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

    1 year ago

    Wow, this put a smile on my face. Makes me wish I could have gone to the one this year.

    Also, anyone who gives Jack crap about not being the funniest or most entertaining... he is a hard working, talented guy, and I couldn't be more inspired.

  • cr0wndking FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    1 year ago

    And now with the days being that they are,

    Rewatching, I got so thrilled to see Lil J in the background

  • cr0wndking FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    1 year ago

    When Jack snaps at Geoff, I still get chills.

    Then when Geoff is recoaching Jack on it, you can feel the raw power...

  • malcolm1116 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Lucky Number 13

    1 year ago

    I love you guys.

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

    1 year ago

    Watching this, it wasn't one of those times where and smiling and laughing like mad, but I just had a soft smile for seeing just how far everyone has come and how much farther they can go. I didn't manage to be able to go to this one, but if there is another time they do this I'm going to try my best to go. This was the most heartwarming thing I have seen because you could feel the connection, the love and fight between all of them, and it's just an amazing thing to be able to feel and see. I know that everyone will go a long way!

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

    1 year ago

    27 minutes in, when geoff and jack have the heart to heart, then open the door to the creepy room, best thing ever

  • Armoredni True Gravemind

    1 year ago

    I remember when I first heard of roosterteeth. I was browsing youtube in 2005 or 2006 looking for halo stuff. I was only 8 at the time and wasn't really allowed to watch this stuff, so I had my volume jacked way down in my media room. As I'm browsing I come across this thing called red vs blue. I don't remember which season was the newest at that point but I do remember that I cried laughing while watching this. and for a time that's all they were. fast forward four years to twelve and I'm a kid struggling with puberty and the realization that autism and ADHD are going to be a part of my life.....forever. I make way to youtube and once again, I find myself on RvB. this time thou, I dug a little deeper. Its there that I found Geoff and Jack. I had finally gotten a halo game ( reach ) and saw a thumbnail with a halo reach screenshot titled fails of the week. I DIED laughing and it provided me with a distraction that I sorely needed. later I found out that they were a part of this thing called achievement hunter. I found their channel and DEVOURED it. every video, every guide, every n00b ass fail, and I loved it. then I saw a thing called a lets play on the RT channel. it was my favorite guys doing what they loved and having a good time. I remember when the AH channel was abandoned, when the lets play channel was invented, when GO! and HUNT both aired for the first time. And now I'm here. An 18 year old college freshmen ( starting in august ). I have a job, a car, a girlfriend, and, for the first time sense sixth grade, have a peace with who I am and where I belong in the world. The entire time RT and AH have been with me. I always knew that when I had a bad day that I could come home and just tune it out listening to Geoff lose his shit, Gav and Michael fight, Ryan be a crazy psycho, Ray be....whatever the fuck ray is, jack be fat, lil j be a constant source of short jokes, and matt be a fucking dumbass. I couldn't have asked for a better group of guys to help me. And I know this probably wont be seen, but I feel like I need to say it. Thank you Geoff, Gavin, Michael, Ryan, Jack, Jeremy, and Matt. Thank you Burnie, Gus, Barb, and Lindsay. Thank you RT and AH for everything you've brought to the community and your dedication to us.

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

    1 year ago

    Watching this again and it's still as good as the first time. I can't wait for RTX to meet some of you guys. Thanks for everything you do.

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

      1 year ago

      Also Jack is such a genuine human being, my gosh, it makes me so happy. Thanks Jack :')

  • marky10b FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Otaku

    1 year ago

    watching this a 2nd time. Man I feel very proud to have known these guys. met some of them, and be a part of such a passionate community.

  • GamerDude79 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Deadpool's Failed Clone

    1 year ago

    That geoff and jack hug and talk made me really teary. I'm glad to have finally been able to watch this and glad this turned out to be a success.

  • JeremyDDale8

    1 year ago

    3:52 may be the closest to model ryan we shall ever see

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

      1 year ago

      His eyes are the most gorgeous sea blue-green.

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

    1 year ago

    love watching this when i'm feeling down. don't know why but it picks me right up. thanks AH and RT!

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

    1 year ago

    By far, one of the best documentaries I have ever seen. Thank you for being awesome.


