## Rules With Oblique Replicators

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### Rules With Oblique Replicators

1D

3c/4 knightwise:
`x = 3, y = 4, rule = B02346/S023o2\$bo!`

c/21 (5,2)wise:
`x = 3, y = 5, rule = B3-y4y6ci/S23-e2bo\$b2o\$o\$o\$bo!`

2D

3c/5 knightwise:
`x = 3, y = 4, rule = B3-nq4nt5ar/S2-k34aiw2o\$b2o\$2o\$o!`

Well this list is still pretty short... so maybe we should try again with expanding it.
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### Re: Rules With Oblique Replicators

Would weird replicators count? Like, for example, if the B-heptomino replicated in 3 ways in sparse areas with strange behaviour:
`x = 22, y = 20, rule = B/S012345678History5.3D\$5.D2.D\$5.D.2D8\$9.A\$9.2A\$10.2A\$9.2A\$19.2D\$20.2D\$19.2D\$3.D15.D\$D2.D\$.3D!`
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### Re: Rules With Oblique Replicators

drc wrote:Would weird replicators count? Like, for example, if the B-heptomino replicated in 3 ways in sparse areas with strange behaviour:
`x = 22, y = 20, rule = B/S012345678History5.3D\$5.D2.D\$5.D.2D8\$9.A\$9.2A\$10.2A\$9.2A\$19.2D\$20.2D\$19.2D\$3.D15.D\$D2.D\$.3D!`

Possibly, as long as it actually acts like a replicator and produces no annoying junk.
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### Re: Rules With Oblique Replicators

What's B/S012345678History? Seems to be a rule where nothing happens ever.
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### Re: Rules With Oblique Replicators

fluffykitty wrote:What's B/S012345678History? Seems to be a rule where nothing happens ever.

It allows somebody to use the various marking and history states without worrying about patterns doing weird things.
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### Re: Rules With Oblique Replicators

Makes sense. However, why would you specify those particular positions?
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fluffykitty wrote:Makes sense. However, why would you specify those particular positions?

They're examples
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`x = 17, y = 10, rule = B3/S23b2ob2obo5b2o\$11b4obo\$2bob3o2bo2b3o\$bo3b2o4b2o\$o2bo2bob2o3b4o\$bob2obo5bo2b2o\$2b2o4bobo2b3o\$bo3b5ob2obobo\$2bo5bob2o\$4bob2o2bobobo!`

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Oh. Thought you had a rule where that worked
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### Re: Rules With Oblique Replicators

Added a new oblique 1D replicator, courtesy of toroidalet (I think).

Also, here's a replicator that appears to be oblique in one direction, and diagonal in another, causing the filled region to be a rhombus:
`x = 5, y = 3, rule = B34ej5y6n_S232bo\$b3o\$2o2bo!`
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### Re: Rules With Oblique Replicators

muzik wrote:Also, here's a replicator that appears to be oblique in one direction, and diagonal in another, causing the filled region to be a rhombus:
`replicator`

The replicators actually move diagonally. (They're glide-symmetric).
Also, your notation is a bit confusing. The speeds are
(1D)
(2,1)c/4
and
(2,5)c/21
(2D)
(2,4)c/10 (or (1,2)c/5)
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### Re: Rules With Oblique Replicators

..so the replicator is diagonal in both directions, but the filled area is still oblique?
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### Re: Rules With Oblique Replicators

muzik wrote:..so the replicator is diagonal in both directions, but the filled area is still oblique?

It depends on what you mean by the filled area being "oblique".
The filled area is bounded by 4 oblique lines in a rhombus which is symmetric across a slope=±1 line.
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### Re: Rules With Oblique Replicators

My computer which I am using to explore CAs can't connect to the Internet ,and now I'am typing this rle by hand on my phone.
`x = 9,y = 4,rule = B2i34city5ackqy6ein7c8/S23-a4city3o\$obo3b3o\$3o3bobo\$6b3o! `

The rule can be reduced probably.
`x = 5,y = 2,rule = B2i34city5ackqy6ein7c8/S23-a4city2b3o\$3o![[ STOP 42 ]]`
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### Re: Rules With Oblique Replicators

That replicator fills out a rhombus, so it might be considered oblique.
It might be nice to make a sierpinski builder that makes an oblique 1d replicator.
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### Re: Rules With Oblique Replicators

toroidalet wrote:It might be nice to make a sierpinski builder that makes an oblique 1d replicator.

On Sierpinski builder,I have just found one
`x = 5, y = 8, rule = B2i34ceiktyz8/S23-a4city3o\$o2bo\$o2bo\$b3o2\$4bo\$4bo\$4bo!`
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