Re: RFP: Quadra -- a multiplayer networked smooth tetris game
>> "Edward C. Lang" <email@example.com> writes:
> MEM> It be nice if someone packages Quadra for Debian. It's a
> MEM> tetris clone with single and multiuser modes, playable over
> MEM> tcp/ip, featuring smooth graphics, worldwide high score lists,
> MEM> servers and what not.
> Is it significantly different to Tetrinet? I know that gtetrinet is
> packaged; what's more, it is licenced under the GPL.
tetrinet? /me looks... wow. Some people certainly dig this game, don't
Again, I'm not a tetris fan, but as far as I can see, the differences
are pretty much a look and feel thing. Quadra is fullscreen and as far
as I looked at it it's not themable as gtetrinet. I don't know if it
supports tetrinet, but I doubt it. I don't know if gtetrinet /really/
requires GNOME (it says so on its readme and the package does require
the GNOME libs), Quadra doesn't. As said, it's pretty much a self
It sounds like you like tetris, perhaps you could take a look at Quadra
and point out if it's really worth the effort. My naive non-tetris-fan
experience suggests people who like tetris would like this game. But
my naive non-tetris-fan experience is turned into nothingness after
seeing what tetrinet is.