VST DesertBus early years Recovery Project
Latest update: Wed Jan 15 02:31:12 PST 2020



VST DB Video Recovery project
DB Year Video data we are missing Amount Video data currently recovered Possible sources for more video/audio
DB1 Full run video capture of desert-bus-drivercam on ustream 9h 35m 38s Video (from Ustream)
1h 45m 35s Buscam (from Ustream)
Audio Recordings Kroze made still missing.
Unknown if any other sources for DB1 video exist (other than 3 letter agencies)
DB2 DB2 Tech Test &
Full run video capture of desert-bus-drivercam on ustream
11h 36m 19s Video (from Ustream & Youtube)
0h 02m 00s Buscam (from Ustream)
2h 20m 48s Audio (from various sources)
Audio Recordings Kroze made still missing.
Some other video may be in posession of a few youtubers who uploaded DB2 video (unknown).
DB3 Full run video capture of desert-bus-drivercam on ustream 22h 45m 00s Video (266 from LRR archive & 12 [non-duplicates] from youtube)
1h 38m 48s Audio (5 from LRR archive & 4 from other sources)
Audio Recordings Kroze made still missing.
Unknown if other sources exist.
DB4 Full run video capture of desert-bus-drivercam on ustream APX: 28h 56min, (from 1/2 of LRR's recordings, youtube, & partial capture by SteamCastle) LRR has only provided the first half of the recordings, another 33+ should be in their archive.
Unknown if other sources exist.
DB5 DB5 tech test(s) ( justin.tv/db_high ) &
Local recording capture
run video available (Hour 000:00 -> end (including stinger)) Tech test(s): unknown, Kroze is the only known possesser of the local recording
DB6 No video data missing All video recovered! NA
DB7 No video data missing All video recovered! NA
DB8 No video data missing All video recovered! NA
DB9 No video data missing All video recovered! NA
DB10 DB10 local recording All video recovered!, except local recording Local recording currently only in LRR's possession
DB11 DB11 local recording All video recovered!, except local recording Local recording currently only in LRR's possession
DB12 DB12 local recording All video recovered!, except local recording Local recording currently only in LRR's possession
DB13 DB13 local recording All video recovered!, except local recording Local recording currently only in LRR's possession


VST DB Chat logs Recovery project
DB Year Chat data we are missing Amount of chat data currently recovered Possible recovery sources Time Zone the logs are in Format the logs are in
DB1 Full chatlogs from #BusCam on Ustream Partial chat logs recovered (from Beryllium)
Partial chat logs recovered (from Kroze [via achive.org])
Unknown if any other sources exist. PST (Beryllium)
EST (Kroze)
mIRC
DB2 Full chatlogs from #desert-bus-drivercam on Ustream Partial logs recovered (from Kroze & Dix) Beryllium had full logs but they are lost to time.
Possibly: Canonfoder.
Unknown if any other sources exist.
EST (Kroze)
MST (Dix)
mIRC
DB3 (some) Tech test logs missing 100% of chat logs for the run available Recovered from Lorithad (via amative1) (some) TT logs from Kroze EST (Kroze)
PST (Lorithad)
mIRC (Kroze)
IceChat (Lorithad)
DB4 Tech test logs missing. 100% of chat logs for the run available Recvered from Kroze and CaitSith EST (Kroze)
PST (CaitSith)
mIRC
DB5 No chat data missing! 100% of chat logs available Preserved by Tyranic-Moron via an unknown source CST mIRC
DB6 No chat data missing! 100% of chat logs available Preserved by J PST irssi
DB7 No chat data missing! 100% of chat logs available Preserved by J UTC (8 hours ahead) irssi
DB8 No chat data missing! 100% of chat logs available Preserved by J UTC (8 hours ahead) irssi
DB9 No chat data missing! 100% of chat logs available Preserved by J UTC (8 hours ahead) irssi
DB10 No chat data missing! 100% of chat logs available Preserved by Sokar CST irssi
DB11 No chat data missing! 100% of chat logs available Preserved by Sokar PST irssi
DB12 No chat data missing! 100% of chat logs available Preserved by Sokar PST irssi
DB13 No chat data missing! 100% of chat logs available Preserved by Sokar PST irssi


