Desert Bus for Hope, a charity occasion based mostly totally round a sub-game inside Penn and Teller’s Smoke and Mirrors, is at the moment underway.
Desert Bus for Hope is an annual event whereby a bunch of individuals play the cult basic Desert Bus – a part of a by no means launched Sega CD compilation – to boost cash for the charity Child’s Play.
In Desert Bus, you drive a crappy outdated bus – one which naturally veers to at least one aspect, which implies you could’t simply press the accelerator and go away it – alongside a real-time recreation of the freeway between Tuscon, Arizona and Las Vegas, Nevada. Each time you full the journey – which takes about eight hours – you earn one level.
Challenging the participant to drive an inventory, unreliable, digital bus on an limitless, eight-hour-long strip of freeway between Tucson, Arizona, and Las Vegas, Nevada,
The purpose of their journey, as said on the Desert Bus website, is to maintain going for 146 hours.
As of proper now, the rotating crew of volunteers is 83 hours in. They’re over the midway mark! Jump on their Twitch channel if you wish to shout some encouragement at them, and if you wish to donate some cash, you can do so right here.
Desert Bus, by the way in which, might be getting a sequel at some point. Maybe.
It’s value a watch – they’re going to have particular friends on all through the following few days, and you may be ok with not needing to drive the bus your self.