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January 2, 2012

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srikanth @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1325548777 ) Play

What is this, and what did it inspire?

(Question will be modded on the 6th)

Cracked by Rajesh , raklodramA , Urthstripe , Sumanth Patlolla , badideabear , Manish Achuth , Rahulk , Satya Saha , Vishwas B Sharma , Shivathilak , rickde , Rogi , rohanquizzer , shrik , Shwetha Maiya , jowens , KK , Thejas V R , asdf , Ananth , Bharath and Nandha K Samy

Answer:

Polyominoes, a book by Solomon Golomb. Inspired Tetris!


22 Responses to “Just add some funky music.”

  1. Rajesh

    “Polyominoes” inspired “Tetris”..
    Picture is the coverpage of book by Solomon W Golomb..


  2. polyomino

    Polyominoes.
    Some variants of the Sudoku puzzle use polyomino-shaped regions on the grid. The game Tetris is based on the seven one-sided tetrominoes, and the board game Blokus uses all of the free polyominoes up to pentominoes.


  3. Urthstripe

    “Polyominoes: Puzzles, Patterns, Problems and Packings”

    It inspired Tetris.


  4. Sumanth Patlolla
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    Polyominoes: Puzzles, Patterns, Problems, and Packings by Solomon Wolf Golomb, inspired the computer game Tetris


  5. badideabear
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    Polyominoes, inspiration for Tetris


  6. Manish Achuth
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    Polyominoes by Solomon W Golomb.
    Inspired Tetris.


  7. Rahulk
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    Polyominoes, the inspiration for the computer game Tetris.


  8. Satya Saha

    Those are polyominoes;inspired ‘Tetris’.


  9. Vishwas B Sharma
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    Polyominoes – A book on puzzles and patterns.
    This inspired games like Tetris which is the first thing that pops into mind after looking at this cover.


  10. Shivathilak

    Tetris!


  11. rickde
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    Polyominoes: Puzzles, Patterns, Problems, and Packings
    by Solomon Golomb
    inspired Tetris


  12. Rogi
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    A book by Solomon Golomb about polyominoes that was, apparently, an inspiration foe Tetris.


  13. Polyominoes by Solomon Golomb. Inspired Tetris.


  14. shrik
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    Golomb’s book on Polyominoes, which inspired Tetris.


  15. Shwetha Maiya
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    Polyominoes – the inspiration for Tetris.


  16. jowens
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    Polynominos (Solomon Golomb) -> Tetris


  17. KK
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    polyominoes, the inspiration for the computer game Tetris


  18. Polyominos, that later went on to inspire a certain game called Tetris


  19. asdf

    pentominoes – tetris


  20. Ananth
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    The book Polyominoes. It inspred Tetris, among others.


  21. Bharath
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    Polyominoes by Solomon W Golomb

    inspiration for Tetris


  22. Tetris Game !!!!!


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