The Game of Life is a simulation of cellular life invented by John Horton Conway in 1970.  A complicated system can arise from a set of very simple rules that Conway created.  These rules are:
  1. A living cell that has fewer than two adjacent living cells dies.
  2. A living cell that has more than 3 adjacent living cells dies.
  3. A living cell with 2 or 3 neighbors lives to the next generation.
  4. An empty space that has exactly three live neighbors is filled with a living cell.

Instructions

Place cells with the mouse.

Press Space to start and stop the simulation.

Press Q and E repeatedly to slow down and speed up the simulation.

Press C to clear the simulation and start over.
 

Different patterns can create some interesting results.

 

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