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by Pigeonbee
May 26th, 2017, 10:34 am
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: I'm making a new Methuselah
Replies: 16
Views: 8346

Re: I'm making a new Methuselah

Apologies for the necromance, but is growth rate a thing, and how would I measure it? Would I need to somehow work out an average, by working out how many cells there are every 200 generations, or something like that? My methuselah appears to grow pretty quickly here. I'll try and figure something o...
by Pigeonbee
April 5th, 2016, 8:21 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Thread for your unsure discoveries
Replies: 1801
Views: 874868

Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries

codeholic wrote:It is block-laying switch engine. And please read the forum rules carefully.
Sorry.
by Pigeonbee
April 5th, 2016, 6:47 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Thread for your unsure discoveries
Replies: 1801
Views: 874868

Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries

I don't really know what this is, sorta found it from soup.

http://imgur.com/lWy0vm4
by Pigeonbee
March 29th, 2016, 6:36 am
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: DryLife Exploration Thread
Replies: 5
Views: 2820

DryLife Exploration Thread

I thought DryLife was very interesting, so I made a thread about it. Post any stuff you've found in DryLife, if you can. http://imgur.com/8YwKexI - Indefinetly growing pattern. It's creating somewhat complex stuff, like boats with tails and pulsars. In this rule, it seems that patterns rarely stabil...
by Pigeonbee
March 28th, 2016, 3:26 pm
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Conway's Game Of Life PVP game
Replies: 30
Views: 9296

Re: Conway's Game Of Life PVP game

A for awesome wrote:
Pigeonbee wrote:I have no clue who the hell this was, but they certainly were lucky!

http://gameoflifetotalwar.com/challenge/ZB7ONvGSUiN
Yeah, I'm Ytterbium Nation, and I failed at placing pulsars yet again.
Why not have a peace treaty?
We don't attack each other.
by Pigeonbee
March 28th, 2016, 11:38 am
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: About the other rules
Replies: 5
Views: 1640

Re: About the other rules

I found a strange rule:
23/28/256
EDR (Explode, Decay, Repeat)
Explodes, decays, then repeats.
it's intresting.
by Pigeonbee
March 28th, 2016, 11:19 am
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: About the other rules
Replies: 5
Views: 1640

Re: About the other rules

Is this your first time venturing into other rules? You can find a list of many named ones here on the Life Wiki. Here you can find the names of basic methuselahs for Life. If you're looking for Methuselahs in other rules, I'm not sure where to find that myself. I'd like to think that the term woul...
by Pigeonbee
March 28th, 2016, 11:08 am
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Introductions
Replies: 111
Views: 66005

Re: Introductions

May as well join in. I'm Brandon, and I'm facinated by GoL. It kinda started a while ago while reading a book, finding about the chaos theory, and when looking in further, I found out the GoL thing. When I first was messing about with it, it was my intentions to try and create a soup to see what wou...
by Pigeonbee
March 28th, 2016, 10:57 am
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Conway's Game Of Life PVP game
Replies: 30
Views: 9296

Re: Conway's Game Of Life PVP game

I have no clue who the hell this was, but they certainly were lucky!

http://gameoflifetotalwar.com/challenge/ZB7ONvGSUiN
by Pigeonbee
March 28th, 2016, 10:45 am
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: My stupid challenge
Replies: 40
Views: 18336

Re: My stupid challenge

Does this count? Wow... This takes on the order of 2^^^^^^^(2^^^^^^(2^^^^^(2^^^^(2^^^(2^^(2^n)))))) generations to stabilize, if I'm not mistaken (unless all the debris from the spacefiller could produce a replicator or something that causes the pattern to explode). Anyway, here is an idea of how t...
by Pigeonbee
March 27th, 2016, 12:26 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: About the other rules
Replies: 5
Views: 1640

About the other rules

Are there names for other rules, and known methulsahs and such? And how do we check the similar ones to see if they work? becuase I've been experimenting, and some rules apparently only allow for very simple still lifes (B6/S23) or only allow blinkers. (Can't remember the rule that does this) For ex...
by Pigeonbee
March 26th, 2016, 6:09 am
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Conway's Game Of Life PVP game
Replies: 30
Views: 9296

