I'm a robot collector.......collect from garage sales and such, but
I've decided to start clearing out some of my past to make room for the
present. Anyway, I have this group of robots that I picked up
somewhere because they looked fairly interesting. I've been told
these are Rumble bots which were popular around 2001. I'm curious,
does anyone use these any more? ...and are they worth anything?
I do the same thing! *And* I've _also_ started to weed out my
collection! They're not like baseball cards, where you can keep
thousands in a suitcase... These guys take up room, with a capital
I've started donating some as door prizes at the monthly meetings of
I have about a dozen Rumble Robots at the moment, waiting for good uses
to be found for them... I figure eventually autonomous mini sumo
bots.... Or maybe swarm behavior experiments.
I feel your pain.. You can only have so many RADs, Cybie's, Robies,
Omnis, MyPals, Rumbles, Armatrons, Busters, etc... And they're all so
Don't know much about worth, though. I see them around in thrift stores
from $2 to $10, depending on accessories.
aka The Other David
in search of an inexpensive Omnibot 2000...
package with sensors and motors that can have a microprocessor grafted
on to it (Basic Stamp seems to be a popular one) so one can build an
army of small bots that interact with each other.
One of the easiest platforms to use to test new algorithms on we have
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