Life & death

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Software Toolworks released Life & death in the year 1988. It's a very good simulation game, part of the Life & death series. Life & death is abandonware, runs on DOS and can be played by 1 player.

Collector's notes

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


Technical details

  • system: DOS
  • view: 1st person, 2D
  • multiplayer: single player only
  • input: key keyboard, mouse mouse, joy joystick
  • graphics: CGA
  • sound: PC speaker
  • popularity: 4291 page views

Facts and trivia

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.

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