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Michael Jones
Biographical information
Nickname
  • Mogar
  • Michael "Rage quit" Jones
Birth

July 24, 1987 (26)

Productions information
Occupation
  • Achievement Hunter
  • Voice Actor for Sun Wukong (RWBY)
  • Former Electrician
Additional information
Nationality

New Jersey

Notable Facts

100,000 gamerscore

  • Creator of Rage Quit
  • Brony
  • Introduced Let's Plays to Achievement Hunter
GamerTag

MLPmichael

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Michael Vincent Jones (born July 24, 1987) is a main Rooster Teeth employee, and a core member of Achievement Hunter. Michael mentions on Podcast #156, he was raised Roman Catholic and that his parents are very devout, though he himself is more devoted to work. Michael made his own ragey Let's Play videos as LtMkilla on Youtube, which attracted Rooster Teeth's attention which led to him becoming the host of the popular and beloved hit series "Rage Quit" on Achievement Hunter. He's been featured numerous times in RT Life and RT Shorts. Michael was made a full Achievement Hunter member in August 2011, becoming the third Achievement Hunter member. He's also known for being in a lot of Let's Play videos for Achievement Hunter, such as Saints Row The Third, Trials Evolution, and Minecraft. Michael's Twitter handle is @AH_Michael.

He is good friends with Ray Narvaez Jr and is good friends with Gavin Free, and is currently engaged to Lindsay Tuggey. He is also known to be a brony. Based off his dialogue in a couple of videos, and a scene from Rooster Teeth Animated Adventures #50: Attack of the Burnies, it is assumed that his favorite pony is Fluttershy despite the fact Ray's secondary gamertag is Fluttershy sucks.

Michael's main gamertag is MLP Michael. He, along with Gavin, will be featured on Season Two of Immersion, being a test monkey for Burnie Burns's reality video gaming experiments. Michael also started his own podcast along with his RT friends called the Internet Box Podcast.

As LtMkilla, Michael's YouTube fame started mainly from his popular video, "Crackdown 2 - Orbs = Bullshit". This video had him chasing down an agility orb, constantly complaining about the difficulty of getting the orb. People found Michael's rage very entertaining, and the ending of the video has many viewers crying with laughter. This video attracted lots of attention and currently has over 600,000 views.

As LtMkilla, he does mostly his own thirty-minute Let's Play videos on video games such as Dead Space 2, Resident Evil 4, and Portal 2. In an interview, he stated that "one day I got home from work and I noticed I had a thousand views, which is the most I had ever gotten, so I then decided I'm gonna release new videos each week." Eventually, after growing in ratings, he received an email from Rooster Teeth asking him to join and make a new show for Achievement Hunter, which became Rage Quit. Michael describes his job at Achievement Hunter as amazing, since he plays video games for a living.

Michael is a common contributor and member/host of Achievement Hunter. As a member, he regularly releases achievement guides and easter egg videos, along with making his Rage Quit videos. Michael, alongside Gavin, edits the Let's Play videos including Minecraft, along with the "This is..." and "Things to do in" videos, and along with his Rage Quit videos. Michael sometimes introduces new video games in the "This is..." series. It was Michael's idea as well to start Let's Play videos which had become popular, especially the videos for Minecraft. Michael also helps to moderate the Achievement Hunter website.

Appearances

  • Rage Quit
  • Let's Play Minecraft
  • Lets Play: 
    • Killing Floor
    • Saints Row 3
    • Trails Evolution
    • Worms
    • Worms 2: Armageddon
    • Worms Revolution
    • Left for Dead 2
    • Trouble in Terroist Town
    • Black Ops 2
    • Far Cry 3
    • Dead Space 2
    • Dead Space 2: Severed
    • Banjo - Kazooie
    • Resident Evil
    • F.3.A.R with Insidious Yoink
    • Team Fortress 2
    • Mari0 1-3
    • League of Legends
    • London 2012
    • Tomb Raider
    • BattleBlock Theater
    • Monopoly 1-2
    • 3D Ultra MiniGolf Adventures 1-3
    • Gears of War: Judgment Co-op
    • Smite
    • Shark Attack
    • Fuel
    • Cloudberry Kingdom
    • Loadout
    • Red Dead Redemption
    • The Ship 1-2
  • A Look Back at
    • Darksiders
  • Rooster Teeth Shorts
    • Siri: The Horror Movie
    • Max Capacity
  • Achievement H.O.R.S.E.
  • Quickbits
  • RT Life:
    • Gavin Nut Shot
    • Jack and Gavin Play Tennis
    • Michael's Rage Affects Others
    • Eggnog Wrestling!
    • Michael Eats the 5Ib Gummy Bear Challenge!
    • New Years Nipples
    • Rage Quit vs. Machine
    • The Sampler
    • FaceBox: Michael Jones (of Rage Quit fame)
    • Drinking Game!
    • Michael (Rage Quit) Does the Cinnamon Challenge

Trivia

Rage Quit

  • Michael has won two Rage Quit episodes, one against Gavin and one against Andrew.

Saints Row 3

  • Michael, along with Geoff, was in the first Let's Play videos which took place in Saints Row 3.

