## Life on the Slope

For discussion of other cellular automata.
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### Life on the Slope

This thread is for the rule "Life on the Slope". ("Life on the Edge" is actually identical to this rule in overall behavior, but I find this rule easier to work with.) Here is a collection of various things, most of them spaceships:

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``````x = 730, y = 494, rule = LifeOnTheSlope
204.AB\$206.B\$207.B\$208.B\$203.B5.B\$203.A6.B\$203.B7.B\$204.B7.B\$205.B7.B
\$206.B7.B\$207.B7.B\$208.B7.B\$196.AB11.B7.B\$191.ABAB.BA12.B7.B\$190.A20.
B7.B\$190.B4.A16.B7.B\$191.B21.B7.B\$190.B5.B17.B7.B\$198.AB15.B7.B\$197.A
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7.B\$190.B7.B\$186.AB3.B7.B4.A.AB\$185.A6.B7.B2.A.A.A\$185.B3.B3.B7.B.B2.
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BA\$680.AB2\$678.A2\$678.A5.AB\$678.BA4.BA!
``````
Note the rakes. I'm still haven't found a gun though, but I suspect it would have to do with the p39 oscillator down there.
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### Re: Life on the Slope

A GUN!

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``````x = 41, y = 19, rule = LifeOnTheSlope
BAB2.ABA\$A6.B20.ABA2.BAB\$B2.AB2.A23.AB\$2.A2.B\$2.B2.A24.B2.A\$A2.BA2.B
19.B.B4.A.A\$B6.A15.A16.B\$ABA2.BAB15.B3.B.B4.A.A3.A\$23.A2.B10.A2.B\$24.
A14.B\$24.B14.A\$23.B2.A10.B2.A\$23.A3.A.A4.B.B3.B\$23.B16.A\$27.A.A4.B.B\$
30.A2.B2\$31.BA\$28.BAB2.ABA!
``````
Yes, it did have to do with the p39 oscillator. Another copy of the p39 oscillator can eat this glider stream; I leave it to the reader to figure out. I wonder if there are any stable eaters, like in the original Life...
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Awesomeness
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### Re: Life on the Slope

Wow, a gun really is possible!

About the eater stream, here's a spoiler...

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``````x = 58, y = 61, rule = LifeOnTheSlope
45.ABA2.BAB\$48.AB2\$47.B2.A\$44.B.B4.A.A\$40.A16.B\$40.B3.B.B4.A.A3.A\$40.
A2.B10.A2.B\$41.A14.B\$41.B14.A\$40.B2.A10.B2.A\$40.A3.A.A4.B.B3.B\$40.B
16.A\$44.A.A4.B.B\$47.A2.B2\$48.BA\$45.BAB2.ABA25\$BAB2.ABA\$A6.B20.ABA2.BA
B\$B2.AB2.A23.AB\$2.A2.B\$2.B2.A24.B2.A\$A2.BA2.B19.B.B4.A.A\$B6.A15.A16.B
\$ABA2.BAB15.B3.B.B4.A.A3.A\$23.A2.B10.A2.B\$24.A14.B\$24.B14.A\$23.B2.A
10.B2.A\$23.A3.A.A4.B.B3.B\$23.B16.A\$27.A.A4.B.B\$30.A2.B2\$31.BA\$28.BAB
2.ABA!
``````
My solution may be different from yours.

One thing I don't get about this rule– There's two states and they have the same color. I don't get how this rule works in general.
Using logic I figured out how to rotate a pattern 90 degrees– rotate it and switch states 1 and 2.

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### Re: Life on the Slope

Turns out there IS an eater! Check this out:

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``````x = 13, y = 12, rule = LifeOnTheSlope
10.A.B\$10.B.A7\$.AB\$3.B\$3.A\$A!
``````
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### Re: Life on the Slope

Wow

Next:
can we create oscillators of arbitrarily high periods?
can we find a stable glider reflector (and create oscillators of ALL arbitrarily high periods)?
can we create SPACESHIPS of arbitrarily high periods?

