Live Robot Hack Session

Rock'em Sock'em Robots Live Hack!

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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 arcade solenoids for the punching arms and 2 mini gantry systems for the X-Y movement of the Red and Blue bots. 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.

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I loved those sockem bots as a kid what a terrific hack this will be!

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Oh my gosh I totally had been wanting to do this hack for like 6 years. Glad you’re doing it! I have one of these brand new in a box to lol

have fun with this one jer!


Picked mine up on VarageSale a few years ago for $5 lol.

Yours is a collector's item!!! Well I guess you've never let that stop youxD


I have that set. ws thinkin of modifying it too,lol