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Client: Gearbox Software

Game: Borderlands

Creation Brought to Life: Gentleman Claptrap

We extended the line of Claptrap robots to include the next generation – the Gentleman Claptrap. The pre-order sold out immediately and thus became another treasured collectible for the franchise.


  • Remote-controlled, Wi-Fi-enabled, driven by a custom smartphone app

  • 15.6" H x 9.4" W x 8.4" D, 7 lbs.

  • Hand-painted ABS with PVC posable arms and rubber tire

  • Gyro technology (dual wheel design represented as a single wheel gyro – staying true to the Claptrap character) that simulates character actions from the game

  • Onboard camera that streams content to your mobile device

  • Over 15 audio clips of on-demand character quotes as well as the user's voice through the app

Borderland app-controlled Claptrap robot formally dressed in a tuxedo and top hat
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