Custom Robot Build "wobble Frog"

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Hey all!

I wanted to post to show a project I created using the EZ-Robot system. As far as robots go it's a very simple build, but hopefully it's a bit unique.

I'm a game developer working on a mobile game called "Wobble Frog Adventures". It's a physics-based platformer game where you control a little physical "frog" toy that consists of 3 parts connected with 2 joints that you control with on-screen sliders.

Anyway, a twitter user saw a video of the game and joked "can't wait for the robot toy version", which gave me the crazy idea to try and make a working Wobble Frog!



I used the EZ-B IoTiny with the LIPO battery, combined with 2 270-degree servos (and some hacky code in EZ-Builder to try and get the servos to extend beyond 180 degrees).

The shell is created like a large papercraft project (I used Pepakura Designer), except the paper has been spray-glued onto foamcore to give it more strength.

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I did a pretty extensive write-up of the process on my website, which you can check out if you're interested. I ended up using the robot to make some really silly trailers for the game, which you can see below:






Happy to answer and questions on the build, the game, whatever! The Ez-robot system was a pleasure to work with!
tfitzrandolph
Commented June 10
The game is now available for pre-order on the App Store:
itunes.apple.com/us/app/wobble-frog-adventures/id1335531592?ls=1&mt=8

And released in beta on Google Play:
play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.walaber.wobblefrog
Nomad 6R
Commented June 10
Got it. :D
DJ Sures
Commented June 10
Got it!
DJ Sures
Commented July 11
Woo it’s available now!

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Nomad 6R
Commented July 11
i am at level 8 .i dont have sfx sound do.
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Published on Tuesday, June 5, 2018