Original game by John Conway.
Program by Tim Baker.
Mutatation added by Tim Baker.
For herc card type life [
For CGA card type life /c [
Program takes input from standard in, so input can be re-directed
from a file. Place '*' for the bacteria, any other character in the file
will cause bacteria near it to die. File can be 80 lines long.
Field is 80x80. To see next page of field press or .
To end program press . To pause display press .
Bacteria need exactly 3 neighbors to reproduce, except for mutants.
Bacteria need from 2 to 3 neighbors to survive.
Mutants need at least one normal neighbor to reproduce.
Mutants genes dominate normal ones.
Bacteria do not live forever.