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"I've had the plan of ending SiIvaGunner on September 30th"
―Chaze the Chat[1]

The Channel Ending is the supposed ending of the SiIvaGunner channel on September 30, 2016. During this ending, starting on September 27, many albums and final rips were released. This is (retroactively) the final event of Season 1.

Background Edit

Chaze the Chat had planned since May to end the channel on a high note on September 30, 2016, the 56th anniversary of the first airing of The Flintstones, rather than have the channel continue until it got stale or the contributors got bored, since the channel wouldn't have a satisfying ending that way.

At this point in time, the Halloween and Christmas events were planned to happen, but they were intended to be brief special returns for the holidays. However, due to the delay of the final rips, the Halloween special was pushed back a few days and ended up taking place in November shortly after the finale event, which led to much confusion and anger among SiIvaGunner viewers. Additionally, the Christmas special suffered from various delays and remains uncompleted, which led to this "ending" being redefined as the end of Season 1 so that it would make sense for the channel to continue to upload.

Rips uploaded Edit

On September 27, several new albums started being released (at least one every day), which caused viewers to become suspicious of a channel ending. On September 29, the channel started getting many elaborate medley rips and finale rips. The channel stopped uploading rips in an hourly schedule on after the rip "Planet Wisp: Act 2 - Sonic Generations".

Then, on September 30, SiIvaGunner released 3 more albums, a Curtain Call featuring every contributor to the channel, and "Battle! (Wild Pokémon) (High Quality) - Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire", a remaster of the very first high quality rip. Later that day, SiIvaGunner released "the nutshack theme but the first nutshack is replaced with me ending the channel", a 50-minute long "vlog" made by Chaze, revealing that he was behind the channel and that he had planned to end the channel. He also says in the vlog that two more finale rips would be released after it, but this number was bumped up a number of times for various reasons, and ultimately landed on 7 finale rips.

Timeline Edit

See also: Category:Channel Ending

Uploads related to the event are in bold.

September 27 Edit

September 28 Edit

September 29 Edit

September 30 Edit

On Twitter, SiIvaGunner announced that the next two rips were taking longer to rip than expected, so it was decided to release a third rip.[2][3]

October 3-25 Edit

October 29 Edit

The channel description was changed to:

Here you found a selection of mostly Nintendo video game music.

I did not own the rights to any of the music heard in these videos. Ripping and recording game music was quite a time-consuming undertaking for me (especially Wii U and 3DS), but you left soundtrack requests or suggestions via PM or Twitter, and I did what I could.

Banner artwork was from the game "Tengami".

(All of the uploads were willingly submitted by a team of content creators. Thank you.)

References Edit

  1. "the nutshack theme but the first nutshack is replaced with me ending the channel", SiIvaGunner, YouTube
  2. "the last two rips were harder to rip than expected", GiIvaSunner, Twitter
  3. "I will be releasing a third high quality rip at that time to compensate!", GiIvaSunner, Twitter
  4. "70 grand subscribers. Thank you everyone! To celebrate, there will be 4 finale rips instead of 3!" , GiIvaSunner, Twitter
  5. "Grand Dad Mania was an email sub, but it had some audio issues. We decided to fix up the audio and release it as a secret rip", ChazeOldTwit, Twitter
  6. "We just added a fifth rip (mute city) because we had enough time to make it while we were making the other rips", ChazeOldTwit, Twitter
  7. https://twitter.com/ChazeOldTwit/status/793550480274141184
  8. "Volume 7 parts 1 and 2 were supposed to release with the gd rip but after Mr Rental came out, everyone was believing that was the last rip", "I made the decision a few hours after it came out to release part 1 without a subtitle to make people believe it really was the end", ChazeOldTwit, Twitter
Events
see also: List of channel events

GiIvaSunner (Jan 9, 2016 – Apr 6, 2016)


SiIvaGunner Season One (Apr 12, 2016 – Oct 29, 2016)

Good Night Break (May 30 – Jun 7, 2016)
SilvaGunner: Rebooted (Jun 17 – Jul 9, 2016)
Mashup Crusaders Arc (Jul 11 – Sep 29, 2016)

SiIvaGunner Season Two (Nov 3, 2016 – Dec 31, 2017)

Monochrome Pause (Feb 15 – Apr 5, 2017)
Inspector Gadget Takeover (May 14–25, 2017)
Beginning of President Haltmann Takeover (May 26 – Dec 31, 2017)
Hot One Break (Jul 1–10, 2017)
Kazoo Master's Day (Aug 1, 2017)

SiIvaGunner Season Three (Jan 1, 2018 – Mar 25, 2019)

Start of Season 3 (Jan 1 – March 31, 2018)
April Fools' Day 2018 (Apr 1–8, 2018)
Nostalgia Critic Takeover (Apr 9–15, 2018)
E3 2018 (Jun 10–14, 2018)
King for a Day Tournament (Jul 27, 2018 – September 9, 2018)
Halloween 2018 (Oct 31 – Nov 7, 2018)
SiIvaGunner Termination (Jan 4, 2019 – Feb 28, 2019)
Season 3 Finale (Feb 28, 2019 – Mar 25, 2019)

SiIvaGunner Season Four (Mar 25, 2019 – Jan 8, 2020)

April Fools' Day 2019 (Apr 1, 2019)
E3 2019 (Jun 9–14, 2019)
National Go Fishing Day (Jun 18–19, 2019)
EVORE (Aug 8–9, 2019)
King for Another Day Tournament (Nov 23, 2019 – Jan 8, 2020)
MAGFest 2020 (Jan 2–5, 2020)

SiIvaGunner Season Four Episode Two (Jan 8, 2020 – present)

SiIvaSummer All-Star Festival (Jun 18 – Sep 7, 2020)
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