The 18th Robot Survival Game took place at Mokei-juku in Tokyo on Sep. 29, 2013. Six robots, Arnold Stallone (Noborizaka), Denryu (Gons), CR-Cannon (Yoshida), Yabusame (Mota) , FAMICOM-TANK (Ninagawa) and 9th-ROBO (9th) joined the 18th Survival Game. All robots were controlled by camera system in all battles except for Battle Royal (Rumble Battle).
Twenty-two Robot Survival Games such as Combat Shooting, Fox Hunting, Duel Fight, Flag Battle, Extermination Battle, Attacker and Flag, and Battle Royal (Rumble Battle) were carried out in the 18th. Tobby-san uploaded videos of all games in his YouTube channel. Noborizasa-san also uploaded videos through the camera attached his robot, Arnold Stallone.
Combat Shooting :
Combat shooting is a practice game for training of shoot skill. Robot moves to the shooting place from the starting point and shoots the target. Robot has to go to the shooting place for easy shooting. The target was a small can covered with aluminum foil in the 16th. Shooting of the center place of the target got bonus points.
Combat Shooting: 9th-ROBO
Fox robot starts to run away. Hunter robot runs after Fox robot and hits it. Hunter robot has to hit down Fox robot within 3 minutes. Fox robot does not shoot Hunter robot for 2 minutes and 30 seconds from start time and can shoot Hunter robot for last 30 seconds.
Each team builds a fortress and set a flag in each territory. Each team fights to shoot down flag in the enemy territory. The winner is the team shot down the enemy flag within 5 minutes or the team which has the larger number of survival robot after 5 minutes in the case of each flag does not shoot down within 5 minutes.
Just 2 robots fight in the field.
Duel Fight: Yabusame vs 9th-ROBO
Duel Fight: Yabusame vs CR-Cannon
Extermination Battle (Destroy the enemy completely):
Each team fights to destroy the enemy completely within 5 minutes; Winner team is having a larger number of survival robot after 5 minutes.
Attacker and Flag:
Flag team builds a fortress and set a flag in the territory. Attacker team just attacks to shoot down flag in the enemy territory. The winner is Attacker team shot down the flag within 5 minutes, Flag team keeps the flag for 5 minutes and in the case of the flag does not shoot down within 5 minutes the team larger number of survival robot after 5 minutes .
Battle Royal (Rumble Battle) :
All robots fight each other and just one robot survival in 5 minutes was a winner. Rumble fight was carried out without using camera system.
Robot Survival Game was planned by Tanaka-san and Bishii-san. Mobile, not only multi-legged robot or biped robot but also mobile with wheel or caterpillar, which equipped with toy guns, hit sensor and camera system, can join to play a survival game. The 1st Robot Survival Game took place in Akihabara, Tokyo on July 19, 2010 and the game takes place every 2 months. Tanaka-san also planned several kinds of survival game, such as Extermination Battle, Flag Battle and Fortress Battle.
Trials of the Robot Survival Game were held twice on April 10th and June 13th (1) (2), 2010. The 1st Robot Survival Game took place on July 19th, the 2nd one on Sep 11th, the 3rd one on Nov 20-21st, the 4th one on Dec 11 in 2010, the 5th one on Feb 20, the 6th one on April 17, the 7th one on June 26, the 8th one on Sep 3-4, the 9th one on Nov 26 in 2011, the 10th on Feb 26, the 11th on Apr 29, the 12th on June 24, the 13th on Aug 26, the 14th on Oct 28th in 2012, the 15th on Dec 16th in 2012, the 16th on Mar 10, the 17th on May 26 in 2013 and the details were described in this blog.
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