Game Theory: Red vs Blue, The SECRET Color Strategy

  • Published on Jun 25, 2015
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    Red vs Blue. It's the two default colors to differentiate opposing teams in most games, both video games and in real-world sports. But in balanced games, what if the choice between red and blue made a difference? What if choosing either red or blue would give you a strategic advantage, putting you in a position to win right from the moment you press START? Well, the secret is this: COLOR MATTERS. Which color is stronger, red or blue ?Watch and choose wisely!
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Comments • 32 293

    TANKI_ONLINE 19 hours ago

    Who's here for game vestment..
    Also in the new pubg mobile TDM every team sees themselves as the blue team and the opponents in red, i wounder what's the trick behind that..

  • Soniya Grover
    Soniya Grover Day ago

    Which game it was at 4:27
    Is it was unreal tournament?

  • Dan The
    Dan The Day ago

    More Tf2 theory’s

  • Always Chill
    Always Chill Day ago

    what about literally every other color

  • EmeraldShadows9 LR

    Like red on blood

  • Jp Games
    Jp Games Day ago

    I came here for halo

  • A CI's World
    A CI's World 2 days ago

    Why don’t we just make it green and blue. Also you barely talked about TF2!

  • Humanhurricane 67
    Humanhurricane 67 2 days ago

    I thought this would be a red vs blue episode on how griff got in the military

  • Muhteşem Üçlü
    Muhteşem Üçlü 2 days ago

    Best red vs blue character curch and caboose

  • mr blooper
    mr blooper 2 days ago

    That theory is a spy

  • BuildMation
    BuildMation 3 days ago +1

    I love the color red and some of my characters that I formed are too

  • fanfan lingo
    fanfan lingo 4 days ago

    My fav colour is red

  • fanfan lingo
    fanfan lingo 4 days ago

    Tf2 Thierry

  • Sean Wadey
    Sean Wadey 4 days ago

    To everyone that thought this was about Rooster Teeths Red vs Blue it is still applicable to the teams in the show as well.
    Sarge wears red armor and is the most aggressive of all the characters, before the Freelancers were introduced. Simons although a follower is no slouch in a fight either, although he would probably be more comfortable on the blue team. Even Donut, in his lightish red armor, is actually very dangerous to his enemies in a fight.
    Caboose is a lot smarter (not exactly the right word) than he seems, with insights and understanding of things the other characters miss, when faced with a complex problem he always finds a solution, although it often makes no sense to anyone, including him. Church in light blue is a horrible shot but possibly the best actual strategist of the original characters.
    The other characters wear tertiary colors which are also suitable to their personalities to some extent based on some color theories. For example orange is often used by restaurants, and that is the color worn by Griff.
    In a way this is why most of the plot, drama and character development focused on the Blues, but when you wanted something physically wreaked the Reds did it best.

  • Dragon born
    Dragon born 4 days ago


  • Mutus
    Mutus 4 days ago +1

    Color blind people be like..

  • That One guy
    That One guy 4 days ago

    So that’s why in jit jitsu I always lose to the red gi

  • Joshua Aaron Philip Ballena

    What about Philippines the flag has both red and blue

  • Mr Oof
    Mr Oof 5 days ago

    I liek red dont judge me anyone who says im an asshole is racist (true

  • Marcus Khoo
    Marcus Khoo 5 days ago

    Is this why the British, with red uniforms, beat the French, mostly with blue uniforms, during the Napoleonic war?

  • Ioannis Chatzipantazis

    In the payload gamemode of tf2 the blue team wins like 90 persent more times than red.They push the kart in every round. Explain that Matpat!

  • film maker
    film maker 6 days ago

    just realized a 2:22 its matpat

  • Leka Prdeka
    Leka Prdeka 6 days ago

    I dont know whats either walmart or target

  • Popularmango
    Popularmango 7 days ago

    Wait so red lights help you heal faster why don't people know this

  • Animal Love
    Animal Love 7 days ago

    Wtf my favorite color is purple

  • tf2 kid
    tf2 kid 7 days ago

    what I thought this was Red vs blue can you do a film theory on red vs blue

  • tf2 kid
    tf2 kid 8 days ago


  • Putter Channel
    Putter Channel 8 days ago

    It not fair

  • Fookin laser gecho BD
    Fookin laser gecho BD 9 days ago +1


    ZXKVR 9 days ago


  • Ama a Dios sobre todas las cosas

    Mi fav color is red know i know why people say I’m aggressive

  • Santiago Ortega
    Santiago Ortega 10 days ago

    Would this work in fortnite?

