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Squad Challenge - Tetris (NES)


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#21 Atari Creep

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Posted 04 November 2018 - 12:57 PM

HA!  Game tells lies.  See what it says?

 

"You are a Tetris Master."

 

Blah.  Anyone that can do anything with this game is a Tetris Master. 

I laughed when I saw that here too. However it made the kids feel amazing after the got that on their first few tries. So That is cool. Seeing their faces when reading that was amazing!!!!!


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Posted 04 November 2018 - 09:19 PM

After playing several times all i can add is do what Rick said! LOL 47,864. Played on the Wii with the wiimote.

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Posted 05 November 2018 - 03:09 AM

I love this game! Definitely in my top five favorite games of all time.

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And just for an FYI, the history of this game is an amazing mess.  If you have never watched it, be sure to go to YouTube and check out Gaming Historian's Story of Tetris.  It's a long video but the history is rather amazing.  It's a wonder any one console or computer ever got this game.


I 2nd this. It's an amazing story. Here is is.

https://youtu.be/_fQtxKmgJC8

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#24 Atari Creep

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Posted 05 November 2018 - 02:27 PM

I have found a very interesting phenomenon that happens here, with me anyway. I have yet to be able to come even close to my first high scores. LOL I complete the same amount of levels, same play style and yet I am averaging half my original posted scores. LOL

 

Anyone else experiencing this?    


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Posted 05 November 2018 - 10:06 PM

I have found a very interesting phenomenon that happens here, with me anyway. I have yet to be able to come even close to my first high scores. LOL I complete the same amount of levels, same play style and yet I am averaging half my original posted scores. LOL
 
Anyone else experiencing this?


Today I have been. I can't get any where close to what I made earlier.
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#26 Atari Creep

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Posted 05 November 2018 - 10:40 PM

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 12:35 AM

Went live with my buddy on Instagram and did this during the live stream. Improved my score a bit.

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 11:51 AM

65,177. I can't seem to keep it together at level 8 or 9, but I've been playing a lot on my PSP and 3DS, and I think I might do better at those higher speeds on actual hardware. 

 

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 05:41 PM

Improved my score a bit.  Made it to level 11, too!

 

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 05:56 PM

And...improved again!  80,179

 

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Posted 11 November 2018 - 12:10 AM

Let's get some tips for these insane scores!!! I thought i was pretty decent at Tetris, wow. :(|


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Posted 11 November 2018 - 10:53 PM

48594 is the best you're getting out of me guys!!! LOL 

 

 

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#33 Atari Creep

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Posted 11 November 2018 - 10:58 PM

Oh but the family did go live on youtube playing Tetris if you dare to watch it.

 


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Posted 12 November 2018 - 01:55 AM

19097 for me.  The music is so much better on the Game Boy version...I wonder why they didn't use the same choices for music?

 

 

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Posted 12 November 2018 - 09:24 AM

Played some more this weekend on my real NES and finally cracked 6 digits... 117634

 

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Posted 12 November 2018 - 02:27 PM

Let's get some tips for these insane scores!!! I thought i was pretty decent at Tetris, wow. :(|


One I would add to Rick’s tips is to start the game on a higher level to get better at manipulating the pieces at higher speeds for practice. That and the more empty you can have the board by the time you get to level 8 the better, as that’s when things really speed up.
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Posted 12 November 2018 - 04:49 PM

One thing I'm learning is that it really helps to take a quick peek at the "next piece" coming.  Quick peek only, though.  That can usually help in deciding where the current piece should land.  Think a few steps ahead. 

I haven't had a lot of time yet to really get into this one.  But I will. 


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Posted 12 November 2018 - 07:50 PM

One thing I'm learning is that it really helps to take a quick peek at the "next piece" coming. Quick peek only, though. That can usually help in deciding where the current piece should land. Think a few steps ahead.

I haven't had a lot of time yet to really get into this one. But I will.


Another great tip; I would also add that you need to arrange your pieces to accomodate any next piece you get. I always try to make sure I arrange things so I can accomodate any piece.
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Posted 12 November 2018 - 10:34 PM

Thanks guys! Everything helps. :)


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Posted 12 November 2018 - 11:17 PM

Man I haven't played this in a few months here's my first attempt. 79,804. Love this game. It might just be my favorite game ever

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