A BattleBots Beat Halloween Special: Conquering the Reaper

Welcome to a very special BattleBots Beat vignette for Halloween. For your enjoyment, but hopefully not for your pleasure, because eww, we bring you this tale of a plucky underdog doing anything and everything to try and shock the world. We call this story, "Conquering the Reaper."* https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89LYj3d1jCw "6… 5… 4… 3…" "Bombshell's

The BattleBots Beaties: Because Senor Couldn’t Come Up with a Better Name

Welcome to the second [DFO] BattleBots Awards! With the rebranding this season of the BattleBots Beat, we (I) decided that we needed something cleverer than the generic "BattleBots Awards." But all the good fasteners were taken (the Giant Nut and Bolt by BattleBots, the Giant Screw was a thing that

BattleBots Beat: We Are the World, We Are the Fighting Robots

Welcome back to the Beat! Last time out, we had Tombstone and Bronco join Bite Force in the lofty realm of 4-0 robots. We had Warhead's longtime spinning dome break. The same dome that did this! (Fight starts at 3:45) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NlOVmCvnE2g And that fight, due to the damage to Nightmare, led to

BattleBots Beat: Drawing the Queen of Diamonds

Sorry. Had to make it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=977oExzDh50 Welcome back to the Beat, and welcome back from the break! Everything's all caught up now, Shark Week has come and gone, though the last Sharknado movie isn't for another couple weeks, and it's not even by the original writer. (Fun fact: We went to the