CD’s Impractical CAD Contest! Sign up now!

Welcome to the FIRST (pun intended) impractical CAD contest on CD!
There will be three catergories
1: Drivetrains
2: Mechanisms for Destination: Deep Space
3: Full robots

Signup below with your category. Designs will be submitted as .png renders and animations in .mp4. You will be judged by voting and points based on creativity, rendering, complexity, and detail.

More details to be released when I’m not in chemistry.

You must have made the design yourself.

Signed up:

Drivetrains:
Connor_McBride
Carrotoid
Nick.kremer
Seans341
Snapdragon
Csherm
Amrelk
Carlos1425
Thisisaname
Gellnick
Drandhawa
Jaxkson341

Mechanisms:
Camren
Funkyrobotclub
camcage
Caribou
Ttn58
Bbensl
AveryP
Tytrembly
Goalkeeperboss
Maximillian

Full Bot
Nshep98

No 2019 rules about size, bumpers, or limits on anything need be met.

Signups due 2019-08-31T03:59:00Z

Submissions will be due at 2019-10-14T04:00:00Z

Qualification Voting will begin 2019-10-15T04:00:00Z

Final Voting will open 2019-10-18T04:00:00Z

Winners will be released 2019-10-22T04:00:00Z

Full rules

Thank you for joining the 2019 Impractical CAD Contest. Your submission should be submitted as 4+ .png or.jpeg renders, and at least one animation in .mkv or .mp4. The animation need not be of the cad file, but should demonstrate how it works.

Rules:

No plagiarism: If it ain’t your CAD, I will find you .

Submit as only the above listed formats.

Your renders and animation will be released for voting along with a description you wrote yourself.

All things must follow the 2019 Destination: Deep Space oficial rules except:
A: Illegal Scoring Actions (e.g. two cargo at a time) are removed.
B: Limits on parts (e.g. unlimited motors)
C: Cost limitations

Scoring:

Title Description Points
Originality How original and unique your design is in concept and execution. 0-5
Detail How detailed the cad design is with small parts 0-5
Rendering Did you render the thing in jpeg or png? 0-3
Animation How well the animation describes the workings of the design and is it in .mp4 0-5
Voting A public poll will rate your design out of 10 points 0-10
Complexity Is it totally pointless and against KISS? Could it be a ton simpler? Yes to both is good 0-10
7 Likes

I’ll enter this timeless beauty into the drivetrains category.

9 Likes

It says Impractical drivetrains. That’s immediately disqualified isnt it?

16 Likes

All these months of CADing drivetrains over and over are finally able to be put to good use!

2 Likes

Submission for section 2: ramp bots

1 Like

You being sarcastic or are you designing a ramp bot

I’m being sarcastic

1 Like

Impractical you say… I have the best idea for this

2 Likes

Signups currently

No one :sob:

Sounds like time to draw up those plans I did on a scratch pad for a forklift. The concept was to pick up an alliance robot, put it on L3, then use the other robot as counterload to lift itself up like those small fork trucks that ride on the back of delivery trucks.

2 Likes

11/10 rendering
10/10 complexity
Over 9000 trolling.

1 Like

10/10 number of edges of each wheel

5 Likes

Scissor lift!
/s

1 Like

I’ve got some ideas marinating. This is gonna get stupid real quick. If anyone remembers the toys that Sid made in Toy Story, yeahhhhh its gonna be great…

3 Likes

I’ll sign up for drivetrains

2 Likes

+1 for mechs

Ever imagine a robot throwing hatches like it time traveled back to 2013…

2 Likes

Signups:
Connor_McBride
Carrotoid
Camren

A category?

I’m signing up for drivetrain, but I’mma get real weird with it.

1 Like

The weirder the better.