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Game Theory: How DEADLY Is Mario's Blue Shell? (Mario Kart 8)

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Text Comments (14856)
Artist Cat (28 minutes ago)
Matt Pat forgot one thing the horn it can destroy the blue shell
Adam Smith (34 minutes ago)
pretty edgy intro there matty
Rachel Bazilian (6 hours ago)
These videos just made me wanna pkay
MR Moon (16 hours ago)
But hey thats just a theory, a true theory ^^
the gaming master 2.0 (23 hours ago)
8:32 Um, no, I am pretty sure that newton-seconds is the unit of impulse, not momentum.
Dan Dan (1 day ago)
when you pulled out that Holt physics textbook, it gave me lots of bad memories...
I love physics...and I love its application to Mario games even more! (This video brings back all the bitter-sweet moments of AP Physics)
Beiu Cupcake (1 day ago)
Omg...when he showed his deck of cards I DIED!! Magic the gathering man whooooo
alex waterfield 2 (1 day ago)
ugandan knukles is not dead still subed though
Jesse Hartley (2 days ago)
I NO DEAD
Jesse Hartley (2 days ago)
i Ugandan knuckles u offend me (starts smacking mouth) 👿🗯️
Algin Oleo (2 days ago)
But matpat can u do a theory of how fast you have to dodge a deadly blue shell because in the actuall mario kart game you can dodge it by mushrooms, golden mushrooms, horns , super star power, bullet bills, or etc Can u do a theory on that???
kitty halfcat (2 days ago)
I'm from Ohio
it's a random day (2 days ago)
I play Mario kart 7 and when I know a blue shell is going to get me i get in 2nd place so that the other guy/girl gets hit and not me
GiselleBelen Ignacio (2 days ago)
4:30
The Pun-Isher (2 days ago)
Physics is ust to powerful for its own good
Milagros Sanchez (2 days ago)
Well a super horn is apparently STRONGER than the blue shell cause it DESTROYS Blue Shells
Vassilis Trohidis (2 days ago)
that's why when i see a shell in someone's inventory I use my breaks let the second guy get the lead and stay out of the explosion radius
Jonathan Alvarez (3 days ago)
Wait u said on the other video that is: Dry Bowser with slick wheels and another glider.
Purple Kitten (3 days ago)
Why go to school when u can watch matpat all day
Katherine Roos (3 days ago)
i have mario cart 8! for the wii...
Paco Taco (4 days ago)
The cart in real life is 75kg but in Mario’s world the kart minus the glider is 60kg so that would make it wrong
Jacobjz4 g (4 days ago)
good job
Cyberminer321 (4 days ago)
World: Game theory Me and my friends: Game Fact
Orange Ice (4 days ago)
Or just slam on the breaks and pray your not within 3.5m
Ed Wehby (4 days ago)
A standard go kart doesn’t have kite
Tajari James (4 days ago)
What I want to know is how powerful the megahorn is if it can crush the blue shell in its tracks
Crazy Cake (4 days ago)
Honestly, the ending gag was my favorite part of this vid.
xXSeanCuber22Xx (4 days ago)
How much vibration from the sound horn is needed to break the blue shell?
Roman Kouznetsov (5 days ago)
11:16 "pressure equals force divided by area." *showcases multiplication sign*
That Rallyboi (5 days ago)
Honestly I don’t want to sound rude or anything but out of all the video I mostly loved the car information parts including that intro
Lord Bowser (5 days ago)
AND I LET MY CHILDREN PLAY MARIO KART?! :OOO
WyattDraws Decently (5 days ago)
*_YA DEAD, SON_*
Midnight bird (6 days ago)
I've been rewatching this video so much, mario kart is EXTREME!!
Wesley Heaney (6 days ago)
u know theres a way to not get hit just let the second place charactor pass u and he gets hit and u win
Mr Natu (6 days ago)
That's why my friends are calling it a flying bomb
Naes Aru (7 days ago)
Me to
TaishiEA (7 days ago)
what about the horn? how powerful are those since they can stop the shells without hurting its owner
Writing Knights Press (7 days ago)
Wha? You're in Ohio? I am in Ohio!!! Oh... You're in LA now...
Slenderman 123 (7 days ago)
But it stops gold Mario in his tracks and he weighs 10 units
Army Otaku (7 days ago)
3:45 I get the effect you're going for, but, if you simplify the numbers, you would see that Ganon actually would have just a quarter of Captain Falcon's. For them to have the same impulse, Ganon needs to 'punch' for 4 seconds. Unless there's some actual math involved that I have yet to learn, if so, please inform me
Paige Owen (7 days ago)
Wait wait wait in your last video the fastest combo of kart and character was different. It wasn't that kart, was it? I don't mean to be rude I love your videos I just want to point it out.
Captain diabetes (7 days ago)
Blue turtleshell = dead Blastoise
Writhes (8 days ago)
Blue Shells never destroy the karts, their tires, their clothy gliders. Every kart remains intact even after the average of 2 shells per match hitting 1st place. Also the Mario World has magic so when talking about magical items like exploding blue shells aren't fully explainable with normal physics and math. When you bring magic into the fold logic goes out of the window because magic in Mario games never follows a consistent set of rules. Nintendo is smart. This magic is very similar to Disney magic in that it can achieve almost anything and it's like that on purpose because it in turn allows Mario to do whatever Nintendo needs him to do for a story plot without having too much depth or explanation.
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Evil Ember (8 days ago)
Wait wait wait was that kid at 10:55 playing mario cart on a ps3!?!?
