Rooster Teeth (company)
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This is the page for the media company and their related content. For the RPF fandom, see Rooster Teeth RPF.
Rooster Teeth is a company created in 2003 that is primarily known for their machinima show Red vs. Blue, which is based on the Halo franchise, and their LP-style content on related channels such as Achievement Hunter and Funhaus. They also produce the anime-style shows RWBY and Gen:LOCK, as well as the animated cartoons Camp Camp and Nomad of Nowhere, in addition to podcasts, gaming news content, and sketch-style videos featuring Rooster Teeth employees.
Every year, Rooster Teeth also hosts a charity livestream called Extra Life.
Rooster Teeth RPF
For more information, see Rooster Teeth RPF.
For more information, see Gen:LOCK.
Red vs. Blue
For more information, see Red vs. Blue.
For more information, see RWBY.
Discussion & Controversy
- Treatment of employees, working conditions, workplace culture. Issues with crunch time, unpaid overtime, downsizing, etc.
Rooster Teeth fan communities are based mostly on Tumblr, where they experience a great deal of activity.
Here is a brief list:
- Fuck Yeah Michael Gavin - The self-described first Mavin fanblog.
- Fuck Yeah RT Fanfic - A blog dedicated to creating short rec lists based on requests. Updates daily as of November 2014.
- RT Confessions and Headcanons - A mostly anonymous fanblog in the style of Post Secret or Fandom!Secret.
- Let's Play Social Justice (previously Feminist Roosterteeth) - A blog that serves as a community for discussing Rooster Teeth and other similar gaming channels in a critical feminist light.
- AH Trigger Warning Archive - A blog dedicated to posting complete content warnings for Achievement Hunter videos. Active as of November 2014.
Additionally, fanworks are often posted to AO3.
- Millstone by jolach
- Fires of the Mind by Teumessian
- These Mutant Kids (Fused at the Wrist) by allonsysouffle
- wanna teach you a lesson in the worst kind of way by callmearcturus
- The Wires Verse Series by Kari_Kurofai
- Half doomed and semi sweet by chailattemusings
- The Great Sealand Takeover by whalehuntingboyfriends
- Seven Nationed Army by MelodramaticMrTails
- Misplaced by achievemenhunter
- On the Importance of Workplace Synergy by anarchetypal
- The Aftermath by mightbeanasshole/Horrificsmut
- Bend The Rules by heytheregisela
- Murder with the Devil and Friends by MindfulWrath
- Project NEON by Kahnah
- Divided We Fall by DmitriMolotov
- Mallius is particularly known for Minecraft Kings Series art, and GTAV art which was used for an official Achievement Hunter poster.
- Padalickinggood, originator of the popular Hybrid AU and SpookyScary AU.
- Laurin, originally known for tweeting quick art of RT Podcast topics which was often featured during the same live podcast, Laurin has since been hired by Rooster Teeth.
- Someoneudontknow5, known for Minecraft Let's Play art and the RT Baby AU.
Officially, there is no Rooster Teeth company policy regarding RPF fanworks, but they are allowed and even endorsed by individuals within the company.
Controversy in the Rooster Teeth fandom instead centers around the behavior and actions of the Rooster Teeth employees. Several major incidents between the fandom and the company have occurred, including Portal House/Connect the Hots and Cards Against Humanity. Both incidents are documented and discussed extensively on the blog Feminist Roosterteeth. The AH Trigger Warning Archive exists to help fans avoid content like that which sparked these incidents.
- Rooster Teeth on YouTube - official Rooster Teeth YouTube channel.
- Rooster Teeth - official Rooster Teeth website.
- Let's Play on YouTube - Rooster Teeth & Achievement Hunter's Let's Play channel.
- Achievement Hunter - official Achievement Hunter YouTube channel.
- Achievement Hunter - official Achievement Hunter website.
- The Slow Mo Guys on YouTube
- Funhaus on Youtube
- The Rooster Teeth Wiki - Rooster Teeth wiki with staff bios.