FIGURE 11. Damage to Fleaweight bot
Little Red Riding Hood after a match
FIGURE 12. Builders and their families at the
Saturday night builder’s dinner.
bots Antweight bot Vile Ant,
Fleaweight bot Demise, and
Antweight bot Low BLow posed for
Dave (Figure 8).
Number 8: See my good friend
Chris Olin of the Ohio Robotics Club
and event organizer for the House
of Robotic Destruction (HORD) dress
up like the blue Rock’em Sock’em
robot. Chris is a long-time fighting
robot enthusiast and a true
He can often be heard during
matches taunting his opponents
with his own dry commentary,
including his classic lines, “I can beat
you with one arm” (used while his
one arm lifter Fleaweight bot Lefty
is fighting), or “Bad robot” (heard
when he uses the lifter on one
of his three bots to spank his
opponent), or better still, “It’s only
a flesh wound” (his last resort when
his bots are dismembered or begin
FIGURE 13. Brian Schwartz (left) and Dave Miller (right)
with this year's custom trophies.
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FIGURE 14. Arena hammer pounding
Antweight bot Snaggletooth.