Doctor-bots play Operation

Fun & Games Robotics Technology

2nd year engineering students from UBC (University of British Columbia) building robots to “play” a jumbo version of the electronic board game Operation.

2007 UBC Engineering Physics 253 – Doctor-Bot – Link


  • OPERATION: The costume – Link
  • Make your own Operation board game – Link
  • Making an ‘Operation’ game costume – Link
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