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“In case you can’t tell from the picture, Barbot is a re-purposed slot machine which, rather than paying out in cash, rewards winning pulls with a random mixed drink. The player has no control over what kind of cocktail Barbot will mix. That’s decision rests entirely within the steely heart of the machine (or, actually, in the bartender’s guide that passes for Barbot’s brain).

So where did Barbot come from? Like so many cool things, it was constructed by a bunch of geeks with access to a surplus Japanese slot machine, lots of hard liquor and too much time on their hands. And where it goes from here is, of course, completely up to SkyNet.”

From “Where’s My Gin And Tonic, Stupid Robot?