Let's Play Live: The Documentary

RT Docs: Let's Play Live: The Documentary

Let's Play Live: The Documentary follows Achievement Hunter as it turns online gaming into a first-of-its-kind live event. The documentary not only explores why Let's Plays are so popular, but also how the convergence of gaming and community are redefining the stages once reserved for only the biggest of rock stars.

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  • fighter_connor

    1 year ago

    is there a way for us to see the whole thing uncut? or maybe just the actual lets play videos?

  • RickysaurusRex FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Pun Master

    1 year ago

    Best documentary ever. I really wanted to go, but of course college interfered with that.

  • sorcererinslytherin FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    1 year ago

    This is absolutely incredible. I love Achievement Hunter - I wish you guys all the best as you go forward. Everything that's done here is absolutely f*cking tremendous. I'd pay for plane tickets if it happened again, I really would. I've been meaning to visit Austin. ;)

  • Doofalichous FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    1 year ago

    I wasn't able to go, but a friend of mine did, he really enjoyed it; I hope one day I can come to an event like this, a job well done by everyone who worked on this :D

  • Famycom FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold film nerd

    1 year ago

    BRING IT TO AUSTRALIA

  • mrgrimmonster FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Blue Streak Racing

    1 year ago

    .............. don't know what to say by wow and congrats

  • ThatBritGamer FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    1 year ago

    I actually got emotional watching this, fucking tremendous job guys, if this ever comes to the UK I am there, 10/10 from all of you. I will always look up to you guys!

  • Feather-Brush FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold King of Procrastinating

    1 year ago

    This brings a tear to my eye. To see the people that I've watched for years to work their way up to this and pull it off successfully is amazing. I give props to them to hope that one day they'll do it again.

  • JaydeHunt FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    1 year ago

    I actually cried watching this, I'm such a loser

    • domzer FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      1 year ago

      me too...when Geoff was apologizing to Jack..the feels D:

  • bazomatic FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    1 year ago

    Unreal, would've killed to have gone and seen it

  • PrinceVenn FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Real Dead Boy

    1 year ago

    I love how Ray was able to be involved in something so great and awesome, and then went off to live his own life. Like he had great timing and was so lucky.

  • LokisAce551 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    1 year ago

    I really wish they would be crazy enough to do this again. would defanatly pay to see live.

  • Zombifull

    1 year ago

    This was so stressful to watch. I loved it.

  • AmberMMedia FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    1 year ago

    Oh Wow... That was worth becoming a sponsor. Hopeing and praying I can make it to RTX. Man you guys know how to touch hearts and the Geoff and Jack hug brought tears to my eyes! <3

  • Alex_English2015 Alex_English2015

    1 year ago

    This video moved me! It was amazing to see behind the scenes interactions between the members of AH (even other Rooster Teeth employees). It's just great! You are all so inspiring!

  • AH-Ryan FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    1 year ago

    i would flown down to texas from canada to have been able to see that !!

  • SSarcasm

    1 year ago

  • Sassy_Beaver

    1 year ago

    this is a bit weird to watch when your name is daniel and so is one of the cameraman's...

  • 0SharkGuy FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    1 year ago

    Holy hell that was incredible. I had the lucky opportunity to be living in ATX when this went down and I can only say how happy I am to have been a part of that. I was on the third floor front and center. I'm actually kind of amazed at how much stress went with this. I mean, I knew there had to be some. But to now see how much could've gone wrong and was fixed, they never showed it on stage. To the audience, this thing went off amazingly (minus the one or 2 hiccups with map loading, but they still made it hilarious). Kudos to Jack, Geoff, and the entire team. I'm living in FL now but I will without a doubt make a trek to see this show as long as they put it on. Thanks AH and RT, you guys inspire and push boundaries more then you could ever imagine and I can't wait to see what comes next!

  • RivenDaniel1 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    1 year ago

    These guys, AH, RT, all of it, they're just the most inspiring group on the Internet to me

  • F0Gmoonster

    1 year ago

    USA FUCK YEAH!!!

  • ValtteriLep1

    1 year ago

    Still can't watch it, stops at around 2-3 minutes and buffers forever.

  • nyarrah77 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    1 year ago

    Absolutely brilliant :)

  • LordZell FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold I guess I'm a bad guy?

    2 years ago

    And no one ever saw let's play live happen ever again

  • Separator FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    I really enjoyed you guys talking about the conceptual aspect of this all, how as technology progresses, so does how we interact with entertainment. Geoff, I liked you talking about trying to turn this into a modern equivalent of a rock show--and I'm glad you found that this need for connection to art still exists, like it did just in a new shell. Really great to see it working it. ^_^

  • MisterLin

    2 years ago

    I love the shot of Geoff and Gavin before everyone heads up on stage. It speaks so much about the bond between the two. Mad props to Jack, I wish I could have seen the show.

