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Robotic recreation of the Kangaroo form put together by Festo to demonstrate energy-efficient movement (this was initially announced on April the 1st, but turns out to be real) - video embedded below:
With the BionicKangaroo, Festo has technologically reproduced the unique way a kangaroo moves. Like its natural model, it can recover the energy when jumping, store it and efficiently use it for the next jump.
On the artificial kangaroo, Festo intelligently combines pneumatic and electrical drive technology to produce a highly dynamic system. The stable jump kinematics plus the precise control technology ensure stability when jumping and landing. The consistent lightweight construction facilitates the unique jumping behaviour. The system is controlled by gestures.
Story behind this is as follows; I was at a new years event, crazy stuff had been going on, mostly due to a figure who appeared every night with wolves that he used to hound the players with. Nothing that we had seemed to hurt him, so we were trying an alchemical approach.
Only one problem, we couldn’t find any trace of the alchemist. SO everybody starts looking round, when suddenly the Tavern wench looks in his lab and starts screaming, we all pile in swords drawn to see the above scene.
Now the GMs upon seeing this, immediately rolled with it, a devilish grin in their eyes, found the Alchemist OC and dragged him away… We now had to deal with the fact that our alchemist had accidentally polymorphed himself into a cat.
If Star Wars were a 1980’s High School movie.
WOW WAIT HANG ON JUST A MINUTE
excuse me we need to talk about motorcycle gang Vader and Fett
I tried a 2-D printer once, and the paper jammed.
So now I just painstakingly re-create my paper copies by hand, like a medieval monk.
i tried using paper, but the edges crumpled
so now i just chisel my commandments into stone, like old testament god
I tried using stone, but it cracked and broke.
Now I just scream everything at passersby, hoping they’ll remember what I said so I can ask them about it when I need it.
I tried shouting things at passersby but they ignored me.
Now I emit allohormones in a gypsobelum that bonds selectively with the recipient’s hemolymph to reconfigure their bursa copulax into a copulatory canal. I can only say one thing, “I want to mate with you,” but really, what else ever needs to be said?
i tried whatever that was and it worked just fine 10/10