Life & death

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Software Toolworks released Life & death in the year 1988. Life & death is a old simulation game, part of the Life & death series. Life & death is abandonware, runs on DOS and can be played by 1 player. Life & death can be described by the keywords: . Life & death is available for download.

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Trivia, facts, etc.

The four "surgeons" pictured on the box cover are Software Toolworks employees, but none of whom worked on the game (Unknown, Gina Freidlander, Steve Cox, Glenn Wichman).

The primary surgery programmer, Jake Smith, is pictured on the back of the box grasping for a brain behind surgical screen.

Facts and trivia and collector's notes texts are licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. These texts use material from this Wikipedia article.

Collector's notes

The original game included a surgeon's mask and two latex gloves.

  • multiplayer:single player only
  • input:keyboard, mouse, joystick
  • graphics:CGA
  • sound:PC speaker
  • popularity: 5590 page views

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