Program yourself a few new friends with 'Little Robot Friends'

Credit: Kickstarter

Every now and again, you just need a friend. And for those times when your living, breathing pals can't make it, Aesthetec Studios has created a trio of always-there robotic buds for you. They're called Little Robot Friends, and they'll be whoever you want them to be.

With interactive, programmable personalities, your Little Robot Friends can dole out tough love, be there for you or wait for you to open up first. They're sensitive to light and touch and know when you're talking to them. They even enjoy one another's company, so you don't have to worry about that awkward moment when your friends don't get along.

When you eventually cave in and grab up a few new buddies to hang around your house with you, you'll be able to customize them to your every exacting desire. There are three body types to choose from (Spikey, Ghosty and Curvy) and eight different types of bases. You can also choose a decal pack for after-market sticker-related upgrades and decide which personality-creating resistors you'd like.

Once you've picked out your new friend's personality, you can sit back and watch them evolve over time — or you can wipe their fairweather-friend brains and start all over again. If you like the idea of having more friends around, head on over to Aesthetec Studios' Kickstarter page, where you'll be able to pick up a DIY version of your Little Robot Friend for as little as $25. For more on these little buggers, check out the video below, which demonstrates a whole lot of the fun you can have with them.

Via Kickstarter

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