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by Freywa
Yesterday, 5:24 am
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Langton's ant resolved collection (up to 11 colors)
Replies: 4
Views: 110

Re: Langton's ant resolved collection (up to 11 colors)

By the way, here's the LRLRRRRLLRL ant forming its wedge, at 1:1 scale:
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by Freywa
Yesterday, 4:49 am
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Langton's ant resolved collection (up to 11 colors)
Replies: 4
Views: 110

Re: Langton's ant resolved collection (up to 11 colors)

What does it mean when a Langton's ant rule is "resolved"?
by Freywa
July 13th, 2020, 9:01 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Spaceship Eaters
Replies: 226
Views: 27490

Re: Spaceship Eaters

The lobster eater does release gliders. Fine then: x = 728, y = 399, rule = LifeHistory 67.2C$67.C2.C.C$69.2C.3C$75.C$69.2C.3C$39.A19.A9.2C.C$39.4A16.4A247. 2C$41.2A18.2A246.C.C267.A2.A$44.A19.A228.3A13.2C271.A23.2A$41.4A16.4A 51.2C174.4A7.5A5.2C266.A21.A2.2A$45.A19.A45.2C2.C.C173.A.A.2A5.A.A8.C .C...
by Freywa
July 12th, 2020, 2:05 pm
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Rаndom posts
Replies: 64
Views: 5430

Re: Rаndom posts

x = 35, y = 35, rule = 237/34578/4 16.A$15.ACA$14.A3CA$13.AB3CBA$13.7A$12.9A$11.A9.A$10.A11.A$9.AC11.CA$ 8.A2C11B2CA$7.A2C13B2CA$6.A2.2B11A2B2.A$5.A3.2BA9.A2B3.A$3.3A3.2BA.C 5.C.A2B3.3A$2.AB2A3.2BA2.5C2.A2B3.2ABA$.A2C2A3.2BA2.CABAC2.A2B3.2A2CA $A3C2A3.2BA2.C3BC2.A2B3.2A3CA$.A2C2A3.2BA2.CABAC2.A2B3....
by Freywa
July 11th, 2020, 3:16 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Spaceship Eaters
Replies: 226
Views: 27490

Re: Spaceship Eaters

72P6H2V0 eaten: x = 41, y = 31, rule = LifeHistory 33.2C$33.C$31.C.C$10.A16.A3.2C$11.2A15.2A$11.2A15.2A$10.A16.A$12.A16. A$11.3A14.3A$13.A16.A$8.A4.2A2.A7.A4.2A$2A6.2A3.A2.A2.2A4.2A3.A$.2A. 3A.A2.2A6.5A.A2.2A$A4.2A15.2A$.4A3.3A7.4A3.3A2$.4A3.3A7.4A3.3A$A4.2A 15.2A$.2A.3A.A2.2A6.5A.A2.2A$2A6.2A3.A2.A...
by Freywa
July 11th, 2020, 12:56 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Spaceship Eaters
Replies: 226
Views: 27490

Re: Spaceship Eaters

Version 1 of a 44P5H2V0 eater, repeat time 623: x = 334, y = 79, rule = B3/S23 288b2o$269b2obob2o12b2o$268bo2b2obo2bob2obo$267bobo4bob2obob2o$253bo 14bob5o$253b3o14bo4bob2o$256bo12bo3bobob2o$255b2o11bo3bobo$268b2o3bo5$ 280b2o$248b2o30b2o$248b2o45b2o$294bo2bo$295b2obo$298bo$298b2o$283b2o$ 284bo$248bo...
by Freywa
July 10th, 2020, 11:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are speed of light spaceships possible?
Replies: 6
Views: 151

Re: Are speed of light spaceships possible?

Here is an example of a lightspeed ship (often called a photon generally) in a Life-like rule, Seeds:

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x = 2, y = 4, rule = B2/S
o$bo$bo$o!
Here is another photon in Star Wars (one of the so-called Generations family of rules):

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x = 3, y = 2, rule = 345/2/4
ABC$ABC!
by Freywa
July 10th, 2020, 10:59 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Spaceship Eaters
Replies: 226
Views: 27490

Re: Spaceship Eaters

If you're just eating loafers but not getting gliders out of them, using Playle's converter… Stable loafer to B-heptomino converter, feeding into a standard conduit: x = 26, y = 17, rule = B3/S23 3b2o$3bo$2obo$ob2ob2o$5bo12b2o2bob2o$5bo11bo2bo2b2o$2b2ob2o11bobo$3bo 15bo$3bob2o18bo$2b2ob2o16b3o$22bo$...
by Freywa
July 10th, 2020, 12:00 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Spaceship Eaters
Replies: 226
Views: 27490

Re: Spaceship Eaters

Current eater collection: x = 448, y = 583, rule = LifeHistory 71.C$70.C.C$70.C.C$69.2C.3C$75.C$69.2C.3C$39.A19.A9.2C.C$39.4A16.4A$ 41.2A18.2A266.A2.A$44.A19.A267.A$41.4A16.4A266.A$45.A19.A260.A.2A3.A. A31.2A51.A$41.A2.3A14.A2.3A258.A2.A5.2A34.A46.A3.A$43.3A17.3A260.2A6. A29.A50.6A$44.A19.A299.A10.2...
by Freywa
July 9th, 2020, 2:22 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: 20-bit still life syntheses
Replies: 15
Views: 633

