As of recently, our group has come across a few difficulties in the project. Our school work, as well as other busy work has provided roadblocks of varying sizes. However, we’ve looked into alternative methods of working this project in the best way that we can. As of now, we’ve been working on early designs for the machine, mostly to see what we are capable of, but also to give the future group something to start from.
Early in the semester, We came up with many different machines that we hoped could make his project work, but as well looked into them some more, we began to see that some of these are too elaborate to finish quickly. We made a project pitch recently explaining how we want to make a game for this project, like an arcade game for kids to learn and play from, however, none of us know how to code a game, or even know where to start in development. So our team, consisting of a mechanical and electrical engineer, as well as a design student, have decided that the most we could do without these skills is create a plan that we can hand off to the next team. Our goal is to make as much progress on it as possible, and although it may not be complete, it should be enough to give the next team something to go off of, as well as be able to change and manipulate them in different ways as well.
The designs that we have worked on have been very barebones, however, over time, we will work with them, as well as begin the planning for the game itself. By the end of this year, we’ll have something ready to hand off.