Megabots Plans Giant Fighting Robot Tournament In 2018

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  1. DooKey

    DooKey [H]ardness Supreme

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    I4U News reports that Megbots wants to make the giant robot tournament a reality, and the help of fans is once again needed. Megabots launched a new crowd funding campaign on Kickstarter with the goal to raise $950,000. Check out their video.

    Watch the video here.
     
  2. Ocellaris

    Ocellaris Ginger @le, an alcoholic's best friend.

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    After watching that retarded robot “fight” a few weeks ago, I hope their fundraising fails.

    They need to remove the people from inside the robots, then have the robots blow the hell out of each other.
     
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  3. bucket

    bucket [H]ard|Gawd

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    Fool me once...

    That USA vs. Japan robot fight was the biggest over-hyped letdown I've ever had the misfortune of witnessing.
     
  4. mr_zen256

    mr_zen256 2[H]4U

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    Yeah nah. It was like WWE with Robots. Scripted, edited to hell and a total cheesefest.

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  5. vegeta535

    vegeta535 2[H]4U

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    Meh was a cool idea but poorly executed. Like other said too slow and scripted.
     
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  6. Prisoner849

    Prisoner849 Gawd

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    Give money to watch an upright tractor fall over? Call me when you get rockets and chain guns.
     
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  7. Seventyfive

    Seventyfive [H]ard|Gawd

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    I can't believe nobody liked watching a 2 hour show to watch a 2 second robot fight where one robot fell over. Why do you guys all hate robots? /s
     
  8. Jovian

    Jovian Limp Gawd

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    After that last showing im not interested at all
     
  9. socK

    socK 2[H]4U

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    Unfortunately, not being able to accidentally bisect, maim, or otherwise splatter the opposing pilot is kind of an impediment to this.

    Swinging around a literal ton of metal and bashing it against another literal ton of metal is a pretty reasonable recipe for disaster and as metal as it sounds, I don't think anyone involved actually wants to have something hit them the wrong way and wind up relocating their innards to the outside.
     
  10. Geef

    Geef Limp Gawd

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    If they removed the WWE voice announcer it would be 10x better.