Wired blog article about Minecraft

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Wired blog article about Minecraft

Post by tod222 » October 14th, 2010, 12:04 pm

On Gadget Lab, one of the Wired blogs:

Geeky Gamers Build Working Computers out of Virtual Blocks

There you go, Ajax!
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Re: Wired blog article about Minecraft

Post by Axaj » October 15th, 2010, 11:56 pm

tod222 wrote:On Gadget Lab, one of the Wired blogs:

Geeky Gamers Build Working Computers out of Virtual Blocks

There you go, Ajax!
Eh, I saw this a long time ago. I wish we saw more things like this in WireWorld and the like; it'd be much simpler, aside from synchronization. I recently ordered the book from which the guy took the ALU design from; it's back-ordered, but you may see something like this from me within a few months.
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Re: Wired blog article about Minecraft

Post by Batmanifestdestiny » October 16th, 2010, 3:58 pm

You know, I've been thinking for a while, and don't you think that the redstone in Minecraft could count as a kind of 3D CA?


with wire and torches and blocks alone, it would probably be a ball-park range of a 18 state CA.

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Re: Wired blog article about Minecraft

Post by Axaj » October 16th, 2010, 9:47 pm

Batmanifestdestiny wrote:You know, I've been thinking for a while, and don't you think that the redstone in Minecraft could count as a kind of 3D CA?


with wire and torches and blocks alone, it would probably be a ball-park range of a 18 state CA.
It technically does count, but it becomes more usable when condensed to something like wireworld but with a state for a not gate, as a 2D CA.
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Re: Wired blog article about Minecraft

Post by Batmanifestdestiny » October 17th, 2010, 11:59 am

Nathaniel wrote:Slightly more relevant: Conway's Game of Life simulated in Minecraft
Wow! I don't even want to think of whether or not he mined that by himself.
Axaj wrote:
Batmanifestdestiny wrote:You know, I've been thinking for a while, and don't you think that the redstone in Minecraft could count as a kind of 3D CA?


with wire and torches and blocks alone, it would probably be a ball-park range of a 18 state CA.
It technically does count, but it becomes more usable when condensed to something like wireworld but with a state for a not gate, as a 2D CA.
True, but you forgot the 15-cell limit to how far a charge can go.



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