Video: Blaser tournament unwisely fits Japanese robots with lasers -- PEW PEW

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Thomas Ricker
April 24th, 2008
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Video: Blaser tournament unwisely fits Japanese robots with lasers -- PEW PEW

Look Japan, we know you love your robots but is it really prudent to equip them with frigging laser beams? Why not just hand them maps to our vital organs and special hoses to juice our babies? You're looking at an actual photo from the Blazer tournament held this week in Fukuoka City, Japan. The competition fitted Kondo's KHR-1HV with lasers and sensors and then let the teams battle it out in a mock-up city. We truly are the makers of our own doom.

Update: Video added after the break, pew pew... pew-pew, pew.

[Thanks, HolyMary]

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