EDIT: THE ENTRY PERIOD IS NOW OVER, THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO PARTICIPATED AND STAY TUNED FOR THE RESULTS!
Welcome one and all to RoboRumble 3000, the biggest event in the history of the Mechanoid Boxing League! Contestants are drawn from all around the galaxy by the allure of becoming the new RoboRumble Champion!
Your task as a contestant will be to build a ROBOTIC BOXER to compete! What this means is up to you, all it’s gotta be is a robot that’s also a boxer, other than that anything goes! RoboBrawl is a free for all, there are no classes and weight categories so don’t worry about any of that. As long as it’s a robot of whatever sort which looks like it belongs in the ring, you’re good to go!
Despite that though, there are some rules!
- The contest will be open to submissions from Flickr and Instagram. To enter here on Flickr simply tag me in the photo you want to use as your entry and include the hashtag #DJOKEMSOKEM in the description!
- The fighter has to be a new build. That means no MOCs that were already posted online before the announcement of the contest. It also has to have been built by you yourself, obviously.
- It’s one entry per competitor. You may submit ONE potential RoboRumble champion!
- Physical builds only. This means no creations made with digital brick building software (LDD, Ldraw, Stud.io, etc.) Sorry!
- Modified and non-Lego parts ARE allowed! (Keep it within reason though; it’s still supposed to be a Lego building contest.)
- The final deadline for entries is JUNE 6TH 23:59 CET! There will be no extensions so make sure you submit your fighter on time!
Now that that’s out of the way, let’s get to the part everybody actually cares about, the prizes!
- First place will take home an exclusive and rare copy of Art of Bionicle!
- Second place will be rewarded with a translucent neon-green skull mask and clear mask of fire which were only available to NYCC visitors as well as a rare yellow Kaukau which was only available in 2001 Kanohi packs by mistake!
- Third place will get a translucent neon-green skull mask which was only available to NYCC visitors as well as a rare light blue Kaukau which was only available in 2001 kanohi packs by mistake!
The winners will be contacted with a request for the shipping addresses after the judging period is over.
This brings me to the last point of interest, the judging. Of course, I don’t actually expect you to mash your tiny plastic robots together and see who wins a boxing match. The winners will be decided upon by a panel of judges, based on their creativity, technique displayed (interesting parts use), coolness of concept and contest theme appropriateness. I expect the judging to take about two weeks tops after the end of the entry period.
Don’t hesitate to ask any questions you may have in the comments.
Consider this a little token of gratitude to everyone who stuck around with me for the past few years, appreciate you all!
Good luck and have fun!