Clyde

From NHRL

Robot Facts

Clyde from April 2022 Event
Clyde from March 2022 Event
Clyde fighting Red Beard at the November 13th 2021 NHRL competition.
Builder Clyde is build by twin brothers Alex Brown and Gabriel Brown.
Driver Gabriel Brown
Weight Class 3lb
Body Material Orange Sainsmart TPU, UHMW wedgelets with Ti ends
Weapon Fire, baby!
Weapon Drive Robart air tank filled with butane, nichrome wire ignition
Drive Rectified robotics drive
Power 3s 750mah

When builders Alex and Gabriel Brown were coming up with an idea for their first beetle, they wanted to make something innovative and fun. When they decided to build a flamethrower, they had no previous experience working with fuel or fire, and didn't think their bot would be highly competitive. Hence, they named the robot Clyde, after the orange ghost in Pacman who is famous for doing a very poor job of chasing Pacman and not being as smart as the other ghosts.

Clyde has come a long way since it's first competition in April, when it's flamethrower was just a lighter refill container pushed by a servo. The latest iteration of Clyde's burner utilizes a Frosty-T burner design commonly used in homemade forge burners for blacksmiths. This design uses the venturii effect to pull in air from holes at the back of the robot that mixes with the fuel in the burner to get a more neutral flame. Ignition has been a challenge for Clyde, and the bot has gone through several different ignition strategies. One challenge of ignition with Clyde's burner is that the center of the burner must be as obstructed as little as possible to not disrupt the air flow that helps the burner reach higher temperatures. This has lead to some unreliable ignition, and at the March competition it was only able to ignite once at the start of matches. When the bot failed to ignite at the start of matches, it had no flame throughout the match. Fortunately, the bot has enough fuel for the full 3 minutes, and plans to improve ignition to be more reliable for future competitions.

Clyde was the first flamethrower robot to ever qualify for the NHRL championships!









Statistics

Info

  • Rank: #13 in 3lb.
  • Last 5 fights: LWWWL
  • Current streak: L1 (0 KOs/KO'd)
  • Longest winning streak: 6 (2 KOs)
  • Longest losing streak: 3 (1 KO'd)
  • Avg fight time (seconds): 143.5

Record

Year Events Fights W L % KOs KO'd
2018-19
2020
2021 1 4 2 2 0.500 1 1
2022 3 13 7 6 0.538 2 2
2023 3 16 12 4 0.750 5 2
2024
All-Time 7 33 21 12 0.636 8 5


Events

Date Fought as Reached Place Fights W L KOs KO'd
November 13, 2021 Clyde Losers 3 4 2 2 1 1
March 26, 2022 Clyde Elimination 4A 5 3 2 0 1
April 23, 2022 Clyde Elimination 2 3 1 2 1 0
November 12, 2022 Clyde Elimination 5 5 3 2 1 1
March 18, 2023 Clyde Third Place 4th 8 6 2 2 1
June 24, 2023 Clyde Round 4 4 3 1 2 1
November 11, 2023 Clyde Quarterfinals 4 3 1 1 0


Opponents

Opponent Fights W L KOs KO'd Last Meeting
Spartan 2 2 0 1 0 November 11, 2023
Archangel 1 1 0 1 0 November 13, 2021
I Saw Uranus! 1 1 0 1 0 November 12, 2022
War? Hard! 1 1 0 1 0 March 18, 2023
SSA (Shameless Self Advertising) 1 1 0 1 0 March 18, 2023
Cybot 1 1 0 1 0 June 24, 2023
BoxBot 1 1 0 1 0 June 24, 2023
Red Hawk 1 1 0 1 0 April 23, 2022
Red Beard 1 1 0 0 0 November 13, 2021
Saber 1 1 0 0 0 November 12, 2022
Droopy 1 1 0 0 0 November 11, 2023
Silent X 1 1 0 0 0 November 11, 2023
Tothik 1 1 0 0 0 March 26, 2022
Voxel (3lb) 1 1 0 0 0 March 26, 2022
Taurine 1 1 0 0 0 March 26, 2022
Cynder 1 1 0 0 0 March 18, 2023
EMOTIONAL DREAM 1 1 0 0 0 March 18, 2023
Power Surge II 1 1 0 0 0 March 18, 2023
Blackbird 1 1 0 0 0 March 18, 2023
PRAMH3DA 1 1 0 0 0 June 24, 2023
Outburst 1 0 1 0 1 November 13, 2021
Underbit3 1 0 1 0 1 November 12, 2022
Silk 1 0 1 0 1 March 26, 2022
BeetleJuice 1 0 1 0 1 March 18, 2023
Caldera 1 0 1 0 1 June 24, 2023
Murple 1 0 1 0 0 November 13, 2021
Venti Waspachino 1 0 1 0 0 November 12, 2022
Supreme Ruler 1 0 1 0 0 November 11, 2023
Sepi01 1 0 1 0 0 March 26, 2022
Voxel v.1 1 0 1 0 0 March 18, 2023
Division 1 0 1 0 0 April 23, 2022
Apex 1 0 1 0 0 April 23, 2022

