Sandguardians title 2

Created by:


Directed by:



oo7nightfire, onunka16, GoldFlareon, Jack HF, Jcomix98, JP025, littletophatgal


November 27, 2011 - January 30, 2017

Running time:

9 minutes (Average)

Number of episodes:

  • 50 (Main Episodes)
  • 8 (Specials)

Sandguardians is a machinima created by oo7nightfire, under the production label Intro-Mind Productions. The story follows two teams fighting a small, and seemingly pointless, skirmish in Sandbox. When a Banshee crash lands in the area, the secrets it holds will change the lives of the soldiers inhabiting the battlefield.

The first season originally aired from July 30, 2011, to August 20, 2011, but was later remastered, airing from November 27, 2011, to April 21, 2012. The second season aired from June 25, 2012, to August 12, 2013. A third season of the series premiered on May 11, 2014 and concluded on January 30, 2017.

Main CharactersEdit


  • Seal Vladaam
  • Private Dax Shepard
  • Private First Class Jason L. Scott
  • Nash
  • Allan
  • Mickey
  • Bartholomew 

Blue TeamEdit

  • Private First Class Ichabod "Icky" Tunsworth
  • Gunnery Sergeant "Legend" Cogburn

Red TeamEdit

  • Private First Class David Miller III
  • Private First Class Aliel Gates
  • Private Natasha Claire
  • Sergeant Wilbur Frank


  • Guy in White
  • Chancellor Heinrich Winters
  • Brigadier Bernard
  • Major Johnson
  • Chancellor Sydney
  • Engineer Thomas Newman


Season 1Edit

  1. Welcome to Sandbox!
  2. It Came From Above
  3. Did I Do That?
  4. The Mysterious Beyond
  5. Maintenance
  6. Beyond the Mysterious Beyond
  7. Reese's Pieces
  8. Manual Labor
  9. Strange Encounters
  10. Exposition
  11. The Guy in White
  12. Another One Down
  13. Planning Ahead
  14. Insult and Injury
  15. War Machine
  16. Go, Go, Go!

Season 2Edit

  1. The Adventure Begins
  2. Conduit Connection
  3. Substitution
  4. High in the Sky
  5. Service Unavailable
  6. Mistaken Identity
  7. Insight to the Past
  8. Secrets Revealed
  9. Truth of the Legend
  10. The Battle Rages On
  11. Revolution
  12. Plan B
  13. White Light
  14. Loved and Lost
  15. Ghosts That Linger
  16. A Hero Down

Season 3Edit

  1. B.I.A.
  2. Imprisoned
  3. Dawn
  4. From Bad to Worse
  5. Help Wanted
  6. Soldiers on the Loose
  7. Exodus
  8. The Gang's All Here
  9. We're in the Club Now
  10. Heated
  11. Early in the Mourning
  12. Trial and Error
  13. Priorities
  14. Second Chance
  15. Raiders
  16. Genesis
  17. Ossuary
  18. Forward

Special EpisodesEdit

Rooster Teeth Special Edit

The Sandguardians Rooster Teeth special is a four-part miniseries where Dax shows Ichabod the world of Red vs. Blue.

Pump Up the VolumeEdit

Dax attempts to make some extra money by setting up an outdoor concert. This special was originally intended as a submission for the RvB S9 Soundtrack Contest.

Silent PictureEdit

The Red Team tries to convince Gates that The Artist wasn't as good as he thinks it was by sharing their thoughts on their favorite 2011 films. Video inspired by the 84th Academy Awards.

Birthday Bash!Edit

As Dax's birthday approaches, and everybody ready to show off their incredible gifts to, Ichabod attempts to get him the greatest birthday present of his entire life.


In an attempt to contact Miller and Gates, Claire finds out that the two are involved in a peculiar predicament.



  • The original episode 7 was the very first episode of Sandguardians filmed & completed.
  • The original episodes of 1-11 were filmed and voiced simultaneously.
  • After the original airing of Sandguardians ended, Bus Stop Productions had acquired a DVD Recorder, in which the creator, oo7nightfire, was able to remaster Season One, and use it for future Machinima projects.
  • Episode 1 was featured in a podcast by DangerClosePodcasts, on January 4, 2012. The video can be found here.
  • Revealed in Episode 5 (Re-release), Engineer Thomas' full name is: Thomas Hubbard Newman, a reference to the composer/conductor Thomas Newman.
  • Creator oo7nightfire was interviewed by Jack HF regarding the second season of the series. The interview can be found here.


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