Each 6.270 competition has a different theme with different rules, and of course, different
contestants. This page holds our archive of information on past 6.270 contests. If available,
clicking the links will provide more in-depth information about each iteration of 6.270,
including team websites and webcasts. This page is being heavily updated as the requisite
materials are moved in place.
- 2013 - Galactic Hunter-Gatherers: Robots battle it out to harvest resources to power stellar jumps for humans through the universe.
- 2012 - Feudal Frenzy: In a post-apocalyptic world, robots battle to capture territories and gather resources.
- 2011 - A Matter Of Perspective: Robots battle to keep antimatter from flooding through rifts in their respective universes.
- 2010 - SpaceCats: In the distant future, robots must chase and capture robotic "mice" that threaten to destroy the universe.
- 2009 - One Small Brick: Robots go head-to-head over the vast natural resources and terrain of outer space.
- 2008 - Oregon Trail: Robots fulfill the caloric needs of famished westward-bound travelers by hunting exactly the right amount food.
- 2007 - Snakes on a Plane: Robots compete to become the next Sam J by herding snakes into territories.
- 2006 - Broom Club: Robots compete to become the best janitor by sweeping trash out of their own territory.
- 2005 - Attack of the Drones: In the chaos ensuing from Gedi Master Chuck's downfall, robots battle to secure leadership of the Gedi Council.
- 2004 - Killian Chaos: At the onset of Rush, robots compete to bring back as many prospective pledges as possible.
- 2003 - Montezuma's Revenge: Robots rescue would-be sacrificial victims from the steps of Montezuma's temple.
- 2002 - Chicken: Robots save society from destruction by noxious chicken eggs.
- 2001 - Masters of the Universe: Robots battle galaxy by galaxy for control over the universe.
- 2000 - Bots in Blue: Robo-CPs compete against each other to collect unwanted hackers and throw them in the brig.
- 1999 - Raiders of the Lost Parts: Roboarcheologists race to explore the alien ruins and retreive valuable artifacts.
- 1998 - RoboGolf: Robotic golfers compete to become champion of a post-apocalyptic world.
- 1997 - RoboRats: Rats scurry about to collect food from a mound of garbage.
- 1996 - RoboAnt or Artificial Entomology: Rival ant colonies compete in an attempt to stockpile food cubes to survive the long winter.
- 1995 - RoboMiners: Autonomous mining robots compete on the distant planet of Cerebus to collect ore and unobtainium.
- 1994 - RoboRaiders: Robot pirates plunder and pillage as they try to capture treasure chests and collect bottles of pirate punch.
- 1993 - RoboKnights: Robots quest for foam blocks strewn on either side of a drawbridge.
- 1992 - RoboCup: Robots compete to score as many goals as possible in this high-tech soccer match.
- 1991 - RoboPong: Robots attempt to move balls to their opponent's side.
- 1990 - RoboPuck: Three robots compete at a time to gain control of a hockey puck located at the center of the table.
- 1989 - King of the Mountain: In the first physical contest, robots fight for control of the top of the mountain.
- 1988 - XTank: Simulated robots navigate a maze-like playing field trying to destroy their opponents.
- 1987 - Battle of the C-Robots: The first 6.270 contest. Simulated robots try to destroy each other on a cyberspace battlefield.