

    • lyralmao
      lyralmao Hace 5 días +1

      @KJayy i am going to cry real tears. 😭

    • Syndicate Operative
      Syndicate Operative Hace 24 días +1

      @Proof Ostrich Also Grimora. She was quite nice.

    • Neo Owen
      Neo Owen Hace un mes +1

      Me when I finished: I’m sorryyyyyyyyy
      Leshy: it’s alright
      Me: I HAVE UNO!!!

    • SoyDa Boy
      SoyDa Boy Hace 3 meses +1

      @Richard Gibson (Magnificus is his name, sorry that I had to be the person that's like "It's not tree guy it's Magnificus! 🤓)

    • Proof Ostrich
      Proof Ostrich Hace 3 meses +6

      @Florian What do you expect when it says “I finished the game and...” in the first sentence of the comment?

  • DecInside
    DecInside Hace 4 meses +1002

    Me who hadn't even heard of the game before this: *I am 4 parallel universes ahead of you*

    • Sean Hoke
      Sean Hoke Hace 3 meses +1

      Oh, man, I can't recommend going and playing it as blind as possible. That first playthrough not knowing anything is on hell of a ride.

    • Apuji
      Apuji Hace 3 meses +1

      same lol

    • Mad Zoroark
      Mad Zoroark Hace 3 meses +1

      Play it. It's a beautiful experience!

    • edzzz
      edzzz Hace 3 meses +3


    • Alexander Mankhaev
      Alexander Mankhaev Hace 3 meses +2


  • That Gay Vampire :]
    That Gay Vampire :] Hace 4 meses +517

    Grimora: I want to get rid of this pain of existence
    P03: I want to share inscription with the world!
    Leshi: I just want to play cards :(

    • Alex cd611
      Alex cd611 Hace 3 meses +22

      @Wacky Animations magnificus- let's play Yu-Gi-Oh

    • Wacky Animations
      Wacky Animations Hace 3 meses +39

      Magnificus: man.... the worlds about to end.. depression

  • Jeremy Martin
    Jeremy Martin Hace 4 meses +384

    Slight correction on the theory: Leshy wasn’t chosen by Kaycee specifically, he just happened to find the OLD_DATA first and used it to take control of the game. P03 does the same thing with the Dredger which is how he gains control in the third act.
    Ultimately not playing is still the correct answer. Beating Leshy allows the other Scrybes the chance to find the data first and take control.

    • Who are you to accuse me
      Who are you to accuse me Hace 2 meses +1

      Just don't take his picture.

    • Just a fluff ball
      Just a fluff ball Hace 4 meses +23

      @MoonlitxAngel Except we have confirmation she didn't. In the official update called Kaycee mod it states she reloaded the game to find it changed itself leaving Leshy in charge. She had no control over that aspect.

    • MoonlitxAngel
      MoonlitxAngel Hace 4 meses +18

      I saw something listed in information that breaks down the ARG that mentioned Kaycee chose Leshy to act as a guard for the OLD_DATA, so I'm pretty sure he's correct and he's in control because of Kaycee. She was a game dev after all. Wouldn't surprise me if she intentionally allowed him to have control so that the other three couldn't try and take over. At bare minimum, there's no way she'd just leave it to random chance and hope.

  • kaue dasilva
    kaue dasilva Hace 4 meses +226

    Leshy was also described by magnificus as a simple beast, making sense why he only cares about playing cards. In all honesty, everything started to fall apart because we chose to trust the other Scrybes and help them twart him.

  • SusSharkPLayZ
    SusSharkPLayZ Hace 4 meses +279

    “I did not kill Jesus!” Funniest Theorist quote ever.

  • Myth Mage
    Myth Mage Hace 4 meses +238

    You never realize how useful the Stoat is until you play Kaycee's Mod, where the Stoat is a 1|1/2 instead of a 1|1/3
    For reference, the Bullfrog is a 1|1/2, but with Sigil of Mighty Leap.

    • Small one
      Small one Hace 2 meses

      @Alice pbg That sigil was alreafy nerfed in Kaycee's mod

    • Small one
      Small one Hace 2 meses

      @Actual Pie No, it's not a mod created by the dev. It's an upcoming update that is still in beta

    • Alice pbg
      Alice pbg Hace 4 meses +1

      @Actual Pie thanks. But I already found out by now. It's quite fun.
      But the sigil that creates a copy of a card when you play it, insanely broken.
      Add the one where the card is summoned when another card dies, full board forever.
      I added both to the ant queen, and by chance also got the tentacle that gets stronger based on the card in your hand.
      Killed the moon in 2 or 3 turns.
      So basically... ALWAYS get the rats

    • Actual Pie
      Actual Pie Hace 4 meses +18

      Kaycee's mod is a mod created by the games creator.
      Its a rougelike of just the first act of the game and it's mechanics with some new gameplay changes.

