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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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 is the highest score attainable on Tetris? [closed]

I once read that even if you had the perfect tetris player, it is inevitable that a hole will form during play and that the number of holes will increase - therefore suggesting that there is only a ...