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### Re: Life on the Slope

Well, I do know that you can create arbitrarily large oscillators:

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``````x = 18, y = 18, rule = LifeOnTheSlope
3.A.A.A.A.A.A.A\$.B\$17.A\$A\$17.A\$A\$17.A\$A\$17.A\$A\$17.A\$A\$17.A\$A\$17.A\$A\$
16.B\$2.A.A.A.A.A.A.A!
``````
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### Re: Life on the Slope

Be careful not to create illegal patterns, such as that eater. The state of a live cell should be determined by the parity of its location; otherwise it is not a valid pattern in the original Life on the Edge rule.

And oscillators of arbitrarily large periods can be created, assuming we have an annihilation collision between two perpendicular gliders. Then, a loop comprising four guns would facilitate all periods 39n.
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### Re: Life on the Slope

Explicit example:

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``````x = 218, y = 218, rule = LifeOnTheSlope
60.AB8.AB2\$63.B4.A\$62.BA4.BA2\$63.A.AB.B\$63.B4.A\$53.A8.B.B2.A.A8.B\$53.
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139.A8.B.B2.A.A8.B\$139.B7.BAB.BA.ABA7.A\$142.B3.BA8.BA3.A\$141.BA.AB.B
8.A.AB.BA\$146.B10.A\$144.A2.B8.A2.B\$144.B2.A8.B2.A\$146.A10.B\$141.AB.BA
.A8.B.BA.AB\$142.A3.AB8.AB3.B\$139.A7.ABA.AB.BAB7.B\$139.B8.A.A2.B.B8.A\$
149.A4.B\$149.B.BA.A2\$148.AB4.AB\$149.A4.B2\$146.BA8.BA!``````
What do you do with ill crystallographers? Take them to the mono-clinic!

Wojowu
Posts: 210
Joined: October 1st, 2011, 1:24 pm

### Re: Life on the Slope

p117 gun

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``````x = 24, y = 94, rule = LifeOnTheSlope
12.BAB2.ABA\$12.A6.B\$12.B2.AB2.A\$14.A2.B\$14.B2.A\$12.A2.BA2.B\$12.B6.A\$
12.ABA2.BAB16\$6.ABA2.BAB\$9.AB2\$8.B2.A\$5.B.B4.A.A\$.A16.B\$.B3.B.B4.A.A
3.A\$.A2.B10.A2.B\$2.A14.B\$2.B14.A\$.B2.A10.B2.A\$.A3.A.A4.B.B3.B\$.B16.A\$
5.A.A4.B.B\$8.A2.B2\$9.BA\$6.BAB2.ABA8\$9.ABAB\$8.A.AB.B2\$6.A8.B\$7.A2.BA2.
B\$8.A.AB.B\$3.A2.B.BA2.BA.A2.B\$4.A12.B\$.A3.AB8.AB3.B\$A5.A8.B5.B\$BA2.BA
10.BA2.BA\$AB2.AB10.AB2.AB\$B5.B8.A5.A\$.B3.BA8.BA3.A\$4.B12.A\$3.B2.A.AB
2.AB.B2.A\$8.B.BA.A\$7.B2.AB2.A\$6.B8.A2\$8.B.BA.A\$9.BABA11\$11.A.AB4.AB.B
\$10.A3.A.AB.B3.B\$14.B.BA.A\$10.A3.AB2.AB3.B\$10.BABAB4.ABABA\$13.B6.A\$
11.AB8.AB\$11.BA8.BA\$13.A6.B\$10.ABABA4.BABAB\$10.B3.BA2.BA3.A\$14.A.AB.B
\$10.B3.B.BA.A3.A\$11.B.BA4.BA.A!
``````
Soon I will post my collection of rakes, puffers and spaceships (some illegal)
First question ever. Often referred to as The Question. When this question is asked in right place in right time, no one can lie. No one can abstain. But when The Question is asked, silence will fall. Silence must fall. The Question is: Doctor Who?

EricG
Posts: 199
Joined: August 19th, 2011, 5:41 pm
Location: Chicago-area, USA

### Re: Life on the Slope

Cool gun! And I look forward to seeing your collection Wojowu.

I have some unrelated questions (for everyone): Life On The Slope uses a particular neighborhood as well as a particular rule. Has anyone tried different rules in the same neighborhood?

