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### B36a/S2-i34t5e -- its potential probably comparable to tLife

Posted: May 8th, 2017, 2:30 pm
This rule also contains a xp276 that is identical to the minimal phase of the tLife xp160: 7v.
`x = 2, y = 5, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5e2o\$2o\$2o\$bo\$bo!`

It can be arranged to give two different p276 glider guns!
`x = 16, y = 16, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5eoooooooboooobobb\$bbbobboobbboboob\$ooobbooobbbobboo\$boobboobbooboobo\$bbboobooooboboob\$bbboobobobobbboo\$ooobooobobbooobb\$bboboobbbboooobo\$oooobbbbboboooob\$ooobboobobbboooo\$ooboboboobbbbobo\$obbobooobooooboo\$bobbbooboobooobo\$ooboobbbbbbobobo\$boboobbbbooobbbb\$bbboobooooobobbo!`

`x = 14, y = 22, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5eb2o2bo\$obo\$3bobo\$obo\$bo6\$5bo\$5bobo\$5b2o4\$11bo\$10b3o\$9b2obo\$8bobo\$9bo!`

Also features naturally-occurring oscillators of periods 2, 4, 5, 6 and 10.
Gun-based p1932
`x = 64, y = 20, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5e7b3o\$2o7bo\$obo\$o2bo3b2o50b2o2bo\$b2o55bobo\$61bobo\$58bobo\$59bo3\$46b2o\$46bo2bo\$13bobo30bo2bo\$12bo3bo\$13bob2o\$14bo\$49bo\$14bobo31bobo\$47bo2bo\$47b3o!`

Surreal, two different beehive+G --> G
`x = 13, y = 13, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5ebo\$2bo\$3o3\$6b2o\$5bo2bo\$6b2o2\$11bo\$10bobo\$10bobo\$11bo!`

90ยบ reflector:
`x = 10, y = 8, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5ebo\$2bo\$3o2\$8b2o\$8b2o\$3b2o\$3b2o!`

### Re: B36a/S2-i34t5e -- its potential probably comparable to tLife

Posted: May 8th, 2017, 3:51 pm
Rhombic wrote:A funny glider-reflecting reaction with a ridiculously simple spark (advance a few ticks to see how small the spark needed actually is):
`x = 7, y = 9, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5e5bo\$4bo\$4b3o3\$2o\$3b2o\$o\$bobo!`

`x = 5, y = 7, rule = B3/S233bo\$2bo\$2b3o2\$bo\$o\$o!`

Works in Life.

### Re: B36a/S2-i34t5e -- its potential probably comparable to tLife

Posted: May 9th, 2017, 6:07 am
A for awesome wrote:
Rhombic wrote:A funny glider-reflecting reaction with a ridiculously simple spark (advance a few ticks to see how small the spark needed actually is):
`x = 7, y = 9, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5e5bo\$4bo\$4b3o3\$2o\$3b2o\$o\$bobo!`

`x = 5, y = 7, rule = B3/S233bo\$2bo\$2b3o2\$bo\$o\$o!`

Works in Life.

Oops!!

In that case... apart from that faux pas, the rest still holds true
BTW, the semi-di-MWSS works in this rule too, found in D2_+1 soup:
`x = 5, y = 9, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5e5o\$bo2bo\$4bo\$b3o2\$b3o\$4bo\$bo2bo\$5o!`

3G synthesis of p276
`x = 9, y = 14, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5ebo\$2bo\$3o3\$6bo\$4bobo\$5b2o4\$6b2o\$7b2o\$6bo!`

The di-teardrop xq8 spaceship works in the rule and has been found in many D2_+2 soups. Example:
`x = 16, y = 32, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5eboobobooooboobbb\$ooboboboooooobob\$booboooboobobobo\$boobobbobobobboo\$bbbobobooobbbobo\$boooboobbobobbob\$booobobobbbobboo\$bboooooooobooooo\$oobobbobooobbbbb\$boobobobbooooooo\$obobobobooobbbbo\$bobboobbbbobbbbb\$bbbboooboboooobo\$bobboobbbobbbboo\$booooboobobboboo\$bbbobbooobooooob\$bbbobbooobooooob\$booooboobobboboo\$bobboobbbobbbboo\$bbbboooboboooobo\$bobboobbbbobbbbb\$obobobobooobbbbo\$boobobobbooooooo\$oobobbobooobbbbb\$bboooooooobooooo\$booobobobbbobboo\$boooboobbobobbob\$bbbobobooobbbobo\$boobobbobobobboo\$booboooboobobobo\$ooboboboooooobob\$boobobooooboobbb!`

`x = 8, y = 9, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5ebo\$2bo\$3o3b2o\$6b2o3\$b2o\$b2o3b2o\$6b2o!`

