## Search found 2417 matches

September 16th, 2021, 9:58 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: 21-bit still life syntheses
Replies: 30
Views: 1318

### Re: 21-bit still life syntheses

That's a component. x = 34, y = 27, rule = Life o2bo\$4o2\$2b2o\$2b2o\$8bo\$7bobo\$2bo4bobo\$2bo5bo\$2bo8b3o\$24bobo\$bo22b2o\$o bo22bo\$bobo\$2bo4b2o\$6bobo\$6b2o5\$26b2o4bo\$25b2o4b2o\$13bo13bo3bobo\$12bo bo\$12bo2bo\$13b2o! And reduced a bit: x = 14, y = 18, rule = B3/S23 o2bo\$4o2\$2b2o\$2b2o\$8bo\$7bobo\$2bo4bobo\$2bo5bo...
September 9th, 2021, 3:49 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Smallest Known Oscillators to p106 (and Beyond)
Replies: 58
Views: 3448

### Re: Smallest Known Oscillators to p106 (and Beyond)

P32, 64 cells (crossposted, credit to hotdogPi and me):

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``````x = 33, y = 16, rule = B3/S23
5b2o18bo\$4bo2bo15b3o\$5bo2bo13bo\$bo6bo13b2o\$obo3bo2bo21b2o\$b2o3b3o20bo
b2o\$28bo\$b2o3b3o9bobo10bo\$obo3bo2bo9bob2o4b2obo\$bo6bo9bobo6b2o\$5bo2bo
\$4bo2bo\$5b2o2\$13b2o\$13b2o!``````
September 9th, 2021, 3:40 pm
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 2278
Views: 905914

More-accessibly-sparky p32 monomerization: x = 33, y = 16, rule = B3/S23 5b2o18bo\$4bo2bo15b3o\$5bo2bo13bo\$bo6bo13b2o\$obo3bo2bo21b2o\$b2o3b3o20bo b2o\$28bo\$b2o3b3o9bobo10bo\$obo3bo2bo9bob2o4b2obo\$bo6bo9bobo6b2o\$5bo2bo \$4bo2bo\$5b2o2\$13b2o\$13b2o! EDIT: apparently this is now the new smallest p32 by populat...
September 5th, 2021, 9:37 pm
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 2278
Views: 905914

Crossposting p16 and p18 variants to the p14 drifter cycle billiard table using a variant catalyst that might be by DRH (it was most recently mentioned by Kazyan and it feels familiar but I don't remember where I last saw, so it might also be new by them): x = 41, y = 26, rule = B3/S23 26b2o\$26bo4b2...
September 5th, 2021, 9:24 pm
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 217
Views: 83690

Here's an odd interaction. These two catalysts are usually identical, but one of them is a bit more theatrical about how it recovers, which allows it to modify this particular input with a thumb-like protrusion on the right tick: x = 45, y = 20, rule = LifeBellman 6.5A25.5A\$7.3A27.3A\$8.A29.A2\$8.2A2...
September 4th, 2021, 2:37 pm
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 2278
Views: 905914

Bouncing p8 rle A galactic reduction: x = 29, y = 28, rule = LifeHistory 21.A2BA.2B\$19.BA4B.2B\$17.B2A6B.B\$15.A6B2ABA\$15.3BA.2BA.BAB\$15.3B3ABA3B A\$15.A5B.5BA\$9.C6.A3BAB3A3B\$10.2C4.BAB.A2B.A3B\$9.2C6.AB2A6BA\$17.6B2AB \$18.4BAB\$17.BA2BA\$17.B.B\$18.B2.3B\$21.BA2B\$17.B.2B3A\$17.3B3ABA\$20.BA2B .AB\$11.2A9.A3BA...
August 23rd, 2021, 12:39 pm
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 348
Views: 125585

A p72 gun using a blinker-to-glider reaction of hotdogPi's with their new p18 sparker: x = 41, y = 42, rule = B3/S23 19b2o\$19bobo\$21bo\$17b4ob2o2b2o\$17bo4bobo2bo\$15b2o2b2obob2o\$14bo2b2o3b obo\$13bob2o2b2obobo\$13bo4bo4bo\$14b3obob3o\$16b2ob2o\$5bo3b2o\$bo2bobobo2b o\$b4obob2obo\$6bo2bob2o\$b2ob2obo4bo\$o2bobob...
August 23rd, 2021, 12:25 pm
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 2278
Views: 905914