  • Max Craftex
    Max Craftex 11 days ago

    In halo I ever hoped to be in the blue team

  • donkz usman
    donkz usman 11 days ago

    What's with caboose

  • Star Blazing
    Star Blazing 11 days ago +1

    You ever wonder why we’re here? It’s obviously for RvB memes in the comments

  • I am the best
    I am the best 12 days ago


  • SpagDaddy_ _
    SpagDaddy_ _ 13 days ago

    13:51 I guess Norway was on the Doctors Bucket list

  • Nature_ Drag0n
    Nature_ Drag0n 13 days ago

    7:38 souls have said “bow chicka bow wow” lmao

  • Gabriel Gutierrez
    Gabriel Gutierrez 13 days ago

    i like blue

  • Gabriel Gutierrez
    Gabriel Gutierrez 13 days ago


  • paper fold
    paper fold 14 days ago


  • TheReal Carl D
    TheReal Carl D 14 days ago +2

    Communism vs capitalism at its finest

  • phantom of awesome gaming

    what about purple

  • X0Thunder Strike4550X
    X0Thunder Strike4550X 14 days ago

    Even In my comic Called *Steve* A Red Stick That always gets mad and Aggresive and Blue as for *Swash* He's Lazy Chill Relaxed

  • Rachel Cota
    Rachel Cota 15 days ago

    But what about dodgers and angels? ⚾️

  • Madeline Carragher
    Madeline Carragher 15 days ago

    I was really hoping this was going to be about the machinima series red vs blue. I will hold out hope that there will be a theory about it.

  • Malachi Oldham
    Malachi Oldham 15 days ago +2

    U got conami code wrong. It's up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A, start

    • Doofatron infinity
      Doofatron infinity 12 days ago

      what? I thought it was up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, A, B, start not B, A, start

  • Capt LaserBeam
    Capt LaserBeam 16 days ago +1

    blue=bob ross

  • Arpad
    Arpad 17 days ago

    Talk to colorblind people, they would pick grey everyday!

  • Agent Alaska
    Agent Alaska 18 days ago +1

    All the Freelancers: NO, ITS MY A.I!

  • Cole Arrigoni
    Cole Arrigoni 19 days ago

    mario vs sonic

  • Space Cat
    Space Cat 19 days ago +3

    Im gonna pick Purple. Thats way more fair.

  • Cole Arrigoni
    Cole Arrigoni 19 days ago

    also 2019 anyone

  • Cole Arrigoni
    Cole Arrigoni 19 days ago +1

    wait so drift is a good skin to where

  • RiddleBrooke
    RiddleBrooke 19 days ago

    But I love blue more than red.

  • Mini Keanu Reeves
    Mini Keanu Reeves 19 days ago

    Red vs blue is the best

  • jimbo jumbo
    jimbo jumbo 19 days ago

    My name is Michael j Caboose and I hate babies!

  • Unkindrain
    Unkindrain 19 days ago

    I feel lied too matpat

  • computerdude
    computerdude 22 days ago +5

    >Unreal Tournament 2004
    >Shows Unreal Tournament 1999 gameplay

  • Lieutenant Lolz
    Lieutenant Lolz 22 days ago +8

    We've been tricked
    We've been backstabbed
    but we might quite possibly be...

    *B A M B O O Z L E D*

  • Cherish Herron
    Cherish Herron 25 days ago

    Caught myself dancing to the catchy music playing in the background instead of listening fora little lolz but great video X3

  • thegreatdogloaf !
    thegreatdogloaf ! 26 days ago

    That feeling when leaque of legends is getting color based teams

  • TRaGiC BOT
    TRaGiC BOT 29 days ago

    My favourite colour is red ?

  • Tyler Smith
    Tyler Smith Month ago

    I love how the subtitles describe the intro as sexy intro music

  • Oscar Falkman
    Oscar Falkman Month ago

    I play that game

  • GangsterSwag927
    GangsterSwag927 Month ago

    No, It depends on Skill and Gamesense

  • Level Ctrl
    Level Ctrl Month ago +1

    In league ,I almost always lose on the red side

  • Beck Wells
    Beck Wells Month ago

    Right but am I the only one who only came here because I thought it was going to be Matpat explaining how Caboose is actually God?
    Also hahahahaha suck it Blues

  • 6k911 Channel
    6k911 Channel Month ago

    See Matpat. The tf2 community dosent hate you. We hate your terrible video tf2 v Ow.

