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Post by The Monsterworks » Mon May 01, 2017 3:22 pm

<big>[font=impact]<big><big>KillTank</big></big>[/font]</big>

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It's the most boring type of robot imaginable aside from a straight up cheese wedge: a 360 degree lifting brick. However, I've tried to put a Monsterworks twist on this one and make it at least marginally more interesting by adopting a military theme. The headlights and other body cladding are removable and the exhaust pipes are functional since this thing is powered by an axial diesel engine ripped out of Brimstone and repurposed. They're basically the only type of ICE engine not known to stall and flood when flipped. Also, the sound of a fucking diesel and gouts of black smoke pouring out of eight exhaust pipes is badass. The stats will probably be stolen shamelessly from Hellhound so that Laz and I will be even. As for weightclass, any advice or ideas would be appreciated.

Speed: 8 / Traction: 8 / Torque: 4 / Weapon: 1 / Armour: 9 (+2 plow)
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Post by Sylandrophol » Mon May 01, 2017 3:25 pm

Lightweight.

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Post by The_Angry_Goat » Mon May 01, 2017 5:00 pm

<blockquote class='quote_blockquote'><dl><dt>The Monsterworks</dt><dd>May 1 2017, 03:22 PM</dd></dl><div><big>[font=impact]<big><big>KillTank</big></big>[/font]</big>

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It's the most boring type of robot imaginable aside from a straight up cheese wedge: a 360 degree lifting brick. However, I've tried to put a Monsterworks twist on this one and make it at least marginally more interesting by adopting a military theme. The headlights and other body cladding are removable and the exhaust pipes are functional since this thing is powered by an axial diesel engine ripped out of Brimstone and repurposed. They're basically the only type of ICE engine not known to stall and flood when flipped. Also, the sound of a fucking diesel and gouts of black smoke pouring out of eight exhaust pipes is badass. The stats will probably be stolen shamelessly from Hellhound so that Laz and I will be even. As for weightclass, any advice or ideas would be appreciated.

Speed: 8 / Traction: 8 / Torque: 4 / Weapon: 1 / Armour: 9 (+2 plow)[/quote]Obligatory killjoy moment here: you said "I imagine this thing spewing out clouds of black diesel smoke and then you just see two beams of light shining through the moment before it hits you" in the chat. I take it you didn't mean it literally since purposefully obstructing the views of drivers would be illegal under RFL rules (they don't allow like, smoke machines and shit like that).

/killjoy moment

I can understand that visual being fun though, and I quite like the aesthetic you've gone for on it. I'd suggest it be a Heavyweight
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Post by Wolf51-50 » Mon May 01, 2017 5:59 pm

It's got great knockback and unlike Hellhound, it doesn't break the rules on the bonus :v: very good. Though I am a bit worried about an undercutter sliding&#8203; up the plow and hitting one of the lifting arms
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Post by The Monsterworks » Mon May 01, 2017 10:41 pm

1. Sylandro, I already have my bricky brick in LW: Firebrand, though I really do need more high quality LWs since I only have the aforementioned Firebrand and Double Rainbow.

2. Gabe, stop punching holes in my happiness&#33;&#33;&#33; But yeah, I know, and there's no way it's gonna spew enough smoke to actually make a difference. Like you said, it's just a fun visual. As for putting it in HW, any particular reason?

3. Drew, the ability to stay on top of opposing machines like a pitbull is one of the reasons that I gave it tracks (at least in the CBC rules). When I was designing the plow and the arms for it, I thought about the possibility of those arms getting hit. That's one of the reasons why the armoured portion wraps around so far back. Also, aesthetics.
Mastodon... Extinction (HW)
Osiris... Armageddon! (MW)
Elrathia... ROBOTS (LW)
Magnolia Pico... Ruination 4 (MW)
RipTide... ROBOT2 (FW)
Black Diamond... Cherry Bomb Classic 3 (HW)


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Post by The_Angry_Goat » Mon May 01, 2017 11:17 pm

<blockquote class='quote_blockquote'><dl><dt>The Monsterworks</dt><dd>May 1 2017, 10:41 PM</dd></dl><div>
As for putting it in HW, any particular reason? [/quote]Nope :V
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Chimera V: 7-1 (undefeated in the regular season, semifinalist)
Delorean Cowboy: 2-4


ROBOTS3...?
Found God in a Tomato: 0-0
Venice Queen: 0-0
Visual Assault: 0-0
Blackburn Kangaroo: 0-0


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Post by GF93 » Tue May 02, 2017 10:10 am

<blockquote class='quote_blockquote'><dl><dt>The_Angry_Goat</dt><dd>May 1 2017, 11:17 PM</dd></dl><div><blockquote class='quote_blockquote'><dl><dt>The Monsterworks</dt><dd>May 1 2017, 10:41 PM</dd></dl><div>
As for putting it in HW, any particular reason? [/quote]Nope :V[/quote]"SIR, BECAUSE I'M TOO HEAVY, SIR&#33;"

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In all seriousness though, I do like this design a lot, reminds me a lot of a dieselpunk World War I tank with the way the scoop and the tracks are laid out. It's like Siphai's Tank, except considerably cooler. :P

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Post by The Monsterworks » Tue May 02, 2017 10:52 am

