View Full Version : Real life Beast Wars...

2013-10-06, 07:05 PM
...getting closer:


The tethered version is already a good deal faster:


And we're making progress in using organic matter as fuel:


2013-10-07, 12:21 AM
With a name like WildCat, I expected some wicked-smooth movement... instead, the roar of a lawnmower and mincing bunny hops (to start with). :lol: Once it gets going, though...

I think it's currently a long way away from "wicked-smooth movement", but I can see it happening... and being chased down by one of those bastards would be scary as hell. Well, unless someone puts bunny ears on it.

I want one!

2013-10-07, 03:36 AM
Someone described it as "Ravage". I countered with it's the love child of a mentally handicapped shire pony and a lawnmower.

Although the potential is there for a lot of things. They've been working on a pack animal replacement that moves a lot like a horse and can right itself even with a load on it's back, providing it doesn't end up on it's back. What's really impressive is that it can move over rocky terrain without a whole lot of trouble.

2013-10-08, 11:09 PM
If nothing else, we must be getting pretty close to building Metal Gear, right?