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Aint is a free software for MS-DOS, possibly the first copylefted tetromino game
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{{Infobox |title = Aint
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|developer = Eric Ng
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|released = April 1989
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|platform = MS-DOS
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|preview = 1
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|hold = No
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|hard = Hard only
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|system = ?
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'''''Aint''''' (''Aint Is Not Tetris'') is a free software Tetris clone for MS-DOS. It is possibly the first copylefted tetromino game, having been released under version 1 of the GPL.
[[Category:Fan Games List]]
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After version 0.9 it was reworked for EGA systems and renamed ''[[EGAint]]''. Later versions of ''EGAint'' would include ''Aint'' as part of the package.
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== Settings ==
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* Tournament game: Generate pieces based on fixed seed or randomly.
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* Tournament game number: Set seed for tournament game.
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* Initial level
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* Initial height
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* Show Next: Turning this off gives a score bonus.
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* Show Statistics
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== Cheats ==
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A number of cheats are programmed into the game. Using these cheats will make the player ineligible for the high score table.
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*Ctrl+A (Up): Move current piece up one row.
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*Ctrl+J (Delay): Halve the game speed (can be used multiple times)
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*Ctrl+K (Polymorph): Convert current piece to an I.
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*Ctrl+L (Cycle Level): Increment level by 1, or return to 0 if at maximum level.
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*Ctrl+Q (Smart Bomb): Convert current piece into a smart bomb, which clears a 5×5 area from the centre of the object.
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*Ctrl+Z (Down): Move current piece down one row.
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*Ctrl+Backspace (Nuke): Clear the playfield, including the current piece.
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== Links ==
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*[http://www.bitsavers.org/bits/Users_Groups/FOG/FOG_Master_Disks/FOG_DOS/ FOG DOS] (FOGDOS.324.zip contains binaries and Pascal source for Aint v0.90.01 and EGAint v0.93.05)
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[[Category:Fan games]]

Latest revision as of 17:58, 4 September 2019

Aint
Developer(s)Eric Ng
Platform(s)MS-DOS
ReleaseApril 1989
Gameplay info
Next pieces1
Hold pieceNo
Hard dropHard only
Rotation system?

Aint (Aint Is Not Tetris) is a free software Tetris clone for MS-DOS. It is possibly the first copylefted tetromino game, having been released under version 1 of the GPL.

After version 0.9 it was reworked for EGA systems and renamed EGAint. Later versions of EGAint would include Aint as part of the package.

Settings

  • Tournament game: Generate pieces based on fixed seed or randomly.
  • Tournament game number: Set seed for tournament game.
  • Initial level
  • Initial height
  • Show Next: Turning this off gives a score bonus.
  • Show Statistics

Cheats

A number of cheats are programmed into the game. Using these cheats will make the player ineligible for the high score table.

  • Ctrl+A (Up): Move current piece up one row.
  • Ctrl+J (Delay): Halve the game speed (can be used multiple times)
  • Ctrl+K (Polymorph): Convert current piece to an I.
  • Ctrl+L (Cycle Level): Increment level by 1, or return to 0 if at maximum level.
  • Ctrl+Q (Smart Bomb): Convert current piece into a smart bomb, which clears a 5×5 area from the centre of the object.
  • Ctrl+Z (Down): Move current piece down one row.
  • Ctrl+Backspace (Nuke): Clear the playfield, including the current piece.

Links

  • FOG DOS (FOGDOS.324.zip contains binaries and Pascal source for Aint v0.90.01 and EGAint v0.93.05)