I believe robot wars had a rule that bans "defensive" modifications. The presenters just there to direct you, they aren’t the focus of the show. In this fight, Voltronic controlled the match from the beginning, using the killsaws and pulverizers to its advantage. Robot info Builder info Robot: Big Dill Team Captain: Emmanuel Carrillo Type: Lifter Job: Industrial Designer Team: Team Food Fight Emmanuel Carrillo, Isaak Malers, Brandon Young, Elizabeth Cao, Tommy Wong Years competing: Rookie Hometown: Seattle, Wa Favorite tool: Swann Morton No. In the first three episodes of Robot Wars 2016, I continuously found myself wondering why the bot aesthetics were so different between shows. Robot Wars had financial backing from e communications, a New York record company. Robot Wars has team Razer, team Storm, team Tornado, etc. However, Bronco activated its flipper to get away, but then drove itself into the wall wher… They have to be careful in early fights to not get too damaged to manage future ones. The Thorpe partnership broke up in 1997, starting many years of legal wrangling between Thorpe and Profile Records (the former Sm:)e-communications). The main difference is the 1 vs 1 in battlebots and the robot rumbles with 4 robots in robot wars. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, I reject your Reality, and substitute my own. I'll post the results of the survey in about a week. An example of this is Carbide and Cobalt. A: Robot Wars is European and Battlebots is American. Celle-ci ne peut être légalement utilisée que pour désigner des événements, des spectacles ou des produits officiels BattleBots. One spawns super spinners(And the armored lifters that almost always win), the other spawns flippers. Copperhead vs War Hawk: Copperhead by KO 1m19s: 2019 : Episode 14: SOW vs Copperhead: SOW by KO 2m33s Like Tweet +1 More robots. On a Robot Sports Show! There are other points I could make, but they are pretty minor and this is already way longer than I expected. Robot Wars competitors evolved in order to deal with the House Robots, whereas BattleBots competitors evolved in order to deal with each other. On the other, most use metric, Pros: Battlebots = Deadlier Weapons, Fast Moving, Spinners, No House Robots Robot Wars = Sturdier Robots with Military grade Armour, Schrimechs, CO2 Flippers, Cons: Battlebots = Lightly Armoured Robots, Schrimechs are a rarity, Exposed Wheels Robot Wars = Safety Links, outdated designs (Razer, King B Remix), low-mid range spinners House Robots as Hazards (Not saying they're bad I like them), Overall Battlebots = M1A2 Abrams Robot Wars = Challenger 2, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Robot Wars Vs Battlebots aesthetics. The weapon operated at 20 horsepower to inflict massive damage. Beta has come out of hibernation after many years and triumphed over Lucky! I am a bit late to the party but I only watched the end of the latest season of BattleBots this week so who cares. I don’t think she is even paying attention here. Voltarc immediately cruised towards Bender, which was still in its square, trying to get its disc up to speed. It had every one of its Season 1.0 fights aired on television, and was first drawn up against Bender, after receiving a first round bye. (BattleBots would use things like pseudo "fight stats" and stuff after each match that generally justified judges' outcomes.). It both won and lost a battle in its one season. Robot Wars proves with Dr Lucy Rogers that getting a woman who is actually a renowned expert is absolutely possible and having her there is infinitely better, in terms of representation, in terms of viewing quality and in just about every way you can think of than what BattleBots has done. Robot Wars' officials are not as open regarding judges' decisions as BattleBots. Sorry for the quality I had to get this from YouTube. In Robot Wars you get similar meaningless bars, but they are presented quickly and alongside them you get actual technical info about the robots, speed, weight, power, weaponry, armour. Welcome to the Robot Wars vs Battlebots Randomized nonsense fantasy tournament. Voted Tier List: Battlebots vs Robot Wars Comparison. All of the top three robots were Battlebots competitors, with Carbide being the only robot Wars competitor in SS tier. The rules governed for clusterbots state that while there are no limits for the number of robots they can be made out of, the combined weight of each robot must be within the given weight limit for each category (for example, 79.4kg, 100kg