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This simplified "Game of Life" is a totalistic automaton. You can modify it by toggling rule digits.

Contributed by: Michael Schreiber (September 2007)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


There are numerous variants of Life. This simplified variant does not distinguish between situations where the middle cell is dead or alive. The default replicator rule is that the middle cell lives if an even number of neighbors are alive and dies otherwise.


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