New team coach here, trying to get it all figured out. We’ve got our first virtual tournament on Saturday, and I’m trying to make sure that we’re up to speed and ready to go.
We’re a young middle school team, using the current hero bot build, and running the pre-installed “practice” code that came pre-installed on the V5 brain.
Yesterday, I tried to get into the virtual practice system, just to test everything to make sure it’s all working properly. My webcam is working, got system to detect the controller, everything looked good, but never could get a match going - I don’t remember the exact wording, but I got something along the lines of either I was using the wrong program, or no one else was using the program I was using, so I couldn’t get matched up with anyone.
What program? We’re not yet experienced enough to write our own code - that comes next fall, when they finally actually take the PLTW Robotics class. Is the factory-installed code not legal for virtual practice or competition? We competed in person about three weeks ago, and everything went fine, nothing was said to us about anything regarding programs, and so on.
We compete Saturday, and I need to know if I’m going to have issues or not, and if so, how do I fix it, like - right now?