I call it “FRC Challenge”. It’s a VEX hybrid of the FRC competitions from 2000 through 2006. I have incorporated small parts from each year into this VEX game that I designed for the new VEX team at our Junior High to play. The field and game were designed just after the 2006 FRC season started. I actually got the inspiration for the main scoring object while scouring Wal-mart for 7" POOF Jr. Basketballs the Monday after kick-off.
I do not have access to Inventor 10 for the moment, so I can’t get a hold of any field dimensions at the moment. Also, the starting pads/“end zones” and the goals are larger on the actual field. I never got a chance to update the drawings.
More images and descriptions of each field object incorporated into the game can be found here.
That looks cool; competitions like that (e.g. made up, unofficial games) are how my old team would choose drivers for the FRC competition. I’m curious: did the Vex team create their own robot specifically for the game or did they try to adapt/use last year’s to play it?
Oh, and since you mentioned wanting spelling mistakes (and presumably typos) pointed out on the site: about half the time the is spelled “teh”.
Looks good jay, im sure it will be fun to play and create a robot for. Im still waiting for Greg’s game for the ruckus. See ya at the ruckus.
The VEX team is officially a team starting this year and I created the game for them as away for the kids to get used to the VEX kits. We are incorporating the VEX curriculum into our junior high class structure and I have been asked to help teach the class. I’m extremely excited for the opportunity and look forward to working with the kids. I believe we will be working more with this game during the year. I’ll keep you posted as it develops.
P.s. Thanks for pointing out the spelling mistakes Timothy. You can ask anyone I talk to online, I do that all the time. :rolleyes: Bu the important thing to note is that I don’t do it in person