History Videogame / Tetris

25th Nov '17 11:55:37 PM LucaEarlgrey
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* ComebackMechanic: One item in ''Tetris Axis'' switches your playing field with that of the opponent. This is most often used to transfer what should be an inevitable loss to your opponent.

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One item in ''Tetris Axis'' switches your playing field with that of the opponent. This is most often used to transfer what should be an inevitable loss to your opponent.
** In the versus mode of many games, if you receive multiple lines of garbage at once, the garbage's holes will often line up laterally, allowing you to easily counterattack by clearing it out, likely for a Tetris, if you manage to dig down to it.
25th Nov '17 11:51:54 PM LucaEarlgrey
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* SongsInTheKeyOfPanic: In most games, the music speeds up if the stack gets too close to the top of the screen.

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In most games, the music speeds up if the stack gets too close to the top of the screen.screen.
** The 1988 Sega ''Tetris'' game has one track that plays throughout the game, and speeds up at certain level-ups, as well as a different theme for when your stack has gotten too high.
19th Nov '17 8:32:55 AM SolidSonicTH
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* JackOfAllStats: The T block. Because it has the most sides out of all the other pieces, and it's the only one able to [[http://tetris.wikia.com/wiki/T-Spin T-Spin]], you can practically put it anywhere on the board, granted there's an open space.

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* JackOfAllStats: The T block. Because it has the most sides out of all the other pieces, and it's the only one able to [[http://tetris.wikia.com/wiki/T-Spin T-Spin]], you can practically put it anywhere on the board, granted there's an open space. However, horizontal Z/S and vertical J/L pieces can more fully fill spaces it cannot, making them more specialized to close gaps.
20th Oct '17 12:05:37 PM Macsen
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* MultipleEndings: ''Tetris DX'''s endings feature attempts at launching something into space. If you play well enough a rocket is launched successfully.

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* MultipleEndings: MultipleEndings:
** The NES version of ''Tetris'' had rocket launches if you got at least 100,000 points. The third level is the Buran space shuttle. If you get it high enough, they put a UFO on the launch pad, but the nearby Kremlin launches instead.
** The Gameboy version launches a Soyuz rocket if you beat Type A, and the Buran space shuttle if you beat Type B.
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''Tetris DX'''s endings feature attempts at launching something into space. If you play well enough a rocket is launched successfully.
20th Sep '17 11:47:40 AM NedZeppelin
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** Nintendo characters appear on the success screen of the NES version's Type-B if cleared on Level 9 or 19. The starting height determines how many appear.

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** Nintendo characters (specifically [[VideoGame/SuperMarioBros Mario, Luigi, Peach, Bowser]], VideoGame/DonkeyKong, [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZelda Link]], [[VideoGame/{{Metroid}} Samus]], and [[VideoGame/KidIcarus Pit]]) appear on the success screen of the NES version's Type-B if cleared on Level 9 or 19. The starting height determines how many appear.
17th Aug '17 9:16:31 AM TheNerfGuy
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A movie version of Tetris is in production. [[https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2016/05/19/tetris-the-movie-coming-soon-to-a-theater-near-you/?utm_term=.1e61a3a94443 No, seriously, info is here.]]
2nd Aug '17 7:49:35 AM LadyJaneGrey
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A movie version of Tetris is in production. [[https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2016/05/19/tetris-the-movie-coming-soon-to-a-theater-near-you/?utm_term=.1e61a3a94443 No, seriously, info is here.]]
29th Jul '17 12:34:07 PM nombretomado
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* TheBackwardsR: Both Atari arcade and Tengen's {{NES}} version spell the title as TETЯIS.

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* TheBackwardsR: Both Atari arcade and Tengen's {{NES}} UsefulNotes/{{NES}} version spell the title as TETЯIS.
16th Jul '17 1:21:40 PM fruitstripegum
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* FollowTheLeader: ''Tetris'' has innumerable clones, knockoffs, and imitators.
20th Jun '17 4:49:46 PM krimzonflygon2
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[[caption-width-right:350:Come on, ''LINE PIECE, DAMN YOU''...!]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:Come on, on! ''LINE PIECE, DAMN YOU''...!]]
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