Friday, April 30th, 2010

Torus: 3D Tetris Fun

Category: Fun, Games

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Nearly 4 years ago, Ben Joffe created a fun Tetris-like game called Torus that takes the classic and makes it cylindrical. He just updated the game now that browsers can power his canvas game sooo much better.

  • Smooth falling motion
  • Smooth left/right motion
  • Row clear animation
  • Slightly higher playing field
  • Visual indication of death zone
  • “Sparkling” blocks
  • New points system
  • New piece types (you’ll have to wait a while to see these appear).

Nice work Ben!

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:20 am
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Wow, that is reaaaally impressive.

Comment by Skilldrick — April 30, 2010

Canvas is cute but if we have lots of object on screen (>200) performance is horrible… We really need GPU hardware acceleration for beautiful and rich online javascript/canvas game. This is why I use pure HTML/javascript in my project:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ms18c5opaIE

Comment by panzeronline — May 1, 2010

How can I draw in 3D ? do I need a special framework of 3d in JS?

Comment by marlonbtx — May 7, 2010

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