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Post by The Monsterworks » Mon Apr 10, 2017 11:47 am

He, I, Madman, Wolf51-50, Sylandro, and others use TinkerCAD. It's a simple online CAD app. Just do about an hour or two of tutorials and you'll be able to make some pretty decent stuff with it.
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Post by attackfrog » Mon Apr 10, 2017 1:56 pm

I'm pretty sure these are the tutorials I started with: https://www.tinkercad.com/learn/
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Whodunnit? 2 - Red Menace (SHW) || (Entry Post)
REDDIT - The Angry Urchin (HW) || (Entry Post)

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Post by attackfrog » Wed May 03, 2017 9:20 pm

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Killing Time is a Superheavyweight 4WD invertible ring spinner. But where are the teeth?

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That's right, there are no teeth&#33; Instead there are spring-loaded flails that come out as the ring gets up to speed. Like Expulsion from Robot Wars, only... functional.

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TinkerCAD Model: https://tinkercad.com/things/avXJKlBeYZV

Stats:
  • Speed 5
  • Torque 1
  • Traction 4
  • Armor 6
  • Weapon 14
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Thunder Underground - LARGE (FW) / Mini Urchin (LW) / Disposal Unit (MW) / Mania (HW) || (Entry Post)
Whodunnit? 2 - Red Menace (SHW) || (Entry Post)
REDDIT - The Angry Urchin (HW) || (Entry Post)

Frogbot 2000: ROBOT2 Middleweight Champion!
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Post by attackfrog » Mon May 22, 2017 8:25 pm

I felt like making a robot, so here's Aquatic Robotics' newest lightweight:


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TinkerCAD: https://tinkercad.com/things/9C6rEvKflQT

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Stats: Something deathspinnery, probably.
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Thunder Underground - LARGE (FW) / Mini Urchin (LW) / Disposal Unit (MW) / Mania (HW) || (Entry Post)
Whodunnit? 2 - Red Menace (SHW) || (Entry Post)
REDDIT - The Angry Urchin (HW) || (Entry Post)

Frogbot 2000: ROBOT2 Middleweight Champion!
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Post by British-Robotics » Tue May 23, 2017 2:45 am

Some really nice machines here.

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Post by attackfrog » Sun Jun 04, 2017 5:12 pm

I made a thing. It started as Undertow IV and then turned into.... something else.

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I call it Bitey (short for Trilobite.) The body is hinged along the pink hinge you see, with a structure lower down that restricts the rotation to... 30 degrees or so maybe? The "T" is a self-righting arm that's hinged at the bottom. It retracts all the way in. The eyes house cameras that record 3D video for later.

I see it more as a control-oriented robot: it can damage lower-armored robots but will still toss heavily-armored wedges into the air. Which reminds me: we don't have any drum spinner rules. How high does a drum spinner send an opponent into the air? Is it the same as a flipper? :ermm:
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Whodunnit? 2 - Red Menace (SHW) || (Entry Post)
REDDIT - The Angry Urchin (HW) || (Entry Post)

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Speed Bison: Ruination IV Superheavyweight 2nd Place

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Post by The_Angry_Goat » Sun Jun 04, 2017 5:25 pm

2 things -

1; vertical spinners do have a rule; they toss a robot half as high as a flipper of equivalent power would - so a 14 powered spinner would toss a robot as high as a 7 powered flipper, which would be 3.5 feet (this isn't codified apparently (probably should add it in actually :V ) but it's always been written as such for as long as I've been here)

2; so that entire rear portion is hinged? that's over half your body, and those two wheels are gonna have to drag that along with them all the time
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Post by attackfrog » Sun Jun 04, 2017 5:40 pm

That's a fair point: there's twice as much ground-scraping going on as with a typical 2WD robot. Maybe I'll put the rear wedge on some forks or a teflon strip or something. It's more to tank spinners than wedge things.
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Thunder Underground - LARGE (FW) / Mini Urchin (LW) / Disposal Unit (MW) / Mania (HW) || (Entry Post)
Whodunnit? 2 - Red Menace (SHW) || (Entry Post)
REDDIT - The Angry Urchin (HW) || (Entry Post)

Frogbot 2000: ROBOT2 Middleweight Champion!
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Post by attackfrog » Sun Jun 04, 2017 11:10 pm

I've been on a robot-making binge. This one started as Undertow IV and turned into Undertow IV&#33; :v:

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<big><big>Gallery: http://imgur.com/a/nMTNE

