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In the context of [[Tetris]], '''fan games''' are computer tetromino games unconnected with [[Elorg]], [[The Tetris Company]], or any other licensor of rights in the Tetris trademark. They tend to follow the well-known rules of Tetris but may not strictly follow any [[Tetris Guideline|official guidelines]].
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In the context of ''[[Tetris]]'', '''fan games''' are computer tetromino games unconnected with [[Elorg]], [[The Tetris Company]], or any other licensor of rights in the ''Tetris'' trademark. They tend to follow the well-known rules of ''Tetris'' but may not strictly follow any [[Tetris Guideline|official guidelines]].
  
 
== Straight tetromino games ==
 
== Straight tetromino games ==
 
The following games more or less faithfully replicate the rules of some version of ''Tetris'', either pre-Guideline or post-Guideline:
 
The following games more or less faithfully replicate the rules of some version of ''Tetris'', either pre-Guideline or post-Guideline:
 
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*[[4-Tris]] <!-- http://spatula-city.org/~im14u2c/intv/4-tris --> - Homebrew game cartridge by Joe Zbiciak for the old Mattel Intellivision game console
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*[[4-Tris]] <!-- http://spatula-city.org/~im14u2c/intv/4-tris --> - Homebrew game cartridge by Joe Zbiciak for the Mattel Intellivision game console
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*[[7*Ris]] <!-- https://smilebasicsource.com/page?pid=1247 --> - ''TGM'' fan game for the 3DS game SmileBASIC
 
*[[9T Lines]]<!-- http://www.antrex.de/en -->
 
*[[9T Lines]]<!-- http://www.antrex.de/en -->
 
*[[A Gnowius' Challenge]]
 
*[[A Gnowius' Challenge]]
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*[[Alizarin Tetris]] - features colour gravity similar to [[The Next Tetris]].
 
*[[Alizarin Tetris]] - features colour gravity similar to [[The Next Tetris]].
 
*[[Alleytris]]<!-- https://web.archive.org/web/20090525134621/http://cymonsgames.retroremakes.com/alleytris https://github.com/cymonsgames/CymonsGames https://web.archive.org/web/20080620080859/http://www.retroremakes.com:80/forum2/showthread.php?t=11106 --> - 4-wide well
 
*[[Alleytris]]<!-- https://web.archive.org/web/20090525134621/http://cymonsgames.retroremakes.com/alleytris https://github.com/cymonsgames/CymonsGames https://web.archive.org/web/20080620080859/http://www.retroremakes.com:80/forum2/showthread.php?t=11106 --> - 4-wide well
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*[[Astris]]
 
*[[Atomic Tetris]] - clone for MS-DOS, focusing on versus play with items
 
*[[Atomic Tetris]] - clone for MS-DOS, focusing on versus play with items
 
*[[Brian Caos Tempting Music Player]] <!-- http://web.archive.org/web/19990427115837/http://home6.inet.tele.dk/brianp/bctmp.htm --> (versions Beta 1 and Beta 2 previously known as "Brian Caos Tetris Music Player"), IT/MOD/S3M/XM music player with a built-in Tetris game
 
*[[Brian Caos Tempting Music Player]] <!-- http://web.archive.org/web/19990427115837/http://home6.inet.tele.dk/brianp/bctmp.htm --> (versions Beta 1 and Beta 2 previously known as "Brian Caos Tetris Music Player"), IT/MOD/S3M/XM music player with a built-in Tetris game
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*[[Bocus]]<!-- https://archive.org/details/msdos_Bocus_1989 -->
 
*[[Bocus]]<!-- https://archive.org/details/msdos_Bocus_1989 -->
 
*[[BombStepper]] - A game featuring Tetris Battle-style bombs.
 
*[[BombStepper]] - A game featuring Tetris Battle-style bombs.
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*[[Brash Point II]] - A Flash Point clone for PC-88
 
*[[Breakris]] by Jürgen Müller - freeware for Windows. It has a very good single and multiplayer-Tetris, plus Breakris - Breakout and Tetris at the same time.
 
