No blood ever flows, just oil...
Robot Wars are battles between mechanical monsters, with brute force opposing cunning
tactics and where clever weapons try to defeat armored designs and brilliant defenses.
Here are some Robot Wars links...
Robot Wars USA, San Francisco
Official site by Marc Thorpe, president and
founder, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
There has been a dispute over the 'Robot Wars' organization and trademark, rendering the
organization almost dead. The trademark is up for sale.
- 1998 Fifth Robot Wars
cancelled, article by Wired Magazine.
Other Wired articles:
- RoboTour '98:
Good bots, bad bots; a tour by Lego Mindstorms
Rambos with Rivets,
about Robotica '98 preparations (which in its turn was cancelled)
Robot Wars 1997 report
- 1997 Fourth Robot Wars, article
by Robot Magazine.
Other Robot Magazine articles:
- Warriors Start Your Holy
Quest Here. (Lots of practical electronic, electronical, and metalworking links.)
Design Tips Ideas from
lots of robots
Power Supplies Robots need
lots of juice
Autonomous fire-fighting robots at Trinity College
Western Canada Robot Games A taste
of Canadian home brew
U of Wisc Triathlon Madison's
Annual Robot Obstacle Course
MIROSOT World Championships
Autonomous robot soccer
Robot Wars, report by ZDNet, with interviews
1995 Second Robot Wars
Robot Wars UK
Official Homepage, now showing on the BBC
Unofficial page by Tracie
Jerome - Biodome and
Burna - Team Nitros
UK '98 Contestant
- Joe's Robotics Page:
- The Kronos Project
SOME NOTES ON DESIGNING
AN AUTONOMOUS ROBOT FOR ROBOT WARS
THUMPER: ROBOT WARS
1997 AUTONOMOUS CLASS CHAMPION
Links page, including
Team Minus Zero ('94, '95, '96)
Team Spike ('96, '97, '98)
The Mulcher ('95).
Check out Mulcher's too-violent-for-primetime design. Also, some 1995 video clips
(QuickTime, 7-10 MB each).
KillerHurtz ('98 UK)
Dangerous Machines - UK contestant with lots
of competition info (Series II rehearsal
with over 100 images, Series
II entrants) and RealVideo clips
Various robotics pages
Robot Wars webring
(ring of sites)
Robot contests and competitions FAQ
with list of events (Nov. 20, 1997)
The Robot Challenge - A battle contest to
be held on April 17, 1999 in Long Reach, Maryland, USA
Quest Press, creators of Wing Commander. Also
builders of robots. They are offering a Robot Wars '97 video ($20, NTSC).
Seattle Robotics Society
Dallas Personal Robotics Group
Robot Wars forum
Society Of Robot Combat (SORC) and SORC forum
Robot Books, with a links page (components, competitions,
Curt's Robot Wars Info