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Re: 2013 Game?

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How about a button or a pressure plate that robots activate that changes the field in some way? i.e. one robot stays gets on a pressure plate that opens a door and holds it while a teammate goes through. If the first robot gets pushed off of there by an opponent, the second robot will be stuck until somebody can open the door and save him.
Very cool Idea. Always thought that some way of disabling an opponent would be interesting.

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The only major event going on lately (that I can think of) is the robot landing on Mars. So I think that this year's game will be about the Martian landing.
Also, NASA's support and involvement in FIRST makes it even more likely. The question is how would they do that. IMHO, landing robots from the ceiling seems a bit outlandish.
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IMHO, landing robots from the ceiling seems a bit outlandish.
End game: Suspend your robot before the floor drops a la sky crane
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