01 What features does the GC Wizard provide for Conway’s Game of Life?

In total, the function provides four sections:

Definition of the playing field

  • The switches are used to define the size of the square.
  • Round world means there are no borders. When leaving the playing field to the right, the playing field is re-entered from the left.


  • With the list, the respective set of rules can be selected, with which the next generation is generated.

Definition of the initial situation

  • By clicking on the squares, they are marked and life is breathed into the cell.

Control of the generations

  • The generation of the generations can be done forward as well as backward.
  • This as a single step or in fast forward.
  • With the button “Clear all” the cell is cleared.