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"Have you ever seen Robotwars on BBC2 and thought you could do better. Well, that very same thought crossed my mind. Unfortunately, I got very enthusiastic with my ideas and one thing led to another, before I new it I'd suddenly had created a competition robot, for the 3rd series."
— Mohammed Ali[4]

BattleSkar was a crab like robot that attempted to qualify for the Third Wars of Robot Wars. The robot was created as a engineering student and a team of senior engineers.

Design Edit

BattleSkar was a red domed shaped robot with a pair of claw shaped spikes making it resemble a crab or a lobster accompanied with two yellow "eyes". It had two exposed wheels and a third at the back of the robot [5] with a drive which was described as "good manoeuvrability" and having "maximum traction"[6] At the time the team revealed that the robot suffered from a range of problems namely electrical problems [7].

Robot History Edit

Series BattleSkar Series Record
The First Wars Did not enter
The Second Wars Did not enter
The Third Wars Not selected
The Fourth Wars Did not enter
The Fifth Wars Did not enter
The Sixth Wars Did not enter
The Seventh Wars Did not enter
Series 8 Did not enter
Series 9 Did not enter
Series 10 Did not enter

External Links Edit

References Edit

  1. http://web.archive.org/web/20040206202058/http://freespace.virgin.net:80/mo.a/Introduction/introduction.htm
  2. http://web.archive.org/web/20031123054346/http://freespace.virgin.net:80/mo.a/images/summery.gif
  3. http://web.archive.org/web/20031123054346/http://freespace.virgin.net:80/mo.a/images/summery.gif
  4. http://web.archive.org/web/20040716033506/http://freespace.virgin.net:80/mo.a/Robotwars/robotmain.htm
  5. http://web.archive.org/web/20020808054258fw_/http://www.robotwars.co.uk/links.html
  6. http://web.archive.org/web/20031123054346/http://freespace.virgin.net:80/mo.a/images/summery.gif
  7. http://web.archive.org/web/20031123045809/http://freespace.virgin.net:80/mo.a/images/major%20faults.gif
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