The Finalizer


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Thanks to everyone who submitted a video for the first-ever Show Off event at PDC05. We had 25 submissions in the space of just a few weeks. To view all of the submissions, look for videos tagged with showoff.

The Finalizer

Length: 5:26
Shown at PDC05: Yes

A documentary of the creation of The Finalizer BattleBot that was used in Paul Flessner's keynote at Tech Ed 2005 in Orlando, FL. The video showcases both the robot and the Microsoft technologies used to power it.


  • Jonathan Goodyear
  • Brian Peek
  • Eddy Recio
  • Steve Joubert

Tools used

  • Visual Studio .NET 2005
  • .NET Compact Framework v2.0
  • C# v2.0
  • Managed DirectX SDK



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