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#476165 - Sun Jun 14 2009 06:45 PM Tetris Turns 25 Years Old
Jar Offline

Registered: Wed Apr 11 2001
Posts: 4224
Loc: Texas USA
So have some fun!

If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the lack of sleep.
-Dale Carnegie

#476166 - Sun Jun 14 2009 08:17 PM Re: Tetris Turns 25 Years Old [Re: Jar]
dg_dave Offline
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Registered: Sun Oct 05 2003
Posts: 20763
Loc: near Stafford, Virginia USA 
I scored 161,464 points. Almost made level 10 of 15. I can still hit 17+ on the old 8-bit Nintendo Entertainemtn System (NES). The NES game had the two modes, and I can still beat level 9, high 5.
The way to get things done is NOT to mind who gets the credit for doing them. --Benjamin Jowett
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. --Eleanor Roosevelt
The day we lose our will to fight is the day we lose our freedom.

#976120 - Thu Apr 04 2013 02:00 PM Re: Tetris Turns 25 Years Old [Re: dg_dave]
nasty_liar Offline

Registered: Sun Oct 05 2008
Posts: 201
Loc: Sheffield Yorkshire England UK
Ahhh, after posting my embarrassing minesweeper addiction on another thread I see this thread and now confess to my old Tetris habit when I had a Nintendo Gameboy.

My record score was 630000ish (I used to have my best scores written down but lost the piece of paper).

#1059934 - Tue Aug 19 2014 04:27 AM Re: Tetris Turns 25 Years Old [Re: Jar]
Santana2002 Offline
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Registered: Mon Apr 14 2003
Posts: 8444
Loc: France
I was so hooked on the pc version of this game in the 90s. I was the best in our office, my lowest score was so high that my colleagues couldn't even get on the top 20 scoreboard.

Edited by Santana2002 (Tue Aug 19 2014 04:29 AM)
It's hard to be perfect when you're human

#1059999 - Tue Aug 19 2014 12:58 PM Re: Tetris Turns 25 Years Old [Re: Jar]
Dragonkin Offline

Registered: Thu Feb 09 2006
Posts: 398
Loc: Oregon, USA
I remember one of my favorite games growing up was "Tetris Classic" an old PC version of tetris with these beautiful backgrounds depicting the legend of Ruslan and Ludmilla. Now that I do some google-fu on it, apparently it was the second version of Tetris put out by the original coder - Alexei Pajitnov. Never knew that till now.
You know, just once I'd like to meet an alien menace that wasn't immune to bullets. - Lethbridge-Stewart, (Doctor Who TV series)


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