Watch Fans Mark The 30th Anniversary Of “Tetris” By Playing It On A Skyscraper

And it still wouldn’t give them a long one when they needed it.

1. Hundreds of fans went to Philadelphia’s Cira Centre to play the game.

The 29-story skyscraper has hundreds of LED lights embedded in its glass facade.

2. It meant the screen was around 100,000 square feet.

It was the brainchild of Frank Lee, a game designer and associate professor of digital media at Drexel University, who wanted to mark the game’s thirtieth anniversary in a special way.

3. He described it as “a love letter” to the game: and the fans certainly seemed to agree.

4. Watch the full video here.

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Alan White is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
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