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A web series hosted by a man by the name of Mutahar Anasnote . The show mostly centers around Video Game related Creepypastas, but also talks about cancelled games. Usually, Mutahar will first do a summary of the creepypasta in subject (he'll do it word-for-word if its short enough, or if the experience requires it, such as a Fan Fic). Then he'll give his opinion on it and if it can exist. An obvious cue if he will like it it whether or not it's labled as a Shitpasta. While he originally read a lot of creepypastas primarily from the Creepypasta Wiki, he started to read almost exclusively from his own recently, with the occasional trollpasta thrown in for variety, with friends. In addition, he had been exploring the deep web.

His YouTube channel can be found here, and an entire archive of his videos can also be found here. If you'd like to have a chance to have your own creepypasta read on the channel, be sure to submit it to the Some Ordinary Gamers Wiki.

    Games Mutahar has Done Videos On: 

This series exhibits examples of:

  • Aborted Arc: Mutahar had began a Let's Play of Five Nights at Freddy's on his channel, but had since expressed disinterest in the series.
  • Awesome Mc Cool Name: Don't see the name Mutahar Anas thrown out a lot, ehh?
  • Bait and Switch: The Creepypastas "Zorax", "The Man In Red", "The Scariest Video Game Ever", "The Cosmic Destroyer", "Revolution" and "The Murder Triangle" do this.
  • Berserk Button: Mutahar has many:
    • Facebook games and invites.
    • Stability Updates
    • Destiny.
    • DarksydePhil.
    • Konami.
    • the Emoji movie
    • Undercooked chicken.
    • The term "Hyper-realistic" in Creepypastas. One can actually chart the evolution of his rage. In the earliest videos, it's not that hated. Over time, he gets more and more angry about it, because it keeps appearing and keeps being shit. Nowadays, expect a pause and an annoyed sigh if he has to say the word, and a rant about it when he's done.
  • Captain Obvious:
    • From Zelda II: The Lost Level:
    Mutahar: However, the inclusion of an Indian burial ground really had really intrigued me. And I searched up "Green tree cemetery" to see if something existed. I searched it up and it actually exists in Montgomery, PA in the United States. note 
    • This bit from Sonic X: Jungle Trap Revenge, which causes Mutahar and his friends to abruptly burst into laughter midway through reading the second sentence:
    "When she boarded a train, the train announcer said "Next stop: Grieving Park". For some reason, "Grieving Park" happens to be a sad park."
  • Chain Game:
    • The episode "Slap Happy" contains this in the creepypasta.
    • An interesting example in "QUEST" occurs where the eponymous game would download itself on one's computer after the previous player finishes it. It doesn't harm the player, but starts to emotionally disturb them with personal questions after the Arc Words "Are you feeling lonely?"
  • Catch Phrase: "Hello guys and gals and welcome to another episode of x" is how he tends to start his videos off. And, at the end, "This is me, Mutahar, and I am out."
  • Christmas Episode: Played the Christmas-themed pseudo-sequel to the Megaman Sprite Game in 2015.
  • Cluster F-Bomb: Mutahar tends to overuse the word "fuck" in Let's Plays or Creepypasta reviews. One prime example of his Cluster F-Bombs can be found in "Lost Trollsodes - Charlie Brown's First Kiss", after riffing on how the story gives conflicting information at one point:
    Mutahar: It's fucking Zelda, now; we got two different fucking timelines, alright, so pick your fucking poison: do you want to take the Wind Waker route, or do you want the fucking Majora's Mask crap?
  • Couch Gag: The description of the video usually has a reminder-like notice, having to do with the creepypasta. For example, in "The Legend of Zelda Bootleg" it reads "make sure to bring extra heart containers!".
  • Creepy Child: "A Great Time".
  • Creepy Doll: Present in "Pokemon Dead Channel", "Sonic.exe" and "Tails Doll Curse" among others. Mutahar isn't fond of this trope, as he finds one popping at the end of the story to kill the immersion.
  • Crossover: In his reading of Godzilla NES Mutahar is joined by Mullet Mike of the sticky paddle!
    • His Trollpasta readings feature him and fellow Youtubers "Imaru Setsu", "Aceagon", and Kyle "Extreme Elixer".
