Ever since man discovered the ability to
manipulate square-like objects and upload videos to YouTube, Tetris tributes
have become as common to the Internet as talking cats, pop star wannabes, and
guys getting hit in the junk. But like everything else that's been done to
death online, there are still works of art that manage to rise above the pack,
such as these two new Tetris animations straight from Sweden and the
make-believe world of Minecraft.
The first stop motion short comes from the Linköping University's Visualization Center in
Norrköping, Sweden. It uses over 1,500 Post-Its in its depiction of a typical
Tetris game on the center's windows, however it's unclear if its creators have
ever played a full game:
The next Tetris homage was created by the
veteran Minecraft artists at MinecraftA2Z. It is a dead-on recreation of Tetris
as it appeared on Nintendo's Game Boy, complete with opening screens, legal
jargon, greenish hues and retro graphics:
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