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Re: Badger's Bots (DSL Showcase)
« Reply #520 on: June 09, 2018, 02:57:03 AM »
the regularsplash doesn't do it justice. it's such a well made bot. love it

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Re: Badger's Bots (DSL Showcase)
« Reply #521 on: June 09, 2018, 04:46:18 AM »
Defiantly one of the best bots ive seen made in this game

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Re: Badger's Bots (DSL Showcase)
« Reply #522 on: June 09, 2018, 04:48:45 AM »
Thanks for the kind words, everyone
One of the better uses of polycarbonate.
How do you make the robots spin like that?  That seems too smooth to be multiple screenshots.
Took me ages to BFE that sheet into place, since by that time the bot was taking 60 seconds to load into the botlab. The image is just a video of the bot on a green backdrop in the botlab, taken into a video editor and chroma key'd. The video file is then exported to gfycat, who convert it to a gif that I can embed. I use a combination of movepixel, autohotkey and a simple custom python file to make the bot rotate smoothly and consistently.I never got round to making a tutorial on it I don't think but it's pretty simple. Figuring out how to do the rotation in the botlab was the hardest bit.
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Re: Badger's Bots (DSL Showcase)
« Reply #523 on: June 09, 2018, 07:39:58 AM »
CW version of LeViathaN. 598ish kg.



Gfycat link: https://gfycat.com/BrokenSlimCrustacean

I changed the colourscheme to differentiate it from the MW version, added a full floor to the bot, changed all the front panels from alu to steel and modded a white version of the DSL bar and replaced the black ones, and replaced the ugly blue control board with a nice red version.

A couple fun facts about the first version; I only bothered to open RA2 because I wanted to make something for FOTEPX's new BOTM. So thanks for doing that my dude. It's also the first IRL bot I've done where I make the core of the bot (drive and weapon system) first, then fit the extender chassis around that, rather than the other way around. I think this is a much better approach.
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Re: Badger's Bots (DSL Showcase)
« Reply #524 on: June 09, 2018, 07:44:20 AM »
looks really solid. Hope to see it in action at some point. the only thing I wish it could be was a 4wd but there's no weight left for that

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Re: Badger's Bots (DSL Showcase)
« Reply #525 on: June 09, 2018, 07:58:31 AM »
If Fortpex does that BOTM thing again Im voting for this bot. Its just perfect :thumbup. As for this CW version I think it is just as good and while I think the colour scheme is not as cool as the original its still really nice.

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Re: Badger's Bots (DSL Showcase)
« Reply #526 on: June 09, 2018, 09:01:32 AM »
If Fortpex does that BOTM thing again Im voting for this bot. Its just perfect :thumbup.

Indeed I am, and I think this has a very good shot at taking it.

A couple fun facts about the first version; I only bothered to open RA2 because I wanted to make something for FOTEPX's new BOTM. So thanks for doing that my dude.

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No but really, that bot is the real star of the show here! My god, that's sexy.


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Re: Badger's Bots (DSL Showcase)
« Reply #527 on: June 09, 2018, 03:10:29 PM »
Damn, that just looks so clean.  Really like that you re-skinned the bars to match the aesthetic of the bot.

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Re: Badger's Bots (DSL Showcase)
« Reply #528 on: June 09, 2018, 07:45:57 PM »
I think I'm in love


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Re: Badger's Bots (DSL Showcase)
« Reply #529 on: June 10, 2018, 03:26:44 PM »
those are some lovely lovely builds man, I MW is more impressive to me to get it all in the weight limit and look awesome. The CW looks sexier though

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Re: Badger's Bots (DSL Showcase)
« Reply #530 on: June 13, 2018, 02:31:07 PM »

Gfycat link
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Re: Badger's Bots (DSL Showcase)
« Reply #531 on: June 13, 2018, 04:19:11 PM »
Wow. That is truly amazing stuff. Have you ever considered building a house robot? One that could keep other bots in line?

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Re: Badger's Bots (DSL Showcase)
« Reply #532 on: June 13, 2018, 04:23:53 PM »
Wow. That is truly amazing stuff. Have you ever considered building a house robot? One that could keep other bots in line?
Nah, not my kinda thing. Thanks for the kind words though
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Re: Badger's Bots (DSL Showcase)
« Reply #533 on: June 19, 2018, 11:52:58 AM »
This page has some of the best sh** I’ve seen in a long time.

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Re: Badger's Bots (DSL Showcase)
« Reply #534 on: June 19, 2018, 07:17:39 PM »
This page has some of the best sh** I’ve seen in a long time.
Thanks my guy :)
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