Herr Gepoünden was retired after RoboGames 2015, which ended a long eventful career that spanned back to BattleBots 3.0. At the time it was retired it was one of the oldest combat robots still competing in the world, a true testament to just how well designed it was. However it came back in RoboGames 2017.
Robot History Edit
ROBOLympics 2004 Edit
RoboGames 2005 Edit
2005 RFL Nationals Edit
RoboGames 2007 Edit
RoboGames 2008 Edit
RoboGames 2009 Edit
RoboGames 2010 Edit
ComBots Cup V Edit
RoboGames 2011 Edit
RoboGames 2012 Edit
RoboGames 2013 Edit
RoboGames 2015 Edit
RoboGames 2017EditHerr Gepoünden's first fight in RoboGames 2017 was supposed to be against Monkey Bot. however Monkey Bot forfeited, and this put Herr Gepoünden through to the next round where it faced Touro Light.
This match started with Touro Light spinning up, Herr Gepoünden then delivered a blow to it sending sparks everywhere. Touro Light then popped Herr Gepoünden, sending it spinning on its side wheel. Herr Gepoünden recovered, and delivered a few pops before Touro Light sent it flying again.
Herr Gepoünden then rushed Touro Light but missed, and Touro Light delivered another blow to Herr Gepoünden, sending it flying. Touro Light followed this up by attacking Herr Gepoünden again, this time stranding it against the arena wall, with its wheels off the ground. Herr Gepoünden was then counted out, meaning that Touro Light had won by KO.
This put Herr Gepoünden in the loser's bracket where it faced newcomers WarPig.
- Wins: 21
- Losses: 25
|ROBOLympics 2004||Agsma 2||Hexy Jr.|
|RoboGames 2005||Cleprechaun's Return||Wedge of Doom|
|2005 RFL Nationals||None||Wipe Out #2|
|RoboGames 2007||Spinnerbait Jr.||Touro Light|
|RoboGames 2009||UBRuined||The Big B|
|RoboGames 2010||UBRuined||The Big B|
|ComBots Cup V||None||The Big B|
|RoboGames 2011||The Coroner||The Big B|
|RoboGames 2012||Oakheart||Touro Light|
|RoboGames 2015||Smack Daddy||Blue|
Monkey Bot (forfeit)
Outside of RoboGames Edit
Herr Gepoünden originally competed in the final three seasons of Comedy Central's BattleBots, reaching the Quarterfinals in Season 3.0. Herr Gepoünden also competed in Steel Conflict, where it won three fights.
- At the time of its its retirement Herr Gepoünden was the oldest American robot still competing, and one of the oldest robots still competing in the world.
- Herr Gepoünden was one of the few truly effective Melty Brain/Tornado Drive type sit n spinners, another example being Sweet Knocker.
See Also Edit
Sweet Knocker Team Misfits Antweight tornado drive spinner that was very similar to Herr Gepoünden in the way it worked.
CycloneBot Another tornado drive spinner of note.
Herr Gepoünden (BattleBots)