Re: 20-bit still life syntheses

These varaints of "SOS" are accessible? 595 xs20_bd0e970bd infinity 596 xs20_bd0ehe0db infinity 597 xs20_bd0ehe0mq infinity 598 xs20_bd0eis0qm infinity Well 595 is easy enough: x = 158, y = 25, rule = B3/S23 149bo$149bobo$149b2o$145b2o$39bo104bo2bo$39bobo102bobo$39b2o3bo 100bo$43b2o35bo9b2o$43bobo3...
by Freywa
July 9th, 2020, 1:21 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Spaceship Eaters
Replies: 226
Views: 27490

Re: Spaceship Eaters

Here's a staged eater for wasp with recovery time 721. I'm sure this could be improved substantially – the beehive left after the initial collision might be directly edible in some way. x = 256, y = 106, rule = B3/S23 246b2o$246b2o6$2b2o238b2o$bo2bo235bo3b2o8b2o$3ob2o234bobob2o8b2o$bo2bo 235bo$2b3o2...
by Freywa
July 9th, 2020, 10:21 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Refactoring DRH's cyclotron with stable components?
Replies: 82
Views: 27431

Re: Refactoring DRH's cyclotron with stable components?

awesome! x = 90, y = 50, rule = B3/S23 20b2o46b2o$20bobo44bobo$22bo4b2o32b2o4bo$18b4ob2o2bo2bo28bo2bo2b2ob4o$ 18bo2bobobobob2o28b2obobobobo2bo$21bobobobo34bobobobo$22b2obobo34bobob 2o$26bo36bo2$12b2o62b2o$13bo7b2o44b2o7bo$13bobo5b2o44b2o5bobo$14b2o58b 2o6$47bo$24b2o19bobo16b2o$3b2o19bo21b2o17bo19b2...
by Freywa
July 4th, 2020, 10:11 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Thread For Your Useless Discoveries
Replies: 2418
Views: 991881

Re: Thread For Your Useless Discoveries

The fix you posted breaks the symmetry... Yeah, sorry, adding the block was more of a test than a suggestion. I wonder if an idea like this would be useful? I was just enumerating glider-to-*WSS one-time turners, and found one that works equally well from two different directions, very much along t...
by Freywa
July 1st, 2020, 4:15 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Spaceship Eaters
Replies: 226
Views: 27490

Re: Spaceship Eaters

Cores for eaters for brain . Feel free to complete them: x = 158, y = 45, rule = LifeHistory 32.2A105.2A$32.2A105.2A7$24.2A105.2A$24.A.A104.A.A$25.A106.A3$49.2A 105.2A$49.A106.A$47.A.A104.A.A$47.2A105.2A7$11.2C35.D69.2C35.D$11.2C 33.D.D69.2C33.D.D$.A5.2A37.3D59.A5.2A37.3D$.A7.2A35.D61.A7.2A35.D$.A. ...
by Freywa
July 1st, 2020, 4:13 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries
Replies: 1528
Views: 1005540

Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Colliding a brain with a block produces a tub and an R-pentomino that perfectly fit RF28Bc – Herschel conduit made on-site! x = 34, y = 31, rule = LifeHistory .A5.2A$.A7.2A$.A.2A2.A.2A$4.A$.A4.A.2A$3.3A2.2A$A6.A10.2C$A.6A10.2C2$ A.6A$A6.A$3.3A2.2A$.A4.A.2A$4.A17.D$.A.2A2.A.2A9.3D$.A7.2A3.D6.D$.A5. 2...
by Freywa
July 1st, 2020, 1:52 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Thread For Your Useless Discoveries
Replies: 2418
Views: 991881

Re: Thread For Your Useless Discoveries

60P3H1V0.3 bores through a transparent beehive and leaves a block ahead of it (and some junk): x = 16, y = 35, rule = B3/S23 b3o$2b2o$bo$o2b2o$3b2o$3o$o$o11b2o$2obo8bo$3b2o8b3o$2b3o10bo$2bobo$b2o bo$b4o$2bo2b2o4bo$5bo4bobo$bo2bo5bobo$11bo$2b2o$2bo$bobo$3bo$4bo$2bobo 3b2o$bo2bo3b2o2$2b3o$3b2o$2bo$3b2...
by Freywa
July 1st, 2020, 1:18 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Spaceship Eaters
Replies: 226
Views: 27490

