Author: Fresh Meat . <mymodem gmail>     Reply to Message
Date: 7/19/2016 11:09:33 AM
Subject: BattleBots in the modern era

I was cruzing the TV Guide looking for things to record when I saw BattleBots and thought my 13yo son would get a kick out of this.

Later when I sat down to watch it with him my jaw hit the floor. It looks the same as it did 15 years ago, but the power these bots are packing nowadays is crazy. Modern Lithium batteries are packing huge amps in a small package. Think about how long a laptop can run on a single charge now compared to 15 years ago.

A bot starts it's flywheel and it sounds like an airplane about to take off. Flywheel makes contact and sends the other bot flying.

Here's a random battle I picked based on number of views:

Modern Season 2 is currently on ABC.