Questions tagged [tetris]

For questions about the game of Tetris, or puzzles which involve or relate to this game. Not for general puzzles involving tetrominoes, which may be tagged [polyomino] instead.

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BOOM! Perfect Clear for Mr. T

In Tetris, Mr. T loves performing Perfect Clears, when a piece clears all lines in the playing field. As you might guess, when it comes to tetriminos, he has a personal favorite: the undeniably cutest ...
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BOOM! All Clear for Mr. T

In Tetris 99, Mr. T loves performing All Clears, which happen when a piece clears all lines in the playing field. Being a gentleman, he also tries to minimize the total damage he sends to his ...
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A Floating Row - Tetris Puzzle

It is possible to produce the following arrangement in a standard game of Tetris (if you happen to get the right order of pieces and you place them appropriately). Notice that all of the pieces are ...
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Building a Tetromino Tower [duplicate]

So, I just bought a Tetris Light like this one. With all 7 unique tetrominos, I can build a tower whatever I like and then turning them on at night to give me a good sleep, mm hm. (What a geek!) I ...
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Is it possible to make a game of Tetris un-winnable?

Here's a puzzle I've been thinking about for a while, but still don't have an answer to. Lets say a friend is playing Tetris, but instead of the computer picking pieces at random you get to choose ...
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Tiling with T-tetrominos in gravity

The goal is to tile all the white squares using T-tetrominos when there is gravity pulling the tetrominos downwards like regular tetris. The black squares are void and the ground is just below the ...
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Fill up a tetris field where bordering tiles have different colors

Is it possible to completely fill the infinite tetris field $\mathbb Z^2$ with tetrominoes such that no tetromino borders another one of the same type? Assume that two tetromiones border each other ...
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Is this Tetris puzzle solvable?

As a birthday present last year, I received some fridge magnets. They didn't come as a puzzle, so I don't know if they have a solution, but I made a puzzle out of them anyway. The magnets are ...