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Parent-Student Kickoff Meeting: Sept. 20th!

School is back and that means MORE ROBOTICS! First off, don’t miss our Parent-Student Kickoff Meeting, coming up Wednesday, Sept. 20th, 6:30-8 PM in the DTEP Lab (B206) at Skyline! Prospective students & families welcome! All team members are required to attend with a parent. Also, we’re headed to Kettering University in Flint for the…
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Introducing EAGLE IMPERIUM for the FIRST ROBOTICS Game System!

Are you ready to POWER UP and PLAY FOR REAL? Well you can’t POSSIBLY do that without EAGLE IMPERIUM for the FIRST ROBOTICS COMPETITION GAMING SYSTEM! Want to REALLY Play for Real? Download EAGLE IMPERIUM – POWER UP EDITION TODAY! YES! Eagle Imperium – Power Up Edition for OSX.zip Eagle Imperium – Power Up Edition…
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Scouting

The data from all the forms can be found here, and will be updated before alliance selection.

Skyline Robot in 3 Days: Day 1

Thanks to our friends from Elderwood Academy for working with us on Ri3D for FIRST POWER UP!

Shuffleboard for NetworkTables

I am quite ecstatic to use the new shuffleboard we’ve been promised for the 2018 season, and here’s why.

Chairman’s Video Update #5

Well, shoot.  There goes our whole idea.  The kick-off video is an exact replica of our idea.  They have an 8 – bit video game character going around a made up world spreading FIRST ideas.   We now have to decide if we are going to scrap our whole idea or continue on and hope we don’t…
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Chairman’s Video Update #4

The script has been finalized, we have our two actors, and one voice actor.  All that is left to do make all of the spirits and film the entire video!  We are going to take the next week off for the holidays and then come back for kickoff.

Chairman’s Video Update #3

The script for the video is coming along nicely, we hope to begin shooting next year.   We have an almost finalized script, a few pulmonary game models, and we have begun casting for the few live-action scenes.

Chairman’s Video Update #2

Over the past two weeks, our team has made significant progress on our chairman’s idea.  The final title for the game will be Eagle Imperium: Power Up Edition. We envision a video that is in the style a cheesy 80’s commercial that uses both live action and in-game footage. Stay tuned for our amazing video!

Chairman’s Video Update #1

For our chairman’s video, our team decided to create a video game that’s stylized in 8 – bit.   We think about calling our game Eagle Imperum: Power Up Edition, though the name is still up for debate.  Our idea for the game is to recreate the process of which our team goes through on any given year.