Earth's Worst Balance Patch

  • Published: 24 February 2018
  • Outside has seen a fair number of controversial updates over the history of the game, but none compare to patch 1.2.1 AKA The Great Dying. Here's how the meta shifted.

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    Video footage source: BBC's Walking with Dinosaurs and Walking with Monsters
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  • Random Obstacle
    Random Obstacle  5 hours back

    God: alright lets release this patch.
    **Patch Releases, killing 95% of animals on earth and causing over 400 types of animals to be exctinct**
    God: Oh shit.

    • Palash Kale
      Palash Kale  1 days back

      what if the simulation theory is true and the entire planet is just am experiment by aliens, and at this moment they're pretty much studying us in the same manner...

      • Lettuce Prime
        Lettuce Prime  2 days back

        Mike I swear to god.

        • HANS liu
          HANS liu  2 days back

          Human got an AI DLC.

          AI DLC: *it's time for next patch!*

          • Abominatrix650
            Abominatrix650  4 days back

            The Balance Patch from last year seemed a bit extreme, wiping out half of the entire collective playerbase but luckily a small guild known as "The Avengers" managed to reverse nearly all of it

            • MrDillon2029
              MrDillon2029  4 days back

              Yoooo runescape health bars!!

              • Temmie Wirkus
                Temmie Wirkus  5 days back

                I wish this was a real game

                • Classical Memes
                  Classical Memes  5 days back

                  At the start when the lizard just grows into a dinosaur I’d like to think that’s what it looks like during evolution in spore

                  • Aspen Ryder
                    Aspen Ryder  6 days back

                    I thought that the name "Dinosaurs" originated as a jab from the Therapsid players (it means "terrible lizards"), but then the Archosaur players adopted it as their new faction name after they began saying the first part of the name was "terrible" because they struck terror into the hearts of those noob Therapsids (joke's on them; now the game is dominated by builds based off of the original Therapsid models).

                    • trvth1s
                      trvth1s  18 hours back

                      therapsids are still not as op as the jurrassic-cretaceous dinosaur builds, nothing is or has been.
                      They had to completely ban nonavian dinosaur patch for modern therapsids to flourish.

                  • Andres Orozco
                    Andres Orozco  6 days back

                    In no way to be rude or demeaning, just for sheer honesty, I really have no clue who this person is. However, I’ve only seen 3 videos so far and this channel is already phenomenal. Not one I think I’ll return to after tonight’s youtube rabbit hole, but the comments seem so positive and everyone seems to be in the same boat of “we don’t really know why we like watching this, but we REALLY like watching this”. Cheers to an AWESOME, original channel especially nowadays for content creators! :)

                    • Alex Jansson
                      Alex Jansson  1 weeks back

                      4:46 dude my RS main is Cloud Z151 hahahaha I found this so relatable. Do you still play?

                      • Steve Kearney
                        Steve Kearney  2 weeks back

                        Have raccoons been ranked yet?

                        • Steve Kearney
                          Steve Kearney  2 weeks back

                          Thinking of switching to them once a finish this playthrough. Being human would be cool if it didn’t come with these “Existential Dread” and “Self Destructive” debuffs.

                      • Ken Cisneros
                        Ken Cisneros  2 weeks back

                        4:26 subtitles "[I don't know how to spell it]"

                        • Michael Ensly
                          Michael Ensly  2 weeks back

                          That feel when you're so high you out on the interdimensiomal cable playlist and a channel you're subscribed to comes on

                          • Jeremy
                            Jeremy  2 weeks back

                            Geez for a second when he said Eoraptor I thought he said Egoraptor

                            • A person u found Gamer
                              A person u found Gamer  3 weeks back

                              *they unlocked traits like milk*

                              • zapdragon 23
                                zapdragon 23  3 weeks back

                                my only problem with this video is you say that 90% of players quit but in reallity most of them came back and later played dinosaurs once the devs fixed goddamn 1.2.1

                                • Cole Pelletier
                                  Cole Pelletier  3 weeks back

                                  Some of the players’s builds are now becoming self aware. And could you pleaaaassssse do a video on the Permian period

                                  • Liam Henry
                                    Liam Henry  3 weeks back

                                    I wish I could play in this game. I’m on the mars version

                                    • Lonestar 713
                                      Lonestar 713  3 weeks back

                                      I know A cheat code that humans used intelligence 99999 and strength 999 defense 999 and mobility 9999 boom this game is horrible

                                      • Zphantom
                                        Zphantom  4 weeks back

                                        Me: where do i play this game?