*[[Breakris]] by Jürgen Müller - freeware for Windows. It has a very good single and multiplayer-Tetris, plus Breakris - Breakout and Tetris at the same time.
 
*[[Bricks '2000]]<!-- https://www.inner-smile.com/dl_bri.htm -->
 
*[[Bricks '2000]]<!-- https://www.inner-smile.com/dl_bri.htm -->
*[[Cambridge]]
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*[[Cambridge]] - A TGM-style fan game developed on the LOVE platform by JoeZeng and SashLilac
 
*[[catboiquatro]]<!-- http://raincomplex.net/dump/cbq.html -->
 
*[[catboiquatro]]<!-- http://raincomplex.net/dump/cbq.html -->
 
*[[Challenger Tetris]]<!-- http://www.terminalstudio.com/challenger-tetris.shtml -->
 
*[[Challenger Tetris]]<!-- http://www.terminalstudio.com/challenger-tetris.shtml -->
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*[[Crowley: World Tour]] - Tetris clone for the ZX Spectrum Next
 
*[[CRTetris]]
 
*[[CRTetris]]
 
*[[Crystal Cubes]]<!-- http://nzlab.dk/Productions/productions.htm -->
 
*[[Crystal Cubes]]<!-- http://nzlab.dk/Productions/productions.htm -->
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*[[Emlith]]<!-- https://web.archive.org/web/20101023063932/http://www.emurasoft.com/games/index.htm--> - A clone for Windows 3.x. Later ported to 32-bit Windows.
 
*[[Emlith]]<!-- https://web.archive.org/web/20101023063932/http://www.emurasoft.com/games/index.htm--> - A clone for Windows 3.x. Later ported to 32-bit Windows.
 
*[[enable Netris32]]<!-- https://web.archive.org/web/20021207200103/http://www.enablesoftware.com:80/netris.htm https://web.archive.org/web/20080417053545/http://www.enablesoftware.com:80/index.php?target=docs/applications/netris/netris.html -->
 
*[[enable Netris32]]<!-- https://web.archive.org/web/20021207200103/http://www.enablesoftware.com:80/netris.htm https://web.archive.org/web/20080417053545/http://www.enablesoftware.com:80/index.php?target=docs/applications/netris/netris.html -->
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*[[Eqtris]]
 
*[[Ezoris]] - Clone for x68000.
 
*[[Ezoris]] - Clone for x68000.
 
<!-- * [http://www.excelgames.org/tetris.asp Excel Tetris] there are too many versions of Excel Tetris out there -->
 
<!-- * [http://www.excelgames.org/tetris.asp Excel Tetris] there are too many versions of Excel Tetris out there -->
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*[[Fightttris VR]] <!-- https://store.steampowered.com/app/841340/Fightttris_VR/ -->
 
*[[Fightttris VR]] <!-- https://store.steampowered.com/app/841340/Fightttris_VR/ -->
 
*[[Freefall]] - An implementation in the Inform language designed for text adventures. <!-- https://eblong.com/zarf/if.html#freefall -->
 
*[[Freefall]] - An implementation in the Inform language designed for text adventures. <!-- https://eblong.com/zarf/if.html#freefall -->
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*[[From Below]] - A homebrew game for NES. <!-- https://mhughson.itch.io/from-below -->
 
*[[Full HD Tetris]] - A series of games with Full HD resolution and large playfields.
 
*[[Full HD Tetris]] - A series of games with Full HD resolution and large playfields.
 
*[[Geo]] - A game for 8-bit Atari.
 
*[[Geo]] - A game for 8-bit Atari.
 
*[[GinT]] - Falling Tetromino game within the 3D world of Second Life.
 
*[[GinT]] - Falling Tetromino game within the 3D world of Second Life.
*[[GTET]] - A clone of [[Tetris The Grand Master]]. Now apparently lost.
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*[[GTET]] - A clone of [[Tetris The Grand Master]].
 
