It's official - we've been called off the reserves bench to join the action and compete in Pi Wars 2019.
Now the pressure's on. No longer will the phrase 'Never mind - at least we're only a reserve!' be uttered in the Sputnik household.
Not much notice for the competition - but we've been progressing well and at least we have a robot that is functional - and should be able to compete a fair few of the challenges as it stands. Two of us are off to Brian Corteil's Robot Club meetup at Cambridge Makerspace this Saturday to hopefully try out some of the challenges in a real environment. (One that doesn't involve cardboard boxes for obstacles.).
Things we've learned in the last couple of days:
- Being selected for Pi Wars with less than 2 months to go doesn't help you get a good night's sleep!