  • Hextral

    2 years ago

    The relationship that Jack and Geoff have are my favorite out of all of Achievement Hunter by far. Such good friends. It makes me so happy.

  • wonderbread58 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    his was amazing! I'm going to the next show, if there ever is one! You guys are great, keep doing big things!

  • someconch357 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    Im new to the community but it feels like I belong here. I have been watching Red vs. Blue for years but I never thought too look at the people behind the screen until i watched RWBY but it feels like i have aquired a new home in Achievement Hunter and with Rooster Teeth in general. And im sure many of the members here feel the same or similar, and im glad I can be appart of it.

    • Gago608

      2 years ago

      I feel the same I have been watching the content for awhile and recently started trying community stuff

  • z3r0c0o1 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold >title goes here

    2 years ago

    iv been searching the web for this event but i got nothing of even a recording

    • CSchaefer13

      2 years ago

      Because they aren't releasing it. The event was strictly for people who attended live, and the documentary is sponsor only.

  • Gago608

    2 years ago

    the Geoff and jack moment made me have feels

  • mwallace997 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    Is anyone else getting the 'setup timeout error'? as I can't watch it and a few other videos because of this

  • Femkroner

    2 years ago

    Started a little buffery, but I reset it to the start and it was fine. But I think I watched the whole thing in 240 even though my connection is quite good.

  • sillp

    2 years ago

    Only video on the site that won't even start for me, keep getting a setup timeout error.

    • RealAHCrew FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 years ago

      I have the same exact problem, you aren't alone </3

  • PrestonHulme

    2 years ago

    For some reason this is the only video on the website that fails to buffer when I try to watch it after some seconds.

    Anyone else get this? :( even in 240p it stops

    • bpat bzakhqamt

      2 years ago

      same issue here. i've stopped and waited for it to buffer and still same issue

  • insanezane98 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    Now i feel bad for Jack not being my favorite. This video made me respect him so damn much. he is all fucking heart and he is fucking awesome.

  • viviansmiley FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    I have never been more happy to see an Achievement Hunter video such as this. I feel proud to be a fan of their videos and I only wish that I didn't live in a state so far away to see this show in motion. Amazing job as always, Achievement Hunter.

  • CaelanHill

    2 years ago

    Man I 110% wish I was there or something. This seemed like so much fun and just. Wow.

  • BlazeWolf55 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    This documentary's great it shows us what goes behind the scenes and how proud the RoosterTeeth guys accomplishing their goal of pulling off this grand performance for us fans from around the world. It shows us that Let's Plays have become a means of entertainment and being able to relate to the ones playing the games while we watch them.

  • sublizinal GT Queen

    2 years ago

    Let's Play Live Tour pls.

  • bitesize94

    2 years ago

    You should do a Lets Play Live Tour , and maybe do a Venue in London UK.

  • JoshOxley Joxley

    2 years ago

    13:20 is Michael's reaction face from Off Topic.

  • cashen FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    This was so amazing. I felt their anxiousness and nervousness and cried when Jack and Geoff were hugging it out. I would definitely see the next one. So proud of them :')

  • MichaNowak

    2 years ago

    Such an amazing video, I wish I could have gone to this event but hopefully there will be more in the future. I would cross the country to attend, without a doubt.

  • Sappy FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    Y'all ought to do another one of these amazing shows in Portland, Oregon. It is a twin of Austin, after all.

  • ktgcake FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    Watched it again because of Off Topic, third time i've watched it and it still makes me emotional. So much love.

  • ChristineMot

    2 years ago

    This video, this concept, is truly phenomenal. I couldn't understand at first why I was getting teary and emotional, I kept thinking "these are just the guys I've watched for the past xxx years", but it's SO much more than that. Video games provide such a strong outlet for people and it's a huge bonding catalyst. You guys, RT, AH, all of it, you have provided so much to us, the community and viewers, it's amazing. You don't realize how much of an inspiration you are and how much hope you give to those who need it. There was a moment where the video was on a younger kid and his face was just lit up, in total amazement and having fun. Seriously made me cry like an 8 year old.

    I love this. I want more of it. Make it happen. <3

  • AshleyIsh FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Felix trash

    2 years ago

    This is now the second time I’ve watched it, and I got super teary and emotional several times throughout the documentary both watches. Still so incredibly proud of our boys, and I cannot wait to see what else they have in store for us!

  • RinoaHatake

    2 years ago

    I admire Jack so much!

    If you ever have one in LA, i'll be there!

  • Viper0hr FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 years ago

    Hell yeah, amazing watch and a good event.
    I'll go to one near me.