Our 3lb robot Gutter Monkey took 1st place in the 3lb weight class at Seattle
Bot Battles IV! Here is a time laps video of the event. (Warning, very big file!)
Welcome to the exciting world of combat robotics! If you are new to
combat robotics, be sure to check out the Robot
Fighting League and the online forums where you can learn everything you
want to know. I've just started this web site so expect quite a few
blank spots. I'll be filling things in over the next few months. This
should expand as content is added.
will be the first time we use our new bigger arena. I'm using Solidworks for the first time to try and design a new 12lb pneumatic robot.
In the past I've most built rammers and electric lifters with a few spinners
thrown in. I've now experimented with pneumatics in a 3lb
flipper. I'm trying to take what I learned to build a study 12lb
Why is our team called Death by Monkeys?
the weight classes?
How much will
it cost to build a bot?
robot just get destroyed?
It looks hard, can I
really do it?
Are there kits
Is it dangerous?
How do I get Started?
1. Read read read
2. Find a local
competition and watch
3. Start with a simple design
4. Build it
5. Test it
6. Fight Fight Fight!