Don’t Bite Off More Than You Can Chew Part 2: Designing an Asymmetric Weapon
Last month, we discussed the design and performance compromises that accompany the use of an asymmetric weapon. If you decide that this design is right for your robot, the next step is to start concocting your weapon.
EVENT REPORT: GCRS 11 — Robots, Birthday Cake, and Off-Road Trucks!
GCRS 11 continues its series of events hosted by Jim Smentowski, owner of The Robot Marketplace. The events give Florida Insectweight robot builders a chance to get together for a day of robot battles with some new competitors, as well as to continue some long-fought rivalries!
PEOPLE OF BOTS: Meet the Robot Riot Teams
The first annual Robot Riot attracted 38 robots to Miami Beach from Puerto Rico, Minnesota, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, and Florida. Competitors ranged from 13-60 years of age, including five teams that fought their first robot at this event.
EVENT REPORT: Gulf Coast Robot Sports Completes its 10th Event
January 2012 marked the 10th South Florida Insectweight combat event from Gulf Coast Robot Sports (GCRS).