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Emiliano Rodolfo "Emile" Rosales-Birou (b. April 8, 1990), better known on YouTube as Chuggaaconroy or Chugga, is a popular Let's Player. He is known for his bad puns, high optimism, frequent hilarious freak-outs, and epic fails in his videos.

Let's Playing

Origins: Mother & Mario RPGs (2008-2009)

"What's going on guys, this is Chuggaaconroy, and I'm actually, um, I'm gonna do my first LP ever, this is of one of my favorite games, personally, uh, this is Earthbound, probably a game that all of you have heard of but none of you have actually played so I'm kinda hoping to get the word out about it a little bit more, um, well just sit back and enjoy."
―Emile's first intro[src]
On March 16, 2008, Emile uploaded his first video, a handheld recorded video of a Super Smash Bros. Brawl replay, entitled Super Smash Bros. Brawl Boss Very Hard Clear.[3]

A little under two weeks later, Emile began his first Let's Play of the RPG Earthbound, posting EarthBound - Part 1: Meteor. Earthbound lasted until June 10, when EarthBound - Ending [Part 3/3] - Final Part marked the conclusion of Emile's first LP.[4]

Emile followed up Earthbound with the preceding game in the series, Mother (also known as Earthbound Zero), uploading Mother - Part 1: When Lamps Attack on June 13, 2008. The Mother main series, which Emile would later dub "my least favorite of my work", lasted about a month-and-a-half until the uploading Mother - Final Boss: Giegue [Part 2/2] & Ending. [5]

Personality

Chuggaaconroy is well known for his sense of humor and puns. He is quite a lighthearted guy, but he is also known for his extensive knowledge of game mechanics and lore.

Quotes 

See Chuggaaconroy/Quotes

Main Let's Plays

See: Chuggaaconroy/List of Let's Plays

Gallery

See Chuggaaconroy/Gallery

Trivia

  • Emile has an article on the StephenVlog Wiki here.
  • Emile has mentioned that he was poor as a child.[6][7]
  • When he was younger, his mothers' nickname for him was Mimikins.
  • He got approved for a house because his name came up before Chuck Norris on Google at the time.
  • Emile's 15 favorite Youtubers/Channels, in "no particular order", are: Proton Jon, Gaming Historian, SomecallmeJohnny, Stephen Georg, PIEGUYRULZ, Marriland, GameXplain, Cthulhuigi, YuriofWind, NintendoCapriSun, MasaeAnela, BrainScratch Commentaries, Lucahjin, adrisaurus, and Ashens.[8][9]
  • Emile habitually shaves his legs.[10] Jon and Tim hilariously learned this near the end of their Mario Party 5 LP after an upskirt shot of Daisy following Emile winning Ground Pound Down on Sweet Dream.
  • Emile has a huge collection of video game plushies and action figures and MLP figures.
  • Emile's dad thought video games were from the Devil, but drugs and getting drunk was okay, and "was not a good person".[11][12]
  • Emile is a fan of the scathing Full House review blog Full House Reviewed.[13]
  • Emile doesn't drink coffee or Red Bull.[14]
  • As a child, Emile enjoyed going to clock stores, as all the ticking and tocking fascinated him.
  • Emile believes the Gamecube is an underrated system.
  • Emile's favorite Pokémon Gen VII starter is Rowlet and his least favorite is Litten.[15]
  • He does not believe in pirating or emulating video games unless it is the only way to play them.
  • He has shown himself to be incredibly generous. For example, he once gave away 24 copies of Xenoblade Chronicles to his friends for Christmas in 2013 and he gave away 30 copies of the game for his viewers for a contest in his Xenoblade LP including four factory sealed ones.[16] This generosity is also shown in a few StephenVlogs videos, where we can see many of the gifts he has given to Stephen and Mal.
  • Emile was invited onto Paula Deen's Home Cooking but declined to appear for unknown reasons. It might be the cause of one of his many horribly bad Wheel of Fortune wrong answers.
  • Emile imported a European 3DS in order to play Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy before it was released in North America.[17]
  • His favorite video game of all time is currently Xenoblade Chronicles.
  • His favorite drink is Dr. Pepper. So much that he claimed in Earthbound that his doctor had warned him about getting diabetes from the drink.
  • Emile has a fear of rollercoasters, due to being next in line for the Big Thunder Mountain coaster when it derailed in 2003, killing one.[18][19][20]
  • Emile intentionally avoids talking about politics on his channel.[21]
  • Emile likes his food abnormally spicy.
  • According to the Mario Party 10 portion of the 5 Player Game Livestream with ProtonJon, NintendoCapriSun, Tom Fawkes, and MasaeAnela; he enjoys Animal Crossing Amiibo Festival more than Mario Party 10 and questioned why people rage over Amiibo Festival.
  • When Emile was a child, he once wanted to be named Boris.
  • He got the name "Chuggaaconroy" from a random name generator on a Cartoon Planet website.[11]
  • Emile has hesitated on doing a Fire Emblem Let's Play due to its fanbase.[22]
  • Emile studied statistics in college. It is unknown whether he minored or majored in it, however.
  • Chugga owns a Galaxy Note 7.
  • He once had "D'oh I missed" as a ringtone.
    • The memorable line was primarily the reason why in both Mario Party and Mario Party 2 the Mini-Game Island mode was played by TRG as Wario before the quote was reassigned to, of all characters, Peach in Mario Party 4.
  • In May of 2012, Emile and Tim (NCS) visited a seven-year-old fan in Minnesota who was dying of cancer, because he wanted to be able to play a video game with Chugga before he passed on, which is amazing.
  • Emile's recurring childhood dream was about "Marrying a tree"
  • Emile's favorite Pokémon is Archen, and its evolved form Archeops. This motivated him to use an Archen in Pokémon Black & White.[23]
    • His favorite Pokémon before Gen V was Lucario, and before Gen IV it was Wartortle.[23]
  • He mentioned during the very first TRG stream that he had never seen RWBY. As of, at least, Pax West 2017 he has. He proceeded to reference a line said by Ruby Rose at the beginning of Thrown Controllers and even says 'Thank you, Ruby Rose'. [24]
    • He, also, notably sung lyrics from the song Neon from the same show during the first part of Neon Heights in Mario Party 7.
  • He switched his Mario Party character to Daisy for the Mario Party 5 LP because of the "Chuggaa's Losts Innocence" stream (he had to change anyway, as DK was removed from the playable roster). Before the stream, he initially planned to change to Toad.
  • Emile has expressed his passionate hate for the state of Florida, where he used to live before settling in Georgia.
  • Emile has mentioned many times he wasn't allowed to watch PG-13 movies until he was 13 and R-rated movies until he was 17. Because of this, he usually doesn't get a lot of adult themed phrases.

