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Author Topic: You are (making) physics! An unconventional suggestion game.  (Read 14196 times)

Twi

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You are (making) physics! An unconventional suggestion game.
« on: February 25, 2012, 05:00:46 pm »

A deranged madmangame the likes of which are few and far between!
...Except on Bay 12, that is.  ;)

This game can be thought of as working backwards from science. Instead of discovering the way the world works, you're setting it out, and making up particles and physicals and interactions and things along those lines. I may throw in some pictures in MSPaint at some point, just cuz.

As you create your hypothetical universe's building blocks, you get to see what happens with your universe. Stars? Planets? Life? Space mushrooms? Sentient interstellar medium? Something else entirely? Who knows?

Anyways, feel free to suggest anything, anything whatsoever. Keep in mind, of course, that new particles/laws/interactions take effect instantly: you don't get to put them in all at once. Unless you post them all at once, of course, but I somehow doubt that happening.  :P Also, let's not just having boring atoms and quarks and other real objects. Strange and unusual makes for more !!FUN!!
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Notes: The universe is a torus!

Empty space is occupied by Ether, a massless, sentient particle. They tend to be quite hot.

Hot and cold are defined by Fridgonic particles. The more of these in something, the colder it is. Fridigonic is the opposite of energy.

The basic unit of normal matter is the lutefisk, a manifestation of energy. Lutefisk particles can bond with each other to form various phlegm elements. Bonds come from additional energy.

Basic Phlegm elements include single lutefisk (?), double(?), triangular (3, ?) double-triangle, 4a (four in a rhombus with a single bond across the center, phlogistion) and 3-polymer, 3a (?)

Elan is a single lutefisk particle. Two Elans combine to form element 2, taking in Fridgonic in the process and repelling the Ether.

Phlogistion
is a double-triangle arrangement of lutefisk. Phlogistion contains large amounts of energy in its bonds.

Quantum Particles. These might or might not exist. An area with a high concentration of particles will suffer from uncertainty, ie everyone/everything inside will disappear(and reappear elsewhere) once told or given their name(As soon as they are told their name they forget were they are supposed to be). Quantum particles tend to concentrate around boxes and cats.

Strange particle : This particle is an enigma. It stops when observed (but not seen), measured, quantified or in any way objected to anything minutely related to the scientific method. Its properties are of little significance.
« Last Edit: February 28, 2012, 07:28:20 pm by Twi »
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Re: You are physics! A suggestion game.
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2012, 05:20:49 pm »

Instead of particles in an empty space, lets have cells fixed in/making up space, like a cellular automata. This can still be made to behave like normal physics but is needed because...

...2d time, instead of s[t]=f(s[t-1]) we have s[t1, t2]=f(s[t1-1, t2], s[t1, t2-1])

Oh, and lets make space strongly hyperbolic.
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Re: You are physics! A suggestion game.
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2012, 05:22:37 pm »

...2d time, instead of s[t]=f(s[t-1]) we have s[t1, t2]=f(s[t1-1, t2], s[t1, t2-1])
First off, I've attracted the great Armok to my thread. Rejoice?
Second, more importantly, clarify: What exactly would this mean?
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Re: You are physics! An unconventional suggestion game.
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2012, 05:26:09 pm »

Make the planet gravity less.The space is filled with gravity instead of void.Also reverse all temperature scales.Its hotter in the extremes of a planet than at the center now.
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Re: You are physics! An unconventional suggestion game.
« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2012, 05:27:29 pm »

Make the planet gravity less.The space is filled with gravity instead of void.Also reverse all temperature scales.Its hotter in the extremes of a planet than at the center now.
You cannot reverse ye planet, you must first create the universe! :P

(See also: Waiting on Armok to tell me what 2-d time would imply.)
« Last Edit: February 25, 2012, 05:41:23 pm by Twi »
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« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2012, 05:57:45 pm »

If E=Everything, than have E=1, and have 1=2.

Because Fuck Stability.
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« Reply #6 on: February 25, 2012, 06:18:39 pm »

The Universe should be approximately as large as ours is. It should be hyper-toroid shaped and wrap around in any (standard*) direction, such that firing a beam weapon of infinite speed, range, and power in any direction would result in hitting oneself, discounting forces able to distort the beam.

*Not time. Toroidal time can't possibly be healthy.
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« Reply #7 on: February 25, 2012, 06:28:27 pm »

Doughnut-shaped universe is go!



(Note to self, use something other than .gif)

This universe is currently empty. Void. Perhaps infinite. Who knows?
« Last Edit: February 25, 2012, 06:40:01 pm by Twi »
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« Reply #8 on: February 25, 2012, 06:34:40 pm »

Use the Ether and Fridgonic particles.
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« Reply #9 on: February 25, 2012, 06:38:55 pm »

Ether and Fridgonic have been added to the directory.
However, as their properties have not been defined, they remain absent from the universe.
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« Reply #10 on: February 25, 2012, 06:41:18 pm »

The ether is, well, the ether.  It was a scientific theory that was disproved.  Fridgonic particles were a theory on how stuff gets cold.  The idea was that the more fridgonic particles something had, the colder and heavier it got.  It was also disproven.
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« Reply #11 on: February 25, 2012, 06:44:19 pm »

I think that the future organisms of this world should see by emitting particles from their eyes that bounce off things and return.
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Re: You are physics! An unconventional suggestion game.
« Reply #12 on: February 25, 2012, 06:48:32 pm »

The ether is, well, the ether.

Vacuum now contains Ether particles.

The other half is pointless until there are things.
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« Reply #13 on: February 25, 2012, 06:53:22 pm »

The ether is, well, the ether.

Vacuum now contains Ether particles.

The other half is pointless until there are things.
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Not true, my good sir.  We must decide how stuff works before stuff can be created.
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Re: You are physics! An unconventional suggestion game.
« Reply #14 on: February 25, 2012, 06:54:23 pm »

The ether is, well, the ether.

Vacuum now contains Ether particles.

The other half is pointless until there are things.
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Not true, my good sir.  We must decide how stuff works before stuff can be created.
By creating stuff?
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