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Conway's Game of Life


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Conway's Game of Life

Conway's Game of life made with GMS2.3, this uses shader to compute progress of the game, game state is stored in surface. Canvas size is 2048 x 2048 pixels. World is made repeatable, so for example gliders come from other side of canvas if meeting boundary. Red, Green and Blue each represents independent games of life, other colors (like white or pink) are just overlapping games.

Free play in HTML5 here: link


  • Mouse Left: White
  • Mouse Right: Random color (red, green, blue)
  • Space to Play/Pause
  • Arrow Up/Down to change speed
  • Arrow Left to manually progress forward constantly
  • Arrow Right to manually progress one frame at time
  • Press R to clear canvas
  • Move camera with middle mouse button
  • Zoom with mouse scroll
  • F4 for fullscreen in Windows.
  • ESC for ending game.

End User Licence Agreement (EULA).

Age Rating: 4+


GMS2.3 - Version 1.00.00. Published June 28, 2021


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