References

  1. "For Chuggaaconroy, Playing Old Nintendo Games Is a Full-Time Job"
  2. Pokémon Black & White - Episode 11: Making a Name
  3. Super Smash Bros. Brawl Boss Very Hard Clear
  4. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLD14CA711E34ACAFD
  5. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLF592D707726298B7
  6. Okami - Episode 14 (5:51)
  7. Yoshi's Tropical Island - Episode 4 (8:04)
  8. https://twitter.com/chuggaaconroy/status/764561558634655744
  9. https://twitter.com/chuggaaconroy/status/764563149831938049
  10. Mario Party 5 - Sweet Dream [Part 3]
  11. 11.0 11.1 Fifty Facts About Chuggaaconroy-Tag Video
  12. Super Mario 64 DS - Episode 29 "Going to Town!" (2:03)
  13. Chugga's New House! (Day 1991 - 5/8/15)
  14. "@NYSouledge I don't drink [coffee or Red Bull], actually! I drink iced tea, water, fruit juice, and nothing else." - Tweet
  15. Pokémon Sun & Moon - E3 Predictions & New Thoughts w/ Chuggaaconroy & Serebii's Joe Merrick
  16. https://www.facebook.com/chuggaaconroy/photos/a.10150624504168175.387842.221887733174/10151856882283175/
  17. https://www.facebook.com/chuggaaconroy/photos/a.10150624504168175.387842.221887733174/10151774106323175/
  18. Super Paper Mario - Episode 31
  19. Pokémon Black & White - Episode 22: Queen Elesa
  20. http://www.themeparkinsider.com/news/response.cfm?ID=1389
  21. https://twitter.com/chuggaaconroy/status/780809501377196036
  22. https://twitter.com/chuggaaconroy/status/830520303210086401
  23. 23.0 23.1 Pokémon Black & White - Episode 17: Famous Rock Couple
  24. https://youtu.be/U9LCoGDxCTQ?t=20s