Poll

Which robot is going to win BattleBots 2018?

Axe Backwards
0 (0%)
Bale Spear
0 (0%)
Basilisk
0 (0%)
Battle Royale With Cheese
3 (1.8%)
Bite Force
16 (9.5%)
Blacksmith
0 (0%)
Bombshell
3 (1.8%)
Bronco
12 (7.1%)
Brutus
0 (0%)
Captain Shrederator
2 (1.2%)
Chomp
0 (0%)
Deviled Egg
0 (0%)
Double Dutch
0 (0%)
Double Jeopardy
0 (0%)
Duck!
3 (1.8%)
End Game
4 (2.4%)
Free Shipping
3 (1.8%)
Gamma 9
0 (0%)
Gemini
0 (0%)
Gigabyte
11 (6.5%)
Huge
13 (7.7%)
Hypershock
9 (5.3%)
Hypothermia
0 (0%)
Icewave
8 (4.7%)
Kraken
0 (0%)
Lockjaw
4 (2.4%)
Lucky
1 (0.6%)
Mecha Rampage
0 (0%)
Minotaur
14 (8.3%)
Mohawk
1 (0.6%)
Monsoon
1 (0.6%)
Overhaul
1 (0.6%)
Parallax
0 (0%)
Petunia
0 (0%)
Predator
0 (0%)
Reality
0 (0%)
Red Devil
1 (0.6%)
Rotator
0 (0%)
Sawblaze
6 (3.6%)
Sharkoprion
0 (0%)
Skorpios
0 (0%)
Son Of Whyachi
10 (5.9%)
Subzero
0 (0%)
Tantrum
0 (0%)
The Four Horsemen
0 (0%)
Tombstone
23 (13.6%)
Ultimo Destructo
2 (1.2%)
Valkyrie
0 (0%)
Vanquish
0 (0%)
War Hawk
2 (1.2%)
Warhead
1 (0.6%)
Warrior Dragon
0 (0%)
Whiplash
3 (1.8%)
Witch Doctor
3 (1.8%)
Yeti
9 (5.3%)

Total Members Voted: 56

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Re: BattleBots 2018 - Discussion Thread
« Reply #60 on: May 11, 2018, 07:38:05 PM »
I may have been born too early to travel the galaxy. I may have been born too late to explore the uncharted earth, but I was born at the right time to see Huge get on BattleBots.

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Re: BattleBots 2018 - Discussion Thread
« Reply #61 on: May 11, 2018, 07:55:04 PM »
I may have been born too early to travel the galaxy. I may have been born too late to explore the uncharted earth, but I was born at the right time to see Huge get on BattleBots.

He still uses uhmw. That gets shredded in antweights. Watching now, he just beat SubZero.
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Re: BattleBots 2018 - Discussion Thread
« Reply #62 on: May 11, 2018, 08:09:48 PM »
I may have been born too early to travel the galaxy. I may have been born too late to explore the uncharted earth, but I was born at the right time to see Huge get on BattleBots.

He still uses uhmw. That gets shredded in antweights. Watching now, he just beat SubZero.

when ever you post something I have to shake my head...

but on topic:

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Re: BattleBots 2018 - Discussion Thread
« Reply #63 on: May 12, 2018, 02:17:58 PM »
haven't seen the episode cause i dont have cable. i'll see if discovery puts up the episodes in a week or something

but what the nuts is this
 


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Re: BattleBots 2018 - Discussion Thread
« Reply #64 on: May 12, 2018, 04:34:20 PM »
I was wondering the same thing

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Re: BattleBots 2018 - Discussion Thread
« Reply #65 on: May 12, 2018, 07:18:15 PM »
haven't seen the episode cause i dont have cable. i'll see if discovery puts up the episodes in a week or something

but what the nuts is this
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why would you put really blatant terrible photoshop on the front page of your site





Why is there spikes on bronco? It’s not like photoshopping spikes onto a robot makes it more appealing.
It has no benefit.
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Re: BattleBots 2018 - Discussion Thread
« Reply #66 on: May 12, 2018, 09:02:05 PM »
I really like the new format.
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Re: BattleBots 2018 - Discussion Thread
« Reply #67 on: May 13, 2018, 10:41:17 AM »
Very good opening episode. Thoroughly enjoyed it.


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Re: BattleBots 2018 - Discussion Thread
« Reply #68 on: May 13, 2018, 12:24:54 PM »
Very good opening episode. Thoroughly enjoyed it.


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Re: BattleBots 2018 - Discussion Thread
« Reply #69 on: May 13, 2018, 02:42:43 PM »
I may have been born too early to travel the galaxy. I may have been born too late to explore the uncharted earth, but I was born at the right time to see Huge get on BattleBots.

He still uses uhmw. That gets shredded in antweights. Watching now, he just beat SubZero.

I mean steel does too. It's all in the thicknesses.

haven't seen the episode cause i dont have cable. i'll see if discovery puts up the episodes in a week or something

but what the nuts is this
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why would you put really blatant terrible photoshop on the front page of your site

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Re: BattleBots 2018 - Discussion Thread
« Reply #70 on: May 13, 2018, 03:22:39 PM »
Yea ep1 was pretty rad. I'm hooked (again)


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Re: BattleBots 2018 - Discussion Thread
« Reply #71 on: May 14, 2018, 07:39:20 AM »
I enjoyed the Nostalgia trip with Robot Wars returning but THIS is the pinnacle of Robot Combat today..

I love the new presentation and format, it feels like a true sport and the hype is real.

Heres to a long, epic season!
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Re: BattleBots 2018 - Discussion Thread
« Reply #72 on: May 14, 2018, 08:22:35 AM »
Great stuff. Who needs Robot Wars when this standard of combat is being televised for almost half a year.

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Re: BattleBots 2018 - Discussion Thread
« Reply #73 on: May 15, 2018, 04:58:53 PM »
Somebody why don't you look anything like Pikabob you've ruined all my dreams.
It's so sick to see the HW Huge doing the thing successfully. Here's hoping it continues ;)
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Re: BattleBots 2018 - Discussion Thread
« Reply #74 on: May 17, 2018, 07:51:45 PM »
Fight Card for Episode 2 is up,

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Re: BattleBots 2018 - Discussion Thread
« Reply #75 on: May 18, 2018, 08:41:08 PM »
Great episode tonight with some unexpected victories and total destruction.

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Re: BattleBots 2018 - Discussion Thread
« Reply #76 on: May 21, 2018, 02:26:07 AM »
found this randomly. figured here was as good a place as any to post it



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Re: BattleBots 2018 - Discussion Thread
« Reply #77 on: May 21, 2018, 04:50:07 PM »
Dang, sadly, I also don't have cable so I'm unable to watch the episode T-T Though I keep hearing from Reddit how well it was edited and directed. Nice to hear Battlebots is improving from its previous years!

Really interested to see how Tombstone can do this year. Was great to see it win last season. Putting my money on Ray again. Wouldn't mind an upset, though.
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Re: BattleBots 2018 - Discussion Thread
« Reply #78 on: May 21, 2018, 05:43:22 PM »
They appear on YouTube and Dailymotion pretty soon after airing, just saying. Alternatively you could hit up the Discord for other ways.

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Re: BattleBots 2018 - Discussion Thread
« Reply #79 on: May 22, 2018, 05:22:05 AM »
Yeah, if you go on the Battlebots reddit page the morning after the episode airs, there’s normally a link to a Dailymotion upload. That’s how I’ve been watching them.