    • Alice pbg
      Alice pbg Hace 4 meses +6

      I actively think might leap is worse than having nothing... so I think it balances out.
      but, what is kaycee's mod?

  • Nyxione
    Nyxione Hace 4 meses +173

    The fact that this is 8 days ago means that he's tackling on Security Breach already, and oh my gosh, we're in for a show once it gets released.

    • KitsuneKing
      KitsuneKing Hace 4 meses +1

      Here 8 days after this comment was posted

    • Ninja HunterX
      Ninja HunterX Hace 4 meses +1

      Well, what can I say? You were absolutely correct.

  • Joanna Szymańska
    Joanna Szymańska Hace 4 meses +177

    Did you know that the background text in the final fragment is in Polish? Leshy is a demone / god of the forest from Slavic mythology, so it's no wonder - one of the creators is probably Polish. Before the next episode, I would recommend you to hire a Polish translator ... or google translate 😉

    • Cookie Monster On A Diet
      Cookie Monster On A Diet Hace 3 meses

      i managed to read like three or four lines of it and i noticed quite a bit of swearing- they were man about not being able to decode some secret, calling someone an idiot and such

    • Joanna Szymańska
      Joanna Szymańska Hace 4 meses +1

      @Rodrigo210 Yep, that was or rathe that is a little problem - we don't know if the text in the brackets is censored or if it's a typo related error etc. Personally, I bet on the first option

    • Rodrigo210
      Rodrigo210 Hace 4 meses +6

      Thankfully im polish
      When i saw the text i was confused but then realized there was no polish signs like ę,ó,ż,ź,ą etc.

    • Joanna Szymańska
      Joanna Szymańska Hace 4 meses +2

      @Revenant Proxy Ah, and there is also the Blue Man. It is mentioned in the conversation with the Trader in the third act. The Blue Man is a creepypasta character (and perhaps folklore - I'm not sure) bringing misfortune to anyone who interacts with him ... Just like Old Data. Really fits the game lore.

    • Joanna Szymańska
      Joanna Szymańska Hace 4 meses +3

      @Revenant Proxy Yea. Jersey Devil is a yeti-like and bigfoot cryptid. The Long Horse is a creature created by Trevor Henderson for his world. Mothman is a cryptid / folklore from West Virginia, although most know it from popular horror movie.
      I hope that if creators want to release the next part of the game, they will refer to folklore again. Slavic folklore. Why? Because there is a character (my favorite) who contains the horror of the dark forest (like Leshy), magic (like Magnificus), extensive knowledge about the world that goes far beyond the typically human understanding (like P03) and power over death / necromancer skills (like Grimora)....And lives in REALLY cool cabin ;)

  • shelbie cain
    shelbie cain Hace 4 meses +26

    I remember back when this game was just a demo called "sacrifices must be made" that was years ago, I'm so glad they finally completed it

  • Riku Aotsuki
    Riku Aotsuki Hace 4 meses +96

    Bonus layer to the game without getting too deep into the ARG: Luke Carder is implied to be an actor playing a character NAMED Luke Carder, who serves as the player character. You're not really playing as him, he's created to lead you to the conclusion a certain someone wants.

    • santuy
      santuy Hace 4 meses

      Asi con toy y sus mañas no se la
      hay nomas pa ra reirse un rato y no estar triste y estresado por la vida dura que se vive hoy.
      Son unos de los mejores conciertos
      , no puede ir pero de tan solo verlos desde pantalla, se que estuvo sorprendente.
      Жизнь, как красивая мелодия, только песни перепутались.
      #Чо #эт #делает #на #2 #месте #в #тренде
      #однако #я #люблю #таких #рыбаков #垃圾

  • ComorbidDisorder
    ComorbidDisorder Hace 5 meses +17602

    Can't wait to see him tackle Security Breach.

  • Sizvahstar
    Sizvahstar Hace 4 meses +118

    MatPat: "Don't play it!"
    Me: will never play it
    Everyone: praises me for saving them all

    • Blake Cacini
      Blake Cacini Hace 4 meses +2

      Everyone in Wal-Mart will clap

    • John Francis
      John Francis Hace 4 meses +5

      Me *Laughs cause Mattpat is sorta wrong.*

  • LittleMissRandom
    LittleMissRandom Hace 4 meses +74

    Saddest part of the game: not getting to shake Magnificus' hand...