*[[HaCKeR]]<!-- https://archive.org/details/HaCKeR_201602 -->
 
*[[HaCKeR]]<!-- https://archive.org/details/HaCKeR_201602 -->
 
*[[Hakairis]]
 
*[[Hakairis]]
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*[http://tang.cmoo.com/~snor/weeds/Java_Tetris_v2.11/tetris.html Java Tetris v2.11] - Nice Java applet Tetris clone by Andreas Ludwig that supports multi-player and computer AI players
 
*[http://tang.cmoo.com/~snor/weeds/Java_Tetris_v2.11/tetris.html Java Tetris v2.11] - Nice Java applet Tetris clone by Andreas Ludwig that supports multi-player and computer AI players
 
*[[Jester]] <!-- http://jesterblocks.net -->
 
*[[Jester]] <!-- http://jesterblocks.net -->
*[[JSTris]] - An online clone with multiplayer.
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*[[Jstris]] - An online clone with multiplayer.
 
*[[King of Stackers]] - Turn based strategy tetris
 
*[[King of Stackers]] - Turn based strategy tetris
 
*[[Klotz]] <!-- https://web.archive.org/web/20090416112542/http://www.mystrobl.de/Plone/basteleien/windows-oldies/klotz-und-winadv21 -->- Game for Windows 2.x.
 
*[[Klotz]] <!-- https://web.archive.org/web/20090416112542/http://www.mystrobl.de/Plone/basteleien/windows-oldies/klotz-und-winadv21 -->- Game for Windows 2.x.
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*[[Kralizec Tetris]] - Tetris game for the MSX
 
*[[L2Stack]]<!-- https://github.com/llbit/L2Stack https://launchpad.net/l2stack -->
 
*[[L2Stack]]<!-- https://github.com/llbit/L2Stack https://launchpad.net/l2stack -->
 
*[[LJ65]] (formerly Tetramino) - a homebrew game for NES.
 
*[[LJ65]] (formerly Tetramino) - a homebrew game for NES.
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*[[MegaTris (DOS, Roman Macionczyk)]] <!-- https://archive.org/details/MEGATRISInstaller --> - Polish clone.
 
*[[MegaTris (DOS, Roman Macionczyk)]] <!-- https://archive.org/details/MEGATRISInstaller --> - Polish clone.
 
*[[Megatris (Uzebox)]]
 
*[[Megatris (Uzebox)]]
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*[[Modular Tetris]] - Tetris clone with highly customizable playing grid as well as pentominoes
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*[[MultiMino]]
 
*[[Multitet]]<!-- https://web.archive.org/web/20020613083922/http://leo.worldonline.es:80/jerzegor/gogosoftware/enmultitet.html -->
 
*[[Multitet]]<!-- https://web.archive.org/web/20020613083922/http://leo.worldonline.es:80/jerzegor/gogosoftware/enmultitet.html -->
*[[N-Blox]] - Tetris clone by Neave Games. Subsequently taken over by The Tetris Company.
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*[[N-Blox]] - Tetris clone by Neave Games. Later acquired by The Tetris Company.
 
*[[Neitris]]<!-- http://neitris.sourceforge.net/ --> - A multiplayer clone inspired by EITtris.
 
*[[Neitris]]<!-- http://neitris.sourceforge.net/ --> - A multiplayer clone inspired by EITtris.
 
*[[Netris (Brian E. Lemoff)]] <!-- https://archive.org/details/Netris_1020 -->
 
*[[Netris (Brian E. Lemoff)]] <!-- https://archive.org/details/Netris_1020 -->
 
*[[Netris for Windows]]<!-- https://archive.org/details/NETRIS11 -->
 
*[[Netris for Windows]]<!-- https://archive.org/details/NETRIS11 -->
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*[[netris (Trevor Slocum)]] - A game playable over SSH.
 
*[[Nishisansou Tetris]] - Tetris clone for the Sharp X68000.
 
*[[Nishisansou Tetris]] - Tetris clone for the Sharp X68000.
 
*[[Notrus]]<!-- https://archive.org/details/Notrus_1020 -->  
 
*[[Notrus]]<!-- https://archive.org/details/Notrus_1020 -->  
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*[[Q2Tetris]]<!-- https://web.archive.org/web/20000823073926/http://members.xoom.com/phooky/q2tetris.html --> - Mod for Quake 2.
 