      • The aforementioned three also joined him for the reading of My Immortal
        • They also read cringy product reviews
          • and explored the Miiverse cringe
  • Defictionalizationinvoked: In most of his early creepypasta videos, he'll take time to go over how "real" the story can be. Though this has long since abandoned for saving more time for reviewing the story instead, especially when he had spread out beyond just gaming creepypastas. If the creepypasta has a corresponding fan game, he often plays that as well.
  • Driven to Suicide: How some of the creepypastas end. Present in Squidward's Suicide, suicidemouse.avi, "Just a 'Nightmare'", "Never Stop Running"
    • Interrupted Suicide: Belief in Oneself. Word of God for "I Won't Leave You" confirmed that the reason why Lonliness was at the lake was to drown himself before Tyrin showed up.
  • Early Installment Weirdness: When he first started to read creepypastas, he would only give a summary instead of reading the full thing. He eventually started to read each word for word, for the most part.
  • Freeze-Frame Bonus: In the Polybius review, when Mutahar says that players saw things appear in the corner of their eyes, a picture quickly appears.
    • In the version 4.0 of the Sonic.exe Let's Play, when Mutahar says "because I love you guys", text quickly appears.
  • Foreshadowing:
    • From "Noodles"
    Mutahar: It reminds me of another creepypasta called Pokemon Dead Channel. Which I'll be doing soon.
    • And what do you know, he does this in the next episode.
    • Many "Mindfucks" tend to drop subtle hints to the end reveal.
  • Genre Savvy:
    • In "The Legend of Zelda: The Dark Rites", the protagonist turns off the game at a certain point when he realizes that Failure Is the Only Option. Mutahar praises this direction.
    • In "Xenophilia", the protagonist is very genre savvy, which has the opposite effect on Mutahar.
  • "Groundhog Day" Loop: "Just a 'Nightmare'" and "The Strangest Security Tape I've Ever Seen".
  • I Do Not Like Green Eggs and Ham: Deconstruction to horrifying extents in "Revolution", including literal eggs and ham. Granted, because it IS revealed to be about the Trope Namer.
  • Large Ham:
    • Mutahar displays many instances of this. Don't undercook his chicken if you want to avoid a rant!
    • Zahid gives a heart-wrenching performance in episode 4 of Minecraft Mondays when danmick101 spills lava in the bedroom:
    Zahid: Daniel, you're burning the beds, man, the beds! The beds!
    • His performance in the next scene is even more over the top:
    Zahid: Oh Daniel! The saddest song in the world is playing right now and I have an arrow in my knee!
  • Live Episode: Nostalgic Web Surfing and some of the Lets Plays are done live on Twitch TV. Most of the Let's Plays and all of the Nostalgia Web Surfing episodes are archived on YouTube later.
  • Leet Speak: In "Zelda II The Lost Level", he brings up that the original sticker was torn off, and replaced with "ZE3LD@ TW0 [2]" written in black marker. This translates to "Zelda Two (2)".
  • Mind Screw:
    • This happens to Mutahar when he finds out about Hamburger University in Nostalgic Web surfing episode 2.
    • WTF Gaming centers around games that fall into this category.
    • Sometimes he reads creepypastas that are seemingly original stories, until it is revealed to actually be about a particular character or game. He calls this breed of creepypastas "mindfucks", and his wiki continues to do the same.
    • "Deep Web Exploration"! Nuff said!
  • Nice Hat: Most of his earlier videos has him wearing a backwards baseball cap on webcam, though he switches it out for other hats and sometimes going without one entirely.
  • Nothing Is Scarier:
    • The videos showcased in the "Deep Web Exploration" series. Many of them lack sound, and almost none of them have any solid explanation to them; considering what goes on in the deep web, this leaves Mutahar to expect the worst.
    • The supposed ROM hack of Pokemon Fire Red from the deep web (actually an .exe file). It has no Random Encounters, no Non-Player Characters, and (until the end) no music. Unlike other creepypasta games, it has no backstory and very little buildup before the player stumbles into the graveyard of dead girls. While the game itself is considered sloppily made even for a creepypasta game, it's lack of backstory leaves viewers wondering what it could possibly be used for. The kanji in the graveyard, which reads "victims", implies that the "game" is in some way related to a child murderer.
