Three things, three videos about Tetris:

May 1st, 2008

First, before we go all-tetris here: Tonight the Colorado Avalanche got swept, which marks the third pro sport team in Denver to exit with a sweep in a row (Rockies got swept out of the World Series in October, Nuggets swept in the first round of the playoffs this week, and Avs in the second round today).

1. This is an adorable interview (three questions) with Alexey Pajitnov, who invented Tetris … I’ve been putting together a “Philosophy of Tetris” article, and Alexey talks some Tetris philosophy here. Order out of chaos. Yeah.

2. Last night I won second place in the Tetris tournament … again. Third time I’ve finished second. This time I came in from the winner’s bracket, which means Vinnie had to beat me twice to take the championship. Twice. I put up a fight — this is the championship game:

3. This is the fifth in my Faces of Tetris series of interviews with people who play Tetris. I interview Vinnie, April’s champ, who talks Tetris, Colorado Springs, Steve Nash, and puts together a darn good metaphor about Tetris at the end:

Related Posts:

  1. Tetris League Denver makes the Denver Post
  2. Tetris tournament rookie of the month
  3. In case you don’t know (Denver’s Tetris League)
  4. A list of ideas for other lists:
  5. Four things a disc jockey could be thinking if nobody’s dancing at the party that they’re spinning at:

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