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Mysticon 2014

Roanoke Robotics is back for our 3rd consecutive year at Mysticon !  We present a 3 hour seminar on robotics.
http://mysticon-va.com/
Its a Show & Tell for "something completely different", largely adult audience at the Sci Fi convention, but not exclusively. This is really fun event, the audience are technology users, inquisitive and very imaginative.

Kevin's Bro-Bot is always the most popular attraction, but we'll see if that stands true this year  :-)

Presenters get a free day pass to Mysticon, but we are usually capped to 5 or so free passes. 


Please go to the previous year's meetups to checkout the photos.

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  • Kevin H.

    Check out a short video of Mark and Victoria's amazing Dalek at MystiCon. https://vimeo.com/m/87370980

    1 · February 24, 2014

    • Gary Y.

      Twas the hit of the convention....in Steeler colors.

      February 24, 2014

  • Gary Y.

    More photos of Roanoke Robotic Creations at WDBJ 7 site: Dalek II, Mr B (a.k.a. Mr.Baby) , and BoneBot http://www.wdbj7.com/news/local/photos-mysticon/24621988

    1 · February 23, 2014

  • Gary Y.

    Wow - Mysticon sold out a week in advance. Special Thanks & Appreciation to Kevin who drove 12 straight hours from Orlando just to be with Roanoke Robotics for Mysticon. What a great team of Show & Tell for the conventioneers, thank you Kevin, Tim, Mark, Victoria, Jay, Shellie & Phoenix. We met alot of interesting new people, and reconnected with others from previous conventions. We were asked to participate in community events later this year, more on that as they develop.
    The Schilkes had alot of fun & compliments with their professional looking revamped Dalek (in Steeler colors). The Greeter Bots , Mr Baby & BoneBot, roaming the convention hallways throughout the day also was a well received concept that we can build on for future similar venues.

    February 23, 2014

  • Kevin H.

    Wow, another awesome MystiCon! Thanks to Gary, Tim, Mark, Victoria, Jay, Shellie & Phoenix, for your awesome work providing fun & educational demos!!

    February 22, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    "Terrorbyte" will be in attendance minus outer shell (revamped from terabyte) and "system format" the combat robot

    1 · February 21, 2014

  • Kevin H.

    The following people have volunteered to work, and will get free passes: Gary, Tim, Jay, Shellie, Phoenix, & Kevin. All others who have not volunteered to work would need to buy a ticket to enter. If you want to volunteer to work during the event, please talk to Gary or me. Thanks!!

    February 17, 2014

    • Kevin H.

      Please post a link to where we can see your cameo appearances in the movie, online.

      February 18, 2014

    • Kevin H.

      PS - I understand Mark and family bought tix, and may be able to help with the demos... I look forward to seeing you there!

      February 19, 2014

  • Kevin H.

    Mr. B posted a video, inviting you to MystiCon, https://vimeo.com/86271494

    1 · February 18, 2014

    • Gary Y.

      The BoneBot (Gary's new bot) will be there to put Mr.B in his place.

      1 · February 18, 2014

    • Kevin H.

      Mr B says Mr BoneBot is goin' to have the ride of his life at MystiCon! :-)

      February 18, 2014

  • Gary Y.

    Those who intend to present robotics projects at the Mysticon seminar 9-11:30AM need to let me know by Feb 1st to be included on Mysticon's exhibitor roster. There is a limited number of day passes for presenters, and may be only a couple passes left.
    I'm a little nebulous on the final roster. Thank you.

    January 25, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Schedule conflict. VEX tournament.

    January 10, 2014

  • Kevin H.

    Gary, Thanks for organizing this, and everything else too, my friend! You are the best!!!

    January 7, 2014

    • Gary Y.

      January 26, 2014 – General Planning Meeting
      2:00 pm, Holiday Inn - Tanglewood
      February 9, 2014 – General Planning Meeting
      2:00 pm, Holiday Inn - Tanglewood

      1 · January 8, 2014

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  • Kevin H.
    Remote Advisor, Organizer
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