  • Oh Crap! There Are Creepypastas Of Us...: His Reading of hauntedgaming.exe, but this is mostly subverted as he is amused and laughing along the entire video.
  • Pet Peeve Trope invoked: Mutahar has a number of creepypasta cliches as pet peeves.
    • A creepypasta starting out with "I used to love (game name) as a kid!" or similar.
    • Buying a game off of eBay. He'll avert this when its a classic game, as stores no longer take used copies of older games.
    • Gorn, averted if it adds to the creepiness of the story.
    • Creepy Doll appearing at the end.
    • An old man giving the main character a game.
    • The original sticker torn off and replaced with a piece of tape with something written on it (of course, this only applies to cartridge based games).
    • "Hyperrealistic", coming to the point where Mutahar will give an exhausted sigh at any mention of the word in a story he is reading.
  • Police Are Useless: "Tails Doll Curse", "Sonic.exe 2" and "Action Man: Mission Extreme".
  • Prison Rape: At the beginning of most "Deep Web Exploration" episodes, a disclaimer warns the viewer to refrain from committing crime on the deep web unless they want to become "Bubba's new cell mate".
  • Random Events Plot: The creepypasta about a rough cut of "It's Your First Kiss, Charlie Brown" has quite a few surreal plot changes, with Charlie Brown's crush on a girl being the only somewhat consistent plot element throughout the story. As Mutahar himself puts it at two separate points:
    Mutahar: What kind of a lost episode is this?
    Mutahar: Come on, man...what is this story about?
  • Running Gag:
    • There are pictures that slide in the top left of the videos sometimes. Some common ones that count as running gags are "seems legit", and "i ♥ cliches"(this gag has died out only reappearing in an occasional episode.) Another recurring joke is "Bootman Bill", from a Call of Duty shitpasta.
    • In the "Deep Web Exploration" series Mutahar advises the viewer not to commit crime, or they may have to meet "Bubba" in prison!
  • Samus Is a Girl?: In his group reading of My Immortal Professor Mc Gonnagall!
    Mutahar: I never watched Harry Potter is that a chick character or a guy character?
    Kyle: Wait, what?
    Mutahar: Professor Mc Gonnagall!
    Kyle: That's a chick.
    Mutahar: ok (continues reading)
  • Screams Like a Little Girl: It takes Mutahar a while to actually see the Slender Man in his video of Slender, but when he finally does...
  • Shout-Out:
    • In "LOST TROLLSODES - Sonic X: Jungle Trap Revenge", Mutahar delivers this line, with the same inflection as Tommy Wiseau's "I did not hit her!" rant from The Room:
    Mutahar: (reading the creepypasta) "We did not know. We did not." (mockingly) We did not take that! We did not film it! We did nawt...
    • Later during the same reading, Mutahar makes a joke about 4Kids' phone lines being filled with complaints about Jackie Chan Adventures' cancellation, and proceeds to talk about how the show was the only good thing from them.
    • In another reference to The Room, at one point during his group reading of "Metal Gear Solid: Solid's Fate..." Mutahar ad-libs "Why, Lisa, why?!".
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot: Mutahar loves dropping f-bombs during his Let's Plays and rants.
  • Straight Man: The gist of his videos is "what if an ordinary gamer reads creepypastas and explores the Deep Web".
  • Surprise Jump: Most of his Lets Plays end on this.
  • Suspiciously Similar Song invoked: From the Sonic.exe Let's Play
    Mutahar: Oh dude! That's the Giygas music from EarthBound 2! Man, I've got a keen ear there!
    • The show itself sometimes uses a remix of the infamous Lavender Town music as background music.
  • Tears of Blood: Considered cliche, but Mutahar doesn't seem to mind it if the story is well-written otherwise.
  • Time Machine: Sort of. Mutahar uses The WayBack Machine for nostalgic web surfing.
  • Troll: Anarchist guides in the "Deep Web Exploration" series give advice on how to troll people in various public spaces.
  • Unreliable Narrator: Invoked in "Belief in Oneself" and "A Great Game".

"This is me Mutahar from SomeOrdinaryGamers, and I'm out!"

Alternative Title(s): Some Ordinary Gamers

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