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His spare time while developing software for the Soviet government Once Tetris emerged from behind the Iron Curtain it was an instant hit Nintendo Atari Sega―game developers big and small all wanted Tetris A bidding war was sparked followed by clandestine trips to Moscow backroom deals innumerable miscommunications. Box Brown s book is an entertaining enough look at Tetris and the parade of legal battles and government red tape the game went through because it was developed in Russia The creators were two engineers in the 80 s who just wanted to make a fun game just to see if they could do it and had no designs on making money off it I mean this was Russia pre Glasnost You could be thrown in jail for even voicing that thought So when the Russia government gets involved in the licensing things definitely go awry The first 70 pages are about the history of gaming and completely uninteresting They feel like Box needed to add those to fill out the book for his contract I suggest skipping those pages Brown s art isn t very good His humans look unintentionally like Muppets If your curious about the history behind the game this is a uick easy way to learn about it Toad of Toad Hall of legal battles and government red tape the game went through because it was developed in Russia The creators were two engineers in the 80 s who just wanted to make a fun game just to see if they could do it and had no designs Spelling Strategies & Secrets: The essential how to spell guide on making money Kingdom of Ash Throne of Glass 7 off it I mean this was Russia pre Glasnost You could be thrown in jail for even voicing that thought So when the Russia government gets involved in the licensing things definitely go awry The first 70 pages are about the history Imagine Me of gaming and completely uninteresting They feel like Box needed to add those to fill Beyond Temptation out the book for his contract I suggest skipping those pages Brown s art isn t very good His humans look unintentionally like Muppets If your curious about the history behind the game this is a uick easy way to learn about it

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Tetris The Games People Play

And outright theftIn this graphic novel New York Times–bestselling author Box Brown untangles this complex history and delves deep into the role games play in art culture and commerce For the first time and in unparalleled detail Tetris The Games People Play tells the true story of the world’s most popular video ga. I m convinced there s a really interesting story in here but I got really bogged down in who owned which rights to which versions of Tetris Alexey who invented Tetris seems like a great guy who was willing to give up financial reward to see this great thing he made flourish That s pretty inspiring He made this thing that was so good that it HAD to be shared with the world even if it meant that he wouldn t get rich off it while other people didBut as a book there s just a lot of rights and contracts and maneuvering and I didn t find those parts of the story to be high interest It seemed to be about the business of Tetris than the game or games in general and a little bit about Nintendo history which has been covered pretty thoroughly in a number of other titlesI like Box Brown s work a lot and I appreciate that he took on this topic For me it just didn t uite hit the sweet spot

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It is perhaps the perfect video game Simple yet addictive Tetris delivers an irresistible unending puzzle that has players hooked Play it long enough and you’ll see those brightly colored geometric shapes everywhere You’ll see them in your dreamsAlexey Pajitnov had big ideas about games In 1984 he created Tetris in. The story over the rights to Tetris is a fantastic example of how video games can open cultural doors Box Brown has outdone himself


10 thoughts on “Tetris The Games People Play

  1. says:

    The story of Tetris its creators and its complex journey into the West is told in a beautiful graphic novel from Box Brown We get to meet all the people involved in the creation and distribution of the legendary game that changed the world and launched the GameBoy and we get a little history of gaming while we're at itThe art and color is beautiful It's similar to Daryn Cooke's Parker books one color shading the whole book to gre

  2. says:

    We’ve all played Tetris and enjoyed its blocky goodness until the pieces start coming down too uickly and that damn long piece won’t appear and it’s game over man GAME OVER Box Brown’s Tetris The Games People Play tells its origin story and unfortunately it’s not nearly as funFor a book ostensibly about

  3. says:

    The story over the rights to Tetris is a fantastic example of how video games can open cultural doors Box Brown has outdone himself

  4. says:

    Box Brown's book is an entertaining enough look at Tetris and the parade of legal battles and government red tape the game went through because it was developed in Russia The creators were two engineers in the 80's who just wanted to make a fun game just to see if they could do it and had no designs on making money off it I mean

  5. says:

    Full disclosure I am not a video gamer and read this because it was at my library in the new graphic novels sectio

  6. says:

    Box Brown came onto my radar when he released his graphic novel treatment about the life of Andre The Giant  While I’ve yet to rea

  7. says:

    Brown tells the fascinating and litigous tale of one of the most famous games in history He begins the book looking at the concept of gamesgaming over the millenia tracing the earliest games and how they were created and played While this section of the book was very entertaining I wish it had been a separate book entirely it was inserted into the story after the Tetris characters were already introduced and seemed out of place a

  8. says:

    I'm convinced there's a really interesting story in here but I got really bogged down in who owned which rights to which versions of Tetris Alexey who invented Tetris seems like a great guy who was willing to give up financial reward

  9. says:

    Oh my god I had no idea this story was so nuts

  10. says:

    Hard to make corporate licensing battles interesting but they try

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