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Old 28-03-2007, 04:13 PM   #16
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cool robot idea. I think somewhere for steam to pour out would be cool, maybe out of his head? Maybe some kind of gears or other visible mechanism.

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Old 28-03-2007, 05:11 PM   #17
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Thanks for the great tips mtmckinley, I'll definitely apply it.
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Old 28-03-2007, 05:15 PM   #18
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Love handles...very clever
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Old 29-03-2007, 12:51 AM   #19
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Here's some more progress. Still much work to do but right now I'm focusing on the lower half. Not sure if I want two separte legs or one solid piece. Either way, I'm going to make slots so that you can see all kinds of gears and shafts inside.
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coming along really nicely, looks clean too are you going to show us a wire ?
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I'll post some wires but it will have to wait a few days. I'm leaving immediately after work today for a weekend retreat. I'll post them Monday night (04/02/07). Have a great weekend everyone.
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Old 30-03-2007, 07:18 PM   #22
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Got back from the retreat early. Here's my wires.

Wire#1. Ignore the nSided Poly the gears are attached to, still working on the lower half.
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Old 30-03-2007, 07:19 PM   #23
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Wire#5 (last one)
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Looks like several others are doing a train or something similar so I'm thinking that I'll do something different instead. I'm open for suggestions if anybody has any (It can't be anything complicated though).
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I've decided to go for it. I'm going to attempt to create a steampunk arena for robot battles, competitions, etc. Here's what I've done this evening. I plan on creating some simple robots and make a crowd by duplicating them. I'll probably only have two robots in the arena. As always crits welcome.
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I am not sure an arena is needed but of course it will give your robot a nice setting.
A great start on the arena btw.
I really like this robot, it has so much character and deserves an animation at some future date
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