Articles with the tag Tetris
Cool Stuff & Geekery – Everyone knows tetris, that block stacking game that gets increasingly harder until you inevitably fail. There are tetris Halloween costumes, tetris themed parties, tetris apparel, and a whole string of other tetris-related things. Someone even found a way to let trick-or-treating children (and adults) play tetris on carved pumpkin a couple Halloweens back. The love […]
Cool Stuff & Geekery – Who doesn’t enjoy a game of Tetris? And who doesn’t enjoy munching down a bunch of tater tots? Now what if you combine those two together and have Tetris tater tots? I know we shouldn’t play with our food, but this is just too difficult to resist. Tetris tater tots are real, by the way, […]
Cool Stuff & Geekery – Snacking is not good for you. It will ruin your appetite for the real, nutritious meal. That’s what parents say. But hey, I assume you’re old enough to make your own calls, and snacking really isn’t always bad – as long as it’s done in moderation, right? Then again, I have to say outright that […]
Features – The spookiest day of the year is over now, but did you know that in some parts of the world, November 1 is traditionally spent at the cemetery visiting the dead? I used to go to visit my grandfather’s tomb, but it was way too hot and crowded for a child to spend even an […]
Features – Video games will always have haters, those who think they incite violence and all sorts of other negative reactions in those who play them regularly. However, we can go beyond that and simply enjoy what our favorite video games have to offer, can’t we? And when it comes to video game enthusiasts, the fun does […]
General – Who remembers the good old days when you were happy with having the colored version of the Game Boy? I never had that – not even the black and white one – but the joy of playing with my friend’s unit seemed to make my spirits soar sky high at that time. Kids of today […]
Features – You live in a geeky house. You’ve got your own geeky home cinema. Now all you need is a good couch to park on and enjoy all that awesomeness. Here are seven sofas that will help you get your geek on. You may not get much relaxation out of them, but your geek cred will […]
Games – Tetris is arguably the best video game of all time. You can find people aged 2 to 92 playing this game, decades after it was created. Unsurprisingly, its popularity has gone beyond the actual video game. Today, we find all sorts of accessories that are Tetris-themed. Just the other day, I discovered a page on […]
General – It shames me to say that I do not have an artistic bone in my body, but it is true. When it comes to interior decorating, I am even worse. My place is decent enough, but I don’t seem to have that touch to make it visually appealing. Still, it hasn’t stopped me from scouting […]
General – You gotta love this dress by Erin of A Dress A Day. I came across it over at Geekologie, and I have to say that I fell in love! You see, I am NOT a dress person. I am more of a jeans and shirt gal, putting comfort high above fashion. Yeah, I have been […]
Games – At first I wondered why these two pieces of clothing had to be conceptual, but I guess if you actually wanted to sell them legitimately you’d need the permission of Namco/Midway and Alexey Pajitnov.
Games – Do you know how Tetris, Arkanoid, Pong, Super Mario and Sonic were created? Amusement Magazine has the answer, it seems, with some stunning high resolution imagery of the fixtures and fittings required for each game.
General – Quinn. Possibly the best tetris client ever made. A couple weeks ago The Tetris Company forced Simon Haertel to stop the distribution of Quinn and threatened legal action. After seeking legal Advice, Haertel removed all mentions of tetris from his website and instead calls it an “implementation of a popular falling-blocks game”. The app uses […]