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by StuartL
Wed Mar 27, 2013 8:09 am
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS 40
Replies: 153
Views: 40738

Re: AWS 40

limpet wrote:my 3D videos are now on youtube (you can view them in 2D as well). The channel name is 13black
Link: http://www.youtube.com/user/513mb/videos
by StuartL
Tue Mar 26, 2013 10:40 am
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS 41 Discussion
Replies: 41
Views: 13309

Re: AWS 41

Assuming that the date works for me I can provide transport for the arena and bring a couple of projectors, trailing leads, etc. I don't have projector screens.

I am assuming that the arena will fit in a large estate...
by StuartL
Mon Mar 25, 2013 2:27 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS 40
Replies: 153
Views: 40738

Re: AWS 40

(...) I don't really think there's any need for this talk of changing things fundamentally. Will knows what caused the time problems this time around (pits and arena being seperate, fights not being called enough in advance, and people not knowing where they are in the bracket), and I'm sure he has...
by StuartL
Sun Mar 24, 2013 7:07 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS 40
Replies: 153
Views: 40738

Re: AWS 40

(...) with the AWS the numbers involved are so large that a league-type solution would probably result in more battles rather than fewer (...) Do we have stats from yesterday regarding the number of bouts each robot competed in? If they're averaging more than three or four before the finals then a ...
by StuartL
Sun Mar 24, 2013 7:05 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS 40
Replies: 153
Views: 40738

Re: AWS 40

With two arenas in the same auditorium you wouldn't really need to worry about FWS and AWS as separate events, you could just schedule battles on each and (as has been suggested) alternate the battles so that prep/clear-up is occurring in one arena while battle is occurring in the other. What I thin...
by StuartL
Sun Mar 24, 2013 5:42 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS 40
Replies: 153
Views: 40738

Re: AWS 40

How about allocating points based upon how quickly you win a bout in a league-style scoring system? That way it becomes more entertaining for spectators, the matches are positively encouraged to be shorter and you don't (necessarily) get penalised for that one "unlucky" drive-out over the drop-off. ...