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

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.
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Thanks for bringing this to our attention!
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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. <br>
Great project. You guys deserve to win! I already voted for you.
Done!!! ALLONS-Y!!! :-)
that looks like fun. you got my vote.
vote validated!! good luck and all the best guys/gals
Dont do facebook so cant vote. <br>Hope you win
Thanks for saving me from going to their site. I don't Facebook either.
Just voted! Congrats on being finalists! <br> <br>-Doctordv
&quot;Vote Validated!&quot; <br> <br>GO TEAM INSTRUCTABLES!!!
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!
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.
I just voted! Too bad I can only vote once!
Since you can vote for as many teams as you like, please also take a look at team Midnight Inventions&acirc;€™s build &acirc;€œThe Dizzy Fling&acirc;€ and spread some love (votes) around. <br> <br>http://creation.redbullusa.com/#/?page=MidnightInvention <br> <br>You can read more about our project here http://www.robogreg.com/projects/dizzy-fling-rbcreation
Go go go go go!!!!!

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Bio: i work at instructables! i make things with technology, eat pho, and play synthesizers.
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