Mar 13, 2013

The 16th Robot Survival Game at Mokei-juku, Tokyo (Mar 10, 2013)

The 16th Robot Survival Game took place at Mokei-juku in Tokyo on Mar. 10, 2013.  Mokei-juku, for Figure Making Lesson Room was used for the 16th Robot Survival Game Field as the 10th, 12th, 13th, 14th and 15th one.

Six robots, Arnold Stallone (Noborizaka),  Denryu (Gons), CR-Cannon (Yoshida), Yabusame (Mota), Combat Creatures (Mota) and XeroTANK (Ninagawa), joined the 16th Survival Game.   All robots were controlled by camera system in all battles except for Battle Royal (Rumble Battle).

Robot Survival Games such as Combat Shooting, Duel Fight (10 games) and Battle Royal (Rumble Battle) were carried out in the 16th. Tobby-san and Noborizaka-san uploaded videos of all games in his YouTube channel.  Noborizasa-san also uploaded videos through the camera attached his robot, Arnold Stallone.  Details were also described in Sanzai-san's Blog (1) (2) (3) (in Japanese).  

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 point.

Dual Fight : 
Just 2 robots fight in the field.

 Extermination Battle (Destroy the enemy completely): Each team fights to destroy the enemy completely within 5 minutes; Winner team is having 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 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 gun, hit sensor and camera system, can join to play survival game. The 1st Robot Survival Game took place at Akihabara, Tokyo on July 19, 2010 and the game takes place every 2 months. Tanaka-san also planned several kind 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 and the details were described in this blog.

Since Oct. 19th, 2009