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Robot Part Reviews
| Western Allied Robotics
Crash-Course on Making a Combat Robot
Melty B - Translation Drift Combat Robot - (New Video!)
Hacked FailSafe for the Spektrum DX6
Autonomous GPS Test Platform
Autonomous Bastard 4.0
Autonomous B 2.0 Build Reports:
Another Bastard took 1st place at Da Vinci Days.
Some video footage:
Another B vs Adam's Cowardly Doorstop
Mission Control vs Another B
One of the Monkey Bots vs. Another B
Trilocity vs. Something Adam Put Together
The full video from the event can be downloaded here
Build Report - Another Bastard
On April 18th, 2004 Autonomous Bastard became the first autonomous (self-controlled) combat robot in history to ever beat a human controlled robot.
Here's the video:
Autonomous Bastard vs. Squirrel
Autonomous B Build Reports:
Autonomous Bastard uses technology created for SpamButcher's anti-spam software.
Double B(astard) Construction Reports:
Post Fight Report
Double B was Rumble Champion at Seattle Bot Battles!!!
Apologies in Advance competed at RustyCon
RustyCon video footage:
Apologies in Advance gets Slaughtered in the Rumble
Ripple Takes Apart Apologies in Advance
E-Minus Vs. Striketoo
Inkling Vs. Pocket Monkey
Bad Karma Vs. Other
Ratastophe Vs. Inkling
Apologies in Advance Construction Reports:
Arrogant Bastard took third place at the Da Vinci Days AntWeight Tournament!
More info on Arrogant Bastard
Quicktime movie of Arrogant Bastard causing much destruction.
Arrogant Bastard Construction Reports:
How it got started,
Da Vinci Days video footage:
Arrogant Bastard vs. Micro Maggot (1.3MB)
Arrogant Bastard vs. Nut Cracker (5.9MB)
The Rumble (5.6MB)
Harpo Recovers (.5MB)
SpamButcher Combat Robotics Tech Notes / Older Articles:
Almost Frustration-Free Homebrew PCB via Laser Printer
Using the SRF04 Sonar Range Finder with the Basic Atom Pro
Web enabled combat robot
Autonomous GPS Test Platform (0.1 alpha)