A staggering 15,000 aspiring engineers blazed a trail to Techbase, the technology event organized by the Dutch armed forces on the RDM site in Rotterdam. A fantastic spectacle with countless challenges: hands-on with army equipment, sailing a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat, learning underwater sign language. The true nerds immersed themselves in a fictitious cyber war. Coreworks’ deeds might not have been as valiant this time, but essential nonetheless: we built the signing and routing. constructions with super-tight banners. No soldier strayed on the vast terrain.