I assume that, at the very least, the author of the Life On The Edge ( Franklin T. Adams-Watters) did indeed try out different rules, but I can't find any mention of it. The only reference to either rule that I've found that didn't lead back to Golly or to the Ruletable Repository is this one:

Is there anything else to read about the rules or the neighborhood, besides what can be found on this forum?

Wojowu
Posts: 210
Joined: October 1st, 2011, 1:24 pm

### Re: Life on the Slope

Here they are

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``````x = 916, y = 128, rule = LifeOnTheSlope
165.B2\$165.B.B\$163.A2.BA.AB\$163.B6.A\$168.BAB\$165.BA6\$177.B2\$177.B.B\$
175.A2.BA.AB\$175.B6.A\$180.BAB\$177.BA6\$189.B2\$189.B.B\$187.A2.BA.AB\$
187.B6.A\$192.BAB\$189.BA6\$201.B2\$201.B.B\$199.A2.BA.AB\$199.B6.A\$204.BAB
\$201.BA6\$213.B2\$213.B.B\$211.A2.BA.AB\$211.B6.A\$216.BAB\$213.BA6\$225.B2\$
225.B.B\$223.A2.BA.AB\$223.B6.A\$228.BAB\$225.BA6\$237.B2\$237.B.B\$235.A2.B
A.AB\$235.B6.A\$240.BAB\$237.BA5\$377.B\$249.B\$377.B.B\$249.B.B123.A2.BA.AB
\$247.A2.BA.AB120.B6.A72.B\$247.B6.A125.BAB\$252.BAB122.BA76.B.B\$249.BA
202.A2.BA.AB\$453.B6.A\$458.BAB\$371.AB82.BA2\$368.B.B3.B\$261.B109.B2.A\$
370.BA77.AB\$261.B.B109.B\$56.A202.A2.BA.AB49.B54.A.A72.B.B3.B\$55.A58.B
AB.B140.B6.A93.B10.BAB75.B2.A331.B64.B\$119.B144.BAB49.B.B129.BA327.B
2.AB2.A69.B\$9.B36.BAB.B68.A141.BA51.A2.BA.AB38.B.B88.B75.AB250.A3.A
66.AB2.A\$51.B66.A195.B6.A36.A2.BA.AB83.A.A76.A250.B2.A66.A3.A\$9.B.B
39.A64.BA201.BAB36.B6.A83.BAB74.B.B252.A67.B2.A\$7.A2.BA.AB35.A65.A5.A
B192.BA45.BAB159.B.B21.B230.A70.A\$7.B6.A33.BA71.A238.BA78.B83.B.B22.A
228.BA70.A\$12.BAB33.A5.AB62.ABA.A2.B51.AB29.B314.B.B20.A26.AB141.AB
130.BA\$9.BA42.A59.A3.A.AB.B.B53.A84.AB43.AB130.B.B78.A2.B23.B25.A81.B
\$50.ABA.A2.B55.B.B11.B48.BAB29.B.B53.A87.AB84.A2.BA.AB75.BAB22.A.A23.
B.B17.AB62.A56.B.B3.B\$45.A3.A.AB.B.B16.AB39.B.B3.B3.B2.A78.A2.BA.AB
48.BAB40.B.B3.B126.B6.A100.BAB22.B.B19.A61.A60.B2.A\$45.B.B11.B14.A39.
A.AB2.A3.AB48.B3.B27.B6.A94.B2.A37.B.B3.B87.BAB123.A2.B18.B.B60.A60.B
A\$3.AB41.B.B3.B3.B2.A12.BAB42.ABAB5.B45.A.A3.A32.BAB46.B3.B42.BA43.B
2.A84.BA75.AB50.BAB17.A2.B60.A64.B\$46.A.AB2.A3.AB66.A.A45.BAB.BA30.BA
48.A.A3.A45.B40.BA165.A70.BAB60.A31.B31.A.A\$B.B3.B42.ABAB5.B11.B3.B
49.BAB131.BAB.BA44.A.A43.B161.B.B131.BA32.AB30.BAB\$3.B2.A49.A.A9.A.A
3.A233.BAB41.A.A77.AB81.B.B169.AB18.B\$2.BA52.BAB9.BAB.BA278.BAB159.B.
B169.A.A\$5.B423.B.B3.B77.B.B131.B38.BAB18.B.B\$3.A.A426.B2.A75.A2.B
132.A57.A2.BA.AB47.B154.B\$3.BAB425.BA78.BAB132.A58.B6.A52.B19.B129.A\$
434.B210.A64.BAB48.AB2.A19.A49.B18.AB58.A\$432.A.A209.A62.BA51.A3.A19.
A43.B2.AB2.A19.A57.A\$432.BAB208.A116.B2.A19.A46.A3.A18.B.B56.A\$641.BA
119.A19.A47.B2.A18.B.B56.A\$761.A19.A50.A18.B.B56.A\$759.BA19.A50.A18.B
.B56.A\$778.BA49.BA17.A2.B56.A\$848.BAB55.BA!
``````
Some are possibly already known, I made this collection 3-4 months ago, and I found this forum yesterday
First question ever. Often referred to as The Question. When this question is asked in right place in right time, no one can lie. No one can abstain. But when The Question is asked, silence will fall. Silence must fall. The Question is: Doctor Who?

c0b0p0
Posts: 645
Joined: February 26th, 2014, 4:48 pm

### Re: Life on the Slope

Here is a (somewhat rare) tagalong.

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``````x = 7, y = 7, rule = LifeOnTheSlope
3.B\$3.A2.B\$6.A\$3.A\$AB.BA\$B.B\$ABA!``````

simsim314
Posts: 1733
Joined: February 10th, 2014, 1:27 pm

### Re: Life on the Slope

The tagalong is very common in random "explosion". Here are few I've found in 1 min. looking for them:

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``````x = 31, y = 28, rule = LifeOnTheSlope
ABA.AB\$B.BA2.B\$.BA3.A\$.A\$.BA2\$12.AB\$14.B\$14.A\$10.BA\$9.BA\$9.A.A\$9.BA\$
5.AB12.AB\$4.A.A.AB11.B\$8.B.B10.A\$A8.BA6.BA\$.A14.BA\$16.A.A\$16.BA9.AB\$
29.B\$29.A2\$26.BABA\$28.A.A\$28.B.B\$26.AB.BA\$26.BA!
``````
And here is my way to stabilize 7 cell spaceship:

