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by GUYTU6J
April 11th, 2021, 3:57 am
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Testing Grounds
Replies: 374
Views: 120437

Re: Testing Grounds

Revised from one of my Random posts a year ago, with camera tracking commands incomplete: x = 107, y = 177, rule = B3e4ty5e/S012345678History 102.2EB2E$102.E3BE$102.2EB2E$102.E3BE$102.2EB2E$102.E3BE$102.2EB2E$ 102.E3BE$102.2EB2E$102.E3BE$102.2EB2E$102.E3BE$102.2EB2E$102.E3BE$ 102.2EB2E$102.E3BE$102....
by GUYTU6J
April 10th, 2021, 12:31 pm
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Posts that are related to ConwayLife or other cellular autonoma but otherwise random
Replies: 13
Views: 318

Re: Posts that are related to ConwayLife or other cellular [automata] but otherwise random

The MCell built-in General binary rule "LogicRule" is intended to be B2ae/S in Hensel notation, as can be derived from an ancient website logic-ca.com. The site has long been down, and the following archive of contents is the most recent one I could find on Wayback Machine: logic-ca.com_2005Feb05.ra...
by GUYTU6J
April 10th, 2021, 1:56 am
Forum: Scripts
Topic: Thread for your script-related questions
Replies: 156
Views: 40918

A Java question not related to CA (sorry)

How do I compile and run the Java QuasiTiler from https://sourceforge.net/projects/quasitiler/ ? I have installed Java — java version "1.8.0_281" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_281-b09) Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 25.281-b09, mixed mode, sharing) — but my command prompt doesn't r...
by GUYTU6J
April 7th, 2021, 9:04 am
Forum: Website Discussion
Topic: Suggested LifeWiki edits
Replies: 266
Views: 81689

Re: Suggested LifeWiki edits

I think my p31 discovery in the oscillator discussion thread is worthy enough for at least a mention on the Merzenich's p31 page. I would add it myself except for the rule against adding your own discoveries. That is notable enough, so just go ahead. --- I just discovered a surprising fact that cou...
by GUYTU6J
April 7th, 2021, 5:36 am
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Leaving
Replies: 10
Views: 433

Re: Leaving

Given a signature saying "Don't like the community, won't talk. Not alt of FWKnightship." how possibly could the new user FWCamelship be an alt of Hunting? --- @GUYTU6J: It's not that the contest matters. It's that I feel people ignoring hard works is a sign of the community worsening... Then I had ...
by GUYTU6J
April 4th, 2021, 4:59 am
Forum: Scripts
Topic: Script request thread
Replies: 460
Views: 215768

Re: Script request thread

Is there a script that can turn a pattern into a static png? LifeWiki Help:Images says that you can just use the standard giffer.py with Number of generations = 1, then open the resulting .gif in any image-editing program and save as .png. BTW in Special:UnusedFiles you can see lots of blur gray-ba...
by GUYTU6J
April 3rd, 2021, 10:38 am
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: the book 'Game of Life Cellular Automata' - translation need
Replies: 5
Views: 113

Re: the book 'Game of Life Cellular Automata' - translation need

...some first-hand history about [1970]± Life and several academic questions that I have been wondering since I join the community. Stories and Logical theory is always attracting. For the historical part, just refer to the LifeWiki Lifeline transcriptions (which BTW are too old to be valuable for ...
by GUYTU6J
April 3rd, 2021, 10:13 am
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: the book 'Game of Life Cellular Automata' - translation need
Replies: 5
Views: 113

Re: the book 'Game of Life Cellular Automata' - translation need

more up-to-date resources like Life Lexicon and LifeWiki articles Where could I found the 'to-do-list', could you list them in your wiki user page? There is really no such list. If there used to be some plan, I would go through and compile a list of translated terms at User:GUYTU6J/Proposed Chinese...
by GUYTU6J
April 3rd, 2021, 9:36 am
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: the book 'Game of Life Cellular Automata' - translation need
Replies: 5
Views: 113

Re: the book 'Game of Life Cellular Automata' - translation need

Anyone would join me to translate it (at least some chapter) in to other languages? I guess by "other language" you mean Chinese first. Well, we have lots of translation work to do... Is there any particular reason why the book (instead of more up-to-date resources like Life Lexicon and LifeWiki ar...
by GUYTU6J
April 3rd, 2021, 6:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Metapixel cluster to display video
Replies: 6
Views: 220

