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Line Breaks Won’t Cause Tetris Chair to Vanish From Under You

Line Breaks Won’t Cause Tetris Chair to Vanish From Under You
I swear some of the best stuff we’ve posted here at technabob has originated from someone’s Coroflot portfolio. In this case, it’s Mexican industrial designer Gabriel Cañas’ Tetris Chair, which is so amazingly gaudy that only Willy Wonka could ever hope to love it.

Game Pumpkin Goodness Doesn’T Stop at Zelda

Game Pumpkin Goodness Doesn’T Stop at Zelda
Fred Fisher isn’t the only game-loving pumpkin carver out there that’s handy with an x-acto knife. Over on Deviant Art, user “ceemdee” posted a veritable cornucopia of video game art carved into pumpkins on her DA gallery.
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Tetris’D Turns Tetris Into a Platformer

Tetris’D Turns Tetris Into a Platformer
When most of us think of Tetris, we think of puzzle games. But this new variant of the classic brick-stacking puzzler isn’t about that. You see, Tetris’D is a platform game. Huh, wha?

Can’T You See I’M Busy? How to Slack Off and Play Games at Your Job

Can’T You See I’M Busy? How to Slack Off and Play Games at Your Job
Sick of your job, but can’t afford to quit? Why not sit in your cubicle and play video games all day? But your boss is always looking over your shoulder, you say? Now that’s no problem thanks to these clever games disguised as office applications.

Berlin Block Tetris: Where Do You Go When Your Floor Disappears?

Berlin Block Tetris: Where Do You Go When Your Floor Disappears?
This clever video by artist Sergej Hein offers a whimsical look at the world of old socialist housing, as seen through the eyes of Tetris.

Swarovski Pretty Pixel Jewelry: Video Games Get Sparkly

Swarovski Pretty Pixel Jewelry: Video Games Get Sparkly
These new jewelry designs look just like your favorite retro gaming characters, only made from schmancy, shiny crystals. Designed by Germany’s Team Tentakulus, these jewels feature the likenesses of Pac-Man, Tetris and Space Invaders crafted from exquisite Swarovski crystals.

Skateboarders Recreate Tetris on Streets of Sf

Skateboarders Recreate Tetris on Streets of Sf
What happens when you get a bunch of skateboarders together, strap brightly colored neon Tetris blocks to their heads, and let them run wild on the streets of San Francisco? This does.

Tetris + Pong = Tetripong

Tetris + Pong = Tetripong
Hey, you got your Pong in my Tetris! Say, you got you Tetris in my Pong! Wait a second? Are these two great tastes that taste great together? That’s what coder Jayenkai thought when he built Tetripong, a major mashup between the two retro classic games.

At Least It’S Not Permanent: Tetris Hair

At Least It’S Not Permanent: Tetris Hair
Listen, I’m all over the idea of crazy hair. I couldn’t even tell you what color my hair is, exactly, under the layers of dye and conditioner. But even I’m not certain about this Tetris-inspired ‘do.

Classic Video Games as They were Never Supposed to be

Classic Video Games as They were Never Supposed to be
We may have moved past the blocky look of pixels in modern gaming, but the designs of squares on squares that mark classic games continue to have special places in the hearts of gamers. But what if those storied jaggy characters and interfaces were thrust into the real world?

I-Block Pepper Grinder Fits Right Into This Salt Shaker [Tetris]

I-Block Pepper Grinder Fits Right Into This Salt Shaker [Tetris]
Pepper grinders are, by their very nature, kind of cool. Gives you an active role in the spicing of your food, at least. But this particular pepper grinder is in a whole different realm of cool, being that it’s shaped like a tetromino.

Tetris Friends: All Tetris, All the Time

Tetris Friends: All Tetris, All the Time
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.

Put Your Plants in Tetris Pots

Put Your Plants in Tetris Pots
If you can manage to keep potted plants alive, they might as well be in Tetris planters. Really, what else are you going to put them in? This gorgeous project is classy and cool. Hmm. Better with or without the grass?

Tetris Constructed on Shirts

Tetris Constructed on Shirts
If you loved the last giant Tetris piece posted here, then this may just be your kind of shirt. Why build regular, boring buildings when instead you can turn construction into the world’s biggest game? Though I’m still waiting for a flash game based on this crane-heavy concept (and no, the bright colors in Sim City don’t count), I can still enjoy all these artistic endeavors that celebrate the classic puzzle game.

Trash Panic: PS3 Gomibako Finally Gets a U.S. Release

Trash Panic: PS3 Gomibako Finally Gets a U.S. Release
A while back, I told you guys about a strange little PS3 puzzle game out of Japan called Gomibako. At the time, there was no indication that the oddball trash-stacking game would ever have any hope of making it stateside.

The Future is Now: DIY Gesture-Controlled Tetris

The Future is Now: DIY Gesture-Controlled Tetris
If this year’s E3 is any indication (and it’s like, the indication), then motion controls are the future. If you’re cunning and good with wires, you can even experience the future now. This is pretty basic–as strange as it is to refer to motion controlled gaming as basic–considering this glove is just a holder for an accelerometer, so that the tilt and motion of the player’s hand and wrist is used to manipulate the pieces.
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