I Used to Dream in Tetris

RewindYouTube user Retrontario frequently uploads fantastic retro-Toronto-centric gems. These clips never fail to bring back a ton of memories for me, so I feature them from time to time.

In the late 80s, Tetris was huge. I had it for the Nintendo Game Boy and played it often. I actually started dreaming in Tetris. I'd have dreams in which I lived in a Tetris world and had to move and rotate the shapes form Tetris to form horizontal lines.

My dreams weren't unlike this ad from 1989.

The first shot in that ad features the World Trade Center. Then you realize...


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dale

Best game ever.

April 17, 2010 @ 6:29 PM

Stephanie Wilkinson

That's funny.. I have gone through my Tetris phase and I would do exactly that.. look at shapes in real life and figure which Tetris piece would fit in there... I don't remember that ad though..

April 18, 2010 @ 8:09 AM

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