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App description: One man. One Bus. Three hundred and sixty miles of simulated post-apocalyptic desert, and the endless struggle between man and nature personified.

Desert Bus. The most realistic verisimilitude reality game ever created by man or beast or man-beast is here at last. So real in action, youll think you were really the driver of a bus crossing a Desert.

No way out, no way home but the long way - by tow truck. Desert Bus puts you, the player, to the ultimate test of endurance in this mind-numbing blowout experience. There is no other game quite like Desert Bus.

Originally conceived by Penn, Teller, and Eddie Gorodetsky, this game was made in support of the annual Desert Bus for Hope charity fundraiser for Child's Play, hosted by the crew from LoadingReadyRun.
06-02-2013, 04:27 AM
#2
Joined: Mar 2013
Posts: 545
does anyone know if this is worth purchasing

06-02-2013, 04:36 AM
#3
Joined: Sep 2011
Location: Italy
Posts: 745
I remember it for being the most long and boring game to play. The distance in the game it's in real time so you got to stay in front of your iPhone the exact duration of the distance between Tucson and Las Vegas, in the desert, with nothing to see.
06-02-2013, 04:49 AM
#4
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 990
And the bus pulls slightly to the left, so you need to correct the steering every once in a while, so you can't just set it and forget it.
06-02-2013, 05:16 AM
#5
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: Forge World
Posts: 6,310
I bought this when it came out on the App Store ages ago, and to be honest its not worth buying,
There's no pause all you do is drive down the road you can steer with tilt and from what I remember you have to drive for around 8hours real time to reach your destination.
It was only 69p which is why I picked it up out of curiosity but I wouldn't class it as a game.
06-02-2013, 05:56 AM
#6
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 1,609
The game is literally a joke. Ya'll are taking it too seriously.
06-02-2013, 09:15 AM
#7
Joined: Sep 2011
Location: Italy
Posts: 745
Quote:
Originally Posted by sweetdiss View Post
The game is literally a joke. Ya'll are taking it too seriously.
I knew of this game in a site where it was in a chart of the most nonsense game ever!
06-02-2013, 09:21 AM
#8
Joined: Mar 2013
Posts: 3,198
Okay, lets slowdown. This has been up awhile on the store, someone just TAbotted this.
Before it ends up in the Hng list,
Its a simulation of driving from tuscon to vegas.
Its realtime as in you will take hours to reach your goal.
The pull to the left and compensating for it is the only reason this demands attention.
This isn't a great game.
06-03-2013, 04:56 AM
#9
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posts: 5,498
It's probably a good idea to play this before you decide to sell everything you own to buy a big-rig truck. Just you and the open road and all that.

Last edited by Greyskull; 06-03-2013 at 10:23 AM.
06-03-2013, 04:58 AM
#10
Joined: Jan 2013
Location: Sydney
Posts: 1,773
Quote:
Originally Posted by Greyskull View Post
It's probably a gold idea to play this before you decide to sell everything you own to buy a big-rig truck. Just you and the open road and all that.
Haha! Good call. I won't throw it all on eBay just yet