On Saturday, a handful of students and mentors rode up to Manchester to see the live announcement and reveal of the 2017 challenge. One of the unique twists in this year’s game is that human players will be helping their alliance from raised platforms within the playing field. This year’s game will be all about fuel, gears, and climbing. See the game reveal here:
On Sunday, all students and mentors gathered together to discuss the game, the rules, our design goals and priorities, and to start brainstorming our design approaches and tradeoffs.