The DIY Coat Hanger Robot. Why buy a creepy-crawlie, when you can make one at home out of useless household junk and some batteries? A perfect project for newbie robot wars geeks?
It makes use of techno-junk. Okay, so a coat hanger isn’t very “techno,” but if you have a decent techno-junk stash (and who among us doesn’t have access to old computers, motorized toys, analog modems, old answering machines, etc. at this point?), you likely have some of the other components detailed in the parts list