Game Theory: Solving the Mystery of Human Flight (Immortals Fenyx Rising)

Birt 6 des 2020
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Theorists, have you ever wanted to fly? Not Superman fly, but soar on a pair of wings like, well, a Phoenix? In the amazing new game Immortals Fenyx Rising, your character gets to do just that. She is a winged warrior out to defeat mythological monsters on her quest to rescue the Gods. Fenyx's wings are VERY similar to those Daedalus made for Icarus in the famous Greek myth. We all know how that turned out. What I want to figure out today is if a human can really fly with a pair of wings and HOW that would need to work to not end up crashing to the earth like Icarus. Let's FLY!
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Writers: Matthew Patrick and Zach Stewart
Editor: Alex "Sedge" Sedgwick
Assistant Editor: AlyssaBeCrazy
Sound Editor: Yosi Berman


  • This feels like old school game theory and I love it Bummed insect wings weren't mentioned though. Adding a second pair of wings and swapping out feathers for membranes changes up the whole equation, and seeing as dragonflies have had pretty much the same wing design for around 300 million years, it could make for an interesting discussion.

    • good seeying you around

    • Hello there

    • That reminds me of something i read which may or may not be inaccurate, but it was: if humans had the wings of dragonflies, and their strength, scaled up to make flight possible, humans would be able to reach Mach 1 by flight alone

    • @Xsb ZoMiE Hi love the vids

    • Heyo Tier Zoo! Big fan.

  • Matpat: (Argues the science of higher altitudes melting Icarus's wings) Me: "You DO realize this story is in the same setting as the guy who kidnapped Death, right?"

  • I love how the character I made in game is very Mexican like

  • MatPat upgrading daedalus (Die-dalus) to deadalus (dead-alus)

  • Alright anyone down to start working on human flight?

  • *_Mr. Sinister has entered the chat_*

  • I guess its mother is gishan impact (if I spelt it rong please let me know)

  • I seen some of the comments what I like to add is these would the wings be on you back or like one mythical creature from that time period harpies which had wings for arms I’m curious how they would effect these and what if there were ones with bat like wings would they glide which is more likely or could they flap and fly while or do they need to be like humming bird too?

  • Overly sarcastic productions are a great channel for interesting and fun story telling of mythologies and history

  • isnt that old sso year 8 hmmmm... isn'r science not that advanced ? but meh I dont know anything about history and science

  • Now spell impostor

  • Still waiting on that religious eraser theory.

  • You just helped me with my book n u aint even know it

  • *#cancelovid*

  • you sound like odd1sout

  • This game is a rip off to zelda breath of the wild

  • MatPat, the only way I can think of to get this theory to you is through comments, you should do a theory video about about how lance sank the S.S. Anne!!!

  • A theory I really want him to do is about a game called Genshin Impact 🥲

  • Me taking out every villain in the game with just Apollo’s Arrows: 👌

  • Ha yes! Ensiant grice: >:(

  • Yo I think me and game theory have the same birth year 2010

  • Bird: can humans fly? The B52 flying over Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh SUCK MY #### Other Bird: I dont think so- **Ground starts blowing up**

  • The intro never gets old

  • 50 to 200 that's only 100 less punches machamp can do in a single second

  • To simplify this entire thing, lets just say They kind of work like a elytra

  • This wasn’t the first Game Theory spelling bee! What happened to the one with Falcon Paaawnch.

  • so is that why big bird glide through the air and not like a hummingbird

  • Idea for the gametherory 10 year special explaining and playing all fnaf games

  • Hummingbirds are great


  • Hey Matpat! Can you make a theory about "Little Nightmares" and "Little Nightmares 2"? I have my own theory on the game too, but I want to see what do you think about it.

  • #CancelOvid!!!!!

  • Flappy bird is basically Icarus

  • All Danganronpa fans, MatPat should do a theory on Mondo butter and if (or how) it will be possible

  • Matt can you make a theory on little nightmares

  • #cancelcovid

  • The story of ikarus and Daedalus was in my english book

  • This just reminds me of genshin impact

  • Yo I finally got my name said in a MatPat Video!

  • Nice to hear my name

  • This channel isnt ruining my childhood its making it better before no pandemic i would always watch him

  • I’m surprised it took this long. Kratos has been using the Wings of Icarus since he ripped them off Icarus himself in God of War II. By the way, “B.C.” and “A.D.” haven’t been accepted for proper use for quite some time. The proper terms are “B.C.E.” (Before the Common Era) and “C.E.” (Common Era) rather than the religiously charged “Before Christ” and “Anno Domini” (Latin for “in the year of our Lord”). Scientists and historians haven’t use BC and AD for decades.