### Re: B36a/S2-i34t5e -- its potential probably comparable to tLife

Posted: May 9th, 2017, 11:27 pm
We probably need some edge-shooters.
`x = 26, y = 16, rule = B36a_S2-i34t5e3bo18bo\$bobo18bobo\$2b2o18b2o6\$4bo16bo\$5bo7b2o5bo\$3b3o7bobo4b3o\$13bo\$9b2o\$3o5bobo12b3o\$2bo7bo12bo\$bo22bo!`

### Re: B36a/S2-i34t5e -- its potential probably comparable to tLife

Posted: May 11th, 2017, 6:54 am
3G carrier, one of the glider+block collisions:
`x = 5, y = 7, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5e3b2o\$3b2o3\$bo\$b2o\$obo!`

2G double carrier:
`x = 16, y = 11, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5e14bo\$13bo\$13b3o6\$3o\$2bo\$bo!`

4G p276, very unoptimised:
`x = 12, y = 12, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5e4bo\$2bobo\$3b2o3\$8b2o\$8bo2bo\$10b2o\$5b2o\$b2o2bo2bo\$obo4b2o\$2bo!`

### Re: B36a/S2-i34t5e -- its potential probably comparable to tLife

Posted: May 11th, 2017, 8:26 am
Rhombic wrote:4G p276, very unoptimised:
`x = 12, y = 12, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5e4bo\$2bobo\$3b2o3\$8b2o\$8bo2bo\$10b2o\$5b2o\$b2o2bo2bo\$obo4b2o\$2bo!`

Twosided edgy 3G:
`x = 15, y = 8, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5e8bobo\$9b2o2b2o\$9bo2bobo\$14bo2\$bo\$b2o\$obo!`

EDIT: Wait, you already have a 3G synthesis.

### Re: B36a/S2-i34t5e -- its potential probably comparable to tLife

Posted: May 11th, 2017, 5:20 pm
Rhombic wrote:3G carrier, one of the glider+block collisions:
`x = 5, y = 7, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5e3b2o\$3b2o3\$bo\$b2o\$obo!`

2G carrier, also in B36/S23:
`x = 6, y = 6, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5e4b2o\$3b2o\$5bo\$3o\$2bo\$bo!`

Bullet51 wrote:We probably need some edge-shooters.
`x = 26, y = 16, rule = B36a_S2-i34t5e3bo18bo\$bobo18bobo\$2b2o18b2o6\$4bo16bo\$5bo7b2o5bo\$3b3o7bobo4b3o\$13bo\$9b2o\$3o5bobo12b3o\$2bo7bo12bo\$bo22bo!`

p276 diteardrop gun:
`x = 55, y = 55, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5e43bo\$46bo\$47bo\$39b2o3bo2bo\$39bo6b2o\$40b2o\$41bo4bo2\$30b3o9bobo\$29bo3bo\$34bo\$30bo3bo\$31bob2o\$32b2o\$32bo18bo\$4b2o23b3o18b4o\$3bobo24bo18bo\$2bo47bo3bo\$2bo40bo\$4b2o36bo8b3o\$43bo4\$43bo\$42bobo\$bo39bo3bo\$o3bo36bo2bo\$bo3bo38bo\$5bo33bo3bo\$2bo39bo\$2b3o34b3o8\$6bo24bo\$5b3o22b3o\$4bo2bo22bo2bo\$4b2o26b2o8\$40b2o\$20b2o16bo2bo\$20bobobobo11bobo\$21bo3b2o11b3o\$22bo!`

### Re: B36a/S2-i34t5e -- its potential probably comparable to tLife

Posted: May 15th, 2017, 10:09 am
(corollary) - Is a concerted synthesis of two xp276 good enough to make the guns needed for 1) glider guns 2) diteardrop gun?

(main question) - Is 6G the cheapest synth for a glider gun?

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slow salvo (or 3G) xp276
`x = 8, y = 9, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5e6b2o\$7bo\$5bo\$5b2o3\$b2o\$obo\$2bo!`

### Re: B36a/S2-i34t5e -- its potential probably comparable to tLife

Posted: May 16th, 2017, 6:28 am
Hook with tail, and equivalent formations, functions as an eater:
`x = 5, y = 9, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5ebo\$2bo\$3o3\$2bobo\$bob2o\$bo\$2o!`

### Re: B36a/S2-i34t5e -- its potential probably comparable to tLife

Posted: May 16th, 2017, 12:27 pm
Rhombic wrote:(main question) - Is 6G the cheapest synth for a glider gun?

