Patrick Eng
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The History of Achievement Hunter

The History of Achievement Hunter

(Last updated July 21, 2019)
Started on July 6, 2008 by Geoff Ramsey and Jack Pattillo, Achievement Hunter has had a colorful and varied history. From Forced Enjoyment to Achievement Haunter, the Achievement Hunter crew continues to provide exciting and comedic video game content to hordes of fans.

Take a quick peek and see what they’ve been able to accomplish since 2006.

 April 1, 2003 - Geoff founds Rooster Teeth with Matt, Gus, Burnie, and Joel.

2007 - Jack meets Burnie and Joel at a poker game

March 25, 2008 - Series premiere of Forced Enjoyment

July 6, 2008 - Achievement Hunter founded by Geoff and Jack

September 2, 2008 - Series Premiere of Achievement Unlocked

September 16, 2008 - Premiere of Achievement Hunter (tips, tricks, walkthroughs, and various other videos)

July 14, 2009 - Series premiere of Easter Eggs

December 1, 2009 - Jack Pattillo is officially hired

March 4, 2010 - Premiere of AHWU (Achievement Hunter Weekly Update (or Achievement Hunter Weapon Unboxing))

May 5, 2010 - Behind the Scenes Series premiere

September 27, 2010 - first episode of Fails of the Weak is released

December 6, 2010 - series premiere of Achievement Horse

January 20, 2011 - Series premiere of Rage Quit

March 29, 2011 - series premiere of This is…

June 2011 - Caleb Denecour is hired

June 15, 2011 - Ryan Haywood is Hired as en editor and general tech guy, but was pulled away temporarily to help the animation department in Red vs. Blue season 10.

August 15, 2011 - Michael Jones hired full-time at Rooster Teeth

November 30, 2011 - series premiere of Thing to Do In

December 6, 2011 - First episode of the Let's Play series is released with Saint's Row the Third

February 13, 2012 - Gavin Free becomes one of the main six AH members

March 23, 2012 - Debut of Game Night with Geoff Ramsey and Caleb Denecour. Finale on Feb. 14th, 2014

April 2012 - Ray Narvaez Jr. is hired as the sixth main AH member. Ray leaves AH to pursue full-time streaming on April 17, 2015

April 24, 2012 - Series premiere of Trials Files

May 11, 2012 - First episode of Let's Play Minecraft is released

May 18, 2012 - Creation of the Tower of Pimps in Let's Play Minecraft Episode 2

May 30, 2012 - Series premiere of Retro Active

July 6, 2012 - The creation of Flynt Coal in Let's Play Minecraft Episode 6

August 20, 2012 - Series premiere of Quick Bits

September 11, 2012 - Series premiere of Five Facts

March 1, 2013 - series premiere of VS

June 14, 2013 - Bucket (Episode 55 of Minecraft Let's Play is released - Creeper Football)

July 11, 2013 - Let's Play Fuel (Part 1)

August 15, 2013 - First episode of the Cloudberry Let's Play series is released

September 17, 2013 - first episode of the GTA V Let's Plays is released

October 29, 2013 - Series Premiere of GO!

October 30, 2013 - series premiere of Achievement Hunt

October 31, 2013 - Series premiere of How To

November 2013 - Kdin Jenzen is hired

May 8, 2014 - Series premiere of Play Pals

May 12, 2014 - Series premiere of Countdown

July 6, 2014 - Matt Bragg and Jeremy Dooley are hired

August 13, 2014 - Series premiere of Imaginary Achievements

August 18, 2014 - Series premiere of MegaCraft

September 18, 2014 - Series premiere of Let's Watch

September 25, 2014 - Series premiere of Grab Bag

November 6, 2014 - First episode of Sunday Driving is released

December 19, 2014 - First episode of Shenanigans is released

February 20, 2015 - First showing of Let's Play Live in Austin, Texas

April 17, 2015 - Ray leaves Achievement Hunter and Rooster Teeth 

May 2015 - AH goes to Germany and Ryan drinks a beer

May 15, 2015 - Achievement Hunter plays FunHaus in Smite (subbing out with more experienced players in the office)

May 15, 2015 - Release of Let's Play Fuel Part 2

July 6, 2015 - Achievement Hunter launches new YouTube channel

 October 2015 - Larry Matovina is hired

October 16, 2015 - Jeremy Dooley is chosen to replace the sixth spot opened due to Ray's departure

October 31, 2015 - Series premiere of Off Topic

December 29, 2015 - Series premie re of Great Levels in Gaming

March 19, 2016 - Kdin Jenzen leaves Achievement Hunter for Inside Gaming (formerly known as The Know)

April 12, 2016 - series premiere of VR the Champions

April 28, 2016 - Kent Cook and Neal Wearle are hired.

April 29, 2016 - First episode of Theater Mode is released (Sponsor only show)

May 16, 2016 - Mica Burton is hired

May 27, 2016 - Andy Blanchard is hired

June 2016 - Ashley Dillard is hired

June 9, 2016 - First episode of Heroes & Halfwits is released

June 17, 2016 - Let's Play Live 2

August 19, 2016 - Let's Play Live 3

September 29, 2016 - Series premiere of RouLetsPlay

October 3, 2016 - First episode of Schooled Season 1 is released on YouTube (Sponsored by AT&T Hello Labs). Season 2 released on April 18, 2017.

October 2016 - Caleb Denecour leaves Achievement Hunter to pursue Ultimate Frisbee

November 30, 2016 - Premiere of Uno: The Movie

December 28, 2016 - Premiere of AH Animated

February 27, 2017 - Geoff Ramsey announces his sabbatical from Rooster Teeth

March 22, 2017 - Series Premiere of Theater Mode Movie Club

April 24 - 30, 2017 - Let's Play Live East Coast Tour

May 8, 2017 - Series Premiere of Play Pals spinoff, Battle Buddies

May 18, 2017 - First episode of Let's Play Presents is released on YouTube

May 23, 2017 - Series premiere of Between the Games

August 11, 2017 - Alfredo is hired

December 27, 2017 - Series premiere of Chaos Corner

February 2018 - Alec Agabon is hired

March 2018 - Sarah Weems is hired

July 19, 2018 - Series premiere of Let's Roll

August 21, 2018 - Series premiere of Hardcore Tabletop

October 2018 - Jarren Martinez is hired

October 31, 2018 - Series premiere of Achievement Haunter

November 18, 2018 - Series premiere of A Good Omen

February 25, 2019 - Series premiere of the Morning Show Show / Ready Set Show (RSS)

March 1, 2019 - Fiona is hired

March 13, 2019 - Series Premiere of A Weird Place

April 5, 2019 - Always Open takes over Off Topic

April 8, 2019 - Off Topic takes over Always Open

April 10, 2019 - Hardcore Tabletop World Series

April 19, 2019 - Ray makes a special appearance  on Off Topic

June 6, 2019 - Chef Mike visits Achievement Hunter

June 13, 2019 - DHD Hot Dogs is founded

June 17, 2019 - DHD Hot Dogs closes it doors