VST Poster Revision(s) Recovery Project
DB Year Poster Revision Missing
DB1 DB1 poster by Zack of Pixelated Pupils ( groupshot_large.jpg ) was posted to the blog, has been a broken link since DB2 sight re-design.
Archive.org does not have a copy
Small version found, larger version desired.
DB2 Secret poster sent in by Lunsford after the run to unknown email address. (probably stuff@)
DB3 Poster revisions by EpoCALYPsE & Lunsford completely recovered.
DB4 All poster revisions preserved (special thanks to Ashton for finding the missing ones)
DB5 Poster Revision 0 (blank slate)
DB6 All poster revisions preserved
DB7 All poster revisions preserved
DB8 All poster revisions preserved
DB9 All poster revisions preserved
DB10 All poster revisions preserved
DB11 All poster revisions preserved
DB12 All poster revisions preserved
DB13 All poster revisions preserved


VST Poster Moments Recovery Project
Desert Bus for Hope (DB1) Missing poster moments
DB Year BusTime Guess Description of Missing Poster Moment Known Footage Checked?
DB1 ? Poster moment for Kate Stark, only clip she is currently is the "Did I just tell Teller to Fuck off?" Y
DB1 ? Ashley (James' girlfriend then, now wife) being an upside-down girl and freaking out when it changed to night in the game Y
DB1 ? Poster moment for Ben Wilkinson (currently we only have him playing Wii bowling in the background of a clip) Y
DB1 ? James playing Wii Bowling while driving the bus. Y
DB1 ? Poster moment for Ashley #2 (aka. Pink Shirt Girl) was also an upside-down girl driving the bus at one point. Y
DB1 ? Poster moment for the Unknown Man of Mystery (Next to Pink Shirt Girl, and Hat Girl on the poster) We don't even know who this is. Y
DB1 ? Poster moment for Bill's tower case at current guess is there was a D&D game on it. Y
DB1 ? Better poster moment for Hat Girl (she came and helped with the night shifts) right now we are using her special TY from the wrap-up-hour. Y
DB2 Missing poster moments
DB Year BusTime Guess Description of Missing Poster Moment Known Footage Checked?
DB2 ? Better poster moment for Morgan yelling at Matt while he was playing Metroid (currently using first ever Space Jump video). Y
DB3 Missing (Lunsford) poster moments
DB Year BusTime Guess Description of Missing Poster Moment Known Footage Checked?
DB3 ???:?? Penn & Teller sent them food, it is unknown if their callin(s) were shown on-screen
Currently using mention of them during end-of-run Q&A segment
Yes
DB3 ???:?? Must be before 020:53 Day 1 (poster was finished at that time)
Possibly: Cardboard Tube Samurai figures auctions?
Possibly: Power-Pellet rewards for good challenges?
Yes
DB3 Missing (EpoCALYPsE) poster moments
DB Year BusTime Guess Description of Missing Poster Moment Known Footage Checked?
DB3 ???:?? Bill in the red dress eating something
Currently using: Morgan's one-part play about Bill
Possibly: Could also be from missing Bill's Mom's story time
Yes
DB3 ???:?? Gabe & Tycho above the exploding busses
Currently using: Gabe & Tycho's respective news posts about DB
Possibly: Gabe / Tycho call-in (absent chat logs "Hi Gabe/Tycho" make this seem unlikely)
Possibly/Alternately: Could also be Kristin and Johnny doing: "I Hope You Like Text" (PA Strip)
Yes
DB3 ???:?? Guy holding a baseball bat and a rabbit by the ears
Only on the "Indy Colors" version of the EpoCALYPsE poster (there were 2)
Completely unknown, artist asked if he remembers
Yes
DB4 Missing poster moments
DB Year BusTime Guess Description of Missing Poster Moment Known Footage Checked?
DB4 022:00 Tycho: Tycho/Jerry Call in: No known footage of the call exists Yes
DB4 027:29 Tetris Blocks: Tetris Afghan - Auction won for $1200 by eradrin-2 Yes
DB4 066:00 Gabe: Gabe/Mike Call in: No known footage of the call exists Yes
DB4 075:10 Undead Snowman: They were in an Epic Battle with IcePick for the Goomba Blanket (IcePick won for $4300) Yes
DB4 075:10 (Goomba) Blanket: (was an auction) (Won by IcePick for $4300)
Currently using Heather's DeviantArt Image
Yes
DB4 078:04 Graham crashes while impersonating snake (Footage lost) (Audio recovered) Yes
DB4 102:01 Crazybat: They won auction for (Scott Pilgrim) Ramona Flowers bag ??denim/olive?? w/ ??pink/blue?? star for $1070 Yes
DB4 120:56 Rosco - Rosco P Jangles Fan Art challenge (blog delted, using video replacement)
Of: Rosco fan art challenge winner giving the prize to 2nd place
Yes
DB4 122:46 Octopimp - Won the Indy Colors DB3 poster for: $1650.
Subbing in his enterance video from DB3.
Yes
DB4 ???:?? Trifoce - Silent Auction for: Triforce: 2 Silent auctions, one on the 21st, the other on the 24/25th Redwood went for $375, Oak went for $480 Yes
DB4 ???:?? Wii Controller: ?? Unknown, many Wii based giveaways ?? Yes
DB4 ???:?? PS3 Controller: ?? Unknown, many PS3 based giveaways ?? Yes
There are no missing poster moments from DB5+