Re: Metapixel cluster to display video

Metapixels do not feed on gliders. After drawing a pattern in Golly, select it and run Scripts/Lua/metafier.lua, and you'll get the metapixel presentation of the pattern. Or... If you want to display arbitraty black/white video, you may need to check HashLife/hexadecimal.mc.gz instead. This similar ...
by GUYTU6J
April 3rd, 2021, 12:29 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: The Hunting of the Periodic Herschel Conduits
Replies: 103
Views: 7859

Re: The Hunting of the Periodic Herschel Conduits

New page! I was not sure that this periodic [BR176P] was connectable to anything, but it turns out it is possible to use it somehow: x = 77, y = 61, rule = LifeHistory 3$54.2A$54.2A2$23.2A$14.2A6.B2AB$13.B2AB5.3B$13.3B7.B$14.B.2B3.5B14. 2A$8.B.2BC10BA4B13.A26.2A$6.7BC.7BABA4B12.A.A24.A$5.8B2C7BABA4B...
by GUYTU6J
April 2nd, 2021, 10:25 pm
Forum: Website Discussion
Topic: Suggested user deletions
Replies: 11
Views: 282

Re: Suggested user deletions

As mentioned in previous discussion starting from here , only Nathaniel can delete spam accounts. However, ...Nathaniel Johnston set up these pages over a decade ago, and he is still the only administrator of these forums. ... I can't speak for Nathaniel, but I would guess that he is very unlikely t...
by GUYTU6J
April 1st, 2021, 9:52 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: How to make certain patterns more common
Replies: 4
Views: 206

Re: How to make certain patterns more common

Do these observations help? They were taken from one of my Random posts. Natural phoenicies: x = 3, y = 3, rule = B2n34cenr6ce/S23-a4city o$2o$b2o! |isorulemin = B2n34cenr6ce/S23-a4city |isorulemax = B2n34cenryz5ceir6-an/S23-a4city6aei7e8 Natural eleveners: x = 4, y = 4, rule = B34-ajnw5-aqy/S23-a4c...
by GUYTU6J
April 1st, 2021, 10:15 am
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Leaving
Replies: 10
Views: 433

Re: Leaving

I wasted my whole year to develop LeapLife whenever I get a chance, as if OCA DOTY 2020 is already given to LeapLife. I thought to myself, "there's no other project with effort comparable to that of LeapLife! How could I lose?" But I lost miserably. No, I'm not blaming people here for not voting fo...
by GUYTU6J
April 1st, 2021, 9:12 am
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Emmanuel Sapin's Guns
Replies: 2
Views: 2450

Re: Emmanuel Sapin's Guns

As a python apprentice, I spent an hour writing a piece of code — a = [] for i in range(0,15363): name = 'D:/test/Emmanuel_Sapin_15K_alien_guns/gun' + str(i) + '.rle' with open(name,'r') as file_object: textlist = file_object.readlines() for text in textlist: if 'B' in text: rulestring = text.split(...
by GUYTU6J
April 1st, 2021, 5:29 am
Forum: Scripts
Topic: Thread for your script-related questions
Replies: 156
Views: 40918

Re: Thread for your script-related questions

Is lifelib capable of analyzing methuselahs, i.e. given a pattern RLE, can any function output its lifespan, bounding box, MCPS, final population, etc?
by GUYTU6J
March 31st, 2021, 9:28 pm
Forum: Website Discussion
Topic: Suggested LifeWiki edits
Replies: 266
Views: 81689

Re: Suggested LifeWiki edits

The other day I saw this post: In order to create a Garden of Eden. Consider one cell. If it is ON it has 140 parents. https://oeis.org/A196447 ... I didn't find said 266-cell GoE on LifeWiki "Records" section, probably because it is too big, but the sequence and method may worth mentioning on the L...
by GUYTU6J
March 31st, 2021, 11:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thread for basic questions
Replies: 2609
Views: 752451

Re: Thread for basic questions

In the currently explored drifter world, what's the flow matrix like with the following plausible signal types? glider, single-length 2c/3 signal, double-length 2c/3 signal, 5c/9 signal, the first stage of an acting TWIT eater (i.e. what shows before the block participates), grin spark, thumb spark,...
by GUYTU6J
March 31st, 2021, 5:06 am
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: B3acijn4j5acy6n/S2-in3aijnr4aw5aiy6c7c8 (Glitter)
Replies: 9
Views: 292

