PiWars 2019: ... In The Beginning

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PiWars 2019 - Where we've been, where we're going and how we're going to do it. (This year comes with 100% more blogging)

Hackspace News: Change is Afoot!

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Everything is changing. We're moving rooms and refitting the new rooms. We have new kit including 3D printers ready to play with. We also need to hold an AGM in the next few weeks. The preparations for PiWars 2019 are starting now.

PiWars 2018: The Team 2.0

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PiWars 2018: We are very pleased to announce that we have been accepted for a second year running, into the Pi Wars Raspberry Pi robotics competition for April 2018. The previous competition was a fantastic experience as Maidstone Hackspaces first team event, and we revel …

PiWars 2017: Game Time!

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Well PiWars is upon us (as the robot was when it tried to mount a box in testing) We can do no more. Parts of the robot work, parts do not. However it doesn’t matter. The long hours, stress and failures have taught us valuable …

PiWars 2017: Shaping Up

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After many hours of printing, assembly, disassembly, reassembly, and general hard work, we now have a robot! We have had some teething issues. The combination of the motors and the wheels that we had originally selected worked brilliantly, as long as we didn’t need to …