Aakash Kafley (8 days ago)
Lol the intro
Kyza (8 days ago)
"... runs at a silky smooth 60 frames per second." Tell that to my 204hz monitor. ;)
The amazing WALLDE de (8 days ago)
0:00 to 0:24
I'm from Ohio as well
Frankie Smith (8 days ago)
With the blue shell I have a trick 1:if a ai or your friend has a blue shell stay calm and slow down 2:when you slow down and your in second place and BOOM you don’t die but it has to be timed on spot
Super Arafa (9 days ago)
Korea’s bomb looks terrifying..
Sam Lawniczak (9 days ago)
on the speeded up part, do it at half speed, it sounds like he's drunk XD
Sam Lawniczak (9 days ago)
on the speeded up part, do it at half speed, it sounds like he's drunk XD
Nick forgie (9 days ago)
I’m laughing over own failure. Why?
Nick forgie (9 days ago)
Luv you
House of Nerds (9 days ago)
I'm so confused. Matpat just sounds like a parent in a Peanuts Cartoon
Jimin BTS (10 days ago)
Wow relax dude Its just a game Its just mario kart man Jeeezzz
SansGamer2006 (10 days ago)
actually if you see a blue shell coming its not all hopeless. you just back up into someone else and take them down with you >:)
space route r (10 days ago)
The best way to start the video 😂😂😂
Nagato Uzumaki (10 days ago)
The impact and the explosion is going to kill you but MAT left out one details. The fire is blue right, so it would be som were around 1600 degrees Celsius or 3000 degrees Fahrenheit which is all most as hot as a (£¥$%*#&) cremation oven. Last word every on who gets hit by the blue shell should not be alive
John Tedrow (10 days ago)
Why was crashing cars so entertaining for me
pilkers2 (10 days ago)
KIDS GAME
Rev0lution (11 days ago)
7:04 the only explanation is that Mario's body was ready
RaphielHot (11 days ago)
XD I'm telling that you hit the cone
best barny (11 days ago)
89.94 kgs
Sans 127 (11 days ago)
What he doesn't know... IS DAT UGANDA NEVAH DIES MA BROTHAS!!!! DA WAE LIVES!!!
Kirbycat10k :D (11 days ago)
when I see a blue shell, let 2ed place pass me and the cpu never sees what happened!
Pirate Gaming127 (11 days ago)
13:30 or use the horn
Ashton McCutcheon (11 days ago)
I get hit in mk7
Glad I’m not the only one who has got the ball in the Wong lane lol
Chris Check (12 days ago)
A physics nit-pick: When Matpat talks about the angle of the impact, he discounts the impact of the vertical aspect of the hit, which would drastically increase friction with the road. So you don't have to double the force. I don't know relevant coefficients of friction for the road, but they're probably high enough that a significant force pressing down on the cart would meaningfully slow it even IF it weren't also angled to directly oppose the vector of motion.
The Creative Side (12 days ago)
I have a question, How do we know the "units" actually correlates with the weight in pounds/kilogrammes of Mario? Maybe I missed it... (I love the show btw)
Sherry Wallace (12 days ago)
Thats a lotta chameleons
Hayden tgw (12 days ago)
Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhh
Hayden tgw (12 days ago)
My brain is hurting too much game knowledge
Im O ad (12 days ago)
It’s just a game dude
matt time (12 days ago)
Nine=no
BIaze God (13 days ago)
How deadly are the hammer bros.?
Kiera Sherrod (13 days ago)
it’s 3:23am gimme a sec
William McGuffie III (13 days ago)
And yes I do do a league
William McGuffie III (13 days ago)
My average in bowling is like 100
Amy Johnson (13 days ago)
5:29 When you pause at that moment and everything becomes instantly better 🤣
Christopher Althiser (13 days ago)
Do you n now d way
Ir a Mazius Games (13 days ago)
The game theorist,I can translate to spanish this theory please?
AutoCorrect (13 days ago)
@TheGameTheorists If the blue shell can do that much destruction. Then how much force does the super horn use to destory the blue shell?
Nicolle Valentine (13 days ago)
wait i live in ohio!! and i just took the maneuverability test!!!!! *its awful*
Jacob Foss (13 days ago)
It’s interesting how the game theorists give up the gist of their theories in the first few seconds. Case in point: this video, the ba-bomb video and the bullet bill video.
Trevor RS05 (13 days ago)
Why just why. At 12:00 I just broke down! Ha ha and 12:40
Aaron (14 days ago)
Excuse me Matpat. You cant get that past me. That kid was TOTALLY playing as Crash. Not Mario. Wrong game.
plauge doctor (14 days ago)
Isn't the bullet the deadliest weapon
Hugo Gonzalez (14 days ago)
Funny intro lol
funtime scraptrap (14 days ago)
one time when i was playing mario kart i was in first place on the last lap and the blue shell hit me when i just finished the race
felx89 (15 days ago)
How about the times when the blue shell hits you underwater?
Harold Petiluna (15 days ago)
???? Kart = 75kg???? Wait im literally heavy as a kart????????????? Maybe i should go back to boxing....
Charlotte Waltuck (15 days ago)
Holy frik
Weirdmonkey 555 (15 days ago)
when i see a blue shell i stop, back up, and go in second place, and when the other player gets hit i speed up forward and laugh.
Weirdmonkey 555 (13 days ago)
+Amy Johnson nice, i guess im not alone!
Amy Johnson (13 days ago)
I do that too 😂
But two things would save you the horn and the velocity of a mushroom
Richard George (15 days ago)
*blue shell hits* *THATS A LOTTA DAMAGE*
Hannah sisk (15 days ago)
*HEY DID YOU KNOW BLOOPER INSPIRED SPLATOON?* I made it in cap. so you'll read it....yes, I'm that pathetic...

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