Here are the final results for the 2017 Robogames Mech Warfare:
Gold - Apophis (R-Team out of Tucson)
Silver - Nomad
Apparently there's a $1,300 time of flight sensor that's alright:
It's claimed to work
The men and women of R-Team made a fantastic effort to organize and run the event.
The new, bigger, arena was a lot of fun, and big enough to get
The upcoming Robogames kicked me in the butt enough to dust off my Onyx X plans.
You may recall, I was too busy with the robomagellan last year,
The R-team folks are taking more comprehensive video/pictures, but for those not at the event, here's what the arena looks like:
On Facebook I noticed that Robotis was calling for beta testers for their upcoming XL430 servos. I thought that would be interesting
Obsidian, and the youngest pilot:
Also, the 25 seconds that ended the games:
Yeah, great job!
Here's what Onyx looked like, staged and ready to start:
Thank you. Much of that credit should go to various members of R-Team for advice, supplies, and supernatural soldering abilities.
I'll pass that
Oh, look, twice the resolution at half the price!
Agreed. The Columbia team had a great time and are already planning for next year.
Thank you R-Team for making this all happen and for the