*[[Q2Tetris]]<!-- https://web.archive.org/web/20000823073926/http://members.xoom.com/phooky/q2tetris.html --> - Mod for Quake 2.
 
*[[Quadrapassel]] (formerly Gnometris)
 
*[[Quadrapassel]] (formerly Gnometris)
*[[Quinn]] - Described as an arcade-style tetromino puzzle game written and designed specifically for Mac OS X
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*[[Quinn]] - Described as an arcade-style tetromino puzzle game written and designed specifically for macOS
 
*[[Radon]] <!-- https://archive.org/details/Radon95_1020 -->
 
*[[Radon]] <!-- https://archive.org/details/Radon95_1020 -->
 
*[[Retromino]]
 
*[[Retromino]]
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*[[Rotris]] - Homebrew for GBA, inspired by Pufftris
 
*[[Rotris]] - Homebrew for GBA, inspired by Pufftris
 
*[[Startris]] - A game on king.com where you can win real money
 
*[[Startris]] - A game on king.com where you can win real money
*[[Shiromino]]
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*[[Shiromino]] - possibly the most accurate PC-based simulator of the TGM series
 
*[[Simpletris]]<!-- https://web.archive.org/web/20030417131426/http://www.willemssoft.com:80/english/index1024normal.html -->
 
*[[Simpletris]]<!-- https://web.archive.org/web/20030417131426/http://www.willemssoft.com:80/english/index1024normal.html -->
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*[[Sirtet Voyager]] - A game for Mac OS.
 
*[[Small Tetris]]<!-- http://www.ftp.funet.fi/index/msdos/games/tetris/2ktetris.zip --> - A game with a 2 KiB executable.
 
*[[Small Tetris]]<!-- http://www.ftp.funet.fi/index/msdos/games/tetris/2ktetris.zip --> - A game with a 2 KiB executable.
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*[[Sonic Tetris]]<!-- https://www.romhacking.net/hacks/2198/ -->
 
*[[Super Puzzler]] - A game for 8-bit Atari.
 
*[[Super Puzzler]] - A game for 8-bit Atari.
 
*[[Super Retriss]] - A game with the goal of clearing a target "flicking" block.
 
*[[Super Retriss]] - A game with the goal of clearing a target "flicking" block.
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*[[Team Tetris]]<!-- https://web.archive.org/web/20090225065702/http://members.chello.at:80/theodor.lauppert/games/ttetris.htm --> - A clone based on the Atari arcade version for Commodore 64.
 
*[[Team Tetris]]<!-- https://web.archive.org/web/20090225065702/http://members.chello.at:80/theodor.lauppert/games/ttetris.htm --> - A clone based on the Atari arcade version for Commodore 64.
 
*[[Techlogica TechTris]]<!-- https://web.archive.org/web/20101211131245/http://www.techlogica.us:80/software/techtris/ -->
 
*[[Techlogica TechTris]]<!-- https://web.archive.org/web/20101211131245/http://www.techlogica.us:80/software/techtris/ -->
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*[[Techmino]]
 
*[[Tet42]]<!-- https://archive.org/details/Tet42SW1989EduardKappelA.BanzhafStrategyPuzzle --> - A clone based on the Atari arcade version for DOS.
 
*[[Tet42]]<!-- https://archive.org/details/Tet42SW1989EduardKappelA.BanzhafStrategyPuzzle --> - A clone based on the Atari arcade version for DOS.
 
*[[Tetra Blocks]]<!-- https://web.archive.org/web/20130120060407/http://hem.passagen.se:80/nashua/tetra/ -->
 
*[[Tetra Blocks]]<!-- https://web.archive.org/web/20130120060407/http://hem.passagen.se:80/nashua/tetra/ -->
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*[[Tetra Legends]]
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*[[Tetra Online]]
 
*[[Tetracycline]] - Homebrew for the Sega Master System.
 
*[[Tetracycline]] - Homebrew for the Sega Master System.
 
*[http://www.airspace-v.com/ggadgets/tetriculis.htm Tetriculis] — Tetris as Google Gadget.
 
*[http://www.airspace-v.com/ggadgets/tetriculis.htm Tetriculis] — Tetris as Google Gadget.
 
