Boat on griddle

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Boat on griddle
x = 6, y = 8, rule = B3/S23 3bo$bobo$o4bo$6o2$2b2o$bobo$2bo! #C [[ THUMBSIZE 2 THEME 6 GRID GRIDMAJOR 0 SUPPRESS THUMBLAUNCH ]] #C [[ AUTOSTART ]] #C [[ GPS 2 THUMBSIZE 2 ]]
Pattern type Oscillator
Family Griddle
Number of cells 16
Bounding box 6×8
Frequency class 33.5
Period 2
Mod 2
Heat 6
Volatility 0.32
Strict volatility 0.32
Rotor type Flutter
Discovered by Unknown
Year of discovery Unknown

Boat on griddle is a period-2 oscillator consisting of a griddle stabilized by a boat.


Boat on griddle is about the fifty-fifth most common naturally-occurring oscillator in Achim Flammenkamp's census [1] and the 51st most common oscillator on Adam P. Goucher's Catagolue.

Glider synthesis

All strict still lifes with a population of 20 or fewer cells, as well as all oscillators and spaceships with 16 or fewer cells, are known to be glider-constructible. A glider synthesis of this object can be found in the infobox to the right.

See also


  1. Achim Flammenkamp (September 7, 2004). "Most seen natural occurring ash objects in Game of Life". Retrieved on January 15, 2009.

External links

  • 16P2.87 at Heinrich Koenig's Game of Life Object Catalogs