                                        • Outside History
                                          Outside History  4 weeks back

                                          Id say todays patch is just as bad.

                                          • Chris Beswick
                                            Chris Beswick  4 weeks back

                                            It was when the game got popular and then they were the cringy leafy-watching 12 year old degenerate players (dinosaurs)

                                            • Dowlphwin
                                              Dowlphwin  4 weeks back

                                              0:22 Have you seen Cambrian Park? ... Very relaxing movie.

                                              • Dowlphwin
                                                Dowlphwin  4 weeks back

                                                How come you put correction texts into the videos but don't just record the corrected voiceover? It would be no more effort than adding the text, I'd assume.

                                                • Scientifically Inaccurate

                                                  “The great dying”

                                                  • Hman116
                                                    Hman116  1 months back

                                                    Anyone hear the music at the end and get nostalgic flash backs.

                                                    • Mars...
                                                      Mars...  1 months back


                                                      • Ded Sylverborn
                                                        Ded Sylverborn  1 months back

                                                        Hey, at least this patch wasn't as bad as the shift from beta to the full game. Sure, it made the game much more interesting, but the "Great Oxygenation" event that kicked it off made like 99% of the playerbase quit right there.

                                                        • M M
                                                          M M  1 months back

                                                          2:30 bhop?

                                                          • Sir Bob
                                                            Sir Bob  1 months back

                                                            Dogs have the best owner buff

                                                            • CH1C4N0444
                                                              CH1C4N0444  1 months back

                                                              What is that crocodile looking thing at 240?

                                                              • magicmatt1171
                                                                magicmatt1171  1 months back

                                                                "Before the great dying" "they quit"

                                                                • Lustiger Name
                                                                  Lustiger Name  2 months back


                                                                  • ryan macdonald
                                                                    ryan macdonald  2 months back

                                                                    I remember the Great Dying all too well. I'd built up being a giant amphibian before upgrading to the reptiles which got me Dimetrodon and later, the Gorgonopsids which made me happy. Then the Great Dying event occurred and my beloved Gorgonopsid character perished. Since the only Theraspids left were the puny Lystrosaurs and its kin, I got angry and quit the Theraspid faction and defected to the Archosaur faction.

                                                                    I was quite angry at the developers for having The Great Dying event occur. What right did they have to take away my Gorgonopsid character from me?!

                                                                    • Pregúntale a Viuh
                                                                      Pregúntale a Viuh  2 months back

                                                                      Can you make a video about plants?

                                                                      • Life in whatever
                                                                        Life in whatever  2 months back

                                                                        Those dinosaurs don't have quills or feathers this fake come on tier zoo I used to be a dinosaur back in the day and don't want to be misrepresented.

                                                                        • Rene Reifen
                                                                          Rene Reifen  2 months back

                                                                          Do you know that TierZoo is the German word for animal zoo?

                                                                          • Silver Wolf
                                                                            Silver Wolf  2 months back

                                                                            My spino main need a video. Maybe like and tear list of the big carnivore dinosaurs. T-rex, Giga, Spino, Crata, Carno, ect. That would be cool

                                                                            • MIGHTY PENGUIN
                                                                              MIGHTY PENGUIN  2 months back

                                                                              I used to main as a small bird. Human players either intimidate me, or feed me. Human players are weird. Now i main as a penguin.

                                                                              • NatePlayz
                                                                                NatePlayz  2 months back

                                                                                How about parasitic builds?

                                                                                • SPINKZOR
                                                                                  SPINKZOR  2 months back

                                                                                  Where's the chart from at 0:21?

                                                                                  • Intel 8086 16bit microprocessor

                                                                                    I'd say it was more like they changed their clantags

                                                                                    • Kiet Quan Tuan
                                                                                      Kiet Quan Tuan  2 months back

                                                                                      UPDATE: The game is still rocking on Steam with thousands of new players joining every second, and over 7billion active player base.

                                                                                      Gratz 4 the devs

                                                                                      • Internet Legends
                                                                                        Internet Legends  2 months back

                                                                                        Make a vid about who the "devs" are

                                                                                        • guacamole
                                                                                          guacamole  2 months back

                                                                                          I heard that in the 2020 patch we're getting a Ice Cap bacteria patch

                                                                                          • readable95
                                                                                            readable95  2 months back

                                                                                            That walking with dinosaurs music is so damn good

                                                                                            • The Chosen One
                                                                                              The Chosen One  2 months back

                                                                                              Can anyone name me some games similar to this?