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``````x = 42, y = 46, rule = LifeOnTheSlope
9\$12.AB4.AB8.B\$12.B.B9.AB2.A\$10.ABA2.B.B6.B2.A\$10.B2.A.AB9.A\$11.B2.A
6.B3.A\$12.BA.A.AB2.A.BA\$13.B4.AB.B\$12.B2.A.AB.BA\$10.A4.BABAB\$10.B5.B.
B2.AB\$17.B5.B\$14.BABA.A6.B\$19.B3.B\$15.B4.B.B\$11.AB2.A11.B\$11.B2.A\$13.
A7.B11.B\$12.A11.B4.AB2.A\$10.BA16.A3.A\$27.A3.A\$27.B2.A\$29.A\$28.A\$26.BA!``````
Anyway this rule is pretty unpleasant for computational and other models, because colliding two gliders doesn't yield a nice variety of results. Also it's very explosive...

Posts: 1938
Joined: November 8th, 2014, 8:48 pm
Location: Getting a snacker from R-Bee's

### Re: Life on the Slope

Here's a triple rake:

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``````x = 29, y = 17, rule = LifeOnTheSlope
15.ABA\$15.B.B\$17.A\$14.AB\$18.B\$18.A\$15.A4\$.ABA19.AB\$.B.B22.ABA\$3.A24.B
\$AB20.A2.B.BA\$4.B20.A\$4.A\$.A!
``````
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muzik
Posts: 3773
Joined: January 28th, 2016, 2:47 pm
Location: Scotland

### Re: Life on the Slope

So I noticed that this guy popped out of a soup. It looks like it could be stabilised into a smoky ship or puffer. Not that I have the patience to do that :p

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``````x = 11, y = 13, rule = LifeOnTheSlope
.BAB\$.A.A\$.BA\$2.B.B\$A2.B\$B3.B\$5.B.B\$2.BABAB2\$9.A\$9.B\$7.ABA!
``````
Bored of using the Moore neighbourhood for everything? Introducing the Range-2 von Neumann isotropic non-totalistic rulespace!