Automata tiling backgrounds

Published 2020-05-08, last edit 2021-01-05

An internet friend, camille, has a very approachable repo that serves as a celluar automata playground. The setup is very easy to tinker with, and I’ve had lots of fun playing with it. My method for generating tiled wallpapers has been to set small board sizes, mess with the colors, and take screenshots as things play out in mpv. Here’s a dumping of some shots of the ’disease’ automata with some light colors:

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