Tetris Guide: History, Origin, and More

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Tetris is a puzzle video game requiring players to strategically move, rotate, and drop multiple Tetriminos falling into a rectangular Matrix at varying speed – usually increasing.

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Created in June 1984 by a Russian software engineer, Alexey Pajitnov, the game is based on simple rules that require skill and intelligence.

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The rule simply instructs that you move the Tetriminos to clear as many lines as possible, ensuring they do not exceed your screen. If that happens, then it is game over.

How To Use Tetris

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The original goal of Tetris was to prevent blocks, referred to as Tetriminos, from stacking up to the screen by clearing as many horizontal lines of blocks as possible.

What Is the Goal of Tetris?

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