Let's Play Minecraft

  • Michael was the first person to be killed in Minecraft both by another player (Geoff) and a monster (Spider).
  • Michael was the first person to ever win the Tower of Pimps.
  • Michael was one of the four Rooster Teeth staff who physically attacked Gavin during a Let's Play Minecraft episode. He did it in Episode 2 in an attempt to stop Gavin from getting the "On A Rail" achievement.  Earlier in the same episode he yelled "THERE'S A SHEEP ON THE TRACK!!"
  • Michael constantly refers to himself as "Mogar" in the 3rd-person.  This is referenced by his GTA V license plate, which reads '00M0GAR' and pronounced at times by Michael as "the Double-0-Mogar" in a James Bond reference.
  • Michael is currently the second best player in Let's Play Minecraft, having just one point behind Ray in the Tower of Pimps standings.
  • Michael did not know how to play Minecraft until Episode 9 when he learned how to make things out of stone. Since then he has gradually become better.
  • Michael's default Player Skin for Minecraft is "Banjo".
  • Michael's pig in Mounted Combat was named Springy.
  • In Episode 6 Michael unlocked all of the Minecraft achievements he was missing as soon as he entered the game.
  • Michael is a member of Team Lads, along with Ray and Gavin. This is referenced in Capture the Tower, (Episode 24) as well as other team-based Let's Plays.
  • According to Gavin in Episode 5, Michael sounds like Joe Pesci.
  • Michael and Gavin make up Team Nice Dynamite.
  • In Episode 46, Michael made a comeback to win the Tower of Pimps after everyone else had at least one point and he had none.
  • In the Let's Play Minecraft: Snowbound episode Michael had some issues with Kerry on item placement, and also monkeyed a little bit with his Minecraft skin, first to a chicken in a suit and then a Creeper like Gavin's (his skin when he was found by his buddies).
  • In the Let's Play Minecraft: Geoff's house part 3 episode, Michael changed his skin to Iron Man prompting him to call himself Iron Mogar and doing a fake Iron Man 4 trailer.

Worms

  • Michael was able to win two rounds of Worms.

Mari0

  • Michael made it the farthest into the game out of all four players.
  • Michael would use portals scarcely, as they proved to be a hindrance to him. (Especially when fired by Gavin, who was trigger-happy with the portals.)

Dead Space 2

  • Michael has completed Dead Space 2 on Hard Core and Zealot mode.
  • Michael hates the Leaper type of Necromorph the most.

Dead Space 2: Severed

  • During the Let's Play of said game, Michael admited he had not played Severed before.
  • Judging from a message at the start of Let's Play: Dead Space 2: Severed, Michael doesn't like Comic Sans font.

Far Cry 3

  • Michael was one of three people to be attacked by a dog in said game, the other two being Ray and Geoff.

London 2012

  • Michael's team was Italy, but he had a picture of actor Danny DeVito in place of a flag, possibly referencing to Danny's Italian heritage and/or that he was born in New Jersey like Michael.
  • Michael's final medal count was ten, which is totaled to 22 points and puts him in second place.
    • He took gold in Men's Weightlifting, Men's 25m Rapid Fire Pistol, Women's Skeet Shooting and Men's K1 Kayak Single. Each event was worth three points.
    • He won silver in Women's 10m Platform, Men's Single Sculls, Men's Triple Jump and Table Tennis, each worth two points.
    • He got the bronze medal in Men's 100m Breaststroke and Men's Shot Put, both worth one point.
  • Oddly enough, Michael places 2nd in Kayaking on the full game board while Ray, Gavin and Geoff place 6th, 7th and 8th respectively due to numerous penalties affecting their time. On top of that, Michael was the only one who knew how to play it, to everyone's surprise. Michael claimed that what everyone else was doing "didn't look human." and his "first instinct was to hold up."

Grand Theft Auto

  • In Cops n Crooks part 1 Michael died four times in the fifth round - the first of them came defending Ray, who had jumped out of his vehicle, and was rewarded when Ray blew up the cop car with his RPG for a triple kill (had they been playing in One for All mode the triple kill would've immediately been the winner).
  • His GTA Online rank is the highest of the Achievement Hunters, at 122 as of the most recent GTA V video; the only other Hunter at a rank over 100 is Ray (105).
  • Michael was the last survivor in Achievement Knievel to successfully clear Jack's incoming jet; Ryan, in the very back, and Jack collided, sending Ryan airborne and triggering a wave of explosions that somehow killed Ray behind him.
  • In most of the GTA Online race videos Michael's car is 'Achievement Hunter Green'. His original 'Double-0-Mogar', a muscle car, is actually blue with a red stripe, and he has been seen with a super car in white in his garage to go along with a chrome Adder (which needed just over a million to purchase and recolor to chrome).
  • In Lone Wolf Biker Michael was the only survivor of a four-biker convergence (Ryan, the Lone Wolf at the time, was killed by his bike exploding, Michael shot Ray, and Gavin exploded the moment he entered the equation). Later that same round he hit a low wall and immediately died. Both cases resulted in the Lone Wolf Biker becoming Geoff, both of which were reversed on the following kill with Ray in the same general vicinity.
  • Michael was the boss during the only Cops n Crooks part 1 round that Team Lads lost, killed after he jumped a dump truck off an unfinished highway following Gavin who was in the same vehicle - in front of an arriving Team Gents.
  • Cops and Crooks part 1 round 6 was won by Michael when he killed Geoff just as the Gent boss started driving away in the getaway boat. He killed an RPG-wielding Ryan seconds later, Ryan having given Geoff a small window of opportunity after killing Ray who had been first to the scene for Team Lads.
  • Michael, courtesy of his being rank 122, has access to all main Ammu-Nation weapons including the Minigun (the lone weapon Ray has yet to unlock).
  • Michael shaved his hair to raise money during the Extra-Life charity stream.

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