  • Evie Jefferies
    Evie Jefferies Month ago

    Here in Australia there's a ripoff pringles that's Blue and it's cheaper while the original pringles is red and more expensive

  • joshie
    joshie Month ago

    2:21 but what if I told you this scene never existed

  • Jeremye Tremblay
    Jeremye Tremblay Month ago +3

    So this is why target din't work in my home province of Québec

  • Ͼalͼ
    Ͼalͼ Month ago

    yooo unreal tournament

  • Ͼalͼ
    Ͼalͼ Month ago



    Yeah suck it blues

  • Twin Swords
    Twin Swords Month ago

    so that's why gaming peripherals are red...

  • EvanMc07 1
    EvanMc07 1 Month ago

    Why did he spell colour wrong he spelt it color

  • Biizzee Stivent
    Biizzee Stivent Month ago


  • Press_START 360
    Press_START 360 Month ago +3

    -15/10, needs more RvB jokes

  • Tomas Pitt
    Tomas Pitt Month ago

    In chess going first is pretty bad because the enemy might know your strategy in the first move

  • Fen Wolf
    Fen Wolf Month ago

    Just so DMT already

  • MacKenzie Coleman
    MacKenzie Coleman Month ago +2

    What if somebody was on the blue team, but they changed their color settings to make themselves look red?

  • Reece Newman
    Reece Newman Month ago

    But like... in LoL red side is at a disadvantage in game because the block at the bottom of the screen showing your abilities blocks your vision of the map and champions because that's where they're coming from while defending your turret.... THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SCREEN

  • alex dias
    alex dias Month ago

    Can add a new team grey Neutral

  • Christian Infante
    Christian Infante Month ago +3

    What about purple

    [Avengers Infinity War Theme]

    • Nebula 128
      Nebula 128 Month ago

      I can already tell you chose that team because of your profile picture.
      *I don’t feel so good.*

  • ExplosionGamerYT
    ExplosionGamerYT Month ago

    Roses are red
    Violets are blue
    Game Theory is MatPat
    But the earth is flat.

    AIDAN MOHAMMED Month ago

    1:11 any body else realize it was the actual script? Like if you saw

  • Max Heijne
    Max Heijne Month ago

    11:30 blood and...... what? Ime sorry i thought this channel normaly bleepd that kind of language out.

  • Brittastically does art

    Please for the love of Caboose to an actual rvb theory PLEASE

  • Jennifer  Godbout
    Jennifer Godbout 2 months ago

    OwO,ur right

  • Kristen Skase
    Kristen Skase 2 months ago

    Im more likely to win when im team blue then red in blue team im more defensive or cautious and strategic and a bit aggressive attacking strategys when i am in red i just keep dieing cuz i dont know what im doing to do and i make more mistakes by being aggressive i play cautiously when in team read my kd ratio for blue 2.1/3 red 1.2/3 kd ratio and i dont like the color red i like blue more and i got use to blue for so long those stats are like for me blue makes me adopt red team stats and blue team stats and merge em together so thats why im better on blue team.

  • Xavier Cailleau
    Xavier Cailleau 2 months ago +1

    Yeah right I always support blue my brother red AND I DESTROY HIM IN FPS

  • Exxcaliberr The Wolf
    Exxcaliberr The Wolf 2 months ago +6

    *what if he made a theory on Rooster Teeth's RvB-? Like what what if he looked at if the time travel stuff could happen or sOmetHing*

    *Sobs in obsession*

    GAMER GUY 2 months ago +2

    What about pokemon red and blue?

  • Rainbow six siege fan 1

    U saw this while playing on orange vs blue in rainbow six siege

  • Soniccoolgamer
    Soniccoolgamer 2 months ago

    sub 2 me

  • Ethan Whitney
    Ethan Whitney 2 months ago +1

    Blue team for life

  • Nathan Camara
    Nathan Camara 2 months ago

    Good, he is providing science instead of lore.

  • Luna Miki
    Luna Miki 2 months ago

    That explains so much...

  • Real Kaffa
    Real Kaffa 2 months ago

    What's a moba?