2016 All Japan Micromouse Contest – full entry details

When entering for the All Japan Micromouse contest, you have to enter a whole bunch of details about your mouse - number of wheels, types of motor, motor driver, sensor devices, gyro, CAD software. It goes on and on. I always wondered what happened to that information. This year it…

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Maze File Archive

Over the years, I have collected a good number of micromouse mazes. Some of these are from previous contests, some are just odd test mazes. All are for the 16x16 classic micromouse contest and all are, as far as I know, legitimate mazes with a valid start cell and goal…

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Disaster averted or delayed?

A bit of routine maintenance on the maze code for my micromouse turned into a possible real problem that has been waiting to surface for years now. In spite of running much the same flooding and path generating code since my first successful mouse many years back, I now discover it could have failed on complex mazes. (more…)

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