Antweight World Series 53 - University of Southampton

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Re: Antweight World Series 53 - University of Southampton

Post by cmalton » Fri Nov 03, 2017 10:08 pm

I have *literally* just had it pointed out to me that the postcode and the local map seemingly bear no resemblence to each other.....
This is a part fail on my part, and part fail on the University for providing the wrong address, which I blindly copy-pasted.

A *sensible* postcode that will get you in vaguely the right place is SO16 7QF.

Apologies for this last minute update.

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Re: Antweight World Series 53 - University of Southampton

Post by joey_picus » Fri Nov 03, 2017 10:17 pm

All settled in at the hotel (after a minor fire alarm scare!) and very much looking forward to tomorrow - it's been far too long and I want to catch up with people :) Jigsaw is ready, and Chickens From Outer Space just needs, erm, chickens (so all of it really), but nothing that can't be fixed.

Me and Tracy will try and get there before 10, which means we'll probably be outside at 8 waiting for things to open :P Good luck everyone, and travel safely tomorrow morning!
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Re: Antweight World Series 53 - University of Southampton

Post by cmalton » Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:05 pm

For people wanting to view the event Antlog: http://antlog.arc-robotics.org.uk (live from about 08:30 tomorrow morning). This is available over mobile internet access and is reliant on the venue's internet connection working for it to work.

If you have a tablet and want the now/next display that's available at http://antlog.arc-robotics.org.uk/nownext/ (again from 08:30 tomorrow morning).

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Re: Antweight World Series 53 - University of Southampton

Post by Roboteernat » Sat Nov 04, 2017 5:43 pm

Great event, Chris did great job, well done to the other helpers!

Having now been involved with my first AWS comp I enjoyed it very much. The 25 way was a great laugh! Well done to the winner's
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Re: Antweight World Series 53 - University of Southampton

Post by peterwaller » Sat Nov 04, 2017 8:26 pm

Yes a great event and a great venue thanks to Chris and Co for all the hard work.

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Re: Antweight World Series 53 - University of Southampton

Post by cmalton » Sat Nov 04, 2017 8:38 pm

First of all, THANK YOU.

You guys were nothing short of fantastic. Great sportsmanship, fantastic fights and I'm sure Harry will be along shortly with the footage (please give him some time!).

I am, quite frankly, shattered and am struggling to write this post.

Some key people, who, without them, this would never have happened:
- Dave Weston - Thank you for suggesting I host - while I may have looked like I was rather stressed, I stayed relatively calm throughout.
- Pete Waller - Thank you for providing an arena (and allowing it to get trashed a bit...)
- Kier and Tom from the University of Southampton RoboSoc - without them, we would never have had that venue.
- Shakey - Thanks for a last-minute cube provision after yours truly failed at the machine shop.
- Rachel Wootton at the University of Southampton - Rachel has been our contact at the University who has basically arranged for everything from building security & access, through to cleaners to come and clean up after you guys (although I must say you left the room pretty damn clean!).
- Russell - Our arena manager today - pretty much stepped straight into the role with next to no notice. Again, fantastic work.

I will get the Antlog database over to Gary to update the main Antlog database in due course (read I'll send it when I'm less tired).

Finally, congratulations to our new AWS champion: Bzwroink!

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Re: Antweight World Series 53 - University of Southampton

Post by Hogi » Sun Nov 05, 2017 7:15 am

What an awesome event! It was lovely to finally see everyone again and get back to doing AWS after my operation. Well done to everyone involved with running the event and well done to the oink team for winning. You really deserved it. :-)
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Re: Antweight World Series 53 - University of Southampton

Post by Roboteernat » Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:21 am

Will there be a link here posted when the video of the comp has been uploaded to youtube?
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Re: Antweight World Series 53 - University of Southampton

Post by cmalton » Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:22 am

Once Harry has finished it, yes. I suspect this will take a couple of days, but as soon as it's done - either he or I will post here.

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Re: Antweight World Series 53 - University of Southampton

Post by AntRoboteer » Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:51 pm

Thanks very much to all for an excellent event. Really impressed with the organisation, thought Chris and team were excellent. It was very smoothly run, the venue was great and there was a lot of energy from all involved.

Also, it was great to see how effective AntLog is when it's used. The fights were organised and well spaced out. People were well prepared for their fights, knowing about who they were fighting and when long before the fight actually came up, something which the paper sheet system makes difficult. Organisers of events definitely need to standardise on AntLog 3 as it is clearly the only way forward with so many machines in the competition.

Once again, great job, I really hope you can run another event soon! :D

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Re: Antweight World Series 53 - University of Southampton

Post by GeorgeR » Wed Nov 08, 2017 7:20 pm

Harry's posted the video....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4HcwLDxeFYE

I'll get a comment added with timelinks to all the fights when I get a minute.
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Re: Antweight World Series 53 - University of Southampton

Post by BeligerAnt » Wed Nov 08, 2017 10:12 pm

The Antlog website has been updated with the event results: http://antlog.garya.org.uk/event/7

Anyone that created a team on the day will be able to log in online with the same username/password.
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Re: Antweight World Series 53 - University of Southampton

Post by AntRoboteer » Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:07 pm

GeorgeR wrote:Harry's posted the video....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4HcwLDxeFYE

I'll get a comment added with timelinks to all the fights when I get a minute.
I've seen your timestamps; great job and very useful. :D

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