Nationals will be my first time competing in Game On, as I come from NC where they run Amazing Mechatronics instead of Game On. Does anybody have any tips or things to know for Game On? Or any good resources?
Learn the rubric. Live by the rubric, die by the rubric. If you don't tick the boxes, you won't get the points.
Learn, by heart, your implementation of player sprite controls, non-player sprites that respond to player movement etc. You don't have time in the event to think about how to make something work.
Make one partner responsible for cranking out the basic game structure while the other partner figures out how to wrap the scientific theme around it.