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Java - The game of life

Swing application which consists of a simulator of The Game of Life. This game is a cellular automaton devised by the British mathematician John Horton Conway in 1970

  1. Any live cell with fewer than two live neighbours dies, as if caused by under-population.
  2. Any live cell with two or three live neighbours lives on to the next generation.
  3. Any live cell with more than three live neighbours dies, as if by overcrowding.
  4. Any dead cell with exactly three live neighbours becomes a live cell, as if by reproduction.

More information here.

Left click: Draw cell
Right click: Erase cell

In the ball mode, one end of the vivarium connects with the other end.

You can run the program with Eclipse. To run the program without Eclipse: java -jar the-game-of-life.jar

Size: 47.15 KB
Creation date: 30/03/2016
Last update: 11/07/2021
Downloads: 4128
Downloads/day: 1.74
Size: 29.29 KB
Creation date: 30/03/2016
Last update: 11/07/2021
Downloads: 1642
Downloads/day: 0.69
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