Re: B3acijn4j5acy6n/S2-in3aijnr4aw5aiy6c7c8 (Glitter)

Yet another microscopic-orthogonoid-engineerable rule...
Is every non-totalistic transition and S8 in the rule string necessary for the above constructions? (That's because I would like to ask people to explain how their rules with custom names is in some way minimal.)
by GUYTU6J
March 30th, 2021, 11:43 am
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Jokes
Replies: 161
Views: 67548

Re: Jokes

A Life apprentice discovered a p8 G-to-H device. This is what happened with that later. x = 149, y = 148, rule = B3/S23 25b2o$2o24bo$2obo21bo$4bo20b2o47b2o$bo73bo$2bob2o68bo$4b2o68b2o3$28b2o $28b2o$12bo36b2o$11bobo35b2o26b2o15bo$11bobo63b2o15bo$12bo81b3o3b2o$ 96bo3b2o7$9b2o61b2o$9b2o61b2o3$10b2o46b2...
by GUYTU6J
March 29th, 2021, 10:22 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Thread for basic non-CGOL questions
Replies: 475
Views: 159068

Re: Thread for basic non-CGOL questions

From wild seas : The rule supports Margolus patterns with four different media: x = 32, y = 8, rule = B2c3-cekq4ikt5i8/S2-in3-acky4aijry5eiky6i o9bo9bo9b2o$10bo10bo8b2o$o9bo9bo9b2o$10bo10bo8b2o$o9bo9bo9b2o$10bo10bo 8b2o$o9bo9bo9b2o$10bo10bo8b2o! But that doesn't imply that those are the only ones. ...
by GUYTU6J
March 29th, 2021, 9:38 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Thread for basic non-CGOL questions
Replies: 475
Views: 159068

Re: Thread for basic non-CGOL questions

wwei47 wrote:
March 29th, 2021, 1:59 pm
How many margolus media are there?
From wild seas:
77topaz wrote:
January 23rd, 2018, 4:56 pm
The rule supports Margolus patterns with four different media:

Code: Select all

x = 32, y = 8, rule = B2c3-cekq4ikt5i8/S2-in3-acky4aijry5eiky6i
o9bo9bo9b2o$10bo10bo8b2o$o9bo9bo9b2o$10bo10bo8b2o$o9bo9bo9b2o$10bo10bo
8b2o$o9bo9bo9b2o$10bo10bo8b2o!
by GUYTU6J
March 29th, 2021, 5:40 am
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Rules capable of constructing big objects out of small seeds?
Replies: 11
Views: 232

Re: Rules capable of constructing big objects out of small seeds?

One of my soup search results in OCA gave me a 19-cell predecessor (see gen 18) to a 2898~4083-cell 235×951 88c/176o spaceship. This tidy C1 soup generates an ov_q176: x = 16, y = 16, rule = B2in3aceir4eity5i6ek7e/S2-in3-aey4ai5ci7c 2o2b3obo2bobo$3ob2o3b2o$2b4o2bo5bo$4o2bobo2b2o$bob2o2b2o3bo$2o2b4ob...
by GUYTU6J
March 28th, 2021, 8:00 am
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Rules with interesting replicators
Replies: 285
Views: 85926

Re: Rules with interesting replicators

This is... idk how to describe this quadratic puffer? linear breeder? x = 9, y = 15, rule = B3acij4ci5aceqr6ckn7/S3-kr4centy5ikn6cei7c8 3b3o$2bobobo$bob3obo$ob5obo$9o$ob5obo$bob3obo$3bobo$2bo3bo$3bobo$bob3o bo$b7o$bob3obo$2bobobo$3b3o! a thick quadratic rep: x = 9, y = 9, rule = B3aci4ceiw5-ijkn6ck...
by GUYTU6J
March 28th, 2021, 1:51 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: The Hunting of the Periodic Herschel Conduits
Replies: 103
Views: 7859

Re: The Hunting of the Periodic Herschel Conduits

Some attempts with an appended dependent conduit. A p8 bouncer that works has to literally block the input lane: x = 51, y = 49, rule = LifeHistory 25.2A$2A24.A$2A.A21.A$4.A20.2A$.A$2.A.2A$4.2A3$28.2A$28.2A$12.A36.2A$ 11.A.A35.2A$11.A.A$12.A17$33.2A$32.2A$34.A4$36.2A$32.2A2.2A$31.A.A$ 32.A$28.A$27.A...