I've modified my program again despite not being done with the previous search. Here's a complete p18 sparker (!). x = 28, y = 25, rule = B3/S23 19b2o\$19bobo\$21bo\$17b4ob2o2b2o\$17bo2bobobo2bo\$15b2o4b2ob2o\$14bo2b4obob o\$13bob2o2bob2obo\$13bo4bo4bo\$14b3o3b3o\$16bobobo\$5bo3b2o6b3o\$bo2bobobo 2bo\$b4obob2ob...
August 21st, 2021, 2:29 pm
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 2278
Views: 905914

p45; the blocks are to suppress other blocks; move the catalyst and you'll have more room, or you can try to squeeze a p5 in there. x = 22, y = 37, rule = B3/S23 7b6o\$6bo6bo\$5bo8bo\$6bo6bo\$7b6o5\$8b2o\$4bob2obo\$6b2o\$6b2obo\$2o6b2o\$2o8\$ 20b2o\$12b2o6b2o\$12bob2o\$14b2o\$12bob2obo\$12b2o5\$9b6o\$8bo6bo\$7bo8bo\$8...
August 21st, 2021, 10:16 am
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 2278
Views: 905914

unrelated p126; both sparkers already work, but it leaves four beehives that need to be deleted x = 63, y = 66, rule = B3/S23 32b2o\$28b2obobo\$29bobo\$29bo2bo\$28b2obobob2ob2o\$27bo3b2o3bobo\$28b3o5bob o\$31b5obo\$28b2o\$27bob2o2b7o\$27bo11bo\$28b3ob4obo\$30b9o\$39bo\$38b2o2\$49b 2o\$49bobo\$2b2o47bo\$2bobo46b2o\$4b...
August 20th, 2021, 11:56 am
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 2278
Views: 905914

p128, complete rle Related p125: x = 55, y = 47, rule = B3/S23 40b2o\$36b2o2bo\$35bo2bobo\$31b2obobobob2o\$31bob2obobobo\$42bo\$32b4obob3o bo\$31bo4b3o4bo\$32b3ob3ob3o\$34b7o\$19b2o\$20bo\$20bobo24bo2b2o\$21b2o23bob o2bo\$46bobobo\$45b2obob2o\$44bo3bo3bo\$44bo4bobobo\$44bo3b2o3bo\$44bo4bob2o \$31bo12bo3bo\$30bobo12b2ob...
August 20th, 2021, 11:35 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Synthesising Oscillators
Replies: 1297
Views: 964908

### Re: Synthesising Oscillators

Here is a five-glider stillater activation. x = 28, y = 22, rule = B3/S23 6bobo\$6b2o\$7bo\$12b2o3b2o8bo\$bo10bobobo2bo5b2o\$2bo11bob2o2bo5b2o\$3o11b o3b2o\$15b3o\$17bo4\$5bo\$5b2o\$4bobo5\$22b2o\$22bobo\$22bo! The starting still-life only requires thirteen gliders, so the total cost is eighteen gliders. Please ...
August 19th, 2021, 9:13 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Synthesis components
Replies: 79
Views: 22052

### Re: Synthesis components

Further reduction I put on Discord:

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``````x = 26, y = 17, rule = B3/S23
15b2o\$14bo2bo\$14b3o6bo\$12b2o9bobo\$5bo5bo3b2o6b2o\$6bo5b2obo\$4b3o6bo2b3o
\$11bobo4bo\$11b2o\$3o\$2bo19b2o\$bo20bobo\$22bo\$7b2o\$8b2o5b2o\$7bo7bobo\$15b
o!``````
August 17th, 2021, 12:39 am
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 236
Views: 108371

### Re: Still Life Synthesis Thread

rle + command The long barge activation simply adds a domino to prevent it from turning into that dock. Without it, you can replace the G+boat+loaf with a G+ship and a 2G cleanup: x = 41, y = 40, rule = B3/S23 33bo\$33bobo\$33b2o\$16bo\$17bo\$15b3o4\$12bo\$13bo\$11b3o14b2o\$29bo3b2o\$28bo 4bo\$28b2o5bo3b2o\$34...
August 12th, 2021, 5:44 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Synthesis components
Replies: 79
Views: 22052

### Re: Synthesis components

Here's something that's probably unoptimized:

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``````x = 19, y = 16, rule = B3/S23
4bo5b2o\$3bobo3bobo\$3bobo3bo\$2obob2ob2o5bo2bo\$2obo10bo\$3bo10bo3bo\$3b2o
9b4o\$8b2o\$7bobo\$8bo\$13b2o\$8b2o3bobo\$8bobo2bo\$2b2o4bo\$bobo\$3bo!``````
August 9th, 2021, 12:53 pm
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Catalyses (Game)
Replies: 77
Views: 3652

### Re: Catalyses (Game)

EDIT: Next one, though it breaks the rules. x = 14, y = 10, rule = B3/S23 5bo6b2o\$5bo2\$13bo2\$3b2o\$o2b2o8bo3\$o2bo2bo2bo2b2o! x = 18, y = 13, rule = B3/S23 4bo\$3bobo\$3bobo\$b3ob2o2bo6b2o\$o8bo\$b3ob2o\$3bob2o10bo2\$7b2o\$4bo2b2o8bo 3\$4bo2bo2bo2bo2b2o! Next (with pretty much the same easy solution as I'd pl...
August 7th, 2021, 11:34 am
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Catalyses (Game)
Replies: 77
Views: 3652

