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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4 comments by rozgo on May 6th, 2013

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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*Remember that you can use your desura key as coupon code to get access to the rawbots.net forums
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d10sfan
d10sfan Jan 21 2013, 1:55am says:

just bought the game on desura, works great through wine and been enjoying it so far! like the console interface, still figuring out all you can do, but liking it alot. is there a way I could upgrade this license to the early access $30 on the site? also, if I use that one, would I be able to get the game on Desura once it's complete as well?

used to watch that battlebots show a while ago, so this is a nice treat :) plus a programmer, so the level of detail here is impressive

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pysiu
pysiu Jan 22 2013, 9:27am replied:

I second this, getting access to more parts and updates would be nice ;)

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nixiam
nixiam Jan 21 2013, 8:20am replied:

Taking to the Dev, they didn't expect so much interest in the 30$ version, they are trying to figure out the best options and probably we will see the chance to upgrade the account.
They are also at work to create an easy to use interface for the visual programming part and a lot of other things, this is just a pre-alpha so... This game is going to be a masterpiece.

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pysiu
pysiu Jan 21 2013, 4:53am replied:

Thinking about buying myself. Can you please say how many parts are already avaible to play with in the Desura version?

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nixiam
nixiam Jan 21 2013, 12:18pm replied:

All the parts listed here: Rawbots.net and something more.
You have to spawn them with the "spawn" command, the GUI for the visual programming system is a work in progress.

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pysiu
pysiu Jan 21 2013, 12:37pm replied:

thx

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Jamsch50
Jamsch50 Jan 20 2013, 3:59pm says:

how to reset Playground ?

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XainiX
XainiX Jan 20 2013, 1:22pm says:

To get a demo just by the game on desura, then you have your demo.
Its a good demo to with a small car and a small planet you can drive around on..
You have many componets to buid with when you dismantle your car,
Its 4 tires, 4 Engins, 3 blocks and 1 camera.. enyoy.

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WazWaz
WazWaz Jan 20 2013, 8:05pm replied:

How is it a demo if you have to b(u)y it?

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javehdez
javehdez Jan 20 2013, 1:28pm replied:

You can also use the spawn command at the console to add more parts and do more complex creations.

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XainiX
XainiX Jan 20 2013, 1:18pm says:

if you bought it here thats all you get, if you bought the 30$ on the webpage you get more..

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pysiu
pysiu Jan 21 2013, 4:51am replied:

errr, how is that possible, the description says about 30 parts:
"This build is a playground where you can start building bots immediately, by taking advantage of more than 30 programmable operants and bot parts with a powerful visual programming system."

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Rikkano
Rikkano Jan 20 2013, 1:04pm says:

Any plans of adding a demo along the line? I'd love to get a feel for the game from more than screenshots and videos. :)

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pzdirks
pzdirks Jan 20 2013, 12:00pm says:

how to get out of the playground and into the editer

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Green_NuKe
Green_NuKe Jan 20 2013, 10:12am says:

Guys i need help. When i start the game i am stuck in Playground mode with only a small car
How do you switch mode?
PS: I did buy the game

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javehdez
javehdez Jan 20 2013, 12:55pm replied:

You need to access the console by pressing "~" then you can type help and look for the available commands. I recommend to click on the quick reference link that appears when you type help or at the title screen, also visit the forums at rawbots.net. There is a lot to learn but trust me it's worth it, look at the amazing things the users are building at the forum's showroom

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Green_NuKe
Green_NuKe Jan 21 2013, 9:11am replied:

Cheers mate.

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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…

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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.

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