  • Blackmist344

    1 year ago

    I really wonder why they didnt record lets play live and sell it as a dvd or even just post it for sponsers or something. its a shame that the people who didnt go will never know how amazing it was.

    • Kevman17 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      1 year ago

      They played music at it so they would have had to deal licensing issues

    • Blackmist344

      1 year ago

      They still missed out on capitalizing on the chance to make more money for the company and to give more people a reason to want to go to it rather than just word of mouth or this documentary.

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

      1 year ago

      As another sponsor, i agree it would be awesome to be able to see it, especially as i live in Australia and the distance is a pain in the butt when it comes to these events.

      However, i agree with what Jack said in that its something that, unless you attended, you wouldnt know how awesome it truly was. And i get where you're coming from, but it you were one of those lucky people to make it to Let Play Live, you would feel amazing in the exclusivity and wonder of it all.

      I guess what im trying to say is i understand where you are coming from and yes id love to have been there as well, but i also love that fact that it was a once in a lifetime kind of event; and to leave it as exclusively as they did, just adds too to the whole experience :)

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

      1 year ago

      If you could buy a dvd or watch it online anytime anywhere and be content with that, then there probably wouldn't have been much of an outcry and desire to continue and do another live event like they're doing now. This event was a test to see if they could take let's plays on the road, and the fact that people feel like they missed out and wish there was a medium to watch it, fuel the concept that if it were to become a touring thing that people would support it. Because people can't watch it online outside from the bits in this doc, they're more likely to go out and see it live. Now that It's been proven once and they're doing it again bigger and better, the likelihood that this become a more widespread type of event grows. People will have more chances to experience the amazingness as long as we continue to support the amazingness.

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

    1 year ago

    That part where Geoff trying to apologized and telling Jack "You did an phenomenal job" is so touching ......

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

      1 year ago

      I can honestly say I nearly shed tears because it was such a heartfelt moment and I've never seen Geoff act so caring to his employees before

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

      1 year ago

      Although Geoff sometimes act mean in AH, he worked with these people for a long time. You can see they are truly close friend in that scene

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

      1 year ago

      No wonder Geoff is a Hufflepuff

  • Conley765 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    1 year ago

    You know, Jack may not be the funniest person in the world, but on thing is for sure; he is a man that is passionate about everything he does. Everything he creates from the live stream events to this, it all means so much to him and when you see him tear up after every event he creates an hosts, you cant help but to love him.And on top of that, watching him and Geoff hugging after the stress got to him and Geoff telling him how great of a job he did was really powerful. Jack may not be the funniest achievement hunter, but he is still one of my favorites.

  • Wrist10

    1 year ago

    This was so good and pretty emotional. You guys are my number 1 source of entertainment. Thank you so much for all you do! ❤️

  • mikeltheripper500

    1 year ago

    that was emotional af.

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

    1 year ago

    Finally get to watch this. YAY


  • chazzlez229

    1 year ago

    Finally watched this, and honestly cried with pride. I am so amazed at what these guys can accomplish, and have accomplished thus far. They can always improve, but its been a whirlwind of progress and friendship. <3

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

    1 year ago

    Really love what these guys do. Its awesome to see them fostering the sense of community within roosterteeth!

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

    1 year ago

    wow that was amazing, i respect these guys so much more right now. jack you are a legend

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

    1 year ago

    This makes me so happy. What they've achieved is amazing, and I'm so fucking proud of them. God, I hope that one day I get the opportunity to meet them or "see them live" as well.

    I love those bastards.

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

    1 year ago

    Finally got around to watching this. Glad I did. It was nice to see the depth of character and friendship, trust and good-nature that they all put into each other

  • Cobrass67 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    1 year ago

    A really good look into the show. Dont realise how important Jack is to Rooserteeth

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

    1 year ago

    I love coming back to watch this!

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

    1 year ago

    I Have never liked jack throughout watching achievement hunter. ever. But seeing this passionate determined jack has changed my outcome of what he really is like about being part of an achievement hunter. Great guy! Keep up the good work Jack! (and everyone else)

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

    1 year ago

    ive watched this now a dozen times and every single time i cry. been a fan since the rage quit minecraft and ive seen every single video achievement hunter as a whole has put out. this video shows just how much they care about us. im so extremely proud of achievement hunter and rooster teeth for pulling this amazing event off and being such an amazing fucking group. i love you guys.

