Tripod Attack! No hurry…

Because of this blog’s intense interest in John Christopher’s Tripod series, I thought I’d offer this vid I found on a Lego blog I read: The NXT Step.

As they say on the NXT Step — it ain’t easy to build a tripod robot. IF you don’t believe me just ask a three-legged stool to pick up its leg. Those Masters must have been pretty good engineers.

Anywho, some of those Lego Robot folks have been working on them. 

This video has to downloaded to watch, but it’s neat. The Tripod moves in this somewhat frightening way. You’ll find it at http://lego.brandls.info/roboter/legrob-rama.htm 

Seemed like a great excuse to bring out my old Tripod banner!

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One Response

  1. […] While I am leery of getting my hopes up for the movie, I cannot help but be interested in it. One item that I’ll be watching for is: How will the Tripods walk? […]

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