Rules changes to BB for 2019

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Re: Rules changes to BB for 2019

Postby knightmoves » May 22nd, 2018, 8:15 pm

shrewdPanther46 wrote:i think theyl avoid the incorporation of freedom when it comes to electronic parts, cuz most div B ppl will get rekt by it. Cans seems a bit difficult. Even if they were to copy mousetrap with the whole going backwards thing, it would be difficult to do it mechanically w/o arduino and such aids, although it would still be possible.


Agree that B will remain no electronics. Also agree that going backwards is unlikely, although I think it can be done with just switches.

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Re: Rules changes to BB for 2019

Postby sciolyperson1 » May 29th, 2018, 7:18 pm

TBH it would be great if there was like a x10 time multiplier and a x2 distance or something like that. Time wasn't a big issue this year, but there were teams which beat others because of the time score, even though the distance score was worse.

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Re: Rules changes to BB for 2019

Postby shrewdPanther46 » May 29th, 2018, 8:17 pm

*cough*
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Re: Rules changes to BB for 2019

Postby Unome » May 29th, 2018, 8:42 pm

sciolyperson1 wrote:...there were teams which beat others because of the time score, even though the distance score was worse.

This is literally the point of every vehicle event.
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Re: Rules changes to BB for 2019

Postby windu34 » May 30th, 2018, 6:57 am

Unome wrote:
sciolyperson1 wrote:...there were teams which beat others because of the time score, even though the distance score was worse.

This is literally the point of every vehicle event.

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Re: Rules changes to BB for 2019

Postby builder83 » May 30th, 2018, 4:44 pm

sciolyperson1 wrote:TBH it would be great if there was like a x10 time multiplier and a x2 distance or something like that. Time wasn't a big issue this year, but there were teams which beat others because of the time score, even though the distance score was worse.


I looked at the 2011 rules and it was close to that. Curved track. 25 pts for each second. 10 pts for each cm.

Anyway speed meant a lot more last time they had a curved track. But batteries were limited as well.

Personally, I like the way they did it this year.

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Re: Rules changes to BB for 2019

Postby Kai0721 » June 1st, 2018, 4:17 am

builder83 wrote:
sciolyperson1 wrote:TBH it would be great if there was like a x10 time multiplier and a x2 distance or something like that. Time wasn't a big issue this year, but there were teams which beat others because of the time score, even though the distance score was worse.


I looked at the 2011 rules and it was close to that. Curved track. 25 pts for each second. 10 pts for each cm.

Anyway speed meant a lot more last time they had a curved track. But batteries were limited as well.

Personally, I like the way they did it this year.


Where did you find the 2011 rules?

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Re: Rules changes to BB for 2019

Postby builder83 » June 1st, 2018, 6:27 am

Kai0721 wrote:
builder83 wrote:
sciolyperson1 wrote:TBH it would be great if there was like a x10 time multiplier and a x2 distance or something like that. Time wasn't a big issue this year, but there were teams which beat others because of the time score, even though the distance score was worse.


I looked at the 2011 rules and it was close to that. Curved track. 25 pts for each second. 10 pts for each cm.

Anyway speed meant a lot more last time they had a curved track. But batteries were limited as well.

Personally, I like the way they did it this year.


Where did you find the 2011 rules?


Google :) (2011 battery buggy rules)

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Postby MadCow2357 » June 11th, 2018, 4:24 pm

TarahJackson931 wrote:is possible this?

What? Please clarify.
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Re: Rules changes to BB for 2019

Postby Anomaly » June 11th, 2018, 4:42 pm

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TarahJackson931 wrote:is possible this?

What? Please clarify.

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