TinkerCAD: https://tinkercad.com/things/8YqsXGevKNL</big></big>

The latest in a long line of robots that try to do it all, now with the latest in TinkerCAD curvey-wedge technology. I abandoned the in-line 4WD because it's pretty useless and either confuses people or just gets ignored. Instead we've got two beefy and partially exposed wheels. The shock-mounted plow/shield/wedge/ram/whatever is the robot's signature feature, so it's still there of course. It can be removed when it's not needed, allowing Undertow to act as more of a traditional rear-hinged flipper.
New this time around is a semi-flexible plastic ring that can be attached to the top of the robot to block hammer blows. It blocks part of the stroke of the flipper and hinders self-righting, but you can't have it all. Also new is a double-pointed front end, which should help with out-wedging other wedgy robots.
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Thunder Underground - LARGE (FW) / Mini Urchin (LW) / Disposal Unit (MW) / Mania (HW) || (Entry Post)
Whodunnit? 2 - Red Menace (SHW) || (Entry Post)
REDDIT - The Angry Urchin (HW) || (Entry Post)

Frogbot 2000: ROBOT2 Middleweight Champion!
Speed Bison: Ruination IV Superheavyweight 2nd Place

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Post by Badnik96 » Mon Jun 05, 2017 12:45 am

undertow 3 looks better imo

but this one should perform better in the long run so idk
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Post by British-Robotics » Tue Jun 06, 2017 1:42 am

I like the sleek look and alternative options, really nice design.

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Post by attackfrog » Fri Jun 23, 2017 1:13 pm

I've had it up to here with your "walkers" that are really shufflers in disguise. This is what a real walker looks like fellas:


<big><big><big><big><big>Red Menace</big></big></big></big></big>

<big>https://www.tinkercad.com/things/6CYxVb9Sh5u-red-menace

http://imgur.com/a/kGXgL</big>

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Four legs (actual legs) with 4 axes of movement in each (feet, 'knees', and 'hips' z- and y-axes), computer controlled for free movement in any direction. An "Iron Curtain" armored ring surrounding the robot and suspended from the main body of the robot on a flexible rubber mount. (It can be removed if the situation calls for it.) A giant hammer mounted on a turret on top of the robot for 360-degree coverage. Red Menace is here to take out more enemies of the state than Stalin.

It'd be a great house robot, but I like it too much not to enter it in a tournament (in superheavyweight of course. It's huge&#33;)
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Thunder Underground - LARGE (FW) / Mini Urchin (LW) / Disposal Unit (MW) / Mania (HW) || (Entry Post)
Whodunnit? 2 - Red Menace (SHW) || (Entry Post)
REDDIT - The Angry Urchin (HW) || (Entry Post)

Frogbot 2000: ROBOT2 Middleweight Champion!
Speed Bison: Ruination IV Superheavyweight 2nd Place

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Post by Badnik96 » Fri Jun 23, 2017 1:27 pm

this would be perfect as a partner for Hammer & Sickle <3

im just annoyed you beat me to the turret-hammer house bot though
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Post by The_Angry_Goat » Fri Jun 23, 2017 1:40 pm

<big>GLORIOUS SOVIET CRUSHING MACHINE DOES INDEED APPROVE OF MAJESTIC HAMMER OF RIGHTEOUSNESS</big>
‽ ROBOTICS (220 - 112 lifetime)
MAJOR CHAMPIONS: Lightweight//Ruination 4//NICK'S FUZZY RULES

CBCIII
Cuddle Time!: 5-2
Scion: 7-2 (finalist)
Chimera V: 7-1 (undefeated in the regular season, semifinalist)
Delorean Cowboy: 2-4


ROBOTS3...?
Found God in a Tomato: 0-0
Venice Queen: 0-0
Visual Assault: 0-0
Blackburn Kangaroo: 0-0


It's Gabe's alter ego, The Friendly Bull ~Wolf 5150

Pat only uses 10% of his power to be fair to everyone else ~Hooray for Lexan

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Post by attackfrog » Sat Jul 01, 2017 7:24 pm

I'm not sure if I'm done with this one yet, but I'm feeling pretty good about it:

<big><big>Mega Frogbot</big></big>

<big>http://imgur.com/a/WeHJM

https://www.tinkercad.com/things/laVU87 ... ga-frogbot</big>

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It's a four-bar flipper with a hinged plow. The plot has some kind of armor bonus but isn't a powered lifter or anything. The drivetrain is giant trackballs because I haven't made one of those yet and they seem good (if cheesy.)
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Thunder Underground - LARGE (FW) / Mini Urchin (LW) / Disposal Unit (MW) / Mania (HW) || (Entry Post)
Whodunnit? 2 - Red Menace (SHW) || (Entry Post)
REDDIT - The Angry Urchin (HW) || (Entry Post)

Frogbot 2000: ROBOT2 Middleweight Champion!
Speed Bison: Ruination IV Superheavyweight 2nd Place

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