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  • Crack Attack!
    Crack Attack! is a free OpenGL Linux game based on the Super Nintendo classic Tetris Attack. Read more hot
  • LTris
    LTris as a tetris clone which means you have a bowl with blocks falling down. By rotating and moving the blocks you try to assemble whole lines which then disappear. LTris has three modes for this: Classic is the classical one where you play until the bowl becomes filled, Figures resets the bowl contents to a new figure for each level and adds suddenly appearing tiles and lines later on and Multiplayer where up to three players either controlled by human or CPU(!) compete and send completed lines to each other. hot
  • 4DTris
    4D-TRIS is an alteration of the well-known Tetris game. The game field is extended to a 4D field, which has to filled up by the gamer with 4D hyper cubes. The software is written in C with OpenGL and GLUT.
  • Abandoned Bricks
    Abandoned Bricks is a modern clone of the good-old Tetris game. Beside the classic gameplay if offers great music, good sound effects and a duel mode. It also has a bastet mode based on popular Bastet game by Federico Poloni. For those not familiar with Bastet, this quote may help: Bastet does not choose your next brick at random. Instead, Bastet uses a special algorithm designed to choose the worst brick possible. As you can imagine, playing Bastet can be a very frustrating experience.
  • Alizarin Tetris
    Alizarin Tetris is a Tetris-like game with a twist for Unix, Win32 and BeOS systems. It includes multi-player support, user-extensible color, shape and sound styles, can use TCP/IP networking and features a few different AI opponents.
  • Bastet
    Bastet is a free (GPL'd) clone of Tetris(r) (built on the top of petris by Peter Seidler) which is designed to be "as bastard as possible": it tries to compute how useful blocks are and gives you the worst, the most bastard it can find.
  • Bedter
    Bedter is a Linux-port of Bedter 2.52 for Windows.
  • BlingBling
    BlingBling is a clone of the puzzle game Puyo Puyo (which itself was a competitor of Tetris).
  • Blobtrix
    Blobtrix is a modern Tetris-like game for two players to play over the Internet. One player plays upwards and the other downwards. You can select blocks from the block list and move them to the correct location - and launch - even before all the older blocks have collided.
  • Blobtrixd
    Blobtrixd is a standalone server for the Blobtrix game, a two-player variant of Tetris.
  • Block Rage
    Block Rage will be a falling blocks game with detailed graphics and animated plasmatic backgrounds. You will be able to challenge your friend in a 2-player hotseat mode! It is strongly inspired by a superb DOS classic.
  • BlockOut II
    BlockOut II is an adaptation of the original Blockout DOS game edited by California Dreams in 1989. It uses OpenGL on Linux and Direct3D on Win32. BL II has the same features as the original game. Score calculation is also nearly similar to the original.
  • Christmas 2002
    Christmas 2002 is an OpenGL Tetris clone that features everything a good Tetris game has to have. As the name already imposes, the game has Christmas as main theme: snowflakes are falling in the background, nice Christmas music is playing and the blocks are Christmas gift boxes.
  • ctris
    ctris is a tetris clone, written in C using the ncurses library. It works very fast and efficient, so it should be possible to play it even over a slow remote terminal.
  • Cubix
    Cubix is a Tetris clone. It uses OpenGL for the graphics, and is portrayed in 3D.
  • Cuyo
    Cuyo, named after a Spanish relative adjective, shares with tetris that things fall down and how to navigate them. When enough "of the same type" come "together", they explode. The goal of each level is to blow special "stones" away, you start with. But what "of the same type" and "together" means, varies with the levels.
  • eviltris
    Eviltris is a Tetris-like game, except that the "random" order of piece selection is a bit different than the standard "random" number generator method.
  • Falling Block Game
    Falling Block Game is a block-stacking game similar to Tetris. The timing and scoring are similar to the original Gameboy game, but the visuals and piece control are much improved.
  • Falling Up
    The game is... tetris. You have the same old blocks, and they fall down. You use left and right to move blocks left and right, up to rotate, down to move down a line, and spacebar to drop.
  • Fscktris
    Fscktris is a patch for e2fsprogs-1.18 that makes those tiresome fsck's much more fun. Play a tetris clone while fsck does its work.
  • Gemhun
    Gemhun is all about grouping gems/stones of a chosen amount together which will then dissappear. There will be plenty of different game-modes, theme- and network-support. It is inspired by FrozenBubble/Tetris and some others.
  • Ghextris
    Ghextris is a Python/Gnome reimplementation of the semi-free Xhextris. The object of the game is basically the same as in Tetris; use the pieces that fall down from the top of the game area to construct fully filled lines, which will then disappear to make room for more pieces. The twist is that the pieces are composed of hexagonal blocks, so your visualization skills will get an extra workout.