    • Alice pbg
      Alice pbg Hace 4 meses +5

      saddest part is not finishing that duel.
      it was fun. just saying out loud "I activate nox ruby! and summon Ruby golem! ATTACK!"

    • Logan S.
      Logan S. Hace 4 meses +15

      Honestly, I think it was destined. Everyone else knew they were through. Grilles accepted her actions, Leshy got one last game in with someone her probably considers a friend- but Magnificus had HUBRIS. Dude saw he was going out and instead of accepting it like Grimora he tried to pull this huge Yu-Gi-Oh knockoff. His intentions might have been well but it was no one’s fault but his own.

  • PlasmaWolf7
    PlasmaWolf7 Hace 4 meses +71

    I wonder why they specifically chose a Leshy as an antagonist. Seems pretty odd to me, because that Eastern European mythology is relatively obscure.

    • PlasmaWolf7
      PlasmaWolf7 Hace 4 meses +3

      @2011fan pap huh, didn’t think of it like that. I typically think that mythology references are usually kinda fan service, otherwise you might as well make your own completely unique creature, the better known ones hit a bit harder. I think, anyway. Granted, if you know it it hits.

    • 2011fan pap
      2011fan pap Hace 4 meses +7

      Wouldn't that be exactly the reason? It makes the start of the game all the more mysterious and unknown or unique

  • Galaxy Tater
    Galaxy Tater Hace 4 meses +22

    Just finished watching Markiplier’s play through (he might do another episode as a bonus) but NOW I’m ready to watch these vids lol

  • LusteR
    LusteR Hace 4 meses +3492

    Also Mat: **proceeds to make it sound hella interesting**

  • DashD4sh
    DashD4sh Hace 4 meses +41

    I recently got back into The Binding Of Issac again and I think it needs a new theory. MatPat just explains what’s given to us in such a way *chefs kiss* it’s irreplaceable. TBOI has been rebooted, rebuilt, and remade so many times now, I think it deserves an extra theory.

    • santuy
      santuy Hace 4 meses

      Asi con toy y sus mañas no se la
      hay nomas pa ra reirse un rato y no estar triste y estresado por la vida dura que se vive hoy.
      Son unos de los mejores conciertos
      , no puede ir pero de tan solo verlos desde pantalla, se que estuvo sorprendente.
      Жизнь, как красивая мелодия, только песни перепутались.
      #Чо #эт #делает #на #2 #месте #в #тренде
      #однако #я #люблю #таких #рыбаков #垃圾

  • Cloud 9
    Cloud 9 Hace 4 meses +13

    What I really found interesting was how there was a powerful blue triangle that helped Kaycee make the game (according to the lore cards), and in Gimora’s domain Kaycee was killed by ice, and her sprite has the ‘ice’ in her head, in the form of a blue triangle.

  • GalaxyOfReeses KIng
    GalaxyOfReeses KIng Hace 3 meses +11

    Do not regret watching aliensrock's playthrough. Actually satisfying watching him understand the game.

  • Michele Castellotti
    Michele Castellotti Hace 4 meses +12

    Speaking of the death cards, i am pretty damn sure we also met the mycologists at the final battle, the two cards that "betrays us" are close and one has 0 attack, perhaps indicating that they are fused, so we know their names now.

  • Octiveon
    Octiveon Hace 5 meses +6841

    I really hope that they make an official playable card game.

    • Marbled Frog
      Marbled Frog Hace 4 meses

      Probably based on act 2

    • Luke_ Neo
      Luke_ Neo Hace 4 meses

      I think the po3 section would physically play better

    • A PErSON ThaT exIsTS
      A PErSON ThaT exIsTS Hace 4 meses +1

      @roobee that’s what all those verified bots do. They prob buy subs

    • roobee
      roobee Hace 4 meses +1

      lol a verify stole your comment

    • Connor Barkington
      Connor Barkington Hace 4 meses

      The dev is actually working on this with magnetic cards

  • Likonu Shepard
    Likonu Shepard Hace 4 meses +12

    I really hope there’s a sequel where can play with Grimora and Magnificus more and maybe get more answers

  • Profound Ment
    Profound Ment Hace 4 meses +22

    Dear MatPat, you are one of the best ESclipsrs ever. I love the St Jude Charity events you guys do and do wish the goodness for years to come. But do you ever think it'll run out? Things to make theories on... Not saying that'll happen anytime soon, and best of luck this year ( I hear BATDR will come this year and that new Mario movie)

  • London-Sabers
    London-Sabers Hace 4 meses +51

    I'm surprised so many players seem to have overlooked such an obvious detail. Faced with a cuckoo clock with two compartments so many youtube gamers seem to solve the puzzle that opens the bottom one but not the simple one that opens the top one. I mean it's a cuckoo clock, put all the hands on 12 & what do you suppose happens?

