BEST Robotics Polycraft COVID Challenge

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Figure 1: COVID Clinic ready for patients


Coronavirus has spread to the world of Polycraft and we need you to help combat the disease and save our citizens. You and your team will build a clinic and work to test, treat and keep patients healthy. Your team has limited time to get the highest score by curing as many patients as you can. You will need to come up with strategies to stay ahead of the disease as more and more patients come to your clinic.  

Your wits will also be tested with a variety of side missions. If you can complete these, you will get valuable resources to help your battle against COVID.  

Polycraft World needs you! Good luck, engineers and clinicians!


Private Team Properties

Teams will have a private property where only their team can modify the environment and other teams can not interfere with their progress.

Team Time Limits

Teams will be scored for their first 50 hours of play time for Round 1 and an additional 50 hours for Round 2. This means a team of 5 playing together will have their first 10 hours of playtime scored (collectively 50h).

Team Scoring

Teams scores will be based on their progress in testing and treating COVID patients. Major score bonuses will be provided when each Medical Milestone is reached. There will be 3 Medical Milestones in Round 1 and 3 additional Medical Milestones in the Championship Round.

Puzzle Rooms

There will be puzzle rooms to challenge teams to solve problems together in the environment outside of the team's private property. Teams can complete these puzzle rooms to earn rewards that are critical for meeting their Medical Milestones.

BEST Robotics Polycraft COVID Challenge Round 1

Round 1 will take place from October 1-31, 2020. The 3 Medical Milestones for Round 1 will be as follows:

  • Tier 1 Medical Milestone: Create a Clinic.
  • Tier 2 Medical Milestone: Stock the clinic with PPE and Testing Kits to activate it.
  • Tier 3 Medical Milestone: Cure 128 infected Polycraft Citizens.

BEST Robotics Polycraft COVID Challenge Round 2

Coming in November...

Signing Up

  • Create an account at BEST Robotics
  • Download and Install the Challenge Launcher here
  • Sign in on the Launcher with your Minecraft: Java Edition Mojang account
  • Hit PCW Update
  • Hit Play Polycraft World

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