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thermite
Brisbane, Queensland
10489 posts
Desert Bus is a mini game that was created for "Penn & Teller's Smoke and Mirrors" an unreleased console game collection from the 90s. It was created with the help of sitcom writer Eddie Gordetsky (Dharma & Greg, Big Bang Theory, Two and a Half Men, Fresh Prince Of Bel Air).

The concept of desert bus is that you drive a bus from Arizona to Las Vegas. It takes 8 hours to drive the bus one round and score 1 point, there are no interesting graphics, and you constantly have to steer (so theres no cheating). It is a game made purely to troll an unsuspecting player.

Read about Desert Bus here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penn_%26_Teller's_Smoke_and_Mirrors

A few years ago the files for P&T's S&M game were leaked.

The reason I'm posting this is because a bunch of guys have decided to continually play this game for the Child's Play charity.

Website with a webcam feed of the players:
http://desertbus.org/

Live feed of the game itself:
http://www.twitch.tv/db_bus?utm_campaign=live_embed_click&utm_source=www-cdn.jtvnw.net

Looks like they've scored 6 points in 2 days, and raised $200k.

If people stop donating they will stop playing.

02:17pm 20/11/12 Permalink
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Raven
Melbourne, Victoria
7517 posts
Insane. And funny.

Incredible (in a good way) that people fund charity drives for things so amusingly stupid. Pun not intended.
03:22pm 20/11/12 Permalink
fpot
Gold Coast, Queensland
21796 posts
Play Desert Bus in your browser http://desertbus-game.org/
03:26pm 20/11/12 Permalink
thermite
Brisbane, Queensland
10490 posts
haha awesome fpot, wow it is shit
03:39pm 20/11/12 Permalink
arkter
Gold Coast, Queensland
1021 posts
Play Desert Bus in your browser http://desertbus-game.org/
04:14pm 20/11/12 Permalink
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