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Postby KittyTac » December 22nd, 2017, 9:38 pm

Why didn't Life-like cellular automata get invented much earlier? The rules are incredibly simple, and it doesn't need computers to play.
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Re: A question

Postby Majestas32 » December 22nd, 2017, 10:22 pm

I mean, sometime in history somebody probably came up with the idea, but nobody thought to publish it until JHC? There have been plenty of math discoveries that seem incredibly simple in hindsight (like the X-Y coordinate plane)
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Re: A question

Postby Redstoneboi » August 5th, 2018, 7:45 am

danielpaul wrote:How can I set Golly back to just use the basic Conway GOL rules - after loading a few things


usually i just change the algorithm to ruleloader and back to quick/hashlife
if it's a big pattern, you can paste empty rle such as
x = 0 y = 0 rule = B3/S23

provided you set golly to "change rule if one is specified"
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Re: A question

Postby 77topaz » August 6th, 2018, 10:11 pm

Don't bother answering - it's obviously a spambot (see the signature).
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