Tetris

Mind-blowing Tetris gameplay

Mind-blowing Tetris gameplay

I used to think I was pretty good at Tetris, but this gameplay video of grandmaster Jin8 playing an arcade version of this classic game let me know that I’m just a mere mortal with a pea-brain sized capacity for this game.

Tetris everywhere

Tetris everywhere

From the online photo collection “Tetris Tetris Everywhere” The official Flickr blog highlighted this cool photo gallery “Tetris Tetris Everywhere” curated by user L Plate big cheese of photographs of accidental instances of Tetris-like pieces and juxtapositions found in the real world. While I was a student at Brown University, a group of classmates in…

Mythology of video game creation

Mythology of video game creation

Amusement Magazine’s “Made of Myth” re-imagines classic videos, created not as bits of data, but rather carved, molded and shaped by skilled artisanal hands, such as Alexei Pajitnov: Tetris When Alexei Pajitnov first ordered a load of bricks from Karpov Abramtsevo’s workshop, workers there were wondering who could be interested in all those right-angled blocks.…

Pac-Man live: Patrick Runte's Photography

Pac-Man live: Patrick Runte's Photography

I don’t speak German so I cannot tell you much about the photographer Patrick Runte. But I did stumble upon his website via Meta Filter and I’m smitten. His liveĀ model photographs depicting old video games, like Pac-Man and Tetris, are remarkable and smart. I found a quote of hisĀ online discussing the images: The work is…