No.
5G synthesis:
`x = 95, y = 173, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5ebo\$2bo\$3o103\$94bo\$92b2o\$93b2o2\$92bo\$93bo\$91b3o40\$41b2o\$42b2o\$41bo17\$43b3o\$45bo\$44bo!`

EDIT: 4G synthesis for another glider gun:
`x = 89, y = 73, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5e86bo\$86bobo\$86b2o50\$2bo\$obo\$b2o15\$14bo\$14bobo2bo\$14b2o2b2o\$18bobo!`

Some 3-4G syntheses:
`x = 274, y = 244, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5e9bo56bo\$9bobo52b2o\$9b2o54b2o17\$bo4bo\$2bob2o\$3o2b2o2\$30bo\$30bobo2bo\$30b2o2b2o\$34bobo74\$35bobo24bo57bo96bo\$35b2o23bobo57bobo92b2o\$36bo24b2o57b2o2b2o90b2o\$124bobo\$124bo4\$192bo\$133b3o54b2o\$133bo57b2o\$134bo\$10bo\$10bobo\$10b2o15\$4bobo\$2o2b2o\$obo2bo\$o2\$173bo\$171b2o\$97bo74b2o\$95b2o\$96b2o73bo\$172bo\$170b3o3\$96bo\$97b2o51b2o\$96b2o51b2o\$151bo\$98bo\$97bo\$97b3o21\$o69bo81bo78bo\$b2o68b2o77b2o74bo2bobo\$2o68b2o79b2o73b2o2b2o\$140bo84bobo\$141b2o\$140b2o6\$150bo\$145bo3bo\$146b2ob3o\$145b2o15\$103bo\$104b2o\$103b2o8\$118bo\$119b2o\$118b2o50b3o\$172bo\$120bo50bo\$119bo\$119b3o8\$272bo\$271b2o\$271bobo10\$38bo\$38b2o\$37bobo13b3o\$53bo\$54bo2\$51b3o\$53bo\$52bo!`

### Re: B36a/S2-i34t5e -- its potential probably comparable to tLife

Posted: May 18th, 2017, 1:37 pm
Somewhat unexpected eater for the diteardrop:
`x = 12, y = 10, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5e5b2o\$4bo2bo\$4bo2bo\$5b2o3\$b3o4b3o\$o2bo4bo2bo\$o2bo4bo2bo\$b2o6b2o!`

The cap also works but is phase-dependent:
`x = 12, y = 10, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5e5b2o\$4b4o\$4bo2bo\$5b2o3\$b3o4b3o\$o2bo4bo2bo\$o2bo4bo2bo\$b2o6b2o!`

EDIT:
AbhpzTa, I've always wondered, what script do you use to find some of your syntheses and strung-together-puffer spaceships? I've seen some remarkably surprising syntheses stemming from weird still life seeds that I can only imagine as coming from the output of some script!!

### Re: B36a/S2-i34t5e -- its potential probably comparable to tLife

Posted: May 22nd, 2017, 9:44 am
Rhombic wrote:EDIT:
AbhpzTa, I've always wondered, what script do you use to find some of your syntheses and strung-together-puffer spaceships? I've seen some remarkably surprising syntheses stemming from weird still life seeds that I can only imagine as coming from the output of some script!!

Only copying/cutting/pasting... etc.
Anyway, I've never used any script for searching yet.

EDIT: 21G synth for a diteardrop gun:
`x = 1296, y = 1238, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5e219bo\$217bobo\$218b2o136\$700bo\$700bobo\$700b2o23\$796bo\$795bo\$795b3o181\$979bobo\$979b2o\$980bo123\$855bo\$853b2o\$854b2o4\$313bo\$314b2o\$313b2o66\$1056bo\$1056bobo\$1056b2o2\$382bo\$383b2o\$382b2o281\$683b2o\$683bobo\$683bo2\$bo\$b2o\$obo66\$752b2o\$752bobo\$752bo21\$778b3o\$778bo\$779bo2\$27b2o\$28b2o\$27bo66\$847b3o\$847bo\$848bo25\$849b3o\$849bo\$850bo42\$235b2o\$234bobo\$236bo2\$1294bo\$1293b2o\$1293bobo60\$189b2o\$190b2o\$189bo4\$166b2o\$165bobo\$167bo15\$981b3o\$981bo\$982bo74\$365b2o\$366b2o\$365bo!`

