Archive for 2017
November 20, 2017 7:28 am
Posted by: Stephanie
Hopefully you enjoyed the demonstration of a maccha lesson from Jagasilk.

If you want to try your hand at making your own, then this lot may just be your ticket to this in your own home!


This lot is a maccha green tea assortment that includes everything above as well as (unpictured) a scale, and three varieties of Maccha: Yabukita, Samidori and Okumidori Flush Blend. (Almost) everything you need to make your own!


So if you donate $7.94, or multiples thereof, before 8:15am PST, you’ll have a chance to win this beautiful tea set!

November 20, 2017 6:02 am
Posted by: Tim


With Beej taking the wheel, things got a little Zeta-y a little earlier than usual this evening. Here’s some of the highlights…

We held a late night live auction for this fabulous Breath of the Wild cross-stitch picture, which sold for a whopping $6,665!


Engineering starts playing music at weird speeds and things get weird quickly:

Bengineering gets fed up and goes home (briefly). Jordan… err, I mean Creepy Ben… tries to take the helm:

Beej runs a trivia challenge – based on the name and an image, could you show this anime to your parents?

And finally, everyone tried their hand at dancing, Cam-style:


Remember, for the latest updates, stay tuned to You can also catch up on the latest #DB2017 happenings around the web…

November 20, 2017 4:20 am
Posted by: Tim

0031_001_DBD20Quick, roll initiative! For a roving donation drive has appeared – with a chance to win a Desert Bus-themed D20. With this, you can have the spirit of Desert Bus for Hope with you at all of your gaming sessions, be it D&D, MTG, or when you need to settle a conundrum with a bit of random luck.

Donate $5.20 (or multiples thereof) for a chance to win this prize. We’ll run this donation drive until 5:20am PST.

November 20, 2017 2:26 am
Posted by: Tim

0131_001_HASCONDidn’t make it to the first ever HASCON earlier this year? With this lot of sweet Magic: the Gathering exclusives from the event, it’ll be almost like you were there! Win this lot and you’ll receive lots of MTG cards (including event exclusives) and an MTG event-exclusive playmat. Check out the full description for more details and pictures.

Donate $6.55 (or multiples thereof) for a chance to win this prize. We’ll run this donation drive until 4:00am PST.

November 19, 2017 11:31 pm
Posted by: Tim

0045_001_CrossStitchEarlier this year, Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild captured the hearts of the gaming community with a breathtaking adventure across the land of Hyrule. Inspired by the iconic cover of the game, this beautiful handcrafted cross-stitch was graciously donated to us by Sarah Overall and can be yours if you win tonight’s live auction!

If you haven’t participated in a Desert Bus live auction before, you’ll need to set up a donor account, then link that account to your Twitch account. We’ll run the live auction in chat and on the stream around 1am PST, so be sure you’re ready to go by then!

November 19, 2017 10:25 pm
Posted by: Tim

0036_001_BackpackKingdom Hearts fans – we’re running a donation drive for this plushy Heartless Shadow Backpack. Dark, empty, cute, and very soft; stuff this plush heartless head with all of your tents, potions, elixirs and maybe even a dalmatian or two. Its main compartment opens almost all the way around its big head allowing access to a netted pocket set on a 15 inch laptop/tablet compartment. Made with a combination of soft minky fabric, cushiony foam and water resistant nylon, this fully adjustable backpack will hold all that you need to win your own personal keyblade war without letting you fall into darkness.

Donate $7.13 (or multiples thereof) for a chance to win this prize. We’ll run this donation drive until 11:30pm PST.

November 19, 2017 10:00 pm
Posted by: Tim

Driving: Sunday Nov.19th 10pm – 10am

Brendan “Beej” Dery


Has been driving for: 3 years

Points: 2

Crashes: 5

“I’m just here to make friends.”

November 19, 2017 9:07 pm
Posted by: John

Show your love for Desert Bus for Hope AND carry all of your stuff at the same time! This generous sized tote has plenty of room for your keys, wallet, tablet, dice bag, photos of your cat and MORE!

Donate $6.49 or multiples thereof for your chance to win! You have until 9:50pm PST to enter!


For more details on this awesome prize, click here

November 19, 2017 8:33 pm
Posted by: Jordan

Thank you for all of our entries! With your votes we have decided on the 5 stickers that you will be able to see in Desert Bus VR.


November 19, 2017 7:52 pm
Posted by: John

Nothing better than a piece of Valve art to keep you warm on a cold winter night! Featuring the hazard signs from the Portal Test Chamber door, this blanket was crocheted specially for you.

Donate $7.17 or multiples thereof before 8:40pm PST to be entered into a draw to win this super cool blanket. :)


To see more photos of this awesome prize, click here