Author: EJ

Home Schooling

With the bot built and the code written it was time to test the bot on home built replicas of some of the challenges. The main purpose of the test was to ensure that the button mappings and the hardware worked. The pan / tilt...

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We need to talk about codin’

With the physical attributes of the new bot taking shape we turned our attention to the to-do list for the code that we had accumulated from improvements and ideas we had come up with from participating in Pi Wars 2017 and the...

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Don’t get too attached

In order to meet the challenges for Pi Wars 2018 we took a modular approach to the build so that we could add / remove various attachments for each of the challenges. This meant that we wouldn’t have to worry about carrying...

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And so it begins……

What we had learnt previously from the first two bots was to try and get the physical design of the robot completed as soon as possible. This would then allow for the code for the challenges to be built in the knowledge of the...

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In the beginning……

Eternal Jamnation (EJ) wasn’t our first bot. We had had the pleasure of competing in 2 previous Pi Wars competitions before EJ was a twinkle in a microchip’s eye. Our first bot was called Pithagoras and was made of Lego with a...

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