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All code for the project is released under the GPL, and is copyright Samuel Penn.

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worldgen:planets:lifelevel

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Life Level

The life level of a world defines (in very broad terms) how advanced native life is on the world. It ranges from no life at all, through simple single celled organisms, to land animals and extensive (Earth-life) conditions.

The life level of a planet is defined in the enum LifeType

See:

Evolution

The evolutionary path on Earth can be considered to have been something like the following.

base organics originally formed, which were simple amino acids. These gave way to simple organics which were more complex and capable of simple replication, making them the first living things.

The first multi-celled organisms arose in the Metazoan period, are are classed as Metazoa.

Alien Evolution

The above assumes that things progress in much the same way as they did on Earth. This is unlikely, but easy. The above categories probably fit most evolutionary paths, however the details of each are unlikely to be the same on all worlds - e.g. when grasses first evolve and so on.

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