    • Ryan Burkett
      Ryan Burkett Hace 4 meses +1

      I watched a show on netflix as I went through every single combination possible. I did the same thing on the safe and the wizards staff.

    • Turtle of Annihilation
      Turtle of Annihilation Hace 4 meses +10

      Ummm the second compartment is 11:00 lol. So confident

    • Revenant Proxy
      Revenant Proxy Hace 4 meses +3

      I've tried that and nothing happened. Did I miss something subtle?

  • Jason Ceballos
    Jason Ceballos Hace 4 meses +6

    I really hope that they make an official playable card game.

  • The Rekoning
    The Rekoning Hace 5 meses +1942

    Me: *buys inscryption*
    Mat literally seconds later: "Don't play inscryption"
    Me: "welp looks like the world is ending tonight"

  • Liam Aumareva
    Liam Aumareva Hace 4 meses +5

    As someone once said, "the game was rigged from the start"

  • Death By Lag
    Death By Lag Hace 4 meses +5

    4:32 I believe that that missing eye is the same eye you put in your head. The stunted wolf _is_ Magnificus, in Magnificus’ tower you can see in the same red & blue, and he even references his magic eye, as well as mentioning Leshy stealing it.

  • ShyWhiteMage
    ShyWhiteMage Hace 4 meses +7

    I literally just got done beating Inscryption. Been holding off on watching this episode until I did.

  • kaue dasilva
    kaue dasilva Hace 4 meses +5

    Don’t forget the Kaycee mod as it has some hidden lore that would explain how this all came to be.

  • Lebendiges Gespenst
    Lebendiges Gespenst Hace 4 meses +2135

    That moment when you want to see more Inscryption by Markiplier and more FNAF by Game Theory and they both do the opposite. Great episode, really. Love this game but damn

    • santuy
      santuy Hace 4 meses +3

      Asi con toy y sus mañas no se la
      hay nomas pa ra reirse un rato y no estar triste y estresado por la vida dura que se vive hoy.
      Son unos de los mejores conciertos
      , no puede ir pero de tan solo verlos desde pantalla, se que estuvo sorprendente.
      Жизнь, как красивая мелодия, только песни перепутались.
      #Чо #эт #делает #на #2 #месте #в #тренде
      #однако #я #люблю #таких #рыбаков #垃圾

    • bones0109
      bones0109 Hace 4 meses +20


  • Onyx Guardian
    Onyx Guardian Hace 4 meses +3

    I waited to watch this until I beat the game. Im currently on my second run, in Act 3 and im still finding new secrets and its AMAZING!

  • Errelia
    Errelia Hace 4 meses +18

    I knew Daniel Mullins sounded familiar and when he said: “Pony Island”, I immediately got interested

  • 2011fan pap
    2011fan pap Hace 4 meses +2

    Mark recently finished the game and now I'm watching the theories for the lore

  • pk mindbreak
    pk mindbreak Hace 4 meses +6

    It's hard to believe just how small inscryption is in lore. Seriously look up how much one of those diskettes holds. I'll wait.

    • agirlinsearchof
      agirlinsearchof Hace 4 meses +2

      All I can think of (considering the high quality of the 3D models that are used in the game) is that it’s possible that GameFuna made a high-capacity (for a floppy) data storage device that looks like a floppy disk (do we know if Luke used an actual floppy drive?). Either that or OLD_DATA has something to do with it (it’s pretty blatantly supernatural in nature, who’s to say it’s not messing with the floppy itself?).

  • MyBroSux24
    MyBroSux24 Hace 5 meses +1130

    If you ever want to play this for yourself, be warned: this video, even when the game is so brilliant, will spoil the entire game

    • MyBroSux24
      MyBroSux24 Hace 4 meses

      @GIaikit G I am done with the game since a month now, it was a brilliant ride. Just throwing it out there.

    • GIaikit G
      GIaikit G Hace 4 meses +1

      @Zoe March It’s just cause “it could destroy the world” it’s just part of the games story that somewhat ties into the real world

    • Zoe March
      Zoe March Hace 4 meses

      I don’t want spoilers but he said don’t play the game, can I ask you why he told everyone to not play it

    • GIaikit G
      GIaikit G Hace 4 meses

      @MyBroSux24 Well if u aren’t done the game and are worried about any spoilers why watch the vid anyways?