VST Donation Data Recovery Project
DB Year Donation data (for graphs) status
DB1 Donation data partially recovered from: available chatlogs, blog posts, archive.org captures, and when the current total was said on remaining video.
Total recovery theorietically possible if LRR still has the data (from the paypal account).
DB2 Donation data partially recovered from: available chatlogs, blog posts, archive.org captures, and when the current total was said on remaining video.
Total recovery theorietically possible if LRR still has the data (from chipin).
DB3 Donation data partially recovered from: available chatlogs, blog posts, archive.org captures, and when the current total was viewable on remaining video.
Total recovery theorietically possible if LRR still has the data (from chipin).
DB4 Donation data currently in 30-minute increments, unknown if better data recovery is possible (from chipin).
DB5 Donation data currently in 5-minute increments.
DB6 Donation data currently in 5-minute increments.
DB7 Donation data currently in 5-minute increments.
DB8 Donation data currently in 5-minute increments.
DB9 Donation data currently in 1-minute increments.
DB10 Donation data currently in 1-minute increments.
DB11 Donation data currently in 1-minute increments. (VST preserved)
DB12 Donation data currently in 1-minute increments. (VST preserved)
DB13 Donation data currently in 1-minute increments. (VST preserved)


VST Stream Data Recovery Project
DB Year DriverCam viewer data BusCam viewer data* People in chat data Active people in chat data
DB1 Recovered from partial chat logs. Recovered from partial chat logs. Recovered from partial chat logs. Created from partial chat logs.
DB2 Recovered from partial chat logs. Recovered from partial chat logs. Recovered from partial chat logs. Created from partial chat logs.
DB3 Recovered from chat logs. Recovered from chat logs. Recovered from chat logs. Created from chat logs.
DB4 Recovered from chat logs. Recovered from chat logs. Recovered from chat logs. Created from chat logs.
DB5 Recovered from chat logs. Recovered from chat logs. Recovered from chat logs. Created from chat logs.
DB6 Recovered from chat logs. Recovered from chat logs. Recovered from chat logs. Created from chat logs.
DB7 Recovered from chat logs. Recovered from chat logs. Preserved by J Created from chat logs.
DB8 Preserved by J NA Preserved by J Created from chat logs.
DB9 Preserved by J NA Recovered from chat logs. Created from chat logs.
DB10 Preserved by J NA Preserved by J Created from chat logs.
DB11 Preserved by Sokar NA Preserved by Sokar Created from chat logs.
DB12 Preserved by Sokar NA Preserved by Sokar Created from chat logs.
DB13 Preserved by Sokar NA Preserved by Sokar Created from chat logs.