*[[TetriNET]]
 
*[[TetriNET]]
 
*[[TetriNET 2]]
 
*[[TetriNET 2]]
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*[[TETR.IO]]
 
*[[Tetripz]] by Mute Fantasies - freeware for MS-DOS, with visual distortions of the playfield
 
*[[Tetripz]] by Mute Fantasies - freeware for MS-DOS, with visual distortions of the playfield
 
*[[Tetris (Flash, Gavin Ward)]]<!-- http://ccgi.gdward.plus.com/tetris/index.php https://web.archive.org/web/20070711211733/http://www.gdward.plus.com/site/flash/ https://web.archive.org/web/20160609193801/http://www.gdward.plus.com:80/site/flash/ --> - A game inspired by TGM.
 
*[[Tetris (Flash, Gavin Ward)]]<!-- http://ccgi.gdward.plus.com/tetris/index.php https://web.archive.org/web/20070711211733/http://www.gdward.plus.com/site/flash/ https://web.archive.org/web/20160609193801/http://www.gdward.plus.com:80/site/flash/ --> - A game inspired by TGM.
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*[http://members.allegro.cc/ThomasHarte/javascript/tetrominoes.html Tetrominoes] A light and fast Javascript version of the game <!-- differentiate this from other JS clones please -->
 
*[http://members.allegro.cc/ThomasHarte/javascript/tetrominoes.html Tetrominoes] A light and fast Javascript version of the game <!-- differentiate this from other JS clones please -->
 
*[[Tetr.js]] - A guideline compliant web based client with 40L and Dig modes
 
*[[Tetr.js]] - A guideline compliant web based client with 40L and Dig modes
*[[Texmaster]] - possibly the most accurate PC-based simulator of the TGM series
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*[[Texmaster]] - contains almost every mode from the TGM series except for Sakura from Ti and code specific game modes
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*[[Textris (rsninja)]] - A recreation of the [[Tetris (Electronika 60)|Electronika 60]] version, but with modern Guideline rules.
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*[[Textris DS]] - A homebrew game for the Nintendo DS.
 
*[[Textmode Tetris]]<!-- http://www.sweatbox.dk/games/Tetris/Tetris.html -->
 
*[[Textmode Tetris]]<!-- http://www.sweatbox.dk/games/Tetris/Tetris.html -->
 
*[[T-Game 4]]<!-- http://msx.nabebugyou.com/ --> - homebrew for the MSX.
 
*[[T-Game 4]]<!-- http://msx.nabebugyou.com/ --> - homebrew for the MSX.
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*[[TwitchTetris]]<!-- https://www.rossipotti.de/ausgabe28/tetris/index.html--> - A game written in JavaScript.
 
*[[TwitchTetris]]<!-- https://www.rossipotti.de/ausgabe28/tetris/index.html--> - A game written in JavaScript.
 
*[[Ultris: The Ultimate Tetris]]
 
*[[Ultris: The Ultimate Tetris]]
*[[UNO Free Fall]][http://gameboy.gamezone.com/gzreviews/r31435.htm][http://www.concretesoftware.com/product/unofreefall.shtml], 2007
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*[[UNO Free Fall]] [http://gameboy.gamezone.com/gzreviews/r31435.htm][http://www.concretesoftware.com/product/unofreefall.shtml], 2007
 
*[[Varmint's EITtris]] - A multiplayer clone with powerups.
 
*[[Varmint's EITtris]] - A multiplayer clone with powerups.
 
*[[Vertris]]<!-- http://vertris.googlepages.com/ --> - A simple cross-platform clone.
 
*[[Vertris]]<!-- http://vertris.googlepages.com/ --> - A simple cross-platform clone.
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*[[Zetrix]]<!-- https://web.archive.org/web/20050908054947/http://www.gx3d.com:80/zetrix.html -->
 
*[[Zetrix]]<!-- https://web.archive.org/web/20050908054947/http://www.gx3d.com:80/zetrix.html -->
 
*[[ZTetris]] - Game for Texas Instruments graphing calculators.
 