### Re: Catalyses (Game)

This shall be the next region: x = 8, y = 7, rule = B3/S23 5b2o\$4bo2bo\$4bo2bo\$2o3b2o\$bo2\$b2o! Eaten: x = 18, y = 11, rule = B3/S23 4b2o10b2o\$5bo10bo\$5bobo6bobo\$6b2o2b2o2b2o\$9bo2bo\$9bo2bo\$5b2o3b2o2b2o\$ 2obo2bo7bobo\$ob2o12bo\$6b2ob2o5b2o\$9b2o! Next region (not too hard): x = 8, y = 8, rule = B3/S23 3b...
August 7th, 2021, 11:26 am
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 217
Views: 83690

C28, in a different thread, wrote:
August 7th, 2021, 9:28 am
U-turner eater with odd tub+block eater

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``````x = 16, y = 15, rule = B3/S23
2bo6b3o\$bobo5b3o\$2bo5bobo\$8b2o4\$12b2o\$12bobo\$14bo\$14b2o\$2o\$2o3bo\$4bob
o\$5bo!``````
Collecting this here as an example usage for the "eater 5 without a tail" catalyst...
August 6th, 2021, 5:01 pm
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 2278
Views: 905914

P15 (not sure if Karel's P15 is the smallest version — sadly it's an odd period so clocks don't work): x = 33, y = 24, rule = B3/S23 25b6o\$24bo6bo\$23bo8bo\$24bo6bo\$12b2o11b6o\$12bo\$13b3o\$8b2o5bo\$9bo15bo4b o\$9bobo6bo6b6o\$10b2o13bo4bo\$16bobo\$14bobo\$2bo4bo13b2o\$2b6o6bo6bobo\$2b o4bo15bo\$17bo5b2o\$17b3o\$20b...
August 3rd, 2021, 11:59 pm
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 2278
Views: 905914

P16s based on a drifter by Dean Hickerson (brought up by calcyman on Discord following an independent (semi-re-)discovery of a close variant by wwei): By me using an osc in jslife: x = 43, y = 41, rule = B3/S23 32bo\$31bobo\$30bo3bo\$29bo3bo\$28bo3bo\$27bo3bo\$28bobo\$29bo11b2o\$10b2o28b obo\$8bo2bo2b2o22b3o...
July 18th, 2021, 4:44 pm
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 2278
Views: 905914

A whole bunch of partials... p40 x = 46, y = 22, rule = B3/S23 3b2o\$3b2o2\$21bo\$2b2o\$2o14b2o3b3o5b2o\$o5bo6b2o6bobo5b2o\$6b2o4b2obo5b3o\$ o2bob3o4b3obo2bo\$4bob2o4b2o14b2o\$5b2o6bo5bo6b2o14b2o\$2b2o14b2o6bo5bo6b 2o\$16b2o14b2o4b2obo\$26bo2bob3o4b3obo2bo\$22b3o5bob2o4b2o\$15b2o5bobo6b2o 6bo5bo\$15b2o5b3o3b2o14b...
July 16th, 2021, 3:08 pm
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 2278
Views: 905914

Scorbie's "thinner pipsquirter 2" helps here Weld/stator reduction: x = 76, y = 56, rule = B3/S23 23b2o26b2o\$25bo5bo12bo5bo\$24bo2b2o3bo10bo3b2o2bo\$23bo3bo4bo10bo4bo3bo \$22bo2bo3bobo12bobo3bo2bo\$23b4o22b4o2\$23b4o22b4o\$22bo2bo3bobo12bobo3b o2bo\$23bo3bo4bo10bo4bo3bo\$24bo2b2o3bo10bo3b2o2bo\$25bo5bo12bo5...
July 16th, 2021, 9:37 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Smallest Known Oscillators to p106 (and Beyond)
Replies: 58
Views: 3448

### Re: Smallest Known Oscillators to p106 (and Beyond)

Smaller p240 (33 cells):

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``````x = 16, y = 11, rule = B3/S23
14bo\$14bo\$5b3o5bobo\$14bo\$2ob2o9bo\$2obobo8bo\$6bo7bo\$bo4bo6bobo\$bo4bo7b
o\$2bo2b2o7bo\$5b2o!``````
July 13th, 2021, 8:47 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: B2ci3aik4c5ry6a7e/S1e2aei3-cnry4eiyz5aeir6ei8
Replies: 25
Views: 1873

### Re: B2ci3aik4c5ry6a7e/S1e2aei3-cnry4eiyz5aeir6ei8

[21 edits worth of stuff] I'm afraid I haven't been paying too much attention to this rule before now, but seeing everything here gathered in one place, there are a lot of really impressive oscillators here! I guess I don't have too much to say besides that — I mostly just always hate to see an unr...
July 11th, 2021, 2:51 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: B38/S23
Replies: 79
Views: 34724

### Re: B38/S23

EDIT: Just need cleanup rle EDIT2: that block is remarkably difficult to get rid of. At least I tried to do it with spartan catalysts... Spartan cleanup, same repeat time, bonus glider: x = 74, y = 84, rule = B38/S23History 71.C\$71.C.C\$71.2C6\$16.B\$15.3D\$15.BDB\$14.2B3D\$14.5B\$14.6B\$14.6B\$14.5B\$ 13.6B...