Step By Step Guide For Surviving A Robot Uprising

The gang over at Epipheo interviewed Daniel H. Wilson — author of “Robopocalypse: A Novel”— to find out exactly how to survive a robot uprising and then made this awesome animated video to go along with it. In case you learn better via lists, we’ve got that for you too.

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First, know what a robot is. Robots come in all shapes and sizes. Like:

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1. Some cars

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2. Some pets and toys

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3. Humanoid robots

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Next, know when your robot might be uprising. Beware of signs like this:

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4. Watch out for glowing red eyes

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5. And spinning saws meant to cut off your leg

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Understand how to fight back:

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6. DO NOT PUNCH. Robots are usually made of metal or steel, you will lose.

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7. Instead use a machine gun

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8. And aim it at its sensors. Remember the sensors.

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What if you just want to get away because you are too scared to fight? There are options:

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9. Hide under a car

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10. Hide in water! The robot can’t go in water, duh!

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11. Run in random patterns

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12. See, it won’t understand your random running

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But what if the robot is HUGE? Try these tactics:

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14. Aim your bazooka gun at it’s leg to imobilize it

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Just remember this:

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