go-life Terminal based Conway's Game of Life

go-life Terminal based Conway

go-life

Terminal based Conway's Game of Life. Implemented in Go.

demo

Features

  • Run on your terminal!
  • Insert pattern from presets
  • Color themes
  • Mouse editing

Install

Binary

Go to release page and download.

$ wget https://github.com/sachaos/go-life/releases/download/v0.4.0/go-life_darwin_amd64 -O /usr/local/bin/go-life
$ chmod +x /usr/local/bin/go-life

Manually Build

You need go version 1.11.

$ git clone https://github.com/sachaos/go-life.git
$ make install

How to use

Start

$ go-life

Set pattern & theme

$ go-life --theme Ocean --pattern glider-gun

Load pattern

Load from STDIN

$ curl http://www.conwaylife.com/patterns/glider.rle | go-life --file -

Load from file

$ go-life --theme Ocean --file ./glider.lif

Help

$ go-life --help

Keymap

SPC: stop
Enter: step
c: clear
r: random
h: hide this message & status
p: switch preset
t: switch theme
LeftClick: switch state
RightClick: insert preset

Download Source Code

Download ZIP
May 14, 2022