*[[ZTetris]] - Game for Texas Instruments graphing calculators.
*[[Tetris (Scratch)|Tetris]]
 
*[[Tetris Best]]
 
*[[Official Scratch Tetris]]
 
*[[Tetris Best 2]]
 
*[[Tetris Perfect]]/[[Tetris Return]]
 
*[[tetris2019.sb2]]
 
  
 
== 1-key finesse games == <!-- name? -->
 
== 1-key finesse games == <!-- name? -->
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*[[Combinos]] <!-- http://combinos.herokuapp.com/ --> - Successor to ntris.
 
*[[Combinos]] <!-- http://combinos.herokuapp.com/ --> - Successor to ntris.
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*[[Egapet]]
 
*[[FÜNEF]] - Game for Windows 2.x. Uses pentominoes.
 
*[[FÜNEF]] - Game for Windows 2.x. Uses pentominoes.
 
*[[Heptrix]] - Uses a selection of heptominoes.
 
*[[Heptrix]] - Uses a selection of heptominoes.
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*[[TERIAS WIN]] - A game that uses pseudo-trominoes.
 
*[[TERIAS WIN]] - A game that uses pseudo-trominoes.
 
*[[The Son of Tetris Project]] - adds pieces to the piece set starting from level 3.
 
*[[The Son of Tetris Project]] - adds pieces to the piece set starting from level 3.
*[[Tototris]]<!-- https://web.archive.org/web/20060526172643/http://www.well-played.com/tototris/ -->
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*[[Tototris]]<!-- https://web.archive.org/web/20060526172643/http://www.well-played.com/tototris/ --> - Apparently lost.
  
 
In addition, the following games previously listed have the option to play with a non-standard piece set:
 
In addition, the following games previously listed have the option to play with a non-standard piece set:
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*[[Phystris]] <!-- http://phystris.pi-dev.com/ --> - Incorporates a physics engine. Has modes based on clearing horizonal lines, clearing colour lines, and making groups of blocks of the same colour.
 
*[[Phystris]] <!-- http://phystris.pi-dev.com/ --> - Incorporates a physics engine. Has modes based on clearing horizonal lines, clearing colour lines, and making groups of blocks of the same colour.
 
*[[Plummet Equilibrium]] <!-- https://web.archive.org/web/20170623003946/http://zarat.us/tra/plummet-equilibrium/ -->
 
*[[Plummet Equilibrium]] <!-- https://web.archive.org/web/20170623003946/http://zarat.us/tra/plummet-equilibrium/ -->
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*[[Puzzle Juggle Trouble]] - two pieces fall simultaneously, clear lines or 5x5 squares
 
*[[Remtris]] <!-- http://synt4x.org/tgm/hellfire/software/ --> - Freeware clone with cascade gravity.
 
*[[Remtris]] <!-- http://synt4x.org/tgm/hellfire/software/ --> - Freeware clone with cascade gravity.
 
*[[Remtris 2]] - Sequel to Remtris, focusing on multiplayer.
 
*[[Remtris 2]] - Sequel to Remtris, focusing on multiplayer.
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*[[Tetrisweeper]]<!-- https://web.archive.org/web/20120702120055/http://www.fongeboon.com:80/game/tetrisweeper.html --> - Combines Tetris and Minesweeper. Apparently lost.
 
*[[Tetrisweeper]]<!-- https://web.archive.org/web/20120702120055/http://www.fongeboon.com:80/game/tetrisweeper.html --> - Combines Tetris and Minesweeper. Apparently lost.
 
*[[Tetron]]<!-- https://web.archive.org/web/20040613121939/http://marnich.cjb.net:80/ https://web.archive.org/web/20040507105537/http://marnich.port5.com:80/dl/ --> - A game on a cylinder.
 
*[[Tetron]]<!-- https://web.archive.org/web/20040613121939/http://marnich.cjb.net:80/ https://web.archive.org/web/20040507105537/http://marnich.port5.com:80/dl/ --> - A game on a cylinder.
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*[[Textris]] - A Wordtris-type game.
 
*[[Texttris]] - A Wordtris-type game.
 
*[[Texttris]] - A Wordtris-type game.
 
*[[Torus]] - Another game on a cylinder.
 
