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"Genesis - Lacks a little bit in power, from two 24 volt wheelchair motors. Rams opponents though!"
Jonathan Pearce introduces Geneis

Genesis was a middleweight class competitor from Series 1 of Robot Wars Extreme. Genesis competed in the Middleweight Championship, but it was immobilised by Typhoon fairly early on.

DesignEdit

Genesis official

The official Genesis photo

Genesis is a plain, invertible, grey box shaped robot running on a two-wheel drive system. Like many other middleweights at the time, Genesis had no real weaponry at all and had to rely entirely on ramming and pushing power, something which the statistics boards claimed Genesis was lacking. Nevertheless, Genesis was credited for its tough construction, although thinner armour and a complete lack of a wedge in tandem with its high ground clearance posed a number of weaknesses.

Robot HistoryEdit

Extreme 1Edit

In the middleweight melee of Extreme 1, Genesis went up against Mammoth, Doom, Hard Cheese, Zap and Typhoon.

TyphoonKnocksZap

Genesis comes under immediate pressure from Typhoon

Genesis got off to a ponderous start, pushing tentatively against several middleweights before being struck twice by Typhoon. It immediately became immobilised, and was counted out by Refbot. As soon as the count was complete, it was flung by the floor flipper.

Genesis counted out

Genesis being counted out

"Do you fancy Genesis?!...Something in the air tonight!"
— Jonathan Pearce making a Phil Collins reference as Genesis is counted out and flipped

Genesis was then left alone as Mammoth and Zap were then flipped by the floor flipper too, followed by Doom and Hard Cheese. Cease was called and Typhoon was declared the winner.

ResultsEdit

GENESIS - RESULTS
Extreme Series 1
Middleweight Championship
Lost
Middleweight Championship vs. Doom, Hard Cheese, Mammoth, Typhoon, Zap Lost

Wins/LossesEdit

  • Wins: 0
  • Losses: 1

Series RecordEdit

Main Series Genesis Series Record
The First Wars Did not enter
The Second Wars Did not enter
The Third Wars Did not enter
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
Robot Wars Extreme Appearances
Series 1 Middleweight Championship
Series 2 Did not enter

TriviaEdit

  • The Genesis team was the only team that participated in the Extreme 1 Middleweight Melee, that would only appear in this event.
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