Food Chain is an open-ended simulation game of evolving species. Players design species of animals, which compete against each other in the jungle. Players submit orders by sending email to an email server at the site pbm.com.
For details about the game, please see the rules. There are several programs which help you make new creatures and analyze the jungles:
There are currently 4 "jungles" running on pbm.com. Follow the links to find out their current status. You can also view statistics on the number of food chain players, and look at the food chain hall of fame.
The cpu, network, and disk used by these games are donated by Shadow Island Games, a commercial play-by-email game company.