  • Rubidium

    1 year ago

    This was the first thing I watched since I got my sponsorship. Not going to lie, I cried a bit. I'm super proud of Achievement Hunter and Rooster Teeth for growing so much and pulling this off. <3

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

    1 year ago

    First time I've had a chance to watch this and overwhelming to say the least. I work in event management and can only imaging how stressful but amazing this would have been for Jack and Geoff. It's incredible what you can achieve with hard work, passion, dedication and a solid team! Congratulations to everyone involved in the live Let's Play events! I can only dream of being a part of that world (but hey, if you ever need an event manager in England ... :') )

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

    1 year ago

    Wow, I just realized my roommates made it in the video there at the end. I would of gone too in a heartbeat, but I just didn't know at the time how awesome the world of RT is; I had barely heard of it. I wish I was there to of been immortalized forever in a RT video, but most importantly to of witnessed that whole spectacle in person.

  • CrafterMania

    1 year ago

    Watching the moments leading up to the actual performance, I was actually getting nervous. Like when Jack and Geoff were cooling off, that was a feeling that I could feel. It felt like the first ever concert I went to, as we got closer and closer I got more and more nervous and holy fucking shit was that night amazing. Next Let's Play Live, I'm in. Thank you Jack for making this happen.

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

    1 year ago

    First video I watched as a sponsor, got to say I'm not disappointed, really looking forward to the other documentaries that you guys have got planned

  • neddietrix

    1 year ago

    If they sold a DVD release of Lets Play Live I would ABSOLUTELY buy like ten copies for me and all my friends, I am not even kidding.


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

    1 year ago

    I'm still hoping that they release a full recording of this show. I know they filmed just about everything, and even if they didn't capture the game play, I would still watch the hell out of it. I was pretty sad at being unable to go, and I doubt that I will ever get the opportunity to see any of their live events. The internet is my only window into the Achivement Hunter / Rooster Teeth world.

  • thetamster13 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    1 year ago

    Anyone else have problems with stuttering? It literally stopped every 2 seconds

  • DangerousDevil13 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    1 year ago

    i wish I lived in taxes or the usa

    • rwbyXmeme chibiweiss

      1 year ago

      I AM MICHAEL J CABOOSE AND I HATE TAXES!

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

    1 year ago

    Never thought I would tear up at two grown men hugging.

  • ShawnYAY FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold New kid on the block

    1 year ago

    I am definitely cry-snotting all over the fucking place right now. <3

    • hungrydollar

      1 year ago

      i started it expecting it to be a great inspiring thing, but around the tenth minute i had a huge ass smile on my face and my smile ended up into me sobbing. my love for these people is so god damn high

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

    1 year ago

    im loovvviiing Geoffs Versace Tee

  • JosephF FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Joseph4Ghani

    1 year ago

    I became a sponsor just to watch this and it was absolutely amazing. you guys did a fantastic job =D

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

    1 year ago

    Ahhh I can't stop smiling!! :)

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

    1 year ago

    Yeah I fucking cried during that Geoff/Jack moment.

  • Nellyice

    1 year ago

    Wow, this brought a tear to my eye.

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

    1 year ago

    I'm so glad I watched this, especially as someone graduating college in a semester -- because it is that inspirational to just reflect on how Rooster Teeth and its affiliates have grown. It reminds me that you can start down one path, but there's always another path to try and many things along the way. The world and your work is what you make it, and these guys and gals did good.

  • RedFred238 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold RedFred238

    1 year ago

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

    1 year ago

    Man! This is some good shit! Super inspiring.

  • MrMust4chio

    1 year ago

    I watched this and being a fan of these guys for so long and basically growing up with these guys it brought a tear to my eye to see a video like this of these guys. Great work achievement hunter keep doing what you do. You're all wesom

  • Wired_J FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Mr. Random Access Memori

    1 year ago

    If they do another show. They're gonna need a bigger venue. Because by now they have so many people who'd want to go or go again they could fill Cowboys stadium.

    • ForRift

      1 year ago

      i would prefer something this size.

    • Osprey9 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      1 year ago

      If they can sell out Basketball arenas for Dota they could do the same for these

  • charliepeach

    1 year ago

    Why did I have to live in the U.K.. Why