  • GTetrinet
    GTetrinet is a client program for the popular Tetrinet game, a multiplayer tetris game that is played over the internet.
  • GtkTetcolor
    GtkTetcolor is a game that resembles well-known tetris and xjeweles.
  • HexGlass
    The HexGlass is a Tetris-like puzzle game. Ten different types of blocks continuously fall from above and you must arrange them to make horizontal rows of hexagonal bricks.
  • Intelligent TETRIS
    Intelligent TETRIS is another implementation of the classic game that could hardly impress anyone, apart from a minor feature: ability to play itself. Yes, it can think! In demo mode, it does not follow a predesigned scenario, it does not even select a convenient tile: the tiles fall in usual random way.
  • KFoulEggs
    KFoulEggs is an adaptation of the Japanese game Puyo-Puyo. If you have played Tetris, or one of its many clones, you will find kfouleggs easy to learn.
  • Kolumns
    Kolumns is inspired by Sega's Columns. The game is a mixture of Tetris and maybe Tic-Tac-Toe (the goal is consecutive blocks of the same color). Nice graphics. Easy & fun to play! The game runs on KDE 3.x for Linux or other Unix-like platforms.
  • KSirtet
    KSirtet is an adaptation of the well known game Tetris. You must fit the falling pieces to form full lines. You can rotate and translate the falling piece. The game ends when no more piece can fall ie when your incomplete lines reach the top of the board.
  • ksmiletris
    ksmiletris is a Tetris-like game written for the K Desktop Environment using the Qt and KDE libraries. As of KDE 1.1, it has been integrated in the games package of KDE.
  • KTorus
    KTorus is a simple game inspired by Torus for DOS. The object of KTorus is to clear falling toruses by aligning toruses with the same color on one of several protruding pipes.
  • LinXtris
    LinXtris is a multi-platform Tetris clone written in Ada95 and Gtkada released under the GNU General Public License.
  • Micro Tetris
    Micro Tetris is one of the smallest Tetris implementations. Utilizing only ANSI escape sequences to draw the board, no external library dependencys other than a standard C-library, like uClibc.
  • microTetris
    microTetris is a simple and compact version of the popular game Tetris for those who want to play when they should not. It consists of an extremely compact window, featuring only the gaming area, and every action is keyboard driven.
  • Neitris
    Neitris is a competitive, network multiplayer version of Tetris. The game features lots of bonuses and powerups used by players against their "victims". Only the best, fastest, and smartest player will stay alive in the end.
  • PackAttack
    PackAttack is a game, a little bit like tetris. You have to move falling boxes into a row, in order to get the best high score. The game is a clone of the, on some cellular phones (like Simens SE45) found game, "Stack Attack".
  • Petris
    Petris is a Tetris clone based on the ncurses library.
  • PyPebbles
    PyPebbles is one of the many Tetris-like puzzle games. A board is filled with stones of different colors. Your goal is to make lines of stones of the same color. Two neighbouring stones can swap places, but only if a line of three or more stones is formed that way. Those lines will then disappear, letting other stones fall down. You score points for every line that disappears.
  • pytris
    pytris is a two players console based tetris game, written in python.
  • Quack
    Quack game is a polished tetris clone featuring nice graphics, music and sound. With so many tetris clones, why choose Quack? That's easy - a cute little duck watches you play and quacks whenever you clear a line.
  • QuadrOs
    QuadrOs is a Tetris & Pentix clone, with multiplayer ability and many customizable options.
  • Rotate Mania
    (commercial) Rotate Mania is a fresh new game, combining elements of arcade and puzzle to form a very addictive mix for Linux. If you like Tetris, Clickomania - this one is in the same vein but quite different and entertaining.
  • RubyTet
    Rubytet is a Tetris clone written in the Ruby programming language.
  • SDLBlock
    SDLBlock is a 3D tetris game similar Blockout and Xblockout games. It uses SDL and Opengl for graphics and SDL_mixer for sound.
  • seatris
    seatris is an ncurses based tetris clone. It features colour, configurable keys and a high score file.
  • Shaaft
    Shaaft is an OpenGL 3D falling block game similar to Blockout. It currently runs on Linux and Windows.
  • sphertis
    sphertis is another tetris clone, based on a sphere.
  • spidtris
    spidtris is a blocks game, similar to the Amiga Super TwinTris. It supports custom wallpaper directories, nice explosion sounds, and cool visual effects (including screen shaking).

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