For protagonists controlled by Emile, some who are also named "Emile", see playable characters.
Emiliano Rodolfo "Emile" Rosales-Birou (b. April 8, 1990), better known on YouTube as Chuggaaconroy or Chugga, is a YouTube Let's Player. He is known for his bad puns, high optimism, frequent hilarious freak-outs, and epic fails in his videos.

Emile is one of the three founding members and permanent hosts of the collab channel TheRunawayGuys, alongside Jon "ProtonJon" Wheeler and Timothy "NintendoCapriSun" Bishop.

Let's Playing

Early Let's Plays

"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]
Chuggaaconroy channel 2008

Chuggaaconroy's channel page as it appeared in 2008.[3]

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.[4]

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 Let's Play.[5]

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. [6]


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.

Let's Plays

# Channel LogoSeriesOriginal Run
Earthbound (original)
EarthBound July 16 - October 18, 2018
'"The one that started it all! A little shaky, but isn't everyone's first LP?"
02 Mother June 13 - July 27, 2008
"Personally, my least favorite of my work. I wouldn't expect anything Earth-shattering from this one, but it's at least laid back."

Paper Mario

August 1 - September 23, 2008
"One of my more favorites, this was my first non-Mother game."
04 Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars September 25 - November 25, 2008
"This was the first (and only) game done by write-in request, the fans wanted it, so I did it to celebrate it hitting Wii Virtual Console in September 2008."
Mother 3 Channel Icon
Mother 3 October 17, 2008 - February 14, 2009
I personally consider this to be my best work. It may be my longest LP, but I feel that I needed that amount of time to make this one. It's one of the few things I've done that I'm genuinely proud of.
Paper mario the thousand year door
Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door February 27 - May 25, 2009
"More simple than Mother 3, a throwback to my earlier work"
Pokemon fire red

Pokémon FireRed

June 1 - July 31, 2009
"My first Pokémon Let's Play. Will there be another?"
Super Mario Sunshine

Super Mario Sunshine

August 10, 2009 - October 28, 2009
The legend of zelda the wind waker-0

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker

December 1, 2009 - February 23, 2010

Pokémon Crystal

March 13, 2010 - July 5, 2010

Super Luigi Galaxy

August 6, 2010 - October 30, 2010


August 22, 2010 - October 20, 2010
Ōkami alt


December 14, 2010 - April 30, 2011
Luigi's masion and pikmin 2

Luigi's Mansion

May 29 - August 3, 2011
"Welcome to your mansion- I mean our mansion!"

Pikmin 2

May 30 - September 4, 2011
"Our return to The Distant Planet..."

The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask

September 30, 2011 - December 5, 2011
Pokemon Emerald Channel Logo-0

Pokémon Emerald

January 15, 2012 - March 17th, 2012

Super Paper Mario

April 26, 2012 - July 9, 2012
Okamiden Logo-0


August 9 - November 7, 2012
"The return of the Sun God. My first Nintendo DS Let's Play after much difficulty with recording these types of games over the years!"
Chuggaaconroy Kirby's Epic Yarn

Kirby's Epic Yarn

November 30 - December 24, 2012
"A game that stands completely on its own from its series, but still special in its own way!"
Pokemon Colosseum-0

Pokémon Colosseum

January 18, 2013 - March 2, 2013
Mario 64

The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX

April 21, 2013 - June 24, 2013

Super Mario 64 DS

April 23, 2013 - August 2, 2013
Kid Icarus Chuggaaconroy

Kid Icarus: Uprising

September 6, 2013 - October 30, 2013

Sonic Colors

September 7, 2013 - October 22, 2013
Chuggaaconroy Animal Crossing

Animal Crossing: New Leaf

November 18, 2013 - November 18, 2014

October 8 2017 - November 18, 2017

(Welcome amiibo update)

