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johncolucci

by johncolucci

It's Tetris' 30th Birthday. What are some of your memories?
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Tetris just hit a milestone and joined the "30" club. It's not a bad place to be, I begrudgingly joined it myself a few weeks ago. But enough about age and our progression towards receiving those tasteful AARP cards in the mail, let's talk blocks.
As Daniel Cooper reported today (http://www.engadget.com/2014/06/06/happy-30th-bir... the relatively simple (but also challenging) game was born out... Read more →
Ashley

by Ashley

Tragedy. My Game Boy died this weekend. Only last week I was lamenting the state of gadgetry and how things aren't built to last these days.
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I even used my Game Boy as an example of a quality gadget from times past, since it's nearly twenty years old and was still going strong. But then, yesterday, I put it down on the table after a session of Tetris and the red light flickered and then it was gone. Something must have come loose inside as it sounds pretty rattly in there, but I need a triwing screwdriver to get it open. At least I have a spare and all is not lost.
fffour

by fffour

Stealing electricity and making breakfast
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Though it was slightly larger than most kitchen appliances, the original gameboy was a great toaster. The fact that it played games was a bonus. When I was kid I used to plug my gameboy into the outlet in the street light box across from my grandmothers house in brooklyn to play on the city's tab. I only did this when the dead batteries in my grandmother's freezer werent ready "recharging". Anybody have any stories about the lengths you went to to game on the go?