Hexar's WinTetris 2.81 for Windows
A bad-ass remake of an old classic
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View WinTetris 2.8 Readme
Download the Source Code
- Want to see how WinTetris was made? Download the source
code and find out! You need Visual Studio 6 to build it, as
well as the DirectX SDK.
Download the Demo DLL
- If you want to create your own AI for the demo mode in
Tetris, download this source code to get started. Improve on my
algorithm! (Also requires Visual Studio 6 and possibly
the DirectX SDK).
- This Word document explains the layout and the strategy
used in the Demo DLL used in the game, which plays against
New Features in 2.81
- Fixed a multitude of problems with multiplayer gaming,
especially with more than two players
- Other miscellaneous gameplay issues
New Features in 2.8
- Demo Mode plays against itself
New Features in 2.7
- Support for 2-8 player Internet Play
- Chat window bug fixes
New Features in 2.61
New Features in 2.6
New Features in 2.5
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