Pokémon XD Gale of Darkness-0

Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness

February 8, 2014 - April 18, 2014
Xenoblade Profile Picture-0

Xenoblade Chronicles

June 14, 2014 - February 24, 2015 & April 7, 2015 - June 3, 2015

Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga

June 15, 2015 - September 8, 2015
Pikmin 3 (LP

Pikmin 3

September 26, 2015 - November 25, 2015
Pokémon Platinum-0

Pokémon Platinum

December 19, 2015 - June 14, 2016
Dark Moon Icon-0

Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon

July 20, 2016 - September 13, 2016


October 22, 2016 - December 24, 2016
Skyward Sword-0

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

February 4, 2017 - May 17, 2017
Partners in time

Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time

July 6, 2017 - September 22, 2017
Chuggaa black white-0

Pokémon Black & White

December 9, 2017 - June 21, 2018

Earthbound (2018)

July 16, 2018 - October 27, 2018
Yoshis wooly world-0

Yoshi's Woolly World

November 25, 2018 - January 16, 2019
Phantom Hourglass-0

The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass

February 6, 2019 - April 23, 2019
Chrono trigger

Chrono Trigger

June 8, 2019 - September 21, 2019
Super Mario Galaxy 2

Super Mario Galaxy 2

October 25, 2019 - December 18, 2019
KTD Twitter Logo

Kirby: Triple Deluxe

February 5, 2020 - April 10, 2020
Super Mario Land

Super Mario Land

April 1, 2020
"An arduous and perilous adventure through the Kingdom of Sarasaland to save Princess Daisy!"
Chuggaaconroy PMD DX

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX

May 14, 2020 -


See: Chuggaaconroy/Quotes


See: Chuggaaconroy/Gallery

The Runaway Guys

Emile is a founding member of TheRunawayGuys, collab channel with ProtonJon and NintendoCapriSun first appearing in Mario Party.

New Super Mario Bros. Series

Chugga plays as Mario in New Super Mario Bros. Wii and New Super Mario Bros. U. But with Mario's absence in New Super Luigi U, he plays as Yellow Toad. During the series, mainly in Wii, Jon and Emile kill each other a lot.

Mario Party Series

Emile played as 3 different characters in the Mario Party games. From Mario Party 1 to Mario Party 4 he played as Donkey Kong, however, in Mario Party 5 and Mario Party 6 he switched to Daisy because Donkey Kong was no longer playable and because of a certain livestream. He then switched to Toad in Mario Party 7 after winning 0 boards with Daisy.

Mario Party Stats

Total: 13 wins


  • Emile has an article on the StephenVlog Wiki here.
  • Emile has mentioned that he was poor as a child.[7][8]
  • 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 one 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.[9][10]
  • Emile has a huge collection of video game plushies and action figures and MLP figures. Among those are a couple of Yarn Yoshi amiibos, which his cat Kirby once knocked over during the TRG Super Metroid LP.
  • 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 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.
  • Emile has a fear of rollercoasters, due to being next in line for the Big Thunder Mountain coaster when it derailed in 2003, killing someone.[18][19][20]
  • Emile intentionally avoids talking about politics on his channel.[21]
  • 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.
  • Emile 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 Emile before he passed on, which is amazing.
  • 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.
    • His favorite character in the show is Weiss Schnee.[25]
  • Emile has expressed his passionate hate for the state of Florida, where he used to live before settling in Georgia.
  • Emile has said that he has thought about doing an LP of Paper Mario: Sticker Star, but has said that it is extremely unlikely.[26]
  • Although Emile is tone deaf, he can be a surprisingly good singer at times. This is proven by his TRG songs written for their Mario collabs.
  • Chugga had stayed up to midnight the night that Paper Mario: Sticker Star released in order to download it right from the eShop and recommended others do the same.[27]


  1. "For Chuggaaconroy, Playing Old Nintendo Games Is a Full-Time Job"
  2. Pokémon Black & White - Episode 11: Making a Name
  4. Super Smash Bros. Brawl Boss Very Hard Clear
  7. Okami - Episode 14 (5:51)
  8. Yoshi's Tropical Island - Episode 4 (8:04)
  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
  18. Super Paper Mario - Episode 31
  19. Pokémon Black & White - Episode 22: Queen Elesa
  20. Super Mario Galaxy 2 – Episode 46: Hey Now, You're a Green Star
  23. 23.0 23.1 Pokémon Black & White - Episode 17: Famous Rock Couple
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