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** ''Not Credited Composer:'' {{Template:Credits|Wally Beben}}
 
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(Source: HVSC, game does not have credits)
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(Source: The soundtrack was listed on the charts of ZZAP! 64 No. 38 from June 1988 and credited to ''Hagar'', an alias of Beben. Game does not have credits.)
 
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It's not known why Wally Beben is credited for Tetris music. But since HVSC credits him, he liked to compose one very long tune for each Commodore 64 game and in 1988 he was experimenting with SID chip and 4th digi channel (most other composers avoided to use it because it was very hard in term of programming), it's assumed that it's actually him.
 
  
 
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Revision as of 05:02, 14 July 2018

Tetris
Tetris - C64 - France.jpg
Platform: Commodore 64
Year: 1988
Developer: Mirrorsoft Ltd.
This page is for the Commodore 64 game, for other releases see Tetris.

Tetris is European Commodore 64 variation of this game. Comparing it to the other versions released in 1980s, it has the well of 21 blocks high instead of standard 20, crearing rows make the score bigger, and you can't toggle of the preview of the next brick coming. It also has converted professional drawing as background picture.

Many critics say that it's one of the best versions of Tetris came for 8- and 16-bit systems.

Screenshots

Tetris - C64 - 1.png

The title screen.

Tetris - C64 - 2.png

Game's progress.

Tetris - C64 - 3.png

Blocks are near well's edge, so you should be very accurate!

Music

Tetris on Commodore 64 probably has the longest tune ever written for the game (25:50 without loop). Although it's not changing largely during the playback, it keeps player's interest to the end. It uses all 4 channels of SID chip, and digital guitar harmony is presented from 2:58 to 24:48.

Because the beginning of second loop slighty differs from the first, it loops not quite from the beginning of the second loop, just to show the difference.

It's unique to that port.

Recording

# Title Composer Length Listen Download
01 Title Wally Beben 26:17
Download

Credits

  • Ripper: High Voltage SID Collection
  • Recorder: M1911
  • Game Credits:

(Source: The soundtrack was listed on the charts of ZZAP! 64 No. 38 from June 1988 and credited to Hagar, an alias of Beben. Game does not have credits.)

Game Rip

Format

Download

SID.png

Download

(Info)


Ripping Commodore music is a very arduous process that is beyond the scope of this site.

The music was recorded using JAM For Windows.

Audio Devices

This game utilizes standard 6581 chip for music and sounds.

Releases

  USA.svg   USA
Tetris - C64 - France.jpg
Title: Tetris
Platform: Commodore 64
Released: 1988-??-??
Publisher: Mirrorsoft Ltd.

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