Drawing arbitrary 8-bit images by playing Tetris


13 Responses to “Drawing arbitrary 8-bit images by playing Tetris”

  1. anon0mouse says:

    Thank god, an algorithm.  I was about to jam my controller up my nose and into my brain in despair because, how the heck do you compete with that?

  2. Jonathan Roberts says:

    How does 2:23 happen? There’s a gap between the two sprites.

    • blindcc says:

      Try finding the frame(s) with a score of 72200. Those pixels are supported by three almost-complete rows that will be eliminated with an elbow block on the right.

    • Logolepsy says:

      Like blindcc said, see this frame.

      • SamSam says:

        Oh weird, I guess I never noticed that individual pieces don’t continue to fall by gravity. Obvious in retrospect.

  3. SomeGuyNamedMark says:

    The pic is cute and all but look at that score!

  4. chosen at random says:

    this is the new unicorn chaser.

  5. mandorim says:

    the beauty of doing simple things the hard way

  6. Boundegar says:

    That’s the depest Tetris I’ve ever seen. I think. It’s been a long time. But it’s like 40 levels deep, is that normal?

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