    • Kyle Swenson
      Kyle Swenson Hace 5 meses +2

      Wow, this reply section has more bots in it than any I have seen that aren't from someone with a checkmark / psuedo-famous like OwO

  • Tessia B
    Tessia B Hace 4 meses +3

    This may honestly be the best day of my life. I just found this video and I realized that I played this game before MatPat did a video on it. I finally beat you, MatPat! I finally defeated Game Theory! mwahahahahahahahahahaha (seriously, though, this game is awesome and very fun!)

  • Doishi D
    Doishi D Hace 4 meses +3

    Finally watching this after Markiplier's series so that spoilers are no more

  • PKMN Trainer Mark
    PKMN Trainer Mark Hace 4 meses +3

    Markiplier's playthrough is over, so I can finally watch this.

  • Gen . Re
    Gen . Re Hace 4 meses +4

    Mat: Don't finish the game or you'll lose.
    Me who didn't played the game: I see this as an absolute win.

  • VoidralDarken
    VoidralDarken Hace 5 meses +1574

    “Putting Leshy in charge was the smartest thing Kaycee could have done.”
    Kaycee’s Mod Entries: *I’m about to end this man’s whole career.*

    • SnesySnas
      SnesySnas Hace 4 meses +4

      @k4rec4OLD_FISH is the OLD_DATA, Angler just calls everything a fish

    • k4rec4
      k4rec4 Hace 4 meses

      What's the OLD_FISH the Angler was searching? Another file?

    • SnesySnas
      SnesySnas Hace 4 meses

      @Samara Morgan Disclaimers that a theory's outdated due to new info take less than a day

    • The Slime
      The Slime Hace 4 meses +2

      @SnesySnas also the part where he said that kaycee put leashy in charge is a almost replica of the arg breakdown which is wrong but came out before kaycee’s mod, long before.

    • Samara Morgan
      Samara Morgan Hace 4 meses +3

      @SnesySnas Theories aren't made in one day.

  • K4L
    K4L Hace 3 meses +1

    What you might as well say, "This game is too intense that only the truest of gamers shall enter its nightmarish world."

  • B Dasher8
    B Dasher8 Hace 4 meses +1

    Glad he's covering this game. Would've liked an upload of the playthrough but I guess it would work better with cuts which isn't common in GT Live so whatever.

  • vbddfy euuyt
    vbddfy euuyt Hace 4 meses

    Seeing Matt say don't play this game and remembering Mark already passed the levels into a deeper part of the game is so funny.

  • eioshen boboi
    eioshen boboi Hace 4 meses

    Seeing Matt say don't play this game and remembering Mark already passed the levels into a deeper part of the game is so funny.

  • Frogggy100
    Frogggy100 Hace 4 meses +1726

    mat: "do not play this game"
    everyone: *proceeds to play this game*

    • Starwars Experte
      Starwars Experte Hace 3 meses +4

      reverse psychology

    • David Zea-Smith
      David Zea-Smith Hace 4 meses +5


    • santuy
      santuy Hace 4 meses +1

      Asi con toy y sus mañas no se la
      hay nomas pa ra reirse un rato y no estar triste y estresado por la vida dura que se vive hoy.
      Son unos de los mejores conciertos
      , no puede ir pero de tan solo verlos desde pantalla, se que estuvo sorprendente.
      Жизнь, как красивая мелодия, только песни перепутались.
      #Чо #эт #делает #на #2 #месте #в #тренде
      #однако #я #люблю #таких #рыбаков #垃圾

  • Bashar
    Bashar Hace 3 meses

    I absolutely love the game, but it goes way deeper than I even thought it does.

  • justin
    justin Hace 4 meses +2

    This is what convinced me to watch cartoonz play this. Binged 6 hours of it amd riot until the last episode came out

  • Lavender Sky
    Lavender Sky Hace 4 meses +1

    I adored the Yu-gi-oh references!!Brilliant theory as always MatPat👏👏

  • Kevin Bain
    Kevin Bain Hace 4 meses

    Grabbed it on release day... I was wondering when MatPat would find this. Easily my most-memorable gaming experience of 2021.

  • BogCiu's Bizzare Fitness Adventure

    As an enjoyer of older GT content more than new content... This is a really trashy video title. You run a very big and influential channel Matthew. Naming your video "do not play this" can be seen as you trying to sabotage the work that some devs put in their creation. The game is not malicious in any way, shape or form. It doesn't have malware, it dpesn't mine crypto in the background... It's just a creepy intresting game.
    If i were a dev for the game I would be super mad at you.. Probably even consider legal avenues.
    Your big channel literally is capable of influencing the future earnings of the game - regardless of if you wanted that to happen, or not.

