Robot crafting sandbox. Build ‘em! Battle ‘em! A universe where you can play with amazing robots that are designed, built and even programmed by you. Everything is a robot, doors, roads, walls, bridges, safes, traps, turrets, surveillance systems, etc. Build forts, towers and architect impressive structures to protect your planets and resources. You may play solo or with friends to infiltrate, conquer planets and gather resources. Traditional keyboards and mouse can be used along with midi devices, gamepads, iOS and Android devices; the point is, any device may be used as a controller. Create your own input setups and master your designs, whether it is controlling a huge robot or entire armies of relentless minions.

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Rawbots v 0.1.1 (pre-alpha) released!

Team Rawbots released the highly anticipated feature update for Rawbots. This massive update delivers an incredible amount of new functionality and gameplay content for players and also includes a full overhaul on the physics system. Game Update 0.1.1 will also include some of the communities most sought-after game enhancements:

  • New Bot Parts multiplies building possibilities
New bot parts Extensions
  • Operants opens new features and gives more flexibility to your creative process.
New Operants
  • New Hex-build System, gives players a better experience with 6 different types of terrains for custom levels.
Hex construction
  • Blueprints, which allow players to save their creations
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Bullet Physics

Bullet Physics

2 years ago News 7 comments Report

One of the most decisive and impacful changes in Rawbots is right around the corner.

New Build Announcement and VIP Access

New Build Announcement and VIP Access

2 years ago News 7 comments Report

Two announcements in one: new build with streamline editing and programming is up and ready; and now everyone in Desura will have VIP access to

Quick Spawning Bot Parts

Quick Spawning Bot Parts

2 years ago News 4 comments Report

Quick spawning. Ctrl + Click then choose part, thats it.

Streamlining Visual Programming - First Pass

Streamlining Visual Programming - First Pass

2 years ago News 2 comments Report

We've started pimp'n up the visual programming flow. More clicks, less typing, without losing the power of the console. The video shows the first pass...

Robot crafting sandbox. Build ‘em! Battle ‘em! A universe where you can play with amazing robots that are designed, built and even programmed by you. Everything is a robot, doors, roads, walls, bridges, safes, traps, turrets, surveillance systems...
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Jamsch50 Jan 19 2013 says:

How to upgrade a desura version to full ?

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rozgo Creator
rozgo Jan 19 2013 replied:

No need to upgrade, this is the FULL game. And by FULL game I mean the early, early alpha :)

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Rinshum Jan 19 2013 says:

Is the desura version not the full game?

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Woodledude Jan 19 2013 replied:

There are some limitations to this version, yes. The "full" version is $30.00, which will allow you to help shape the future economy along with other aspects of the game, get you the latest and greatest builds, and give you access to all future expansions and whatnot.

However, this version will give you more stable builds with less bugs and a generally better playing experience, and there are no limitations to the robots you can build, including essentially limitless size, complexity, and whatnot, and you get access to all the parts that we do, at least as far as I'm aware.

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zolamee Jan 18 2013 says:

Excited to have purchased it but the mirror is down or something :(

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d10sfan Jan 18 2013 says:

is this planned for linux?

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nixiam Jan 18 2013 replied:

While you are waiting for the official linux release that as the dev said will arrive, you can begin to play using wine, works just fine.

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rozgo Creator
rozgo Jan 18 2013 replied:

Part of the funding is for getting Unity4 licenses, where we will be able create Linux builds.

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d10sfan Jan 19 2013 replied:

ah ok, currently using unity3?

are there any gameplay videos, that show the building process and the battles?

also I was confused about the $30 one on the site. are we getting the same game if we buy here? as in, we aren't getting lesser features or anything? is the $30 on the site have other perks?

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rozgo Creator
rozgo Jan 19 2013 replied:

Yup, still using Unity3, we need 10 licenses of Unity4 asap.

For gameplay videos, absolutely:

These are quick guides:

And we just added to the front page a playlist of the communities creations:

You are getting the same game, but from a different perspective. Your builds are more stable, while at the website we are trying all kinds of stuff, many will never make it to the final game. The fun part of the $30 is mainly developing it with us. So if you are very mathy, can handle hardcore physics and robotics, and you want to experiment, go for the full dev experience.

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runehamster Jan 18 2013 says:

I would absolutely love to play this, but my graphics card is shabby. Intel integrated card with, according to my DXDIAG, 1695mb of internal memory. I checked here and on the site and couldn't find a system requirements page. Any chance I'll be able to run it, or is it too graphics-intensive?

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Highest Rated (11 agree) 10/10

Incredible robot sim. The game is already amazing in this under-developed state, and it will only get better. What really boggles my mind is the versatility of the parts. You want to build a lunar lander that can travel through space from planet to planet? I did that yesterday. Want to make a dragonfly that actually flies? Go ahead and beat me to it. If you like robotics, design, maybe a little architecture, or just like awesome robots fighting, building, exploring, mining, even terraforming, the…

Jan 19 2013 by Woodledude

Lowest Rated (2 agree) 1/10

This is not a game at all. At best it is a prototype. It is FAR from even being close to being ready. This should be free or not listed at all. it looks nice graphically and it is easy to see it holds alot of promise. But this needs ALOT of work. At the moment it is a waste of money to pay for something with so little substance. Even if the dev means well. Work on it and make a kickstarter or something. Then give this as a bonus perk to doners.

Jan 19 2013 by Proteus123

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