Losing the Battle

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  • Publicado el 24 jul 2018
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    We've had a lot of ups and downs over the years, but today is, without question, the saddest day in the history of the Theorist community. We've lost a friend and team member, Ronnie "Oni" Edwards. For those who don't know, Ronnie has worked on this channel longer than anyone, hosting his own show as well as editing a HUGE number of the videos you've watched. In six years of working together, he contributed so much to what The Game Theorists is today. His loss is one that comes after years of him bravely working to move beyond the trauma of his past, fighting an internal battle every day, a battle that eventually became too much for him. This video is to honor his memory and remind everyone out there who also struggles with anxiety, depression, and suicidal thoughts to reach out and keep talking because YOU ARE NOT ALONE...even when it feels like you are.
    We'll miss you, Ronnie.
    Digressing and Sidequesting: bit.ly/1rxBUgz

Comentarios • 274 260

  • Tocksique
    Tocksique Hace 3 años +30

    "He won for a lot of days....but it only takes one loss"

  • Ruthus
    Ruthus  +2

    You can see it in his eyes, you can hear his voice cracking because he's trying so hard to not cry.

  • Kosei Might be dumb

    I might be almost four years late..

  • def702
    def702  +608

    I stopped watching game theory years ago but Ronnie's side questing series was my favorite. So I decided to look if he ever made any more videos only to find this. I have no words to describe what I'm feeling right now. I'm sorry to everyone at game theory for your loss of someone so close and dear, may he rest in peace.

  • Frisky
    Frisky  +954

    I’ve had suicidal thoughts before, but I always imagined what would happen after I died. The thought of it scares me, and makes me cry more. I just can’t think about losing the progress I’ve made with me, my family, and my friend, all being lost to a mistake I had done. I know my life isn’t as bad as others, yet I still cry way to much, lol. RIP Ronnie, you won’t be forgotten on this channel.

  • Natimationarts

    Rest in peace Ronnie, he was gone too soon, one of the worst parts is that he didn't get noticed enough by the community even though he was creating the videos they enjoyed so much.

  • Tobuscus
    Tobuscus Hace 3 años +41

    I am so sorry for your loss. Rest in peace, Ronnie, <3

  • Sally VA
    Sally VA  +175

    Even though this is 3 years later, Ronnie is still a Theorist. He will never be forgotten and will forever live on. Rest In Peace Ronnie, and fly high 🕊🙏🏻

  • da pigeon
    da pigeon  +187

    I might be 3 years late but hey that doesnt mean I cant tell him goodbye. Rest In Peace, Ronnie.

  • Finn Campbell
    Finn Campbell Hace 21 un día +75

    I was planning my suicide, when this came up on my recommended. I vaguely remembered watching it years ago and it having an impact on me. on a whim I decided to watch it. this was the push I needed to reach out to my friends and tell them how deeply I was struggling after hiding it for so long. Thank you Matt. And thank you Ronnie for leaving such an important impact on the world.

  • Doniyorjon Zuvaydov

    As a survivor of suicide this damn near made me cry , RIP Ronnie all the love and respect. I feel for you, and im sorry for your loss.

  • RainbowJuli

    It's been over 3 years now and it still hurts to watch this. May Ronnie rest in peace.

  • Qaaman
    Qaaman Hace 3 años +9

    R.I.P Ronnie Edwards. He was a huge inspiration for how I changed my editing style. He will always be missed.

  • SnowEarDraws

    He worked for almost 7 years on his channel. He deserves all the care.

  • MafflonMufflon

    If anyone sorts by new: Don’t!

  • epin_gamer420

    I'm mostly ironic in ESclips comment sections and I'm aware that this video is 3 years old, but please, just please

  • Kazuma “Kevin” Hiryu

    I know why everyone hates this channel, but they need to understand why MatPat made this channel in the first place. It

  • Phrog
    Phrog  +96

    Rip Ronnie, never knew him but a death is a death. May he rest in peace

  • Bodie Potter
    Bodie Potter Hace 2 años +14

    People say that he faked it because he smiled

  • Confused non-binary

    “And if I were to tell him something right now, I would say: You did it”