History Fridge / RealSteel

20th Apr '17 2:12:32 AM Ran2000
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*** And how many league robots did we actually see? Nine: Zeus, Twin Cities, Atom, Noisy Boy, and the minor, one-shot robots that Zeus pulverized:Danger Zone, Gridlock, Axelrod and Blac Jac.

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*** And how many league robots did we actually see? Nine: Eight: Zeus, Twin Cities, Atom, Noisy Boy, and the minor, one-shot robots that Zeus pulverized:Danger pulverized: Danger Zone, Gridlock, Axelrod and Blac Jac.
15th Apr '17 1:24:45 AM Ran2000
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*** And how many league robots did we actually see? Five: Zeus, Twin Cities, Atom, Noisy Boy, and whoever it was that Zeus pulverized.

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*** And how many league robots did we actually see? Five: Nine: Zeus, Twin Cities, Atom, Noisy Boy, and whoever it was the minor, one-shot robots that Zeus pulverized.pulverized:Danger Zone, Gridlock, Axelrod and Blac Jac.
25th Feb '17 7:43:47 PM nombretomado
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*** That's like saying no one would listen to music from the 90s today...or perhaps they don't, hence why Max's gimmick goes over so well. Imagine a boxer performing FrankSinatra before a fight in the real world, for example.

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*** That's like saying no one would listen to music from the 90s today...or perhaps they don't, hence why Max's gimmick goes over so well. Imagine a boxer performing FrankSinatra Music/FrankSinatra before a fight in the real world, for example.
14th Jul '15 11:48:50 AM Willbyr
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** In BattleBots on TV, it seemed to be considered a dick move to continue trashing a disabled robot. One opponent kept smashing up a disabled robot, then pushed it into one of the arena weapons, and was soundly booed. The underground fights may operate on the same 'honor'. There's no need to destroy someone's expensive robot when it's down... and consider what might happen to ''yours'' next time it goes down.

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** In BattleBots ''Series/BattleBots'' on TV, it seemed to be considered a dick move to continue trashing a disabled robot. One opponent kept smashing up a disabled robot, then pushed it into one of the arena weapons, and was soundly booed. The underground fights may operate on the same 'honor'. There's no need to destroy someone's expensive robot when it's down... and consider what might happen to ''yours'' next time it goes down.
5th May '14 10:30:12 PM REV6Pilot
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20th Mar '14 2:16:12 PM Azaram
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* FridgeBrilliance: Zeus' strongest attribute is considered his adaptive opperating system, which allows him to adapt to his enemy's fighting style. [[spoiler:Throughout the film, Charlie shows a knack for predicting and adapting to his opponent's moves. Combined with his natural durability, this makes Atom a perfect match for Zeus.]]

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** In BattleBots on TV, it seemed to be considered a dick move to continue trashing a disabled robot. One opponent kept smashing up a disabled robot, then pushed it into one of the arena weapons, and was soundly booed. The underground fights may operate on the same 'honor'. There's no need to destroy someone's expensive robot when it's down... and consider what might happen to ''yours'' next time it goes down.
* FridgeBrilliance: Zeus' strongest attribute is considered his adaptive opperating operating system, which allows him to adapt to his enemy's fighting style. [[spoiler:Throughout the film, Charlie shows a knack for predicting and adapting to his opponent's moves. Combined with his natural durability, this makes Atom a perfect match for Zeus.]]
31st Jan '14 2:09:31 PM doornik1142
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*** In other words, it's probably similar to totaling a car. At a certain point it becomes more feasible to simply replace a bot than repair it.
19th Jan '14 12:14:27 PM enderheisenberg
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*** The robot fighters already count as testbeds for intelligent weapon control systems. None of them is physically good enough to take on a tank.
25th Oct '13 8:21:13 AM MatthewSaint
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** Walking and maintaining balance for giant top heavy robots is probably difficult enough without mechanics of kicking. Standing on one leg while swinging the other leg only to come to an abrupt stop when it hits the other robot might be too taxing on the whatever program the robots use to balance themselves. Also, if the robot's foot were to get damaged by kicking the downed opponent might just end up with two robots lying down.
17th Jul '13 11:00:49 AM MrDeath
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* About halfway through the film, the boy protagonist finds out [[spoiler:that Atom is sentient. He even goes as far as promising to keep it a secret. From this point on the movie is about a sadistic little boy forcing a sentient being to fight for it's life against impossible odds so that the boy and his father can get the prize money to fund him fighting even more. Atom's miraculous self awareness is never fully acknowledged, even as the boy and his father bask in their victories.]]
** [[spoiler: Even worse, this raises the question "if Atom is sentient, then are all the other robots?". If so then the whole movie centers around humanity forcing sentient beings to fight to the death for their own entertainment.]]

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* About halfway through the film, the boy protagonist finds out [[spoiler:that Atom is sentient. He even goes as far as promising to keep it a secret. From this point on the movie is about a sadistic little boy forcing a sentient being to fight for it's life against impossible odds so that the boy and his father can get the prize money to fund him fighting even more. Atom's miraculous self awareness is never fully acknowledged, even as the boy and his father bask in their victories.]]
** [[spoiler: Even worse, this raises the question "if Atom is sentient, then are all the other robots?". If so then the whole movie centers around humanity forcing sentient beings to fight to the death for their own entertainment.]]
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