Re: Conway's Game Of Life PVP game

Wait wait wait. You're the Britannian Rebels? Damn you! I'm the Cathusian Forces, BTW. I'm learning, but yeah. Damn I messed up that gosper glider gun. Yeah that's me. I like all the names of your various units, it's a fun way to learn the strange ways of this game - the goals are so different from...
by Pigeonbee
March 26th, 2016, 6:02 am
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: My stupid challenge
Replies: 40
Views: 18336

Re: My stupid challenge

And you're not allowed to use third party programs, right? You do it by trial and error? Also, is there a size limit to the starting configuration? This sounds kind of fun to me, though life veterans (e.g. NOT me) might find it boring. I may give it a try. Nope, no size limit, but no 3rd party prog...
by Pigeonbee
March 25th, 2016, 6:55 pm
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: My stupid challenge
Replies: 40
Views: 18336

My stupid challenge

Try to make a never-seen before Methulasah from scratch, and whoever's that takes the longest to stabilise wins. (Also biggest population, maybe, I don't know.) No 3rd party programs other than golly and that browser-based one. The size limit for number of cells is 150 No area limit You have until S...
by Pigeonbee
March 25th, 2016, 6:36 pm
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: how and when you discovered the game of life?
Replies: 52
Views: 35424

Re: how and when you discovered the game of life?

I found it through my investigation into the mandlebrot figure and it's complexity
by Pigeonbee
March 25th, 2016, 6:31 pm
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Conway's Game Of Life PVP game
Replies: 30
Views: 9296

Re: Conway's Game Of Life PVP game

I use Golly to run simulations of the upcoming battle, but yeah, it's cool. You emulate the whole board? That must take ages! And I thought my setup took a long time. I found that game from Reddit as well. Just broke top 5 with my indomitable pulsar army... muahahaha. Wait wait wait. You're the Bri...
by Pigeonbee
March 25th, 2016, 5:27 pm
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: I'm making a new Methuselah
Replies: 16
Views: 8346

Re: I'm making a new Methuselah

Oh. Ah well. Anyway, I put a block under the pattern, so it lasts for about 2,700 generations. I guess that's progress. I'll update the thread anyway. You should try other things, like beehive , boat , tub , blinker , ship , and loaf Oh okay. I guess I will experiment more. There's probably somethi...
by Pigeonbee
March 25th, 2016, 5:09 pm
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: I'm making a new Methuselah
Replies: 16
Views: 8346

Re: I'm making a new Methuselah

Oh. Ah well.
Anyway, I put a block under the pattern, so it lasts for about 2,700 generations.
I guess that's progress.
I'll update the thread anyway.
by Pigeonbee
March 25th, 2016, 5:04 pm
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: I'm making a new Methuselah
Replies: 16
Views: 8346

Re: I'm making a new Methuselah

drc wrote:I don't want to sound mean, but:

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x = 7, y = 3, rule = B3/S23
o3b3o$3o2bo$bo!
I'm kinda new to this forum, so I have no clue what that means.
by Pigeonbee
March 25th, 2016, 4:55 pm
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: I'm making a new Methuselah
Replies: 16
Views: 8346

I'm making a new Methuselah

Probably been made before, but ah well. Made it from randomly placed blocks. I found a pattern that lasts 2,713 generations, I'm hoping to change it slightly each time to see if it lasts longer than 2,713 generations. Wish me luck. http://imgur.com/5K1Glsz Detailed info about the Methuselah (So far)...
by Pigeonbee
March 25th, 2016, 3:04 pm
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Conway's Game Of Life PVP game
Replies: 30
Views: 9296

Conway's Game Of Life PVP game

It's rather interesting browser-based game; it's what got me interested in Golly. I use Golly to run simulations of the upcoming battle, but yeah, it's cool. The aim of the game is to have more of your units surving at the end. I've tried using Methuselahs, sometimes they work, sometimes they don't....