Looking for ‘Life: zivot

I haven’t got much time today, so I can only jot a note as a signpost in a search for something else.

For a while I have been wondering why I couldn’t find a version of Conway’s Game of Life for the console, outside of the demo version packed in teapot or a few semi-eponymous “life” packages intended for graphical worlds.

I did find zivot the other day, but … it’s a little less than I anticipated.

This is more of a frame-by-frame snapshot of each stage, and not so much a full animated version. It seems odd to me that I can’t find something ncurses-based that animates the sequences more gracefully. I must be overlooking it.

I guess I’ll just have to stick with worms. 😀

13 thoughts on “Looking for ‘Life: zivot

    1. K.Mandla Post author

      That’s a real possibility. I couldn’t seem to find a home page for it; I understood it to be quite old and perhaps the original site is lost, or hiding in archive.org.

  1. aash

    Hey if I have 3Gb ram and I want to install a 64bit OS how much space should I allocate for swap?

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    1. K.Mandla Post author

      Cool, thanks. I think I might like that one best so far. It needs a few speed controls though; it’s just a blur on my core duo. 🙂

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