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Free Classic Tetris
Most early 1980s computer games are affectionately remembered but hardly ever played. Tetris® is different. It too is remembered with affection but it continues to top charts as one of the world’s most popular games.
Created by Alexey Pajitnov in 1984, a product of Alexey’s computer programming experience and his love of puzzles, Tetris still appears on nearly every gaming platform available.
Why has tetris lasted? Some believe it’s because the game embraces the universal desire to create order out of chaos.
Here’s a few suggestions to feed your addiction:
Classic Game is tetris nirvana and you don’t even have to download a game.
There’s dozens of variations, all colourful, fun and easy (although easy is a relative term).
You’ll be playing within seconds.
This is cute and clever marketing. Madilyn Bailey is an American singer and songwriter. She has released various albums containing covers of songs and original material including a single called,’Tetris.’
You can connect to a free Tetris games site via her page. In fact this page is the official destination for free online single-player Tetris.
She’s no doubt a mad tetris fan. I didn’t see her top score but I assume it would be pretty handy.
TetrisFriends is the place to go if you’re an aficionado of the game.
It’s got it all to help you to become a pro. Besides the fact there are dozens of free online versions of Tetris they will keep all levels of player from beginning to advanced happy.
There’s a tips section and a community you can access to discuss tactics and new games.
Have a look at their frequently asked questions section. There’s so much there.
For a start they have a list of definitions of those fundamental terms that make tetris feel like nearly learning another language; mino, marix, hold queue, lock down, hard drop, tetris, t-spin, combo, lock out, tetrimino, soft drop, t-slot etc, etc.
The good thing there are diagrams to illustrate their definitions.
I’m an old Tetris fan and I’ve always had trouble getting a handle on the scoring system. Here’s how they explain it.
The scoring system in Tetris rewards advanced moves—a double line clear is worth more than two single line clears, for example. Also, you’ll earn more points per move depending on your level.
Line Clear Value Of Each Move
To advance a level, you must clear five times the number of lines of your current level. For example, to advance past level one you must clear five lines, and to advance past level three you must clear 15 lines. However, certain moves are worth more than the raw number of lines they clear: A T-Spin Single, despite only clearing one line, will count toward level advancement as if you had cleared eight lines, for example.
Tetris Google Play and Mac Itunes
Of course if you want to take the short cut to finding a free version to play Tetris online or one your phone or device you can’t go past the big two: google play and mac itunes.
A visit to their respective sites will take care of any issues you may have across several platforms, android and IOS.
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