Conway's Game Of Life
implemented in Java


In 1970 the British mathematician John Conway invented the Game Of Life which is a cellular automaton based on a few simple but very carefully selected rules so that its transitions somewhat resemble the growth of populations or cells, allowing for very complex "creatures" to evolve.

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If you want to see some action just click on "Random" and do 100 generations. If you however want to do real experiments then use the mouse to create a few creatures and see how they develop.

For more information, including collections of special creatures, check out the following pages:






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