Re: Spaceship Eaters

60P3H1V0.3 x = 43, y = 111, rule = B3/S23 19bo$17b3o$16bo$b2o13b2o$2bo$2bobo$3b2o6$2o$2o$28b2o9bo$28b2o7b3o$36bo $19b2o15b2o$15b3ob2o7bo$7b3o3bo2b3obo5b3ob3ob2o$5b2obobo2bo8b2ob2o2bo 4b2o$4bo3bobo2bobo3bo2b2o2bo3b2obo2bo$5bobo2bo2b2o4bo4bo$9b5o$11b2o23$ 39b2o$39bobo$41bo$41b2o54$19bo$19b2o$8b2o4b5o...
by Freywa
June 30th, 2020, 11:54 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Spaceship Eaters
Replies: 226
Views: 27490

Re: Spaceship Eaters

I finally added a staged section to my eater collection: x = 879, y = 554, rule = LifeHistory 776.2C$776.C.C$778.C4.2C$774.4C.2C2.C2.C$774.C2.C.C.C.C.2C$777.C.C.C. C$778.2C.C.C$782.C2$768.2C$769.C7.2C$769.C.C5.2C$770.2C7$780.2C$780.C $781.3C$783.C12$813.C$813.3C$816.C$815.C.C$722.C92.C.C$722.3C91.C$...
by Freywa
June 30th, 2020, 12:48 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Thread For Your Useless Discoveries
Replies: 2418
Views: 991881

Re: Thread For Your Useless Discoveries

The "loaf spin" catalyst that ended up in the spider eater gives a baker's dozen variant just fine – but apparently nobody noticed (not listed on LifeWiki): x = 19, y = 21, rule = B3/S23 14bo$13bobo$13bobo$12b2ob3o$18bo$12b2ob3o$12b2obo3$4b2o3b2o$4b2o2bo2bo b2o$8bobo2b2o$9bo2$3bob2o$b3ob2o$o$b3ob2o$...
by Freywa
June 29th, 2020, 11:42 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Spaceship Discussion Thread
Replies: 1086
Views: 565777

Re: Spaceship Discussion Thread

The width 12 (1,0)c/6 search was a success. It showed up last night but I didn't realize it was a spaceship until today. #N 409P6H1V0 #C Width 12 asymmetric spaceship. #C Found by Andrew J. Wade using life_slice_ship_search 2020-03-18 #C [[ TRACK 0 -1/6 ]] x = 12, y = 163, rule = B3/S23 5b2o$7bobo$...
by Freywa
June 29th, 2020, 11:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: spider and dragon eaters
Replies: 5
Views: 2826

Re: spider and dragon eaters

Cross-posting from the Spaceship Eaters thread , WE'VE DONE IT!!!!! x = 71, y = 71, rule = B3/S23 56b2o$55bobo$39b3o13b2o$38b4o7b5o5b2o$37bobob2o5bobo8bobo$38bo8bo6bo6b o$40bo2bo6bo3bo6b2o$39bo2bo7bob2o$38b2o2bo4b2obo$39b3o9b2o$40bobo8bo 15bo$40b3o9b2o12bobo$43bo8bobo11bobo$40bo2bo7b2obo10b2ob2o$39b...
by Freywa
June 29th, 2020, 10:33 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Spaceship Eaters
Replies: 226
Views: 27490

Re: Spaceship Eaters

This is a near-miss for the dragon eater: x = 32, y = 31, rule = B3/S23 16bo$15bobo12bo$16bo11b3o$27bo$27b2o2$14b2o$o$o15bo$3ob2o3bob2ob2o2bo$ 4bo4bo2bo5b3ob2o2b2o$3ob2o3b2obo6b2ob2obo2bo$o4bobo12bob2o2b2o$o5bo14b 2o$5bobo12bo$5bobo12bo$o5bo14b2o$o4bobo12bob2o2b2o2b2o$3ob2o3b2obo6b2o b2obo2bob2o$4bo...
by Freywa
June 29th, 2020, 11:24 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Spaceship Eaters
Replies: 226
Views: 27490

Re: Spaceship Eaters

Does anyone make a habit of trying ptbsearch or catalyst/catfind/catgl searches these days? 1. The eaters recently discovered using CatForce used common catalysts – Kazyan kindly provided a list of them on Discord, which included the strange "loaf spin" that ended up completing the spider eater. 2....
by Freywa
June 29th, 2020, 10:23 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Spaceship Eaters
Replies: 226
Views: 27490

Re: Spaceship Eaters

Sadly, they (he) do(es) not accept snarks when it comes to eaters... I do concede that very large ships will need staged recovery to be eaten fully, let alone get a glider output from the devices. The condition of not having snarks – "no heavy reliance on staged recovery" actually – is a matter of ...
by Freywa
June 29th, 2020, 9:55 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Spaceship Eaters
Replies: 226
Views: 27490

Re: Spaceship Eaters

Voila. x = 196, y = 82, rule = B3/S23 157b2o3b2o$157b2o2bob3o$161bo4bo$157b4ob2o2bo$157bo2bobobob2o$160bobob obo$161b2obobo$165bo2$151b2o$152bo7b2o$152bobo5b2o$153b2o4$134bo$134b 3o$137bo48bo$136b2o25b2o19b3o$130b2o31bo19bo$131bo32b3o16b2o$131bobo 32bo$132b2o27b2o$161bo29b2ob2o$159bobo30bob2o$113bo...