### Re: B36a/S2-i34t5e -- its potential probably comparable to tLife

Posted: December 18th, 2017, 6:36 am
New 2c/5 (with ntzfind):
`x = 19, y = 55, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5e2bo13bo\$b4o9b4o\$2o3b2ob3ob2o3b2o\$2o5b2ob2o5b2o\$b2obobo5bobob2o\$b2o13b2o\$5b2o5b2o\$5b2obobob2o\$4bobobobobobo\$5bobo3bobo\$2bo3bo5bo3bo\$b3obo2b3o2bob3o\$4bo9bo\$b2o3b2obob2o3b2o\$6b2obob2o\$7b5o\$7bo3bo\$5bo7bo\$5bo2bobo2bo\$7bo3bo\$6bo5bo\$4bobo5bobo\$4bo9bo\$2bo2bo7bo2bo\$2bobo9bobo2\$b2ob2o7b2ob2o\$o3bo9bo3bo\$obo2bo7bo2bobo\$5bo7bo\$4b2o7b2o\$3bo11bo\$bobob2o5b2obobo\$2bob3o5b3obo\$bob13obo\$bob2o9b2obo\$b3o2bob3obo2b3o\$5bo7bo\$4b2obo3bob2o\$3b2obo5bob2o\$3bob3o3b3obo\$3b6ob6o\$4bo9bo\$2b3o3b3o3b3o\$b2obo2bo3bo2bob2o\$bobo2bobobobo2bobo\$2bo2b2obobob2o2bo\$4b2o2bobo2b2o2\$3b2o3bobo3b2o\$4bo3bobo3bo\$3b2o2bo3bo2b2o\$5bo2bobo2bo\$5bo2bobo2bo\$6bobobobo!`

Best 3c/7 partial:
`x = 20, y = 28, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5e3bo12bo\$2bobo10bobo\$b2ob2o8b2ob2o\$b2o4b6o4b2o\$2o5bo4bo5b2o\$b2o14b2o\$2b2o3bob2obo3b2o\$6b2o4b2o\$3b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o\$5bob2o2b2obo\$3bo2b2o4b2o2bo\$6b2o4b2o\$5bobo4bobo\$5b3o4b3o\$5b2o6b2o\$3bo3bo4bo3bo\$3b5o4b5o\$4bobo6bobo\$7bo4bo\$7bob2obo\$2o5bob2obo5b2o\$o2b3o2bo2bo2b3o2bo\$4bo2b6o2bo\$6b8o\$2bo14bo\$2b2o3bo4bo3b2o\$4b2ob6ob2o\$bo2b4o4b4o2bo!`

2c/5 tagalong:
`x = 19, y = 67, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5eb4o9b4o\$bo4bo2bo2bo4bo\$3bo2b3ob3o2bo\$3bob2obobob2obo\$3bo3bo3bo3bo\$2b4o7b4o\$2b6o3b6o\$4bob2o3b2obo\$4b2o7b2o\$2bo13bo\$bo5b2ob2o5bo\$bo7bo7bo\$2bo4bo3bo4bo\$4bo2b2ob2o2bo\$6bobobobo2\$6b3ob3o\$5b2o5b2o\$5b2o5b2o2\$5bobo3bobo\$4b3o5b3o\$3b3o7b3o\$5bo7bo\$2b2o11b2o\$bo3bo7bo3bo\$o2bo11bo2bo\$obo13bobo\$bob2obo5bob2obo\$6bo5bo\$3b2o9b2o\$2b2o2bo5bo2b2o\$3bo3bobobo3bo\$2bo4b2ob2o4bo\$b2o5b3o5b2o\$2o15b2o\$2obo2bob3obo2bob2o\$3bo2bo5bo2bo\$3bo2b7o2bo\$2b2o11b2o\$2b2o3bo3bo3b2o\$3bo3bo3bo3bo\$bo3bobo3bobo3bo\$bo5bo3bo5bo\$2o5b2ob2o5b2o\$bo4bo5bo4bo\$2bo3bo5bo3bo\$2bo4bo3bo4bo\$3bo11bo\$3bob2o5b2obo\$5bob2ob2obo\$4bo9bo\$8bobo\$5bo2bobo2bo\$6bo5bo2\$6b3ob3o\$6bobobobo\$4bo3bobo3bo\$4b4o3b4o\$7bo3bo\$5bo7bo\$5b9o\$4bo2b2ob2o2bo\$4b2o7b2o\$4bo2bo3bo2bo\$4b4o3b4o!`

EDIT: two new c/3
`x = 30, y = 13, rule = B36a/S2-i34t5e3bo12bo8bo\$2bobob2o7bo2bo4bo2bo\$bo4b2o6b2o2b6o2b2o\$o2b2o3bo3bobo12bobo\$14bo4b4o4bo\$2b2o10bo12bo\$bobo10bo12bo\$bo\$3o10b2o12b2o\$o\$15bo10bo\$13b2o12b2o\$13bobo10bobo!`
I'd like to name the small asymmetric one the "barnacle" because it looks like an active region stuck onto a boat!