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A complex game in which you can create your own ecosystems, animals or vegetables, then watch them eat, evolve, mate, or die.

Feel free to create funky animals! How about a giant snail that would have to eat several trees each day to survive - or a small kangaroo that would lay eggs and eat only bugs? You can even edit their DNA code, and make your animals mutate.


SimLife Amiga Taking a closer look at a plant (AGA/high-res)
SimLife Amiga Sex change operation on a Tryannosaur (AGA/high-res)
SimLife Amiga Looking at plains populated by mutants (OCS/ECS)
SimLife Amiga Checking "History" to see what's happening (OCS/ECS)

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Alternate Titles

  • "SimLife: La Cour De Recreation Genetique" -- French tag-lined title
  • "SimLife: Der genetische Spielplatz" -- German full title

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Critic Reviews

Datormagazin 1993 96 out of 100 96
CU Amiga May, 1993 93 out of 100 93
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Sep, 1993 11 out of 12 92
Games Master Sep, 1993 88 out of 100 88
Amiga Format Sep, 1993 86 out of 100 86
Amiga Joker Sep, 1993 74 out of 100 74
The One Amiga Aug, 1993 74 out of 100 74
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft 1993 74 out of 100 74
Amiga Power Sep, 1993 50 out of 100 50
Amiga Joker Sep, 1993 46 out of 100 46


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Amiga version

This was the first Amiga game for which the AGA version (for A1200 and A4000 based systems) was released before the standard version. As the VGA PC graphics could be ported directly across to the 256-colour AGA mode, this made the conversion easier. Several Mindscape titles around the time also offered AGA enhancements.


  • Power Play
    • Issue 02/1993 – Best Manual in 1992

Martin Smith (66852) added SimLife (Amiga) on May 12, 2004
Other platforms contributed by NGC 5194 (17617), Terok Nor (26757) and Cochonou (1095)