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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Release 1.0 of r2_control

After a few false starts and more or less total rewrites, I have decided that the core functionality of r2_control deserves a 1.0 release. https://github.com/dpoulson/r2_control/releases/tag/1.0 The last few updates have…

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Omnis and center foot

As mentioned in my previous post, R2's current main upgrade is to the center foot. The main parts to improve are the wheel, the shell, and the ankle attachment to…

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Weekend of code enhancements

The temperature is getting low, and after spending most of saturday getting numb fingers and feet whilst working on R2's center foot, I decided to do some much warmer work…

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Spectre Squad Photo Shoot

This morning, Spectre Squad had got access to the Preston Laser Quest arena for doing some photo shoots with everyone in their gear. R2 wasn't going to miss out! Early…

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Preston Comic Con

Back home now and recharging the ol' batteries after a day at the Guild Hall in Preston for Preston Comic Con. Had a great day, with lots of interactions with…

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