Do you like to watch expertly designed robots smash and grind each other to bits? What about watching them compete to solve mazes, or win a game of soccer? If you're a normal person and said yes to all these questions, then you need to be at Robogames — and it's coming up next weekend.
This week's look at all things crowdfunding is jam packed with goodness - with everything from an artbook about Astrologically inspired androids, a fitness app with a post-apocalyptic narrative, and a revival of TV robot combat. Also, fart jokes. Lots of fart jokes.
Our friend Robert Woodhead is at it again: He took his battlin' bot Totally Offensive—and his trusty Casio Exilim EX-F1—to Carolina Combat Robots for some "test procedures" in preparation for the RoboGames in San Francisco June 13-15. End result: Mayhem ensuing at 300 frames per second, with some sparks flying, some…