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Did you notice?

In the Kick off video did you notice these two images: Both these were actually part of the games for Ultimate Ascent and Stronghold (2013 and 2016 respectively). Both had end games that involved climbing like this year. If you … Continue reading

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Installing Eclipse Error

If you are trying to unzip Eclipse and it gives you Error 0x80010135, try downloading WinRaR and unzipping using that program. It solved the issue for me.

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Non Encrypted Files Are Available

Tired of typing pLaY&4%R3aL! to see stuff…go back to the FIRST POWER UP Game & Season Materials webpage and re-download the manuals and docs….they are now in an unencrypted files.

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For Rookies

Not sure how to get the control system wired up…..see https://wpilib.screenstepslive.com/s/currentCS/m/getting_started/l/599673-wiring-the-frc-control-system Not sure how to build the robot drive train…see http://files.andymark.com/PDFs/AM14U3_UserGuide_2018withBumpers.pdf For everything else (Netbook setup, Radio, software, driver station, roborio etc etc) see Getting Started With the Control System

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Watch “2018 FIRST Robotics Competition – FIRST POWER UP Game Animation” on YouTube

The Game Video and the full field tour are available HERE

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