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App description: Life wars is a new amazing shooter game!
Guide your ship up and and down on your screen and try to defeat the enemies coming from everywhere!
But before the war begins choose the right ship and equip a powerful arsenal.
Enter in the amazing Conways Game of Life world, and discover the various enemy spaceships!

Features:
- Three game modes: Discovery mode, Infinity mode and Conway's Game of Life mode
- Choose your ship and equip various powers and weapons
- Challenge your ability and enter in the "Fever Mode"
- Share your best scores with your friend inside the Game Center
- Discover several Game of Life spaceship enemies
- Wiki with informations about the discovered spaceships

From today on, the Game of Life won't be only for nerds! ;-)

drakon's comments:
Hi guys!
I'm an Italian indie developer and I want to introduce you my first game.

Life Wars is an original, circular shooter game.
The main theme of the game is the Conway's Game of Life.
All the enemies are actually Game of Life patterns that moves as in a real simulation!

Choose your ship, equip the right arsenal and begin the journey to discover the Game of Life world!
A wiki inside the game is available for people who wants more details about the enemies seen.
Any feedback would be greatly appreciated, the game will be often updated in the next weeks, stay tuned! :-)

07-14-2017, 05:40 AM
#2
Joined: Jul 2017
Posts: 3
Life Wars reached the version 1.4.1!

We are improving the game day after day, making It more stable and fun.
The last news are:
- The game is now localized in Italian, probably we'll add other languages soon
- Daily reward: keep playing and get your daily reward to unlock game items faster
- UI/UX refinements
- Bug fixes

As always feel free to leave a feedback: the main goal of next releases is to increase users' gaming experience and to add new contents to make the game more enduring!

Have a great day
07-19-2017, 04:46 PM
#3
Joined: Feb 2012
Location: Georgia,Cleveland Ohio,Texas,New York
Posts: 3,096
Hey! Drakon, i saw your 😎 creation last week and i like it alot. Thank You 4 it'z fun factor & creativity. I find this fun with deploying your arsenal
07-20-2017, 10:06 AM
#4
Joined: Jul 2017
Posts: 3
Hi 7lilwhitewolf7,

I'm glad you enjoy the game!
I tried to make something different and original.
I combined my interest in the Conway's Game of Life (GoL) with my passion for game development.
Life Wars I the result!
People who knows GoL greatly enjoy the game, this is a great result.
Life Wars is also an attempt to spread GoL knowledge among people, trying to keep things simple and engaging.

However I fell most people did't get this "link": they see Life Wars as a simple "pixel style" shooter game!
I'm wondering as I can make people more "GoL aware", but too much informations often bother the users.
07-20-2017, 11:50 AM
#5
Joined: Aug 2015
Posts: 552
Excellent idea to use John Conway's mathematical gilders and spaceships. One of those spooky coincidences that they happen to resemble space invaders; so they look great in your shmup-em-up. Thanks also for including the original cellular automation. Still interesting to experiment with after all these years.