Turns out Turkey is the cornerstone of Europe.
August 7, 2007 11:53 AM   Subscribe

Statetris is Tetris with European countries or American states as blocks.
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane (28 comments total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
When you get bored with that, send someone a cute Google Maps-ified message on the same site.
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane at 11:54 AM on August 7, 2007

picked last for basketball, ie very cool
posted by Flashman at 12:18 PM on August 7, 2007

I hereby invoke CRTC Canadian-content laws that require a version that includes Quebec be made available within a month, otherwise the creators of this game will have to pay a stiff fine.
posted by GuyZero at 12:36 PM on August 7, 2007


as you were
posted by jckll at 12:45 PM on August 7, 2007

Oh, come on. I woulda totally destroyed at this, but they kept giving me all these fake made-up states west of the Mississippi. South Dakota? As if.
posted by Greg Nog at 12:48 PM on August 7, 2007

Dude, it's TTT.
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane at 12:49 PM on August 7, 2007

The hit detection on the States one sucks. added 2 minutes to the overall time just trying to place Wisconsin..... still pretty cool. Definitely a good edutainment tool.
posted by Debaser626 at 12:51 PM on August 7, 2007

Crap, Greg Nog, you made me realize I should've used a Grandpa Simpson quote for the title.
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane at 12:54 PM on August 7, 2007

Goddamn Czech Republic, not wanting to stay where I put it.
posted by Johnny Assay at 1:23 PM on August 7, 2007

Since when is Sardinia a country?
posted by afx237vi at 1:32 PM on August 7, 2007

10:45 for Europe on hard. Come one, someone had to have done better than me.
posted by Maastrictian at 1:41 PM on August 7, 2007

Yeah, I don't think Corsica is a country either.

Still, that was sort of fun.

and I had to drop Liechtenstein like 9 times before I found where it went.
posted by Quidam at 1:42 PM on August 7, 2007

Not bad, but a jigsaw puzzle version would be much better. I coulda swore I've seen one before... too lazy to search for it through.
posted by C.Batt at 2:05 PM on August 7, 2007

No, really, I know where Nevada is. I know exactly where Nevada is. Stop screwing with me, man. Nevada goes ... right ... the ... GAH!!@#$%!%

It's like, how close do you need me to get it? And it can't touch the other states next to it, even when I'm trying to finagle it into its Nevada-hole?

Same goes for Wisconsin.

I do NOT live on another planet, I'm just not sure how you expect me to get the state in without touching other states. Surely you realize that states DO in fact touch other states?
posted by brina at 2:08 PM on August 7, 2007 [1 favorite]

4:15, Europe on hard. Take that, Maastrictian. (eponysterical?)
posted by [expletive deleted] at 2:11 PM on August 7, 2007

C.Batt - this what you're thinking of?
posted by Quidam at 2:24 PM on August 7, 2007

3:10.6, for Europe on hard.

C'mon, where is the usual posturing that these kind of posts generate?
posted by [expletive deleted] at 2:32 PM on August 7, 2007

Yeah, I don't think Corsica is a country either.

Hey now, Corsica was the first modern democratic republic. Basically Genoa lost the Corsican liberation struggle and, sore losers, sold their claim to the island to someone who could subjugate Pasquale Paoli's revolutionaries, ie. France.

Because of this travesty, the world got Napoleon (born to Corsican nobility the same year that French forces crushed Corsica's republicans).
posted by kowalski at 2:33 PM on August 7, 2007

brina, I sincerely hope this is the last time I ever come across a reference to finagling a Nevada-hole.
posted by Help, I can't stop talking! at 3:01 PM on August 7, 2007

Hey, when did Ohio get all the way over there?
posted by penguinliz at 3:10 PM on August 7, 2007

5:10 for Europe on hard.

Benelux next time, I guess.
posted by Space Coyote at 3:34 PM on August 7, 2007

Brilliant! I managed europe without too many problems....not going near the usa. To many quadratics.
posted by kjs4 at 4:50 PM on August 7, 2007

This game sucks.

Once I got Minnesota in place, I couldn't place Wisconsin because of that little bit of Minnesota that sticks out.

Good concept, horrid, horrible execution.
posted by jeffamaphone at 4:57 PM on August 7, 2007

No wonder those bluehats had so much trouble putting the Balkans back together.
posted by sy at 5:30 PM on August 7, 2007

Good concept, horrid, horrible execution.

Do you mean the game, or your performance? ;-)
posted by forallmankind at 5:53 PM on August 7, 2007

For some reason, it rejected my placement of Oregon, leading me to a time of about 4:15 on the states. :(
posted by wierdo at 5:59 PM on August 7, 2007

Countries are also states...
posted by alexei at 6:41 PM on August 7, 2007

Metafilter: Finagling your Nevada-hole
posted by jonp72 at 9:21 AM on August 8, 2007 [1 favorite]

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