A downloadable game for Windows


John Horton Conway's Game of Life for Unity 3D

a mini-game, unlike Rome, built in a day.

Project files for Unity version 5.5.0f3

Hit Escape to pause. Then, move cursor with mouse and left-click to "activate" cells. Use scroll wheel to zoom in and out, and right-click-drag the canvas to pan it around. Hit Escape again to unpause and watch it evolve.

Fellow student Unity developers might want to notice the use of a coroutine in the Update method of the Board.cs script, necessary to keep the game from becoming unresponsive on each generation.

The source code and complete Unity3d project for Unity 5.5.0f3 is available here:


Install instructions

Tested on Windows 10 64 bit. Just download, unzip, virus-scan like with any download, make sure the data directory is right next to the executable in some folder, and run.


JHConwayLife.zip 12 MB

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