By William Golub on January 7, 2017
First, a brief description from the manual:
FIRST® STEAMWORKS, the 2017 FIRST® Robotics Competition game, invites two adventurers’ clubs,
in an era where steam power reigns, to prepare their airships for a long distance race.
Each three-team alliance prepares in three ways:
Once the game was released, we met up to discuss our possible robot design strategies and evaluated the game and decided on the strategic value of each of the goals. From there we decided on two hypothetical robots that perform two sets of goals. We are set to begin mechanism protytping but were forced to leave school due to inclement weather. Students are hard at work outside of the shop thinking about robot and mechanism design, and we’ll keep you updated.