TC 011: Battlemechs and World Building Tips

Will we ever fight with battlemechs? On this episode I take on the question of whether a walking mech is or will ever be practical on the battlefield. Also, I talk about the prospects of a robot fighting league and a little advice for those writing military science fiction. Here are some links

Fighting Robot Challenge:

Japan entry is the Kuratas – http://suidobashijuko.jp/

USA entry is Megabot – http://www.megabots.com/

Robot Fighting League – http://www.businessinsider.com/megabots-at-new-york-comic-con-2014-10

Today’s robots – http://www.wired.com/2013/10/weaponized-military-robots/

Big Dog Robot – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1czBcnX1Ww