Dreamflight Invasion!

So, sleep patterns are screwed. I'm totally knackered. The list of repairs needed for R2 is rather long. Must mean I've been at a convention! But not only a convention,…

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Autumn Update

Its been nearly two months since R2's last outing, a much needed break to get a whole load of repairs done to him. This year has been quite hard on…

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Stealthy control

For a long time I've wanted to make a much more stealthy method of control. When I first started R2, I'd considered using a Wii remote and nunchuck, but I…

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Upgraded foot drives

So, after Legoland in May, and again at MCM Manchester, R2's wheels have been scrubbed clean of all tread clear down to the plastic hubs. The first set of Banebot…

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Code refactor

The last few days have been spent doing some fairly major refactoring and other code improvements. I wanted to add functionality for the FlthyMcNasty HP control systems and realised as…

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Update and Roadmap

After a busy, busy May, June has been a bit more relaxing. May was filled with events, not just with R2, and pretty much drained my (and R2's) batteries. Got…

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BB8 build

Not happy with just having an R2D2, I've decided to also build a BB8. :) The BB8 Builders Club is an offshoot of the R2 Builders Club, with many of…

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