  • Riliame Blum
    Riliame Blum Hace 4 meses +3

    While running around the woods for discs and in the game for the sweet meta lore sounds nice and all, I’d prefer a version of this game where I can just play some fun card game with one of the most committed DM’s I’ve seen in a long while.

    • CJ Jello
      CJ Jello Hace 4 meses

      Daniel's working on that, don't worry! Kaycee's mod is a official expansion that's still a WIP, but you can play it early.

  • Jordan Howard
    Jordan Howard Hace 3 meses

    Such a great game. The story and style is awesome but the core game mechanics really make it something special. Each act is unique and fun. I went in knowing almost nothing and had one of the best game experiences I can remember.

  • Salem Saberhagen
    Salem Saberhagen Hace 4 meses +1

    I only beat the first part of this game, because I got incredibly lucky during one playthrough.
    I managed to create a death card with zero summoning costs and the mice-sigil (so once drawn in a fight, I basically had an infinite amount of them). - During the playthrough I also got the squirrel-statue with the duplication-feature. =)

  • ZinTyPhoon
    ZinTyPhoon Hace 4 meses +1244

    Mat: "Playing the game could totally end the world for reals guys!"
    Also Mat: *doesn't touch on that at all in this episode*

    • PSI Seven
      PSI Seven Hace 4 meses

      @heather hawkins THANK you!

    • Andy Lugo
      Andy Lugo Hace 4 meses

      and merry christmas

    • Andy Lugo
      Andy Lugo Hace 4 meses

      @Godlyvex5 Maybe… i just don’t understand why they would have the asset for a different room though.

    • Godlyvex5
      Godlyvex5 Hace 4 meses +1

      @Andy Lugo In that case it's probably a bug. No sane person would click continue after grabbing the new game button. That's probably how it was never found.

    • Potato Tower
      Potato Tower Hace 4 meses

      @Andy Lugo it is literally the same room without light, the candle was in the other room.

  • Sean Hoke
    Sean Hoke Hace 3 meses

    Too late, I played through it day of release :P. After I played Pony Island, any Daniel Mullins game is an instant purchase for me. I am super happy to see Inscryption blow up the way it did, he deserves it. Truly a unique voice out there.

  • Master Mart
    Master Mart Hace 4 meses

    This just makes me wanna play it even more

  • Artie Rupinen
    Artie Rupinen Hace 3 meses

    Joey: "Hey Yug. How was that game O got you?"
    Yugi: "Oh, well, I got it to work and it's honestly not that different from Duel Monsters. Although the AI was really creepy."
    Joey: "You think it might be haunted?"
    Yugi: "If it is, then I don't think we should continue."
    Joey: "I think I know somebody dumb enough to play this for us."

  • Bobby DaBoy
    Bobby DaBoy Hace 4 meses +1

    Hey MatPat.
    Something you might have missed. Reginald (the middle name of the man who is seen on the Id after unpacking the old data) is actually also a character card in act 1. I just thought to tell you in case it’s important.

  • WackoMcGoose
    WackoMcGoose Hace 4 meses +1287

    MatPat: "Leshy is the best softlock in Inscryption"
    A certain boss in Act 3: "Hold my custom rules spawning infinite L33pbots"

    • Jacob Faro
      Jacob Faro Hace un mes

      I made the rules benefit me.

    • santuy
      santuy Hace 4 meses +1

      Asi con toy y sus mañas no se la
      hay nomas pa ra reirse un rato y no estar triste y estresado por la vida dura que se vive hoy.
      Son unos de los mejores conciertos
      , no puede ir pero de tan solo verlos desde pantalla, se que estuvo sorprendente.
      Жизнь, как красивая мелодия, только песни перепутались.
      #Чо #эт #делает #на #2 #месте #в #тренде
      #однако #я #люблю #таких #рыбаков #垃圾

    • Kidwhat
      Kidwhat Hace 4 meses +9

      @Kamen Kuma I love the fact that this boss has no many different names lol.
      I've heard "Artist", "Canvas", "Painter", and now "Lawmaker"

    • VixYW
      VixYW Hace 4 meses

      Ehh... once I picked that, the boss became a cakewalk and I beat it in few turns.

    • Kamen Kuma
      Kamen Kuma Hace 4 meses +2

      To be honest, the Lawmaker was the best boss from act 3 due to their gimmick.

  • Jon Lerum
    Jon Lerum Hace 4 meses

    Yes yes YES I love this game, please tell us more!

