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Conway's Inferno

By Alec Thomson

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Conway's Inferno, the almost hit browser title, Now available for iOS! Triumph over the flammable as you use a host of disasters and non-disasters to completely de-populate a virtual world in this maliciously puzzling game. Based incredibly loosely on Conway's Game of Life, Conway's Inferno is the most entertaining cellular automata around. What's a cellular automata you ask? Well the phrase "cellular automata" roughly translates to "words you can use to impress your parents" (you could also look it up). Here are just a few of the things in store for you should you choose to download this brain-bending game:

- Over 50 levels to destroy!
- Zombies, Ufos, you name it! Explore tons of ways to prove that the dominant species in an ecosystem is the one capable of causing destruction, not the one that just sits there and catches on fire.
- Meaningful moral choices: Will you leave the creatures alone, thus proving yourself to be a paragon of moral virtue, or will you set them on fire, thus completing the level and actually playing the game? The choice is yours!

Not convinced yet? Have some complimentary screenshots (the game is complimentary too)!


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Customer Reviews


It's a shame when other games claim to be free when they're really just freemium, it makes games like these just look like a freemium, when it's actually the full game for free! Why would the devs do that?? This is such a top quality unique and fun puzzler! I want to pay! Please add some IAPs or something. I feel terribly guilty playing such an awesome game for free! I just passed almost the first 2 worlds and am in awe! It's absolutely brilliant! Never played anything like it in my life. Truly innovative, funny and well made! Love the nostalgia type art. Needs way more attention!

Fun and unique

A really unique, challenging puzzler with a great style, and completely free. About the only criticism I can make is that it would be really helpful to have an undo and rewind button so that an accidental tap on the wrong square doesn't force you to start over.

a well thought out puzzle game.

only gripe is that the title could be shorter (it doesn't fit on the iPhone screen)

Conway's Inferno
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Games
  • Released: Nov 02, 2012
  • Version: 1.0
  • Size: 10.2 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Alec Thomson
Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Frequent/Intense Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes

Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

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