Ant Freeze 8

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Re: Ant Freeze 8

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Hypothetically, would a "active weapons" exception be made for a meltybrain spinner?

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Re: Ant Freeze 8

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And would a thwackbot count as an axe?
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Re: Ant Freeze 8

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MarkR wrote: Thu Aug 19, 2021 7:03 pm Hypothetically, would a "active weapons" exception be made for a meltybrain spinner?
The ones I`ve seen have teeth or blades making it a type of spinner, or a flail of some sort which would fit in the freestyle.
If it was just a smooth body then there wouldnt be much point so I doubt you`d want to enter that anyway.
LimaHotel wrote: Mon Sep 20, 2021 8:43 am And would a thwackbot count as an axe?
An axe should be an independantly controllable weapon so if you mean a thwackbot like Stinger from RW then it wouldn`t count as an axe.
I think it could fit into the freestyle ok though as long as it is designed to be weapon like rather than just part of the body or a wedge.
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I might sign up for this event since it may happen on the first weekend of February in Hinckley and I'm likely to be in the West Midlands area that weekend, so two birds, one stone thing. I have two flippers, a lifter and a pusher so obviously the last one is not allowed for variety's sake.
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Disappointingly I'm probably going to give this a miss due to the format.

As it stands I could only enter a single robot (despite currently having 7 working antweights), so I feels harder to justify the travel.
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Re: Ant Freeze 8

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The original idea for freestyle was to encourage originality and new ideas. I’m thinking maybe the freestyle group could allow any weapon type, so if someone had two spinners one could go in the spinner group and the other into freestyle, only one entry per person in each group though.
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