or 110kg for heavyweights). Please note this fight contains unmixed arena audio only At the core both have the same concept: teams build a big robot with a big weapon and try to destroy the big robots made by other teams in a big tournament until only one is left standing. I mean sure Adam Savage knows a bit about robots, but what the hell does Agent Coulson know about mechanical engineering? The disk now featured four hardened teeth and spun at 700rpm, and was capable of t… The series highlights the design and build of each robot, bot-builder backstories and the pursuit of the BattleBots championship. In Series 3, the team was joined by the brother of Ian's fianc… In a 1 hour run-time including ads BattleBots usually has 4 fights. Press J to jump to the feed. Whilst the Robot Wars system has it’s flaws I think it is much more interesting than the BattleBots one, it adds a tactical element as well as a survival element. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Robot Wars has the better flippers, with both Eruption and Apollo ahead of Bronco. B: Robot Wars has fire prohibited. Ian Lewis and Simon Scott were industrial designers who had gone to school together. They often don’t even mention what you are seeing on the graphics! The final works the same but with 3 in the group battles instead of 4. BattleBots is about style, its a dramatic sports show with robots. Bronco's first ever match was against Witch Doctor. :P. These comparison threads are always silly anyway. I got to the point I generally skipped past these bits. It only includes Robot Wars series 10 and Battlebots season 3 for two reasons. Battlebots has fire. Battlebots vs. RobotWars Robot arena 2 Mechavore vs . In the match, Bronco got off to a quick start scoring a flip on Witch Doctor, but it quickly righted itself. If there is no knockout during the battle, a panel of judges declare the winner. At the same 3 minutes each that’s 27mins max, a huge 45% of the show. In robot wars it is not. C: Totally different arenas D: House Robots in RW E: Battlebots has Hardcore Robotics, Inertia Labs, Aptyx, Mutant Robots, Team Coolrobots, Nightmare, etc. Robot Wars has a massive number of battles per episode, due to its hour-long timeslot and focus on a single weight class. Just look at their bios on the Robot Wars website, its more than I can really put here. These segments are interesting and educational, and I think they really elevate the show from being just robots smashing each other to something that is a positive and inspiring influence on people. They experimented with several different types of weapons before ultimately deciding on the hydraulic crusher. Carbide's weapon was considered to be the most powerful bar spinner in Robot Wars history, measuring 85cm in length, weighing 25kg and spinning at 2300rpm in Series 8. Icewave vs SubZero, one of the highlighted fights from Season 2's Qualifying Round. BattleBots is an offshoot of the original version Robot Wars, the brainchild of Marc Thorpe. I have to say I don’t like the presenters, only one seems to actually be interested in the robotics itself and the woman only seems to be there because they needed the diversity. After seeing the first series of Robot Wars, they were inspired to make their own robot. The stuff that actually means something. Brutality was a heavyweight robot built by Aptyx Designs that competed in the BattleBots 2009 professional championship. That being said tornado won the fight, however if it had gone on for longer I think that they would have been counted out by the pit. Enforcer was a lightweight robot that competed in Season 2.0 of BattleBots. You have brief segments where you see the competitors in the pits but it’s really not much more than “yeah that was hard” or “we are gonna destroy them!” There are also the recap footage of previous fights as you would expect. Robot Wars has more than double the american show. Hey look geeks there’s a vaguely famous hot nerd girl, watch our show! Pictured: A terrible joke about wearing a tie. What would you, the people of Reddit, say are the main difference between the 2? I like the battlerobot more because its 1 to 1 fight and it is a big plus. The 'legs' and 'feet' can assume a variety of forms, including metal beams, bars, box-sections or pipes, and can be powered by a variety of walking mechanisms, such as gears (Anarchy), cranks (Stomp) or hydraulic actuators (Jim Struts, Eleven). Robot info Builder info Robot: Big Dill Team Captain: Emmanuel Carrillo Type: Lifter Job: Industrial