Live Robot Hack Session

Rock 'em Sock 'em Robots Live Hack....A million punches!

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Rock 'em Sock 'em Robots Live Hack (Part 14)

I've always loved the look of the Rock 'em Sock 'em Robots game but absolutely hated the feel of it. My goal will to robotize the game. I'll be adding in Micro HDD servos for the punching arms and 2 mini gantry systems for the X-Y movement. I'd like the game to feel like a real life super punch out! I hope to add the capability to play with two players (USB joysticks), or against an A.I. opponent. I'd also like to incorporate the power glove in some way. While I'm not a fan of robot violence I do have a special place in my heart for friendly, non-destructive, competition.

Challenges still left to do:

  • Fix one gantry
  • Add more score board animations
  • Tweak the Power glove control
  • Work on the game's code in ARC for: Player vs Player and Player vs AI as well as Scoring & Sounds

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