Sandguardians is a machinima created by , owner of the small independent company Bus Stop 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 premiered on June 25, 2012 and is currently airing.
- Private Dax Shepard
- Private First Class Jason L. Scott
- Private First Class Ichabod "Icky" Tunsworth
- Gunnery Sergeant "Legend" Cogburn
- Private First Class David Miller III
- Private First Class Aliel Gates
- Private Natasha Claire
- Sergeant Wilbur Frank
- Seal Vladaam
- Engineer Thomas Newman
- Guy in White
The Sandguardians Rooster Teeth special is a four-part mini-series where Dax shows Ichabod the world of Red vs. Blue.
- Part 1: A Message From the Big Boys
- Part 2: The Tour of the Century
- Part 3: Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue
- Part 4: We're In This Together
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.
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.
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 MX9 regarding the second season of the series. The interview can be found here.