The definition demonstrates how to create a 3D structure using the memory of a 2D Game of Life Cellular Automata.

This is the most famous cellular automata ever invented. People have been discovering patterns for this rule since around 1970. Large collections are available on the Internet.
The rule definition is very simple: a living cell remains alive only when surrounded by 2 or 3 living neighbors, otherwise it dies of loneliness or overcrowding. A dead cell comes to life when it has exactly 3 living neighbors.
A rule by John Conway.
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7 thoughts on “CA: Conway’s Game of Life 3D

  1. sh says:

    Thank you for the great component.
    Does the component work with different rules other than the pre-defined value(rule):
    a living cell remains alive only when surrounded by 2 or 3 living neighbors, otherwise it dies of loneliness or overcrowding. A dead cell comes to life when it has exactly 3 living neighbours: ?

    When values of the sliders for the rule changed, the result doesn’t seem to be working correctly.
    If there is no bugs, tell me the definition of the neighbours, please!!
    I m a bit confused.

  2. se says:

    the only thing showing up on the screen is the grid. and once enabled the time, nothing happens..please help.

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