*[[Torus]] - Another game on a cylinder.
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*[[Untris]] - A Tetris game played in reverse.
 
*[[Untris]] - A Tetris game played in reverse.
 
*[[Yukidoke no Kaze]] <!--  http://bwv.jp/yukidoke/  -->
 
*[[Yukidoke no Kaze]] <!--  http://bwv.jp/yukidoke/  -->
*[[TETRIS MAX]] — utilizes gaps where the player should fill them with the rotation system
 
*[[TETRIS MAX 2]] — utilizes more gaps where the player should fill them with the rotation system
 
*[[Tetris Brick]] — exponential scoring system
 
*[[Tetrinsanity]] —
 
*[[Tetris Worst]] —
 
*[[Tetris Worst 2]] — Flying pieces, pieces change when placed, etc.
 
*[[Tetris Worst 3]] —
 
*[[Tetris Fuck]] — like Tetris Worst 2, but lags the game with the words "fuck you" all over the screen
 
  
 
==Pieces made out of non-rectangular shapes ==
 
==Pieces made out of non-rectangular shapes ==

Latest revision as of 06:46, 5 January 2021

In the context of Tetris, fan games are computer tetromino games unconnected with Elorg, The Tetris Company, or any other licensor of rights in the Tetris trademark. They tend to follow the well-known rules of Tetris but may not strictly follow any official guidelines.

Straight tetromino games

The following games more or less faithfully replicate the rules of some version of Tetris, either pre-Guideline or post-Guideline:

Please add to this section.

1-key finesse games

These are games that assign a key to each combination of rotation and horizontal movement, which in a 10-column playfield would require 40 keys.

NSFW games

These are games that incorporate adult elements.

Malicious piece generation

Variants that attempt to give the player the worst possible piece.

  • Bastet - Literally, Bastard Tetris. Made to be as annoying and frustrating as possible.
  • Birdris - DOS game by Andrew Bird.
  • Hatetris - Variation by Sam Hughes of Things of Interest. Has a replay system.
  • Stacked Odds - Uses an 8-wide playfield.
  • Tetrevil - Incorporates a system to balance piece distribution (choose between weights, 7-bag and 21-bag).
  • Worst Piece Piece Game - Hold is available. Has six levels of difficulty.

In addition, the following games previously listed have game modes that attempt to do this:

  • Abandoned Bricks in Bastet mode (using the algorithm from v0.41 of Bastet)
  • Cultris II during the WTF challenge
  • F-Tetris in Bastard! mode
  • Java Duel Tetris in Nightmare mode
  • LTris with Expert Mode on (with the constraint that piece generation still acts as a bag randomiser in this mode)
  • NullpoMino when using the Tetrevil mode mod (also part of Blitz's mod pack)
  • Quadrapassel
  • Zeromeaner when using the Eviline randomiser (successor to Tetrevil)

Other piece sets

These games have similar gameplay to Tetris but change the piece set, most commonly by adding pentominoes, but also other larger or smaller polyominoes, or pseudo-polyominoes, or sometimes even quasi-polyominoes.

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In addition, the following games previously listed have the option to play with a non-standard piece set:

  • EGAint
  • Emlith
  • Super Retriss
  • Tetris Deluxe (Todd S. Lehman)
  • WinTris
  • Yet Another Tetris

Non-2D variants

These games correspond to attempts to take the gameplay of Tetris into higher (or lower) dimensions. See also List of games#Other_.22-tris.22_games.

  • Humorous versions#1D Tetris - Various 1D variants.
  • 3D Tetris (online game) - 3dtetris.com 3D variant of the classic Tetris game. You can play the game: online, offline and mobile. The game use the Java virtual machine.
  • 3DTRIS - 3dtris.de A clone of Blockout (3D variant of Tetris) in Macromedia Flash. Its gameplay is very smooth, just like original Blockout. Online high score list with growing competitions.
  • 3Tris - A Blockout clone.
  • 4D-Tris - A 4D variant where the aim is to fill 2 × 2 × 2 layers.
  • Blockout II - blockout.net The best clone of Blockout (3D Tetris) for Windows using DirectX. Online high score list, forum, wiki.
  • Frac - A 3D variant for DOS and Macintosh.
  • Frac4d - A 4D variant derived from Frac. Released as freeware in 2006.
  • HyperTetris - Another 4D variant with a 4 × 4 × 4 × 10 playfield.
  • oti3 - A Blockout-like 3D variant.
  • Polycubes
  • Polytope Tetris - A variant with a configurable number of dimensions (though playability suffers at 5D and above).
  • Takalith - A Blockout-like game for the PC-9801.
    • Wakataka - A clone of Takalith for Windows 3.1.
    • Takalith EX - A Takalith-inspired game for Windows 9x.

