Conway's Game of Life


Press the button that says "paused" to start the simulation! The grid cannot be edited while the simulation is running.

On the left of the game window, there is a list of buttons. Click one to copy a schematic to your clipboard! 📋

The canvas is infinite, at least until your computer runs out of memory or crashes 🙂. If the game runs out of memory, it will pause the game.

What is this?

This is an implementation of Conway's Game of Life. It's a zero player game, where you set up some initial conditions, press play, and then sit back and watch what happens.

In Conway's Game of Life, there is a grid that cells live on. A cell lives and dies by the following rules:

Where is the source for this?

You can find the source code for this on GitHub, right here. 🙂