Aragosta (means "Lobster") was designed to attend a robotic Mini-Sumo challenge during a public exhibition in Milan.
Mini-Sumo is a variant of the robotic Sumo that our Italian Mindstorms group defined to be limited to RIS parts only (a single RIS). As color changes were allowed, I made Aragosta out of a yellow-black-gray version of the standard RIS 1.0 equipment.
Aragosta was built using a very simple architecture: differential drive with 1:25 ratio, a light sensor to detect the border of the field, two antennas to locate the opponent.
This was my first robot programmed with pbForth. Learning Forth was a sort of challenge in the challenge, but I must admit it's been fun!
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