  • Well that was one weird maybe elabrate sponser, I thought when it said Phoenix was spelled wrong at first I thought I missed something 😐😑😐😁😂🤣

  • Its PhoENiX nOT fEnYX, but in all seriousness it looks like an edgy gamer tag like pyxl or xx69darkshadow69xx. its even more irritating to spell now.

  • P H E O N E X

  • I can't wait for someone to make a theory about mat pat, how does he have so much time to do study these topics and then make the actual video?

  • Game developers should *definitely* consult you at Game Theory for accuracy!

  • 1:59

  • I remember this we were thought this in 2 grade

  • Is he saying minus or Midas

  • is it funny how 13.7M people enjoy listening to someone overthink Video games for half a hour

  • Immortals Fenyx Rising and Genshin Impact are the children of Legend of Zelda BotW

  • love the intro

  • 4:10

  • Hades beat this game like hard...

  • But they're both 2 ounces, the hamster and bird

  • 6:25 Language on the picture is Turkish

  • 1:50 buts not a great marriage lol that game is trash

  • A god Genshin Impact's gliders

  • Great. Now I want a theory about kid icarus Thanks a lot

  • This is nioh

  • someone should make a theory on the game theory

  • i want this to be a mod for that game

  • *me thinking it was Phoenix*

  • It’s pronounced dae da lus

  • This guy should read the holy Bible

  • "Ruining your childhood since 2011"

  • It may of just been me but wasn’t he saying a good chunk of the Greek words wrong. Still a good theory just something that was irritating myself a tad throughout this episode

  • Wright Brothers: That's cute

  • “You’ve married an Icarus, he’s flown too close to the sun” -Eliza

  • Spell pheonix correctly

  • except her wings don't move like a humming bird

  • I would watch this video but I like to go into games blind. So take my like instead of a view.

  • New theory: why does Hugo hunt down/keep Maya (protagonist) in the hotel forcefully in "at dead of night". Like what does he want from us, whats the lore behind why Hugo was abusive towards Jimmy or why does he control Jimmy and whats his purpose keeping people in the hotel

  • Laughs as I read Percy Jackson. I knew the story😁

  • Game theory intro hits hard


  • The story of king minus and the bull is the first ub ntr of all time

  • Fexyx isn't phoenix because it is the main characters name

  • Isn't Julius Caesar roman? How did he know about him?

  • Am I the only one getting flashbacks to James Patterson's "Maximum Ride" series of books/comics!?! No? Okay, then.

  • This is Turkish and I love it. Since I moved to Turkish when I was young, my speech and writing skills were great and amazing. That's a true story.

  • I am kind off annoyed with how much ubisoft sponsored people for this game, it's just Breath of the wild but worse and I wish I hadn't bought it

  • The Putnam county spelling bee!

  • How come you don’t do book theory

  • My Percy Jackson knowledge is FINALLY coming into play 😂

  • First anymore spelling bee I’m pretty sure I’ve seen one at the very least before this

  • If Ovid could have heard this have for sure he wouldn’t have written about it in the first place, maybe he just wanted to kill a boy and make a life lesson out of it, can’t a man do that anymore? Geez year 8 and there’s already quite the criticism

  • I wish I became the spelling bee champion with the word trinitrotoluene

  • Hello matpat, probably won't see this but there's a game nobody can figure out! It has an incredible life even I can't understand, and Im wishing you could figure out! It's in roblox called : de pride isle sanitarium, if you want to see if it's actually good here's a video of the trailer!:

  • Yessir Matpat rockin' that Putnam county spelling bee reference

  • Why the Justin Trudeu head on Fenyx's body! I'm Canadian and this joke makes sense to me!

  • Do a yume nikki theory

  • Matpat look at this game then look at the game genshin impact and look at the similarities

  • Hey, mat pat do you know about a book named maximum ride it's about teens who has wing running from scientists trying to experiment on them

  • you’re making theory’s about everything.... EXPECT YOU!!!! WHAT DO YOU HIDE GAME THEORY?!?!?!?!

  • Wow he just busted the greatest myth we all want to know: video games are educational 😎

  • That game was amazing!!! I got it for Christmas I was so addicted I couldn’t let go of my switch I recommend it to everyone😆

  • I thought it was pronounced fenix lol

  • Icarus...It's reminds me of classroom of the elite