Designer Team: Team Food Fight Emmanuel Carrillo, Isaak Malers, Brandon Young, Elizabeth Cao, Tommy Wong Years competing: Rookie Hometown: Seattle, Wa Favorite tool: Swann Morton No. Lots of talk of “can they do this”, “was that the right tactics”, “this is gonna be a hard one”, lots of forced jokes and even more forces laughter and lots talking about the robots in generic ways. This is a voted tier list to determine what the difference in robot quality between Battlebots and Robot Wars really is. /r/battlebots is a reddit community for fans of robot combat. By the end the winner has survived 10 fights and probably won most of them. Shes a presenter for Nerdist and used to be for IGN. Outside of telling you what is actually happening, the presenters (who are TV show presenters not sports commentators, much nicer to watch) spend most of their time in the pits with the teams. Two robots fight, winner goes to next round and looser is eliminated until only one Bot is left alive. Having so many fights means that the teams have to constantly fix their robots with limited time. Not quite in the same league as the UK ones are they. Just before the fight you get a robot comparison. In Robot Wars there are different types of fight with different numbers of robots, this is more interesting for the viewer and requires different tactics. Carbide was an invertible black and green robot with two-wheel drive and a large horizontal bar spinner at the front. Bigger Brother lost a 43-2 judge's decision, eliminating it from the main … Robot Wars has a full hour with no ads (a positive point right there) and each episode has 9 fights, and as you can see from this handy chart, 9 is bigger than 4: At 3 minutes each that’s a maximum of 12 minutes (usually less) of fighting in BattleBots. Robot Wars is a little different. The fights were also just as fun, even if there weren't as many of them as there were in Robot Wars. Small segments that tell you about how robotics is used in the real world, the technology being developed, how it is useful and helpful, and how it relates to the robots on the show. That is only 20% of the show! Watch this fight between Blacksmith and Minotaur.Subscribe: http://goo.gl/mo7HqT In Robot Wars there are different types of fight with different numbers of robots, this is more interesting for the viewer and requires different tactics. Robot Wars seems more Mad Max, Industrial while Battlebots style seems more Hot Wheels. Interestingly, across the series, Scott and Lewis shared captain roles. Robot Wars is about substance, it is a show about robotics and the people as well as having robot fights. BattleBots TV. In a single episode a spinner might have to face a flipper, an axe and another spinner to get through, all requiring different tactics and styles. The initial contact betwe… It does not represent any brand. OK that is a little unfair, don’t get me wrong she seems like an intelligent and capable professional woman, and if this was a gaming competition I would support her as a judge, but it isn’t. The next is probably the most qualified, as they are a previous winner of a lightweight version of BattleBots, as well as a special effects expert. 11 Scalpel Sponsors: BotKits.com SendCutSend Tekin Favorite robot: Rick Deckard Website: … Overall its very stylised and dramatic, very American. I do not own the anything credit goes to the rightful owners. In BattleBots you only get one shot at each point, one mistake you are out. The sad bit is Robot Wars still manages to be cooler in my opinion! Looks like that's going to be the other way around for the reboots. But I think I have made my point, if anyone wants to know my thoughts on those they can comment or something. Note: This post will be updated periodically until it contains all 8 fights for this part.. It's survey fillin' time! Her being there just stinks of both ‘token woman’ and of pandering to the geek audience again. This segment for really highlights the difference between the two shows. In its next fight, Bigger Brother fought Voltronic. In BattleBots every fight is a 1 on 1. This bot battle ends in flames! Being the whole point of the shows, you expect lots of robot on robot action, and put simply, Robot Wars has more. ( Log Out /  So today I was going to write about the election results and the problems with the vote system, but I really can’t be bothered with all that so instead I am comparing TV programs where robots smash each other up. That's a big difference to me. Look how Inclusive and Progressive