FIGURE 18. Beetleweight
bot Voodoo Magic.
FIGURE 19. Beetleweight bots
Voodoo Magic and Undertow.
was really a three bot contest
between Team Busted Nuts’ bot
“Voodoo Magic” (Figure 18), Chris
Olin’s “Revenge of Doctor Super
Brain” (hereafter referred to as the
RODSB), and “Buzzkiller.” Voodoo
Magic started in the winner’s
bracket by ripping the blade off of
Team Rampage Productions’ bot
“Undertow” (Figure 19), and
finished the winner’s bracket by
manhandling the RODSB, causing
Chris to totally rebuild the bot
In the semi-final match, the
RODSB eliminated third place
finisher Buzzkiller to set up a
rematch between Voodoo Magic
and the RODSB for the Beetleweight
bragging rights. This time, not
only did Voodoo Magic again
manhandle the RODSB, he let the
Although the match went the
distance, it was an easy decision for
the judges. Voodoo Magic’s win
completed a clean sweep of first
place for all three weight classes by
Team Busted Nuts. It was a
dominating team performance. One
other Beetleweight bot merits
recognition — Team Rampage
Productions’ innovative creation
named “Torsion” (Figure 22).
FIGURE 20. Chris Olin rebuilds his Beetleweight
bot The Revenge of Doctor Super Brain.
FIGURE 22. Beetleweight
TABLE 1 — WINNERS AND SPECIAL AWARDS.
Biggest Screw: Spin Cycle
Best in Show: Berserker
FIGURE 23. Fifteen pound
show bot Humdinger.
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