This game is based upon Conway's game of life, if you don't know it I advise you to get familiar with it before playing this game.

# Rules

# Conway's Game of life

Here are the game of life's rules in short :

There is a grid of cells, some are alive (white in the game) and some are dead (black/empty cells).

To generate the next step you apply these rules to all the cells :

 - If an alive cell has 2 or 3 neighboring alive cells, it stays alive, overwise it dies.

 - If a dead cell has exactly 3 alive neighbors it becomes alive.

You can fidget with the basic game of life in your brower here.

# Tiny life specific

In the game you have hints about the next step, plain white cells will stay alive, sligthly smaller ones are gonna die and really small ones are going to be born in the next step.

You are an alive cell that can move freely, if you move onto a dead cell you'll loose a life, if you move on an alive cell you gain a life.

Each time you move a simulation step is applied.

# Controls

Use arrows to move, and try to collect the circle while staying alive o/

# Credits

Made in around 3h for a game Jam then expanded and fixed a little bit

Made by NaejDoree  - Twitter

# More about the game

When you collect a circle all the cells around you are considered alive and your life will be restored.

This game was inspired by Conway's garden by GamesForCrows

You can learn more about the game of life itself on wikipedia here

PlatformsWindows, HTML5
Rated 1.0 out of 5 stars
(1 total ratings)
AuthorNaej Doree
GenrePuzzle, Simulation
Made withUnity
Tags2D, Endless, Experimental, Math, Minimalist, Retro, Short, Singleplayer
Average sessionA few minutes
AccessibilityColor-blind friendly, High-contrast


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tiny life game jam version (0.2) 42 MB
tiny life 28 MB

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