Tetris is a fun game. Fun, but tough, once you get things going fast enough. For many it ends up being stressful. Well, when you feel the stress of fast falling tetriminos, give a squeeze to the very blocks that caused you so much grief and wipe it all away.
Next time you decide to whip out your Donkey Kong Jenga set, you might want to make sure you’re not playing against the guy with this new game-changer. It’s a special “pistol” designed to easily remove Jenga blocks.
Matthias Wandel – the guy who created the Jenga Pistol – just points the wooden gun at the stack, presses the trigger, and the brick of his choice is precisely selected and propelled across the room.
Taking its design cues from the snap-together world of LEGO, this clever remote-control car is great for those of you who just have to have things your own way.
When stripped bare, this R/C vehicle just looks like a flat LEGO base.
Looking for a fun way to wrap your presents this holiday season? Nothing says “I’m a complete gamer geek” like these Tetris block gift boxes.
Each colorful Tetris brick-shaped box measures 1 3/8 inches (3.5cm) deep (other dimensions vary), which means they’re not going to be big enough to hold that Lexus that you planned on giving me this Christmas.
Like Tetris? Then you’ll love this website that features all the Tetris you can handle – 24-hours-a-day, 7 -days-a-week, 365-days-a-year.
Tetris Friends is an online gaming experience that offers a bunch of Flash-based variants on the classic puzzler by Alexey Pajitnov.
The site currently features 7 single-player variants of the game, along with 3 multiplayer games, including this over-the-top 6-player mode.
Games include Marathon, which requires that you finish all 15 levels to win, Sprint, in which you’ve got to clear 40 lines as quickly as possible, and even an Ice Age movie version where you stack acorns instead of blocks.
Can’t get enough LEGO bricks? Then here’s another accessory for your desktop that you might want to add to your collection.
These USB hubs from Systown bear more than a passing resemblance to LEGO blocks.
Perfect for connecting your LEGO flash drive and LEGO MP3 player to your LEGO Mac Mini, these hubs add 3 extra ports anywhere you need ’em.
Some people have way more time on their hands than I. Take for instance this guy, who painstakingly created this Star Wars scene using nothing but a crapload of LEGO bricks.
Tim Goddard (aka Roguebantha) created this amazingly detailed scene he calls “Rebel Attack”.
The guys who designed this LEGO block lamp managed to dig up some sort of industrial-strength blocks that won’t melt into a pile of smelly goo when subjected to the heat of a lightbulb.
What makes the Block Light really cool is the fact that you can rearrange the pieces into pretty much any configuration you’d like.
The kit comes with 219 small, 16 medium, and 4 large heat-resistant clear acrylic blocks which can hold up to the heat of a 40-watt lightbulb.
These LEGO brick art pieces are the perfect way to brighten up any drab room.
Painstakingly assembled by artist Motion5, these artworks use anywhere from 800 to 4000 colorful single-peg LEGO building blocks. Pieces range in size from 10″x10″ up to 20″x30″, and Motion5 will also do custom designs to your specifications.
These clever desk lamps get their inspiration from classic LEGO building blocks. Designed by Taiwan’s 25togo, these LED illuminated acrylic block lamps look just like a giant-size version of the popular plastic playthings.
The blocks have a snap-off top layer that’s designed to hold pens, pencils and other office items.
What better way to keep your “on the rocks” cocktails chilled but with some whimsical Tetris block ice cubes?
Given the heritage of Tetris, it’s only appropriate that these Icetris ice cube trays would come from Dima Komissarov of Russian design shop Mystake.
Looking for something a little different to set on your bedside table? This new alarm clock tears apart the hours, minutes and seconds and places them on individual time-telling blocks.
Seiji’s LED block alarm clock are interconnected using ribbon cables with enough slack in them to let you stack them pretty much any way you like.
You can even arrange the blocks into a vertical configuration, instead of the more typical horizontal orientation.
While they do seem a little derivative of Jonas Damon’s Open Edition LED clock, they’re just different enough to stand on their own.
LunaBlocks are giant Lego-like blocks that you can use to make furniture!
LunaBlocks were designed by Thierry Nahon & Philippe Landecker, who say they are all about “the transformation and enlargement of bricks used in building games for children.”
This new modular furniture system lets you create custom seating areas by rearranging pixel-like blocks into your own unique layouts.
Created by Joe Doucet, founder of the new design collective Bond., the Scape Modular Seating system lets you transform your living space on a whim, thanks to its moveable seating towers.
Looking for a fun way to spruce up your gameroom? These fun Tetris block decals let you enjoy a life-sized version of the classic block puzzle game on your wall.
Created by a Vancouver, BC graphic artist going by the moniker “Fame”, the set of vinyl stickers are perfect for any smooth surface.