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How to Vote for Team Instructables for the Red Bull Creation Challenge.

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I recently had the honor of participating in the Red Bull Creation project with Team Instructables. Voting opens July 25th, and we need you to help us win! We developed a game called Psycho Scooter Scramble, and it went a little something like this.

Psycho Scooter Scramble! from Audrey Love on Vimeo.



Psycho Scooter Scramble: the blind-driving electric wheelchair game

Psycho Scooter Scramble is a game for four: two riders and two pilots. The trusting rider is strapped into an electric wheelchair, placing their life in the hands of a blindfolded pilot. The pilot controls the rider's careening wheelchair from the sidelines based on shouted headset commands from the rider.

The basic mechanic is simple: players must drive across the court to get a ball from a stand, then drive back across to put the ball in a hoop. This action is repeated until all four balls have been scored or the timer runs out. However, since there is an inevitable disconnect between the pilots’ steering and their teammates’ intentions, wheelchairs zigzag across the court at high speeds, colliding with each other, ball stands, the scoreboard, and everything else, making full use of the custom steel bumpers and creating hilarious mayhem for the benefit of onlookers and players alike.

Step 1: Go to the Red Bull Site

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Go to the Team Instructables page on the Red Bull Creation Site.

Take a look at some silly videos, and excellent photos of our build of Psycho Scooter Scramble.

Step 2: VOTE!!!!1!1!!!

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Go here!



Push the Vote! button. You will be asked to log in with facebook. Accept access to the Red Bull Creation facebook platform, and then push the vote button again!!!!!!!!!

Then look at some of the other excellent projects that were made for this challenge. Congratulations to all of the other teams that participated, your games are all very impressive.

Big, BIG thanks to Red Bull Creation to letting Team Instructables participate in this crazy-awesome 72-hour-build-a-thon!!!
 
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zomfibame2 years ago
holly ma'lowlee that is cool and funny. ....... next have 4 people on the court at once instead of two.... if each team had a goalie being run by another blindfolded person.... or even run by a second joy-stick run by the same blindfolded person; so each pilot would be running two riders instead of just one .... just a thought.
RoboTable2 years ago
Great project. You guys deserve to win! I already voted for you.
M.C. Langer2 years ago
Done!!! ALLONS-Y!!! :-)
danlynne072 years ago
that looks like fun. you got my vote.
vote validated!! good luck and all the best guys/gals
tr2n2 years ago
Dont do facebook so cant vote.
Hope you win
DoctorDv2 years ago
Just voted! Congrats on being finalists!

-Doctordv
bajablue2 years ago
"Vote Validated!"

GO TEAM INSTRUCTABLES!!!
WYE_Lance2 years ago
I voted! The game your team created is quite inventive - very resourceful of you to grab those wheelschairs in the first 12 hours - good luck!
ElvenChild2 years ago
Dang! If I had FaceBook I would so vote for you guys. I spent several hours watching the live feed, granted, probably only half as much time as fjordcarver.
rrkrose2 years ago
I just voted! Too bad I can only vote once!
gneedel2 years ago
Since you can vote for as many teams as you like, please also take a look at team Midnight Inventions’s build “The Dizzy Fling” and spread some love (votes) around.

http://creation.redbullusa.com/#/?page=MidnightInvention

You can read more about our project here http://www.robogreg.com/projects/dizzy-fling-rbcreation
slylee2 years ago
NICE!
hahahahahaha
Go go go go go!!!!!