Along with engineering a 6-ton, 15-foot robot that could take on Kuratas, a sleek fighter built by a nation who has grown up on steady diet of Gundam, Ultraman, and Power Rangers, and somehow making it safe for the human pilot as steel fists rain down on the vehicle, the Americans must overcome logistical challenges such as transportation. October 18, 2017 In, that U. We cannot legally disclose details about the duel until both parties are ready to release such details. This message was edited 1 time. Within two weeks of Megabots' challenge video release, it accrued more than 4. The Duel has been set to take place after the fight with Kuratas.
This kind of fight has never happened in real life before - what works at this scale, and what doesn't? The more we know about what you are asking, the better we can answer with more information. Suidobashi's Kuratas: This first giant robot duel was a lot more fun to watch than you might have expected Crew on the scene of the first international giant robot duel This firs giant robot duel was a lot more fun to watch than I, or many others, might have expected Apparently there's a couple of dozen other competitors waiting to take on the MegaBots team The MegaBots machine and Kuratas robot go toe-to-toe This first giant robot duel was a lot more fun to watch than I, or many others, might have expected The MegaBots machine and Kuratas robot go toe-to-toe It's clear that if this is to continue as a sport, a ton of money's going to need to be spent making robots that can genuinely compete with the giant American Eagle Prime Apparently there's a couple of dozen other competitors waiting to take on the MegaBots team It's clear that if this is to continue as a sport, a ton of money's going to need to be spent making robots that can genuinely compete with the giant American Eagle Prime Inside the cockpit during the first international giant robot duel This first giant robot duel was a lot more fun to watch than I, or many others, might have expected The MegaBots machine and Kuratas robot go toe-to-toe A MegaBots machine and Kuratas robot go toe-to-toe A MegaBots machine and Kuratas robot go toe-to-toe The Kuratas giant robot in action Inside the cockpit during the first international giant robot duel A MegaBots machine and Kuratas robot go toe-to-toe The Kuratas giant robot in action Team Suidobashi and its Kuratas giant robot. I mean when these bots get more sleek or rugged and move around better and have better weapons possibly take out the pilots or else make them really safe. From the temptations of the Fleshlord, silica cleanse us. The entire robot's built to be 'lightweight' if you can call 12,000 pounds light , and hand-to-hand fighting is a whole new level of combat.
The future of this sport rests upon the ability of Megabots and Suidobashi to make these things exciting to watch. Though I was kind of disppointed in the japanese tactics. Well, the Megabot is 15 feet tall and 12,000 pounds, and Suidobashi's Kuratas is around 13 feet and 9,000 pounds. Tune in at for all the giant mech-on-mech action. Hmmm something is going on here. Yes, the paintball guns are completely pointless. Really curious about how the japanese mech was upgraded, the left arm certainly looks different.
But that could just be a necessary part of show business. Online Reaction Between June and July, both Kuratas Suidobashi and Megabots garnered substantial followings on social media sites, while demonstration videos of the robots from both companies drew hundreds of thousands of views. But the spectacle would be better than other robot clashes, and could even form the basis for an annual piloted robot championship. That same day, Megabots posted a video on their channel showcasing the Monkey King shown below. Hit target A and the left arm actuator loses 25% of its power kind of thing? And on the flip side, Japan has two legitimate reasons to want to kick the ass of a brutish American war machine. Announced in June 2015, the event is scheduled to take place in September 2017. Using paintball guns and not having rules in place that actually make them useful is kind of.
I say this with no sarcasm: what a time to be alive. Our partners are literally the best in the business, and have all worked on multi-disciplinary teams before. I think they also need more than just straight up fighting. These are real-life, honest-to-goodness robots — not super-agile, energy sword-wielding Gundam. Frazz is really upset now. Duplicates of retired questions may be removed.
Which is impressive and all, but the question was: why? We need make sure we can fight as aggressively as possible while also not blacking out from impacts. The boxed kit will be a numbered collector's item, so get yours sooner rather than later! Just thought Id put this up in case anyone was interested I seem to recall a thread about it, but I couldnt find it. Although it wasn't really all that amazing to see, we can only hope that it inspires future robot designers to make less clumsy designs and gives us a much faster paced sport that looks more like Real Steel or something. It was operated off of the user interface, and while it couldn't walk, it could drive on three wheels at about ten kilometers per hour. Kuratas to the mechanical death. Otherwise meta threads may be removed.
The video also contained footage of their nearly-completed robot crushing cars and washing machines. And also giant robots as a whole that's intresting tech. Now, after years of waiting, it's finally happened. Not to mention a longer show time before they tear each other apart. You'll choose which shirt and what sizes you want after the campaign's over, in a survey we send to our backers.
Go to the following link to watch:. It's like a BattleBots fight except the robots are giant, entirely underpowered, and struggle to cause any real damage to each other. The fight was so-so for me. The video has gained over 72,000 views in a day. Suidobashi Heavy Industry has agreed to a challenge from Boston-based MegaBots that would involve titanic armored robots developed by each startup.
Its been a long wait, lets hope it was worth it! You'll also get your name on our website. If it's hard for other users to understand what you are asking then it will be hard to get an answer. I think part of what slows this kind of thing up is the fact that the machines have pilots in them rather than being remotely controlled. Is Kuratas the Drago to the Mk. Honestly I really wish that Suidobashi Heavy Industries had put up more information about their bot. And if that's not enough.