we are! It isn’t surprising the way they discuss it considering they are all american sports commentators, and they bring everything annoying about that over to this. There is a good reason it doesn’t exist in BattleBots though, and it is my next point: The judges on Robot Wars are 3 internationally renowned experts on robotics and mechanical engineering, it is hard to imagine people more qualified to judge a competition based on robotics. This is an independent unofficial fan community. The final segment you get in Robot Wars doesn’t have a counterpart in BattleBots, and it is time with the judges. I watch robot wars (which has a female presenter who clearly actually enjoys the show) with 2 women and discuss it with a third during the show! If you don’t know, Robot Wars and BattleBots are heavyweight robot fighting championships in the UK and the US respectively. Thus, Razer was born. Robot Wars is probably one of my favourite things on TV lately and it manages to be better than its American counterpart in just about every way. The 2 top scorers fight again and the winner goes through to the final. The main argument I have seen that if a non famous robot made a Razer cage it would not have been allowed. The robot also features a steep wedge at the rear, used to deflect other spinners and push other robots around if necessary. ( Log Out /  One of the major comparisons I've made between the two shows, at least in regards to their early years and the overall evolution of robot combat, is: Robot Wars competitors evolved in order to deal with the House Robots, whereas BattleBots competitors evolved in order to deal with each other. Also, Robot Wars clearly evolved over the course of its long run; you can see just how much the robots improve every single season. In BattleBots, not counting the weird ‘wildcard’ thing they did in the first episode, the tournament is a series of single 1 v 1 fights. Each match consists of two robots competing in a single three-minute bout in which the goal is to destroy or disable the opponent. Battlebots, on the other hand, had three dinky battles per episode and split its attention on four weight classes at once. Having said that, Battlebots did have cooler-looking designs. Robot Wars is all substance, finding a great balance between its different aspects and elevating the dumb fun of the concept to a genuinely great show that has true positive influence on its viewers. This is a voted tier list to determine what the difference in robot quality between Robot Wars and Battlebots really is. BattleBots® est la marque exclusive de BattleBots, Inc., une entreprise californienne. 11 Scalpel Sponsors: BotKits.com SendCutSend Tekin Favorite robot: Rick Deckard Website: … In conclusion, BattleBots is all style over substance, and whilst the fights are fine, I usually end up skipping most of the rest of the show. Voltarc returned for Season 1.0 ranked #2. In a single episode a spinner might have to face a flipper, an axe and … They were born from the same competition anyway. Ones called Battlebots, the other is called Robot Wars. Robot info Builder info Robot: Axe Backwards Team Captain: Kurt Durjan Type: Axe / Full Bodied Drum Spinner Job: Break Stuff Team: Axe Backwards Kurt Durjan, Grant Pitcher, John Stephens, Matt Stephens, Tyler Phillips, Bryce Barbato, Thomas Daede Years competing: Being Awesome Since 1999! Robot Wars is probably one of my favourite things on TV lately and it manages to be better than its American counterpart in just about every way. each episode has 2 group battles of 4 robots, the winning 4 go on to a mini tournament, where they fight each of the other 3 for points. The show is actually about people and robots and not just a sport that happens to involve robots. Built by Al Kindle, it was a wedged robot armed with a circular saw on an electrically-powered arm which could double as a lifter. With seconds remaining Voltronic flipped Bigger Brother against the wall. The last big time sink is actually getting into the arena. Events of interest include Battlebots, Robot Wars, Russia's Bitva Robotov (fightbots), Robogames, Thailand's Seacon War of Steel, Fighting My Bots (FMB), King of Bots (KOB) and Bugglebots. Shaman then got under Bronco and started using its flamethrower. In Robot Wars there are multiple fights, you can loose to one robot but come back and beat the others. Carbide's armour consisted of 5mm … Continue this thread level 2. To the bang bang boogie, say, up jump the boogie. Dara looking amazing here of course.