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Proto:Tetris (Microsoft, Windows, 1990)

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This page details one or more prototype versions of Tetris (Microsoft, Windows, 1990).

To do:
Compare more differences between this and the final.
So very stubbly.
This page is rather stubbly and could use some expansion.
Are you a bad enough dude to rescue this article?
This article is a work in progress.
...Well, all the articles here are, in a way. But this one moreso, and the article may contain incomplete information and editor's notes.

The earliest prototype of Tetris, made in 1989 by Dave Edson. It seems to be in mid-development and lacks a lot of features.

General Differences

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Add an actual comparison with images.
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  • Unlike the final version, the graphics are more simple in the prototype. On 256-color drivers, the colors appear well, unlike the final game.
  • The menu is a lot more simpler than the final.
  • The backgrounds are only colors instead of bitmaps, some which need 256 color drivers in order to appear correctly.