Codename Colossus – Learning to Walk

I learnt pretty quickly that I could only have really short legs, which meant increasing the distance between the "joints" of the legs if I wanted a large toy. You would think the smart thing to do is to do my research before failing, but I only started learning about hexapodal movement AFTER attempting my first [...]

Codename Colossus – 18 months ago

An idea rolling around in one's head is just that, isn't it? Nothing but an idea. I guess I can attribute the birth of Codename Colossus to the time when I asked Rick Treweek of Trobok Toys to help me 3D print some parts so I can start experimenting with servos and controllers I had [...]

Codename Colossus – Building HMC Boudicca (Time Lapse)

What does a 90 second time lapse video really mean when you break it down to how many hours it is actually representing of my Codename Colossus build? I took the time lapse at one frame every 20 seconds (actually, I took it at one frame every 10 seconds but sped up the video [...]