Re: ROBOT: "Robot Wars" Continues To Burgeon

From: Adrian Tymes (
Date: Tue Jan 15 2002 - 19:55:58 MST

Emlyn O'regan wrote:

>>I have an idea for a powered lance that is thrust forward by the blast
>>from a blank magnum cartridge, but restrained, so it doesn't become a
> Could you put a big electrical charge through it momentarily, as a bonus?

Sorry, but electricity is typically banned as a weapon. The lance
itself would certainly be legal...but see the other post about control
being the real issue there. (To be blunt: every such lance I've seen
was too weak, or too short-ranged, to do much damage...and the ones that
would make the robot uncontrollable, got knocked out in the qualifiers
before the televised matches, from what I hear.)

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