Synopses & Reviews
LEGO MINDSTORMS let you design and program robots that can do just about anything!
The Dark Side Developer's Kit is targeted towards the young or novice LEGO MINDSTORMS designer, age 9 and up, although experienced MINDSTORMS fans will appreciate the unique possibilities offered by this kit as well. The Dark Side Developer's Kit includes special MINDSTORMS pieces that allow the user to create a host of Star Wars themed robots, creatures, and vehicles. It also comes with the Micro Scout, a mini-computer with 7 built-in programs, a motor, and a light sensor that brings the MINDSTORMS creations to life with a minimum of effort.
10 Cool LEGO MINDSTORMS Dark Side Robots, Transports, and Creatures: Amazing Projects You Can Build in Under an Hour provides step-by-step instructions and detailed illustrations for users of all skill levels and proficiencies.
A blend of the hugely popular LEGO and STAR WARS lines. Appealing to fans of both, this book will allow readers to build unique creations using the special parts found in the "LEGO MINDSTORMS: Dark Side Developer's Kit" that mimic the robots, vehicles and creatures found in the STAR WARS movies.
From out of the box to up and running in less than an hour. This book teaches users how to create 10 amazing projects, each in under an hour.
8-page color insert. An eight-page color insert illustrates the complete projects in full-detail.
The authors demonstrate ten Star Wars-themed projects readers can build in under an hour including an Imperial Devastator, a Bounty Hunter Droid, a Dark Side Battle-Trainer, and a Trade Federation Security Droid.
This book shows both hobbyists and aficionados how to do ten different projects, all based on the familiar robots, vehicles, and creatures from the Star Wars films. Step-by-step instructions and detailed illustrations are included.
-- An eight-page color insert illustrates the complete projects in full detail
Appealing to fans of the hugely popular LEGO and Star Wars lines, this book allows readers to build robots, vehicles, and creatures found in the Star Wars movies using the LEGO Mindstorms Dark Side Developer Kit. From a destroyer droid that charges forward to an all-terrain armored transport that strides on four legs, users can bring these and hundreds of their own Star Wars-inspired inventions to life.
This work, written for the young or novice Mindstorms user who wants to build "Star Wars"-themed robots, provides step-by-step instructions and detailed illustrations for users of all skill levels and proficiences, to accompany the Lego Mindstorm "Dark Side Developer's Kit".
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Sith Stealth Infiltrator
Chapter 2: Imperial Devastator
Chapter 3: Bounty Hunter Droid
Chapter 4: Imperial AT-ST
Chapter 5: Dark Side Reconnaissance Droid
Chapter 6: Dark Side Battle-Trainer
Chapter 7: Trade Federation Land Transport
Chapter 8: Sith Scout Ship
Chapter 9: Imperial TIE Interceptor
Chapter 10: Trade Federation Security Droid