Episode 231 :: Giant Robot Gladiators: An Interview with MegaBots
That glorious future has arrived, dear friends - thanks to MegaBots. These all-American Robot Jox have built their own giant robot and challenged Japan's finest giant robosmiths, Suidobachi Heavy Industry, to a duel. The challenge was accepted and now the race is on to soup up their robo chariot into a melee fighting mecha Rocky. We're joined by MegaBots' Matt Oehrlei and Gui Cavalcanti at the dawn of their Kickstarter quest to supercharge America's robot champion: The Mark II.
Hear Cap and Trench alongside Atomic Robo creative team/ fictional robot experts Brian Clevinger and Scott Wegener geek out with the MegaBots guys over Mech Warrior and Battletech, get the details on all the Mark II's possible upgrades, discuss their roboticist origins working for The Man, ejector seat feasibility, and much more. Plus, catch up with the latest Atomic Robo news and thrill to the 21st century's other emerging future sport: VR drone racing!
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