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Kinetris: Play Tetris the Way It Wasn’t Meant to Be Played

Kinetris: Play Tetris the Way It Wasn’t Meant to Be Played
Ever wanted to play Tetris using gestures, Minority Report-style? Me neither. But hacking and common sense don’t always go together; sometimes people love to do things just because they can do it. Case in point, Conan Chen’s Kinetris project.

Tetris Link Board Game More Like Connect 4 Than Actual Tetris

Tetris Link Board Game More Like Connect 4 Than Actual Tetris
How man hours did you play Tetris on your green-screened Game Boy? I played for a long time, until I passed level 12 and it was just too much for me. Now, after more than 26 years, Tetris has been turned into a board game.
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Tetris Sugar Cubes: Level Up Your Tea!

Tetris Sugar Cubes: Level Up Your Tea!
It turns out there’s more than one way to get rid of those pesky Tetris blocks. Sure, you can wait for them to neatly stack into a row so they vanish, or…

Tetris: Le Film

Tetris: Le Film
Everyone’s favorite block-stacking puzzler makes its big-screen debut in Tetris: le Film. Yeah, the only French I know is “Je voudrais une omelette au fromage“ but retro games are the universal language, no? non?

The Art of Aled Lewis: Cartoon Crossovers

The Art of Aled Lewis: Cartoon Crossovers
London-based graphic designer Aled Lewis does a bit of drawing on the side, and when he does he says he likes to create stuff that make people laugh. His geeky art certainly does that. Take the piece below for example, which Lewis calls ‘Battle 101’: If you lobbed a Wailord directly at your enemy, it really will be super effective.

The Tetris Theme Gets Lyrics

The Tetris Theme Gets Lyrics
With a title like “A Complete History Of The Soviet Union Through The Eyes Of A Humble Worker, Arranged To The Melody Of Tetris” and music by “Pig With The Face Of A Boy,” I at least had to give this music video one view.

Diablo Tetris Brings Back Nightmares

Diablo Tetris Brings Back Nightmares
In the world of Sanctuary, after every battle, whether it be against lowly Fallen or the Lord of Terror himself, you will find that warriors will pause, they will just stand there in the middle of the bloodbath.

Let the Game Continue in Real Life

Let the Game Continue in Real Life
Er, real LEGO. It’s a triple geek mash-up all the way across the screen! Oh what does it mean?!! The question is, which came first – this or the shirt? Unfortunately, the shirt is extinct already sold out.

3d Water Tetris: What Will They Think of Next?

3d Water Tetris: What Will They Think of Next?
Everything’s in 3D these days, so why shouldn’t Tetris get the X/Y/Z treatment too? Researchers Peter Barnum Srinivasa Narasimhan, and Takeo Kanade at Carnegie Mellon University have come up with a way to project 3-dimensional images onto multiple curtains of water to form a volumetric display.

Tetris Vs Contra: or is It?

Tetris Vs Contra: or is It?
Children are full of questions. If you open one up you’ll see that they’re made of nothing but drool and questions. Questions like: “Why do we have to eat?”, or “So I’m a poop factory?”, or  “What would Bill or Lance do if they were trapped in the world of Tetris?”

Analog Tetris: Add Some Brawn to Your Video Gaming Life

Analog Tetris: Add Some Brawn to Your Video Gaming Life
It’s true that most video gaming involves sitting in front of some kind of monitor or HDTV, unless you’re playing Wii-Fit or Dance Dance Revolution. In an effort to make video gaming a bit healthier, a few Spanish designers have come up with Analog Tetris, the Tetris game that needs some brawn!

Play NES Games on Your Kindle, Sorta.

Play NES Games on Your Kindle, Sorta.
I wondered how long it would take for someone to hack the Amazon Kindle in order to play games. Unfortunately, from what I’ve seen, the games don’t look all that cool on that monochrome e-ink screen.

An Important Lesson From Tetris, Immortalized in Cross-Stitch

An Important Lesson From Tetris, Immortalized in Cross-Stitch
Craftster forum member whateverjames knows that in life, as in Tetris, all good things come to an end. You can’t keep on clearing line after line forever. Not all of the shapes you’re given will fit and stack the way you want them to.

Tetris + Super Mario Bros. = Tuper Tario Tros. Wtf?

Tetris + Super Mario Bros. = Tuper Tario Tros. Wtf?
From the warped minds at Swing Swing Submarine comes this insanely frustrating Flash game that gets its inspiration by combining the worlds of Tetris and Super Mario Bros. The gameplay of Tuper Tario Tros. starts out just like SMB, but as you start to proceed across the platforms, you quickly find out that the Mushroom Kingdom is largely impassable due to the configuration of blocks in your way.

Gameboy Laptop Sleeve for Those Who Want All Portable, All the Time

Gameboy Laptop Sleeve for Those Who Want All Portable, All the Time
What is it about retro gaming laptop sleeves lately? I’m guessing there was some sort of memo floated around the DIY community, because suddenly laptops everywhere seem to be wrapped up old school style. I gotta get behind this Gameboy sleeve, though–if only because it takes a portable to hold a portable.

Tetris Gift Boxes: Perfect for Gifts Shaped Just Like Tetris Bricks

Tetris Gift Boxes: Perfect for Gifts Shaped Just Like Tetris Bricks
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.
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