A tile-based puzzle game, where a sequence of blocks fall into the game area, and must be matched into a line in order to score points/clear the blocks.

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Is the determination of which tetris block comes next random?

This is a question I've had since I first played this game, maybe twenty years ago. I would say that it is random, given the nature of the game. However in my experience; the O-blocks never come alone ...
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Is it possible to change the keyboard controls in Emacs Tetris?

I would like to change the keyboard controls for Emacs Tetris. Is this possible?
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Tetris Difficulty

I had a discussion with a friend about Tetris where we quibbled about how it got more difficult as the levels progressed. His assertion was that it had only to do with the amount of time given to work ...
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What strategies are critical to winning a Tetris DS tournament?

In addition to basic Tetris play, what strategies are critical to winning Tetris DS in tournament play (items on, best 2 out of three)?
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Consistent ST stacking and T-spin

I've got tired of playing tetris like a trained money (just filling up the screen until I can't anymore and then sending combos) so I have it in mind to play by the strategy outlined here. I like the ...
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How Do Wall Kicks Work In Tetris Friends?

I am trying to program a Tetris clone based very closely off of Tetris Friends 2 Player Battle mode. Is anyone very familiar with how wall kicks work in this game? Or know where to find reference ...
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How to unlock Rivals in Tetris Attack

I have been playing Tetris Attack obsessively lately (yes, I am a retro gamer) and I found out there are Rival characters you can unlock and play. I immediately prioritized my goals into getting those ...
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In Tetris Battle, how do you “overwhelm your opponent”?

In Tetris Battle on Facebook, by some condition, the game tells you that you've "overwhelmed your opponent", and it grants you two stars rather than one. What is that condition?
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What on earth is a T-Spin

What on earth is a TSpin? Or a T-Spin Single? Or a T-Spin Double or Triple? I have never known but I keep getting them left right and centre. Please help me out!
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Was Popcap's 'Bejeweled' / Diamond Mine the first game of its kind? [closed]

I never like tetris type of games because they had timer and not enough "cling". I first came across this type of game when I saw this on IE preview. (The cash register ring sound is addictive). ...