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Golly Portable

Game of Life simulator

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Version 4.2 for Windows, English
15MB download / 32MB installed
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Golly is an open source, cross-platform application for exploring Conway's Game of Life and other cellular automata. Supports multiple algorithms, including Bill Gosper's super fast hashlife algorithm. Many different types of CA are included: John von Neumann's 29-state CA, Wolfram's 1D rules, WireWorld, Generations, Langton's Loops, Paterson's Worms, etc.

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Old 32-bit Version - In addition to the current release, the 3.4 version of Golly is used on 32-bit machines, the last version to support them. As it uses the newer 4.1 patterns, etc, it will show 4.1 in the About box, though.


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