Armless generation is a method of generating slow salvos across a wide range of lanes without using a construction arm with a movable elbow. Instead, streams of gliders on two fixed opposing lanes collide with each other to produce clean 90-degree output gliders. Slowing down one of the streams by 8N ticks will move the output lanes of the gliders toward the source of that stream by N full diagonals. This construction method was used to create the supporting slow salvos in the half-baked knightships, and also in the Parallel HBK gun.
- Armless at the Life Lexicon