Fandom

Tetris Wiki

Guideline compliant game differences

379pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk4 Share

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

The following table lists differences in game rules among games believed to follow the Tetris Guideline published by The Tetris Company.

A blank cell denotes a yet unchecked element.

Tetris Online (Japan) Tetris Evolution Tetris Zone Tetris: New Century iPod Tetris Tetris Gold Tetris DS Tetris Black Tetris Deluxe Tetris The Grand Master Ace Tetris The Grand Master 3 Tetris Advance Tetris Kiwamemichi Tetris Worlds (PS2, Xbox, GCN, PC) Tetris Worlds (GBA) The New Tetris
Hold piece Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Next pieces shown 2
6(For CPU Player)
2 3 3 3 3 6 3 4 3 3 6 or 1 6 6 3 3
Lock delay cancel using down key No No Yes No No Yes No No No No No No No
Maximum soft drop speed 0.5G Native + Value Native + Value 0.5G 0.5G Native + Value 0.5G 1G 0.5G Native * 20 Native * 20
Togglable hold piece No No Yes (by changing control settings) No No No No No No Yes Yes Arcade mode only Yes No
Togglable Infinity No Infinite, Extended, Classic (Single Player only) No Yes No No No No No No Yes Yes Yes (GC, Xbox) / No (PS2, PC) No
Togglable ghost piece Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Togglable hard drop No No No No Yes No No No No No No No No
Togglable wall kicks No No No No No No No ARS, ARS2 Classic (TGM) Yes No No No No
Standard Mode infinity limit 7 rotations or 6 movements Selectable 15(Marathon/Challenge)
10(Master)
No(Sprint)
No 128 8 rotations or 10 movements No No No
Maximum G 20G 20G 20G 7G 20G 7G 1G 20G 20G 20G 20G (but with post entry delay) 2.36G 2.36G
ARE No Sprint:No
Others:Yes
No Ignores player's input for a little time No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes
Tetris Online (Japan) Tetris Evolution Tetris Zone Tetris: New Century iPod Tetris Tetris Gold Tetris DS Tetris Black Tetris Deluxe Tetris The Grand Master Ace Tetris The Grand Master 3 Tetris Advance Tetris Kiwamemichi Tetris Worlds (PS2, Xbox, GCN, PC) Tetris Worlds (GBA) The New Tetris
Line limit mode 40 (called Time Attack) 40 (called Race) 40 (called Sprint) 40 40 No 25 (called Line Clear) 40 40 No No No No No No 150 (called Ultra)
Limited total time (Ultra) mode 10 mins (called Challenge, level timer exists) 1,3,5 mins 10 mins (called Challenge, level timer exists) 3 mins 3 mins No No 2 mins 3 mins No No 2 mins No 2 mins
reset after level up
2 mins
reset after level up
3 mins (called Sprint)
7-bag randomizer (Random Generator) No (8-bag)
Yes (For CPU Player)
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes History 6 Rolls Yes Yes No (square mode)
No, but bag-based (fusion mode)
Yes (all other modes)
No (square mode)
No, but bag-based (fusion mode)
Yes (all other modes)
No (totally random?)
Top out Line at 22 Line at 22 Line at 22 Line at 22 Line at 22 Line at 22 Line at 22 Line at 22 Line at 22 Piece at 20 Piece at 20 Piece at 20 Line at 22 Piece at 20 Any part of a piece above 20
Standard marathon mode max level 15 15 15 15 15 15 20 15 15 15 999 99 20 15 15 No visible "level"
Level advancement requirement Variable Points Variable Lines 5*Level Points (Marathon, Challenge) / 10 Lines (Master) 10 Lines (Marathon) / 4 Lines (Extra) Variable Lines 5*Level Points 10 Lines 5*Level Points 10 Lines (But "Lines" is not true lines) 10 Lines Drop or Clear Variable Lines 10 Lines (Home mode) / Drop or Clear (Arcade mode) 5*Level Points 5*Level Points No visible "level"
T-spin recognition 3-corner T nerfed kick (will register on a triple) 3-corner T no kick 3-corner T nerfed kick (will not register on a triple) 3-corner T no kick 3-corner T no kick 3-corner T nerfed kick (will register on a triple, no visual effect differences) Single Player: 3-corner T nerfed kick (will register on a triple, no visual effect differences)
Multiplayer: 3-corner T
3-corner T nerfed kick (will register on a triple, no visual effect differences) No Clear a line using a T, with final action being rotation No 3-corner T no wall 3-corner T no wall Immobile
Twists of pieces other than T recognised Some (square mode)
None (all other modes)
Some (square mode)
None (all other modes)
All
Back-to-Back recognition Tetris/T-spin Tetris/T-spin Tetris/T-spin Tetris/T-spin Tetris only Tetris/T-spin Tetris/T-spin Tetris/T-spin No No No Tetris only Tetris only No
Known guideline version  ? 2006? 2005? 2006 2006? 2005 2005 2005 2002? 2005 2002 2002? 2002? None (Defines 2002 guideline itself) None None
Tetris Online (Japan) Tetris Evolution Tetris Zone Tetris: New Century iPod Tetris Tetris Gold Tetris DS Tetris Black Tetris Deluxe Tetris The Grand Master Ace Tetris The Grand Master 3 Tetris Advance Tetris Kiwamemichi Tetris Worlds (PS2, Xbox, GCN, PC) Tetris Worlds (GBA) The New Tetris
Release date Jun 07? Mar 07 Feb 07 Sep 06 Sep 06 Sep 06 May 06 Mar 06 Mar 12 Dec 05 Mar 05 Nov 03 Nov 03 Nov 01 Nov 01 Jul 99
Platform category PC Stationary Console PC Stationary Console Handheld Gadget Handheld Gadget Handheld Console Handheld Gadget Handheld Gadget Stationary Console Arcade Handheld Console Arcade, Stationary Console Stationary Console, PC Handheld Console Stationary Console
Move sound No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes
Spin sound Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Line-specific clear sounds All w/ voice for non-single line clears Yes All w/ voice for Tetris & T-Spin Tetris only Tetris only All Tetris only All w/ voice No All All w/ voice Tetris only Tetris, twist, lines containing squares
"Kalinka" song Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No No No Yes (late unlock)
"Katjusha" song No Yes (as part of medley) No No Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes
"Korobeiniki" song No Yes (as part of medley) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes, only in Arcade Yes Yes

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki