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This page is a list of "lost" games. A lost game is a game that was available to the public in the past, but is no longer available. This also includes lost game versions of games.
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This page is a list of "lost" games. For the purposes of this page a lost game is a game that was available to the public in the past, but is no longer publicly available through any means (including rehosts and Wayback Machine). This also includes lost game versions of games.
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Anyone is welcome to contribute. Please contact me if you have a copy of one of these games (tetrisconcept.net forums or Discord preferred).
  
 
== Lost games ==
 
== Lost games ==
* Birdris
 
** A game by Andrew Bird for DOS, circa 1995. Noted for an early use of adversarial piece generation, predating Bastet by several years.
 
** No related media is available. A former hosting location has been preserved on the Wayback Machine but the download is unavailable.
 
* GTET
 
** A game for Windows, designed to simulate Tetris the Grand Master. Removed in 1999 after requests from Arika.
 
** No related media is available. The official website has been preserved on the Wayback Machine but the download is unavailable.
 
* Bomblin
 
** A Bombliss-style game that utilised TGM-style speed mechanics, dating from the mid-late 2000s.
 
** Several videos are available.
 
 
* Katalith
 
* Katalith
 
** A clone with unique versus mechanics. Later had a fan remake called Katalith X.
 
** A clone with unique versus mechanics. Later had a fan remake called Katalith X.
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* Syoboris
 
* Syoboris
 
** A game for Mac posted online. No other information is known.
 
** A game for Mac posted online. No other information is known.
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* Tototris
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** A game for Windows. Has larger pieces over time, predating ntris by several years.
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** [https://www.freewarefiles.com/Tototris-V-screenshot-18542.html Exactly one screenshot survives.] The official website has been [https://web.archive.org/web/20060526172643/http://www.well-played.com/tototris/ preserved on the Wayback Machine] but the download is unavailable. [https://web.archive.org/web/20090725115522/http://members.chello.at/theodor.lauppert/games/tototris.htm Theodor Lauppert's site also has a page on it.]
  
 
== Lost game versions ==
 
== Lost game versions ==
* Ultris version 3.00
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* BiTRIS version 1.55
** This was part of Nova Powell's Tetris clone collection.
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** A game for DOS from 1989, based around doubles play.
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** Videos are available. The official website has been [https://web.archive.org/web/20180317211914/http://www.yeasoft.com/site/vintage:bitris preserved on the Wayback Machine] but the download and source code are unavailable. The latest version available online is 1.50, without source code.
 
* nlith version 2.53
 
* nlith version 2.53
 
** This was mentioned in a response to a question posted online, where an anonymous poster claimed to have the source code of this version. The latest version available online is 2.51 (as part of the Neo Kobe collection of PC-98 games), without source code.
 
** This was mentioned in a response to a question posted online, where an anonymous poster claimed to have the source code of this version. The latest version available online is 2.51 (as part of the Neo Kobe collection of PC-98 games), without source code.
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== Lost game source code ==
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* BiTRIS
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** See above.
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* Lockjaw
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** Game is available on Wayback Machine, but source code is unavailable.
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* NDS_TGM
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** Game is available through unofficial redistributions.
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* nlith
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** See above.
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== Found games ==
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* [[Birdris]]
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** A game by Andrew Bird for DOS, circa 1995. Noted for an early use of adversarial piece generation, predating Bastet by several years.
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** Found and uploaded as part of the Nova Powell collection.
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* [[Bomblin]]
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** A Bombliss-style game that utilised TGM-style speed mechanics, dating from the mid-late 2000s.
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** Found by Zaphod77 on Tetrisconcept.
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* [[GTET]]
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** A game for Windows, designed to simulate Tetris the Grand Master. Removed in 1999 after requests from Arika. The official website has been [https://web.archive.org/web/20000118083926/http://www.geocities.co.jp/SiliconValley-SanJose/4825/index.html preserved on the Wayback Machine] but the download is unavailable.
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** [https://tetrisconcept.net/threads/does-g-tet-even-exist.3876/#post-67672 Found by Edo on Tetrisconcept].

Latest revision as of 08:46, 26 November 2019

This page is a list of "lost" games. For the purposes of this page a lost game is a game that was available to the public in the past, but is no longer publicly available through any means (including rehosts and Wayback Machine). This also includes lost game versions of games.

Anyone is welcome to contribute. Please contact me if you have a copy of one of these games (tetrisconcept.net forums or Discord preferred).

Lost games

Lost game versions

  • BiTRIS version 1.55
    • A game for DOS from 1989, based around doubles play.
    • Videos are available. The official website has been preserved on the Wayback Machine but the download and source code are unavailable. The latest version available online is 1.50, without source code.
  • nlith version 2.53
    • This was mentioned in a response to a question posted online, where an anonymous poster claimed to have the source code of this version. The latest version available online is 2.51 (as part of the Neo Kobe collection of PC-98 games), without source code.

Lost game source code

  • BiTRIS
    • See above.
  • Lockjaw
    • Game is available on Wayback Machine, but source code is unavailable.
  • NDS_TGM
    • Game is available through unofficial redistributions.
  • nlith
    • See above.

Found games

  • Birdris
    • A game by Andrew Bird for DOS, circa 1995. Noted for an early use of adversarial piece generation, predating Bastet by several years.
    • Found and uploaded as part of the Nova Powell collection.
  • Bomblin
    • A Bombliss-style game that utilised TGM-style speed mechanics, dating from the mid-late 2000s.
    • Found by Zaphod77 on Tetrisconcept.
  • GTET