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Tetris Friends (aka Tetris Battle on Facebook) is the name of the version of Tetris game available on its website and Facebook.

It is notable in that it ranks a player's score against those of all other players who are friends with that player on Facebook or Tetris Friends.

Gameplay details

  • Initial actions (IRS,IHS): Optional (website)
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  • T-Spin detection:
    • Website version
      • 1989 and N-Blox
    • Facebook version
      • Battle 2P, and Battle6P mode, and Tetris Sprint 4P, and Marathon, and Sprint, and Arena (beta)
      • BlockStar mode: None
      • All other modes: 3-corner T no kick

Modes

Can be played in all versions

Marathon

In the Marathon Mode, players must play through 15 levels of difficulty, nonstop.

In the Facebook version, this mode always starts from level 1.

Game Ends = LV 15 Competitor

Post specifically about facebook tetris scoring strategy

YouTube - Higher Tetris Splash and Facebook Tetris marathon score's

Sprint

In Sprint Mode, players must clear 40 lines in the shortest time possible. Scoring is based on time.

Level is not select

Ultra

2 minutes ultra mode. Score as many points as possible within 2 minutes. In Facebook version, music is selectable from 5 songs. In website version, however, only "Midnite" music is available. This mode was formerly known as Tetris Solo, and 3 minutes mode was also available. Level is not selectable and fixed to 1. Your score will not be recorded if you top out.

T-Spin with wall kick is allowed even if it is played in Facebook version. However there are some graphical glitches. If you perform TST, only the score marker (the floating "+1600" text) will be displayed.

Battle 2P (Battle+ in Facebook)

Fight against a randomly selected opponent. As in Sprint 5P mode, opponents are just the previously recorded play. Garbages doesn't have a hole. You can remove it by attacking your opponent.

UPDATED! You can now utilize maps in Battle 2P.

Battle 6P (Battle+6P in Facebook)

Fight against five randomly selected opponents for 2 minutes. You can select a map. (the initial block patterns, as seen in TOJ)

Website version only

Survival

This mode features similar objective as marathon, but has different goal system. Level advances by clearing every 10 lines. After you beat 20th level, you'll enter the "Bonus Level". The bonus level is semi-invisible challenge, and the game continues until you top out. This mode is available only in website version. In Facebook version it was available as Holiday mode, but it's not available now.

Tetris 1989

This mode simulates classic GameBoy version of Tetris, but it's not so accurate. For example, DAS is somewhat faster, the gravity at level 15 is slower than original, and it has lock delay. Both A and B type game can be played, but B-type game doesn't have a separate leaderboard.

Acorn Drop (PROMO)

IceAge themed 150 lines marathon game. All pieces have same colors AND designs. Now discontinued.

N-Blox

It's not a real game mode, but can be played in website version. You can't change keyboard mappings in this game.

Facebook version only

BlockStar

This mode is remake of the first Tetris game released on Facebook. It has classic game elements: no hold piece, no ghost piece, no lock delay, only one piece preview, 15 level game time, and more. This mode is available only in Facebook version, and requires an account to play.

Game Strategies

2-wide combo

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3-wide combo

4-wide combo

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