Robot Wars TV Series 2016 BBC 2

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Re: Robot Wars TV Series 2016 BBC 2

Postby Occashokka » Sun Jul 24, 2016 8:09 pm

NUTS!!! Completely made episode 1, but my dad was a little disappointed that razor didn't end up on air much
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Re: Robot Wars TV Series 2016 BBC 2

Postby oxhey » Sun Jul 24, 2016 8:16 pm

Yup it was good, although the format is a bit meh and the sound levels were not right . Still enjoyable
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Re: Robot Wars TV Series 2016 BBC 2

Postby Fenrir » Sun Jul 24, 2016 8:24 pm

Just watched, was so excited, excellent show and congrats to everyone on the Nuts team, so likeable and great fun. It was unfortunate Terrorhurtz went out but great job getting Nuts back together, and Carbide were very good. Behemoth also did very well, better than it ever seemed to do in the original run of robot wars haha.

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Re: Robot Wars TV Series 2016 BBC 2

Postby mole55 » Sun Jul 24, 2016 10:38 pm

One of the cameras had a weird frame rate, which kept bugging me, but otherwise was great.

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Re: Robot Wars TV Series 2016 BBC 2

Postby UserFriendly » Mon Jul 25, 2016 8:48 am

Loved it!

Noel Sharkey summed it up:
Terrorhurtz clearly won on damage and aggression, but for me the real star of the show was Nuts, because its control was beautiful, I mean it managed to last there for 3 minutes with a broken robot. That was astonishing.


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Re: Robot Wars TV Series 2016 BBC 2

Postby bot_bandit » Mon Jul 25, 2016 12:30 pm

I was lucky enough to be at the filming and see Nuts and of course all the other bots in action! As a kid I always wanted to watch robot wars so it was a dream come true! seeing the filming reminded me of my passion for robots and after talking to a few people here I learned about antweights and hence joined the forum. So can confirm the influence on the member count here :P After reading many posts on here and watching some AWS I decided to use my summer to build an antweight or two. The first one should be done within a week or so, just need to get some 3D printing done and that's about it. Just waiting to hear from Alex 'Shakey' on that one. Thanks to everyone for providing both entertainment and support with all your robots and knowledge :)
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Re: Robot Wars TV Series 2016 BBC 2

Postby Shakey » Mon Jul 25, 2016 1:58 pm

I'm glad you guys enjoyed the fights and thanks for the kind words!

bot_bandit wrote: The first one should be done within a week or so, just need to get some 3D printing done and that's about it. Just waiting to hear from Alex 'Shakey' on that one.

I don't have any messages from you on that?
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Re: Robot Wars TV Series 2016 BBC 2

Postby bot_bandit » Mon Jul 25, 2016 3:01 pm

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I don't have any messages from you on that?[/quote]

I sent an email! I'm sure it was to the right place. Just a couple of questions about the service you offer as I should be done in a few days. If you didn't receive it then I can send you a message through here!
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Re: Robot Wars TV Series 2016 BBC 2

Postby Shakey » Mon Jul 25, 2016 3:21 pm

bot_bandit wrote:I sent an email! I'm sure it was to the right place. Just a couple of questions about the service you offer as I should be done in a few days. If you didn't receive it then I can send you a message through here!


I found it, my email was getting overzealous with the decluttering. :)
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Re: Robot Wars TV Series 2016 BBC 2

Postby shakesc » Mon Jul 25, 2016 5:30 pm

I think Mentorn are going through a big learning curve on putting this together but did a great job considering the timescales
Thanks to the Coopers for the work they put in as well
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Re: Robot Wars TV Series 2016 BBC 2

Postby petec » Tue Jul 26, 2016 4:30 pm

Did enjoy the first episode although was struck by how very different it is from Battlebots both in presentation and intensity. Well done all those that took part - I know all too well it's not as easy as it appears on telly.

Makes me tempted to by some lipos for Thunderpants :lol:
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Re: Robot Wars TV Series 2016 BBC 2

Postby joey_picus » Tue Jul 26, 2016 5:46 pm

petec wrote:Makes me tempted to by some lipos for Thunderpants :lol:

Do it :D although I think Nuts have lowered the bar considerably for ridiculous teamwear...

A thought actually, who else is planning for a second series? It must surely be all but inevitable given the positive reception (assuming the next five Sundays aren't Dara O Briain strangling kittens for an hour) and I know I for one am kickstarting my ongoing bigger weight class efforts with half an eye on it...
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Re: Robot Wars TV Series 2016 BBC 2

Postby petec » Tue Jul 26, 2016 8:15 pm

although I think Nuts have lowered the bar considerably for ridiculous teamwear...

Hmm - thankfully you were all spared the outfits that we wore for Thunderpants as Mentorn decided not to show us....Nuts were conservative in comparison. :)
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Re: Robot Wars TV Series 2016 BBC 2

Postby joey_picus » Tue Jul 26, 2016 9:44 pm

oh I've seen pictures. :P
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Re: Robot Wars TV Series 2016 BBC 2

Postby bitternboy » Wed Jul 27, 2016 9:18 am

joey_picus wrote:A thought actually, who else is planning for a second series? It must surely be all but inevitable given the positive reception (assuming the next five Sundays aren't Dara O Briain strangling kittens for an hour) and I know I for one am kickstarting my ongoing bigger weight class efforts with half an eye on it...


I'm honestly considering it Joey :D
I'm going to see what I can do about some uni sponsorship.

I thought the show was fantastic; Dave, Rory and Alex, you guys were the best bit and should be dead proud!
Some guys from work also feature in another heat so I'm already fairly invested :P
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