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Name: Matthew Patrick
Also Known As: MatPat
Occupation: YouTuber
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MatPat, real name Matthew Patrick, is a YouTuber known for creating The Game Theorists and his subsequent meme catchphrase from it "But hey, that's just a theory. A GAME Theory".


MatPat has his own fandom. He has also contributed to discussions and discourse in other fandoms, especially with his theory videos.

Five Nights at Freddy's

His association with Five Nights at Freddy's is so strong he cameoed in the 2023 live-action film adaptation, appearing as a diner employer. His name badge states his name is 'Ness', and fans have taken this to be an allusion to one of his most well known and controversial game theories: that Sans from Undertale is actually Ness from Earthbound.

matpat is to fnaf theorists what freud is to psychologists.[1]


  • "But hey, that's just a theory. A GAME Theory" - Has reached meme status internet-wide, not just within his fandom.
  • matpat mpreg

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