  • David George
    David George Hace 2 meses

    Maybe it's just an interpretation of mine, or I've forgotten something, but I think it is Leshy's camera itself that's magic, but it still needs regular film like any other. Basically, I imagine it works the same as the Camera Obscura from Fatal Frame.

  • Lylacor
    Lylacor Hace 4 meses

    I kept playing the first part of the game after finishing it, I guess I'm also content with Kaycee's solution.

  • blaze carruthers
    blaze carruthers Hace 4 meses

    I always get nightmares from watching game theory especially the horror games

  • Treypex
    Treypex Hace 5 meses +1732

    Who else has been waiting for Inscryption’s theory?? You definitely delivered MatPat!

    • proxy
      proxy Hace 4 meses

      @Treypex yesss

    • Treypex
      Treypex Hace 4 meses

      @COSMO COSMARIAN understandable, but also inscryption

    • Treypex
      Treypex Hace 4 meses

      @proxy that’s because it’s a legendary movie

    • Silentbutdeadly
      Silentbutdeadly Hace 4 meses


    • trinity dalfae
      trinity dalfae Hace 4 meses

      Same here. Nice to see this game getting some attention.

  • Notgroundfox
    Notgroundfox Hace 4 meses

    Game Theory intro is the best imo, because they put so much effort into it

  • Zi Lynn
    Zi Lynn Hace un mes

    As a previous theater kid myself, I DEFINITELY appreciate the commitment Leshy has for his game play.

  • Steven Boan
    Steven Boan Hace 4 meses +6

    Counting down the days till he makes a video about Security Breach. There's so much lore in it

  • TheCreep7
    TheCreep7 Hace 4 meses

    There are so many unfinished theories. I wonder when this part 2 will come out

  • Keith
    Keith Hace 4 meses +1115

    Not gonna lie, I wouldn't mind to play a never ending cardgame with Leshy, the cardgame was pretty enjoyable

    • Danielle Murnett
      Danielle Murnett Hace 4 meses +1

      I personally want to see the other scrybes' games. We play with Leshy and P03, but we only get teeny tiny snippets of how Grimora plays Inscryption, let alone how Magnificus might have.

    • Gamiac
      Gamiac Hace 4 meses +2

      I just wanna see what the other scrybes' games would've looked like.

    • Keith
      Keith Hace 4 meses

      @CeeAyeJay oh neat

    • CeeAyeJay
      CeeAyeJay Hace 4 meses +1

      @Keith You will always be able to get the cool eye. You also will always geta knife whenever you restart.

    • Keith
      Keith Hace 4 meses

      @Tyler thanks mate

  • Josef Widdifield
    Josef Widdifield Hace 4 meses

    Keep doing more Inscryption please!

  • SugarBunz
    SugarBunz Hace 3 meses

    I honestly love this game

  • Cassidy McKinney
    Cassidy McKinney Hace 4 meses

    So, MatPat, when you get to the second act you need to get both halves of the Broken Obol from the Undead Deck, play them next to each other in the game, then bring that combined Obol to the Bone Lord in the Undead area to give him a worthy sacrifice and see some very lore heavy stuff. Just saying.

  • Joshiboy
    Joshiboy Hace 4 meses

    thank you matpat you are inspirational don't let anyone tell you otherwise you given me hope in myself so thank you and God bless you

  • misterbuddy
    misterbuddy Hace 5 meses +740

    This theory might need to be retouched after the DLC "Kaycee's Mod" comes out in full, not to mention needing to pay a visit to the ARG. Otherwise a really solid base and great episode

    • The Slime
      The Slime Hace 4 meses

      @jensdemens not the universe which in kaycee made the mod,just a prologue to the game on top of a modifier to the main game

    • BH4VVY33T
      BH4VVY33T Hace 4 meses

      Hey that's what I kept the pfp for my failed arg bot :D

    • Party Wumpus
      Party Wumpus Hace 4 meses +1

      @Sire it's called that because in universe it's a mod by kaycee

    • Sire
      Sire Hace 4 meses +4

      @k4rec4 its an official expansion, its just called kaycee's MOD, for no reason i think.

    • Thesparten45
      Thesparten45 Hace 4 meses +11

      @k4rec4 its an official expansion, they just titled it Kaycee's Mod

  • Pissed off bucket guy
    Pissed off bucket guy Hace 3 meses

    id like to thank Foekoe for suggesting this game to everyone, just a Chefs kiss work of art!

  • Axiles
    Axiles Hace 4 meses

    This just makes me want to play it more

  • Furluge
    Furluge Hace 3 meses +1

    #2 for GOTY seems pretty high for a creepy pasta deck builder.

