Achievement Hunter

Achievement Hunter

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About

Achievement Hunter is a gaming website and Rooster Teeth division created by Rooster Teeth Co-Founder Geoff Ramsey which focuses on demonstrating how to earn achievements in various video games. Since its launch on July 28th, 2008[2], the site has gain a massive following with its official Youtube channel gaining more than 3 million subscribers as of 2015.

History

On [6]July 28th, 2008, Geoff Ramsey created Achievement Hunter[3] under the interest to create an achievement based gaming community. Alongside fellow Rooster Teeth employee Jack Pattillo, The two regularly release achievement guides and easter egg videos, usually with the help of the Rooster Teeth Community. By 2009, Achievement Hunter began accepting freelance work from the Rooster Teeth Community. Unlike other Achievement based sites, Achievement Hunter is highly dependent on feedback and contributions from their Community.
Thought originally only posting their videos on their main website as well as the Rooster Teeth Youtube Channel as early as July 29th, 2008, Achievement Hunter began uploading videos on their newly launched Main Channel titled "Let's Play" on April 15th, 2013, and has since uploaded many videos that focuses on the Let's Play series.


Staff Members

Cast

- Geoff Ramsey: 2008–present
- Jack Pattillo: 2008–present
- Gavin Free: 2008–2011 (recurring), 2012–present (cast)
- Ray Narvaez, Jr.: 2010–2011 (recurring), 2012–2015 (cast)
- Michael Jones: 2011–present
- Ryan Haywood: 2011 (crew), 2012–present (cast)
- Lindsay Jones: 2013–present

Crew

- Caleb Denecour: 2011–present
- Lindsay Jones: 2013–present
- Kdin Jenzen: 2013–present
- Matt Bragg: 2014–present
- Jeremy Dooley: 2014–present
- Steffie Hardy: 2014-present
- Trevor Collins: 2014-present
- Mica Burton: 2016-present

Achievement HUNT

Originally called Achievement HORSE or Achievement PIG, Achievement HUNT is a series where the crew would play in any competitive game in which whoever accumulates 4 victories wins the game. The game that they are playing can be change each round to add variety and challenge. The scoring system is that one point will equal one letter from the word "HUNT."


Fails of The Weak

Fails of The Weak is a series that highlights flaws, glitches and fails found in various Video Games that are submitted by the Rooster Teeth Community.



Rage Quit

Rage Quit is a series where Michael Jones is subjected to very hard or low quality games which will usually cause him to yell out in rage due to frustration or confusion.


Let's Play

As the name suggest, Let's Play is a series where the team would play games while doing commentary. Due to the popularity of the series, an official youtube channel dedicated to Let's Play was launched on April 15th, 2013 with many spin offs such as Let's Build, Let's Fail, Full Play, etc.


VS

VS is a series where the winning participant is challenged by another player to a game of their choosing. Whoever wins in that episode will get to keep a wrestling Belt and a Golden Rooster as a trophy for a whole week before the next episode starts and the winner is challenged again.


GO!

GO! is a series where competitors are challenge to perform a task or achievement in any game the player chooses. The winner pf each episode of would receive a sticker and the one to collect all 5 stickers are awarded a pizza party by Geoff and a friend.


AHWU

AHWU (or Achievement Hunter Weekly Updates) is a weekly series that highlights the latest releases in video games. the hottest news around the gaming world as well as announcing upcoming episodes by Achievement Hunter and other changes around the site.


Countdown

Countdown is a series that compiles the top list of certain instances in video games.



Megacraft

Megacraft is a series that showcases some of the best minecraft creations that are on the community.


Five Facts

Five Facts is a series that highlights 5 interesting facts surrounding a chosen video game.



Things To Do in

Things To Do In is a series where the team would find random things to do in video games.


Game Night

Game Night is a series in which they play custom made games in various video games alongside the community. The series is notable for having Gavin Free yelling out "What is Game Night?" in each episode that has become a joke amongst the community (Shown right).


Online Popularity

Since its launch on 2008, Achievement Hunter has gathered a massive following online. The official Let's Play Channel has gathered more than 3 million views as of 2015[8]. The Achievement Hunter Twitter page has gathered more than 379.000 followers[4] while the official Facebook page has gained more than 310.000 views[5]. Typing the keyword "Achievement Hunter" on the Deviantart search engine would yield more than 7.300 results worth of fanart[7].


ACHACHIEEMENT HU TER

On August 9th, 2010, the AH Community Youtube Channel was launched. Managed officially by Achievement Hunter, the channel uploads videos of Achievement guides that are submitted by the community. As of 2015, the channel has gathered more than 348.000 subscribers[9].


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