Other variants

These games have game play rules inspired by Tetris, such as rotation of shapes to form complete lines, but introduce rule variations that change the game play greatly.

See also Humorous versions for games too short or not playable enough to have their own page.

  • 3D-Stereogram Tetris
  • BEATris - A combination of rhythm game and Tetris.
  • Bomblin - A Bombliss clone, taking inspiration from the TGM series.
  • Bombrite - Another Bombliss-type game.
  • Bomb'n Blast - A homebrew game for ColecoVision.
  • CubeStorm Planets
  • Da - merges Tetris gameplay and Columns gameplay
  • Diatris
  • Dream of Pixels - A game where the player has to remove tetromino-shaped pieces from a cloud mass.
  • Equadrix - Form expressions matching the target number.
  • First-Person Tetris - the player's viewpoint is centred on the falling piece, and rotates when the piece is rotated.
  • Futilitris
  • Go Tetris! - Merges Tetris gameplay with the capturing rules of Go.
  • Java Tetris - A Java Tetris game that follows the gameplay rules of the original, but has more than 30 shape types and a few new game modes, including a "Hardcore" mode where the game is played on a 125x125 grid.
  • Gravytris
  • Heaven - Based on the xkcd strip of the same name; regularly drops "heavenly" blocks that cover the entire stack.
  • Hell Tetris - Based on another xkcd strip; gives the playfield a rounded bottom.
  • Hexlis - A Flash game where the rows are expressed as hexadecimal numbers.
  • Kowaris - Introduces a mechanic where blocks can break.
  • Kuzuris - Online game inspired by Kowaris. Apparently defunct.
  • Magic Eye Tetris
  • Monotris - Flash game. Drop pieces to form tetrominoes.
  • Not Tetris - Incorporates a physics engine. The aim is to stack as many pieces as possible on the playfield before topping out.
  • Pentominon
  • Phystris - Incorporates a physics engine. Has modes based on clearing horizonal lines, clearing colour lines, and making groups of blocks of the same colour.
  • Plummet Equilibrium
  • Puzzle Juggle Trouble - two pieces fall simultaneously, clear lines or 5x5 squares
  • Remtris - Freeware clone with cascade gravity.
  • Remtris 2 - Sequel to Remtris, focusing on multiplayer.
  • Retris - Has a gimmick on every alternate piece.
  • Quadra - Open source clone with cascade gravity, successor to Remtris 2. Features very fast-paced online play.
  • Quatris (DOS, Eugene Kim) and its sequels
  • Quatris (Zimond)
  • Structris - Game for Apple II. Dodge falling tetrominoes that are fired at the player.
  • Tetratris
  • Tetratris True
  • Tetrex - A game that uses tetrahexes.
  • Tetriller
  • [[Tetris<45]] - A game where pieces fall at a 45-degree angle.
  • Tetris'D: The Game - Dodge falling tetrominoes.
  • Tetrisweeper - Combines Tetris and Minesweeper. Apparently lost.
  • Tetron - A game on a cylinder.
  • Textris - A Wordtris-type game.
  • Texttris - A Wordtris-type game.
  • Torus - Another game on a cylinder.
  • Tuper Tario Tros. - Combines Super Mario Bros. and Tetris.
  • Uehara Tetris
  • Untris - A Tetris game played in reverse.
  • Yukidoke no Kaze

Pieces made out of non-rectangular shapes

These games have similar gameplay to Tetris but use pieces made out of other polygons such as hexagons.

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See also Hexion, an arcade game by Konami.

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