Valentine, you've just been promoted to the rank of second-coolest Alex on here, behind only yours truly. You completely nailed my inspiration for this one, complete with an admirable reference to WWI tanks (which were, and remain, the coolest). You might have noticed that dieselpunk is a common aesthetic conceit among my robots. I'm partial to cyberpunk, raypunk/atompunk, candlepunk, and some of the less over the top steampunk as well. As soon as I get a new PC that can run a top-flight rendering engine, I'm going to be going crazy with some of those motifs. In particular, I relish the challenge of trying to bring a candlepunk design to life with some degree of realism.
Mastodon... Extinction (HW)
Osiris... Armageddon! (MW)
Elrathia... ROBOTS (LW)
Magnolia Pico... Ruination 4 (MW)
RipTide... ROBOT2 (FW)
Black Diamond... Cherry Bomb Classic 3 (HW)


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Post by Madman » Tue May 02, 2017 12:11 pm

I see you've finally gotten with the program. Looks good.

But WTF is Candlepunk?
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Post by The Monsterworks » Tue May 02, 2017 12:14 pm

Google is your friend. Google for those of us who can't. :-/
Mastodon... Extinction (HW)
Osiris... Armageddon! (MW)
Elrathia... ROBOTS (LW)
Magnolia Pico... Ruination 4 (MW)
RipTide... ROBOT2 (FW)
Black Diamond... Cherry Bomb Classic 3 (HW)


The Monsterworks: 163 - 47 (.776) ...Probably up to no good.
The Cherry Bomb Classic III: 21-4
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Post by Wolf51-50 » Tue May 02, 2017 6:00 pm

<blockquote class='quote_blockquote'><dl><dt>The Monsterworks</dt><dd>May 2 2017, 10:52 AM</dd></dl><div>Valentine, you've just been promoted to the rank of second-coolest Alex on here, behind only yours truly. You completely nailed my inspiration for this one, complete with an admirable reference to WWI tanks (which were, and remain, the coolest). You might have noticed that dieselpunk is a common aesthetic conceit among my robots. I'm partial to cyberpunk, raypunk/atompunk, candlepunk, and some of the less over the top steampunk as well. As soon as I get a new PC that can run a top-flight rendering engine, I'm going to be going crazy with some of those motifs. In particular, I relish the challenge of trying to bring a candlepunk design to life with some degree of realism.[/quote]Justice for TBR :v:
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FW: Apocalyptic Peacekeeper (2-3)
LW: Backstab 3 (3-3) [Lifetime 11-8]
MW: Outrage 2 (4-1) [Lifetime 6-3]
HW: Tulta Munille (3-2)

Ruination: The Upheavel
LW: White Lightning (1-6) [Lifetime 4-8]
MW: Diablo Genesis (5-3) [Lifetime 10-5]
HW: Coup de Grâce (2-5) [Lifetime 13-9]
SHW: Fenrir (6-2) [Lifetime 7-3]

Reckoning: The Revival
MW: Vovoka (4-1) [Lifetime 10-3]

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Post by The Monsterworks » Thu May 04, 2017 7:31 am

The Monsterworks presents, on behalf of Team Ignition...

<big><big><big>Necroblade</big></big></big>

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It's a 4WD undercutting spinner with a removable hinged wedge and spikes. Basically a Snijmachine clone, but with a skull theme, since skulls are cool and Dylan's a cool guy.
Mastodon... Extinction (HW)
Osiris... Armageddon! (MW)
Elrathia... ROBOTS (LW)
Magnolia Pico... Ruination 4 (MW)
RipTide... ROBOT2 (FW)
Black Diamond... Cherry Bomb Classic 3 (HW)


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Post by GF93 » Thu May 04, 2017 2:01 pm

<blockquote class='quote_blockquote'><dl><dt>The Monsterworks</dt><dd>May 2 2017, 10:52 AM</dd></dl><div>Valentine, you've just been promoted to the rank of second-coolest Alex on here, behind only yours truly. You completely nailed my inspiration for this one, complete with an admirable reference to WWI tanks (which were, and remain, the coolest). You might have noticed that dieselpunk is a common aesthetic conceit among my robots. I'm partial to cyberpunk, raypunk/atompunk, candlepunk, and some of the less over the top steampunk as well. As soon as I get a new PC that can run a top-flight rendering engine, I'm going to be going crazy with some of those motifs. In particular, I relish the challenge of trying to bring a candlepunk design to life with some degree of realism.[/quote]Wehey, very much appreciate being the second-best Alex on here&#33; Siphai ain't got nothin' on me, and I'd say TBR's probably third at this point. :P

But yup, I could definitely notice the motifs going on there with your machines- and hopefully once the rendering engine comes into play, they should look even cooler. Necroblade's awesome as well, love the skull-shaped disc.

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Post by Badnik96 » Sat May 06, 2017 10:35 pm

you definitely did a better job on that than i probably would have. well done my dude.

lowkey want to make this bot IRL now
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Post by The Monsterworks » Sun May 07, 2017 2:59 am

Thanks m8, much appreciated. Ever thought of making something dieselpunk or steampunk-themed yourself?
Mastodon... Extinction (HW)
Osiris... Armageddon! (MW)
Elrathia... ROBOTS (LW)
Magnolia Pico... Ruination 4 (MW)
RipTide... ROBOT2 (FW)
Black Diamond... Cherry Bomb Classic 3 (HW)


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Black Diamond: 9-0 Champion!
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