  • R-bit
    R-bit Hace 3 meses

    I'm pretty sure that "cake" might be the thing of meat that you eventually collect to lure the dog out in later game, just a random realization/thought...

  • Cy Gaerlan
    Cy Gaerlan Hace 3 meses

    watching theories of a game i didnt even know exist feels fun

  • demilung
    demilung Hace un mes

    I wish the first part of the game was a but longer. I got a super-op combo on like my forth run, but that first act is the best imo

  • Sally VA
    Sally VA Hace 4 meses

    I actually love the Stoat. He’s a nice guy and I think he didn’t deserve to be turned into a card :(

  • Icameto plunder
    Icameto plunder Hace 4 meses

    This game is an absolute masterpiece.
    For me personally Inscryption is undoubtly the best game of 2021.

  • RemLasher77
    RemLasher77 Hace 5 meses +848

    *Sacrifices Must Be Made* was what Leshy was talking about when he said “Perhaps you have forgotten how this game is played.”

    • The Slime
      The Slime Hace 4 meses

      @Potato Tower it’s a bit cannon, the meat cake at the end and hungry child are from it

    • Rafa
      Rafa Hace 4 meses

      @Potato Tower I mean, it's a crucial part of the Inscryption ARG, so it's most likely half canon

    • Godlyvex5
      Godlyvex5 Hace 4 meses +1

      SMBM isn't canon.

    • Potato Tower
      Potato Tower Hace 4 meses +2

      No? Im pretty sure sacrifices must be made isn't cannon

    • Rafa
      Rafa Hace 4 meses +6

      It's kinda funny how Leshy updates the graphics just because he felt like it from *Sacrifices Must Be Made* to *Inscryption*

  • CeNoPlays
    CeNoPlays Hace 4 meses

    the game genuinely had me thinking it was one of those cursed games you would read about in those creepypastas back in the day
    worthy of GOTY 2021 Valheim was a solid game for GOTY though

  • Connor White
    Connor White Hace 2 meses

    Havent seen a game theorist video in like 4 years and with 3 minutes of basically nothing im glad i wasn't missing much

  • MrSirKirby
    MrSirKirby Hace 4 meses

    I've played that game because of your video and it was a lot of fun!
    Best indie game I've played for a while!

  • Goatman Brigance
    Goatman Brigance Hace 4 meses +2

    Undertale did the whole meta stuff first imo. DDLC was the first to have the character want to escape and was more 4th wall breaking than Undertale because Undertale stull treating saving as a power not a player affecting the world. Deltarune has done that more so though. Anyway my point is, Undertale started it, DDLC improved upon it (improving on it not saying they did ky better because I think DDLC meant to be more meta and I like the way Undertale and Deltarune do it more subtly), but they did it first before it was cool.

  • A Scoutly
    A Scoutly Hace 2 meses

    I sure do love the taste of lore in the morning

  • Shift
    Shift Hace 4 meses +1

    just saw the ending. i am crushed. it felt so tragic.

  • Jack
    Jack Hace 4 meses

    Mat : Dont Play it!
    Also Mat : *plays it*

  • InvinsibleMJ
    InvinsibleMJ Hace 3 meses

    You explain things too well and it scares me 🗿

  • ManlyBadassHero
    ManlyBadassHero Hace 4 meses +2413

    CUPCAKES! Definitely Play This Game!

    • K Twilight
      K Twilight Hace 3 meses

      Hello Manly

    • KDrop
      KDrop Hace 3 meses

      I started 👀🥺

    • HP22h
      HP22h Hace 4 meses +1

      Loved your voice there!

    • Pravas Zakhah
      Pravas Zakhah Hace 4 meses


    • Lord RJ
      Lord RJ Hace 4 meses +3

      Man I remember when Manly defeated the fcking moon using a reversal
      By taking his manly card back from leshy

  • Radioactive Fruitshake
    Radioactive Fruitshake Hace 4 meses

    i wish there was a version of the game where it’s just the card game, endlessly playing with leshy. I love the lore but I also love the game itself.

    • CJ Jello
      CJ Jello Hace 4 meses

      You should look into the public alpha for the Kaycee's mod expansion, it's exactly that!

  • Myth Mage
    Myth Mage Hace 4 meses +4

    Here's the real question:
    Grimora would delete everything, and P03 would share it with the world. Leshy just wants to play cards, but that still leaves us with Magnificus. What does HE want?

  • Ro Faulkner
    Ro Faulkner Hace 2 meses

    Watching game theories instead of playing horror games bc I get the eerie vibes either way

  • BigMan1015
    BigMan1015 Hace 4 meses

    I wish there was a game like this because I watch somebody playing it was fun