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  • I, like most people, had read that war these days was a much more remote, point n’ click instant death affair rather than the cheek by jowl, technicolour horror of hand to hand combat, but I’m pretty sure that training an Army on match-three and tetris is only going to be of benefit to the new generation of recruits.

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  • I, like most people, had read that war these days was a much more remote, point n’ click instant death affair rather than the cheek by jowl, technicolour horror of hand to hand combat, but I’m pretty sure that training an Army on match-three and tetris is only going to be of benefit to the new generation of recruits.

    Suttree » Casual Games, Social Software » You know Casual Games are big when…

  • I do think you are conflating two sorts of games - games like tetris, that is a simple standalone game, and games like Animal Crossing, Nintendogs, etc that have short bursts of play in the context of a long game.

    Towards a Casual RPG

  • In game two, being an X level tailr might require solving a visual puzzle involving a loom with some kind of tetris-like warp-and-weft activity going on in real time.

    Yeah, not so much

  • I'm pretty sure I was playing "motocross maniacs" but I may have been playing "tetris" ... doesn't matter.

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  • I mean seriously, look at that incredible tetris scene .... and the paddle-bridge destruction scene ... and I could keep going. johnbajuice

    VOTD: PIXELS: Retro Gamers | /Film

  • The inventor of tetris was paid nothing for each copy of tetris distributed.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Futile Struggle Against Free Content

  • The inventor of tetris was paid nothing for each copy of tetris distributed.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Futile Struggle Against Free Content

  • Mara sez, "My friend recently made these chainmail tetris blocks."

    Boing Boing

  • It's more addictive than tetris. - keyan (Reply to this) (5 comments) - (Post a new comment)

    julieandrews: CoverGuess on LibraryThing

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  • Communistic Tetris

    July 8, 2008

  • Also a really awesome game.

    Also, for my family, a verb meaning "to fit everything perfectly into the (car trunk, dishwasher, dresser drawer, etc.), usually requiring multiple attempts."

    Usages: 1) "Honey, I can't get all the suitcases and the cooler in the back of the car. Can you tetris it in?"

    2) "It all fit in the car on the way down, but it won't now. I think we had it tetrised in so good, it won't happen again."

    July 23, 2008

  • Excellent explanation of hell can be found here.

    May 6, 2010