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Faces

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Platforms
MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga
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DOS
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2.7
Macintosh
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3.5
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Description

Rotating falling blocks in a set way is the aim in this follow-up to Tetris and Welltris, but the concept here is very different. The falling shapes represent parts of people's faces, which must be arranged and rotated to form complete human-looking faces, ideally matching that of a famous person or other face. You can use a paint package to draw a face to import, which each of the 60 faces has appropriate background music. There are 10 difficulty levels and an optional head-to-head mode.

Screenshots

Faces DOS High scores (MCGA/VGA)
Faces DOS Uh oh, running out of space! (MCGA/VGA)
Faces DOS Title screen (MCGA/VGA)
Faces DOS Creating faces (CGA)

Alternate Titles

  • "Faces ...tris III" -- Full official US title
  • "FacesTris" -- Common slang

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User Reviews

Not as charming as Tetris or even Welltris DOS Kasey Chang (3653)

The Press Says

The Games Machine (UK) DOS Sep, 1990 78 out of 100 78
Power Play DOS Aug, 1990 67 out of 100 67
Techtite DOS 2000 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Amiga Joker Amiga Jan, 1991 50 out of 100 50

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Trivia

Manual

Humorous manual errata included on a separate sheet of paper:

The pictures of George Washington Carver and Frederick Douglass (pp. 8 and 18) were inexplicably reversed. Please do not use their images as references for a U.S. History class.

Contributed to by Kabushi (125152), Kasey Chang (3653) and Martin Smith (63136)