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Twed

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Tetris World Championship Videos
« on: December 15, 2018, 03:20:38 AM »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_UPHsGR6fM

These are brilliant. I love the commentary, which is so fantastically boring ("and there's another Tetris for Joseph!"), very much early Alan Partridge doing football commentary. Then the actual skill of it all, the simplicity, the beauty of watching the game being played in the most competent way. The niceness of it all. The soundtrack bubbling away in the background. Yes.

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Re: Tetris World Championship Videos
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2018, 10:56:17 AM »
I've been watching these too, it felt great when Joseph won this year; I love that, if you pretend you don't know what the word 'Tetris' means, the commentary becomes like Numberwang.

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Re: Tetris World Championship Videos
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2018, 03:56:06 PM »
wonderful indeed, and very mesmerizing. thanks for that Twed

Re: Tetris World Championship Videos
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2018, 04:44:40 PM »
I didn't watch the whole thing, I'm not mental, but when it gets crazy fast at the end it's actually surprisingly exciting and then really very sweet.

The way the kid holds the controller is insane.

Twed

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Re: Tetris World Championship Videos
« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2018, 04:49:42 PM »
I didn't watch the whole thing, I'm not mental, but when it gets crazy fast at the end it's actually surprisingly exciting and then really very sweet.

The way the kid holds the controller is insane.
Yeah I do skip to the end of these.

I think controller stance might be part of "hypertapping".

Re: Tetris World Championship Videos
« Reply #5 on: December 15, 2018, 05:05:38 PM »
Christ. I don't know if the speeds are the same in Tetris Effect but I start to lose at speed 12...

Oddly memorising this.

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Re: Tetris World Championship Videos
« Reply #6 on: December 15, 2018, 08:56:55 PM »
Check out some of the Awesome Games Done Quick Runs of Tetris Grandmaster, whilst not as pure the feats on display are astounding.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ViwDUiCzPVU

Re: Tetris World Championship Videos
« Reply #7 on: December 17, 2018, 12:54:04 PM »
"watch this video of people playing Tetris"

fucking millennials, man. unreal.

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Re: Tetris World Championship Videos
« Reply #8 on: December 17, 2018, 01:25:15 PM »
Tetris™️ is the best game ever and should be the only eSport allowed. No t spin obviously.

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Re: Tetris World Championship Videos
« Reply #9 on: December 17, 2018, 02:46:32 PM »
"watch this video of people playing Tetris"

fucking millennials, man. unreal.

BOOM! Tetris for Madhair!

Re: Tetris World Championship Videos
« Reply #10 on: December 17, 2018, 10:20:02 PM »
Tetris is the only computer game my Mum has ever played.

Re: Tetris World Championship Videos
« Reply #11 on: December 18, 2018, 09:07:32 AM »
Tetris is the only computer game my Mum has ever played.

I played Tetris with your mum, by which I mean I filled her gap with my Tetromino, then I fucking disappeared.