Balance of Life

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Balance of Life

Post by Alast » Mon Nov 30, 2015 5:09 pm

Description: I made it! I created an ecosystem that's in perfect dynamic balance without adding any extra nutrition.

Substrate: https://www.dropbox.com/s/1fnegbozrdgw7 ... trate?dl=0

Objective (extremely dificult): add a 3rd organism so that all 3 can coexist for at least 2000 hours

Max Cells inserted: 10

Cell Type allowed: all but Photocytes and Devorocytes (it should be a new organism ;) )

I have not been able yet to solve this myself. Any new organism I've added either died out quickly or was so strong it killed one of the initial 2 organisms eventually. Mostly this substrate is to show the beauty of (simulated) nature as it perfectly demonstrates the balance between 2 organisms where one serves as the food source for the other. Yet I want there to be a challenge with it, so here we go ;) And I think it is possible to have a 3rd organism in the substrate indefinitely. I just haven't figured out yet how.
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Re: Balance of Life

Post by bwisialo » Mon Nov 30, 2015 6:56 pm

Very cool! But, oh man, a symbiosis challenge -- they can be tough. I'll have to try it out.
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Re: Balance of Life

Post by Alast » Mon Nov 30, 2015 7:19 pm

I knew you'd be the first one. And I would love love love to see a solution for this.
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Re: Balance of Life

Post by bwisialo » Mon Nov 30, 2015 9:16 pm

Nice challenge! :P Sending a solution via PM.
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Re: Balance of Life

Post by Alast » Mon Nov 30, 2015 9:21 pm

Very good! Except that Photocytes are not allowed ;-)
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Re: Balance of Life

Post by bwisialo » Mon Nov 30, 2015 9:23 pm

Ooops! Missed that part.
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Re: Balance of Life

Post by Alast » Mon Nov 30, 2015 9:24 pm

Otherwise it would be too easy ;-)
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Re: Balance of Life

Post by CandyYAHFT » Mon Nov 30, 2015 9:34 pm

I made a "solution" which keeps the balance for 400h and starves, is really hard to make anything survive here, there are no nutrients, however, do you want to see it?
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Re: Balance of Life

Post by Alast » Mon Nov 30, 2015 9:49 pm

Well, I can make things that survive for quite a while or even slowly take over the substrate keeping the things going quite some time. But eventually it will overpower everything or die out. That's not what I am after ;-)

We could also start with 1000h. To get things going. But that would be the minimum I would want to see.
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Re: Balance of Life

Post by bwisialo » Mon Nov 30, 2015 10:24 pm

Okay, made some modifications and it should last several thousand hours. :P
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