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Full Fight History

Date Opponent Round Result By Points Fight Length (s) Video
November 13, 2021 Archangel Winners 1 Win KO 1.00 107 https://youtu.be/ds70uaP__A4?t=1642
November 13, 2021 Murple Winners 2 Loss Judges Decision -1.01 180 https://youtu.be/ds70uaP__A4?t=8373
November 13, 2021 Scrapper Losers 1 Win Forfeit 0.00
November 13, 2021 Red Beard Losers 2 Win Judges Decision 1.00 180 https://youtu.be/ds70uaP__A4?t=16890
November 13, 2021 Outburst Losers 3 Loss KO -1.10 142 https://youtu.be/ds70uaP__A4?t=28180
March 26, 2022 Taurine Undefeated 1B Win Judges Decision 1.00 180 https://youtu.be/uZmq9Hl75Ts?t=3398
March 26, 2022 Voxel (3lb) Elimination 2A Win Judges Decision 1.17 180 https://youtu.be/KgyKEvpO6uU?t=9447
March 26, 2022 Tothik Elimination 3A Win Judges Decision 1.00 180 https://youtu.be/oGyUA37khcY?t=1573
March 26, 2022 Silk Elimination 4A Loss KO -1.00 57 https://youtu.be/oGyUA37khcY?t=6792
March 26, 2022 Sepi01 Elimination 4A Loss Judges Decision -1.01 180 https://youtu.be/oGyUA37khcY?t=12744
April 23, 2022 Apex Undefeated 1 Loss Judges Decision -1.27 180 https://youtu.be/It5MpH50dvs?t=5608
April 23, 2022 Red Hawk Elimination 1 Win KO 1.18 8 https://youtu.be/LmS-A1QhbRc?t=4967
April 23, 2022 Division Elimination 2 Loss Judges Decision -1.06 180 https://youtu.be/LmS-A1QhbRc?t=10516
November 12, 2022 I Saw Uranus! Undefeated 1 Win KO 1.00 38 https://youtu.be/GrwhM8JogeE?t=5796
November 12, 2022 Underbit3 Undefeated 2 Loss KO -1.00 110 https://youtu.be/heNXK2dNk18?t=7120
November 12, 2022 Ooooolin Elimination 2 Win Forfeit 0.00
November 12, 2022 Saber Elimination 3 Win Judges Decision 1.08 180 https://youtu.be/heNXK2dNk18?t=15515
November 12, 2022 Spartan Elimination 4 Win Judges Decision 1.10 180 https://youtu.be/GrwhM8JogeE?t=26724
November 12, 2022 Venti Waspachino Elimination 5 Loss Judges Decision -1.00 180 https://youtu.be/GrwhM8JogeE?t=31347
March 18, 2023 War? Hard! Boss Win KO 1.00
March 18, 2023 Cynder Round 2 Win Judges Decision 1.00 180
March 18, 2023 SSA (Shameless Self Advertising) Round 3 Win KO 1.00 180 https://youtu.be/RyjtWMjVV2k?t=12380
March 18, 2023 EMOTIONAL DREAM Round 4 Win Judges Decision 1.12 180
March 18, 2023 Power Surge II Round 5 Win Judges Decision 1.00 180 https://www.youtube.com/live/xQTbCkwBmD4?feature=share&t=39168
March 18, 2023 Blackbird Quarterfinals Win Judges Decision 1.07 180 https://www.youtube.com/live/xQTbCkwBmD4?feature=share&t=41724
March 18, 2023 Voxel v.1 Semifinals Loss Judges Decision -0.56 180 https://www.youtube.com/live/_NBMKbN9YLI?feature=share&t=2742
March 18, 2023 BeetleJuice Third Place Loss KO -1.00 63 https://www.youtube.com/live/_NBMKbN9YLI?feature=share&t=4579
June 24, 2023 Power Surge II Boss Win Forfeit 0.00 0
June 24, 2023 BoxBot Round 1 Win KO 1.00 55 https://www.youtube.com/live/vmbdOf7MSDs?feature=share&t=18712
June 24, 2023 Cybot Round 2 Win KO 1.00 95 https://www.youtube.com/live/vmbdOf7MSDs?feature=share&t=25519
June 24, 2023 PRAMH3DA Round 3 Win Judges Decision 1.10 180 https://www.youtube.com/live/vmbdOf7MSDs?feature=share&t=29539
June 24, 2023 Caldera Round 4 Loss KO -1.00 125 https://www.youtube.com/live/qXrPu3xU61Y?feature=share&t=1562
November 11, 2023 Spartan Play-in Round 1 Win KO 1.01 155 https://www.youtube.com/live/fqgrigHtMI4?si=JSa_1M3Ny7Rbr_Tb&t=8230
November 11, 2023 Silent X Play-in Round 2 Win Judges Decision 1.33 180 https://www.youtube.com/live/fqgrigHtMI4?si=V0VbjNkz8iUhQ6Ij&t=20095
November 11, 2023 Droopy Bracket Round 1 Win Judges Decision 1.29 180 https://www.youtube.com/live/v624a4_oY7w?si=KgTkn7JLJzpDi_4s&t=Clyde
November 11, 2023 Supreme Ruler Quarterfinals Loss Judges Decision -1.00 180 https://www.youtube.com/live/v624a4_oY7w?si=Pxi3J4GLLofUokbV&t=8850

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