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== 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.
 
* BiTRIS
 
** 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 is unavailable.
 
 
* Bomblin
 
* Bomblin
 
** A Bombliss-style game that utilised TGM-style speed mechanics, dating from the mid-late 2000s.
 
** A Bombliss-style game that utilised TGM-style speed mechanics, dating from the mid-late 2000s.
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== Lost game versions ==
 
== Lost game versions ==
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* BiTRIS version 1.55
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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 preserved on the Wayback Machine but the download is unavailable.
 
* 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.
* Ultris version 3.00
 
** This was part of Nova Powell's Tetris clone collection.
 
  
 
== Lost game source code ==
 
== Lost game source code ==
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* NDS_TGM
 
* NDS_TGM
 
** Game is available through unofficial redistributions.
 
** Game is available through unofficial redistributions.
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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.

Revision as of 15:48, 28 July 2019

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 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

  • Bomblin
    • A Bombliss-style game that utilised TGM-style speed mechanics, dating from the mid-late 2000s.
    • Several videos are available.
  • 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.
  • Katalith
    • A clone with unique versus mechanics. Later had a fan remake called Katalith X.
    • No related media is available, but a tester for DOSBox-X is known to have the game.
  • Syoboris
    • A game for Mac posted online. No other information is known.
  • Tototris
    • A game for Windows. Has larger pieces over time, predating ntris by several years.
    • Exactly one screenshot survives. The official website has been preserved on the Wayback Machine but the download is unavailable.

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 is unavailable.
  • 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

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

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.