2009 Season – LUNACY®
Game Description: In the 2009 game, LUNACY® , robots are designed to pick up 9″ game balls and score them in trailers hitched to their opponents’ robots for points during a 2 minute and 15 second match. Additional points are awarded for scoring a special game ball, the Super Cell, in the opponents’ trailers during the last 20 seconds of the match. “LUNACY” is played on a low-friction floor, which means teams must contend with the laws of physics.
Game Animation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nEh3Wzd1jDI
Robot Description: Team 237’s robot was designed with a 4 wheel drive system that was powered by single speed transmissions. At the front of the drive system was a drop down wheel that were perpendicular to the rest. When moved down it allowed the robot to turn faster to aid in scoring and maneuvering away from other robots. Mounted to the robot base was a hopper that was filled with game balls by the teams human player. The balls contained in the hopper would be released into the opponents trailer using a polycord roller.
- New York City Regional