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Description

Welltris, which is the first Tetris sequel, is originally designed by Alexey Pajitnov (the creator of Tetris) with Andrei Sgenov.

It has the same gameplay concept as Tetris; simply all the player has to do is to rotate and maneuver the falling pieces into a proper position in order to form complete layers in the rectangular playground. But Welltris changes this rectangular arena into a four sided well with grid-like walls and bottom where the falling pieces can be moved from wall to wall within the well. Form the pieces into solid rows either horizontally or vertically on the bottom of the well.

Billed itself as Tetris in three dimensions.

Screenshots

Welltris Atari ST High score table. If this is anything like his other titles, what we see here is the development team at dinner celebrating their game release.
Welltris ZX Spectrum First load screen
Welltris DOS Hi-Score Screen
Welltris ZX Spectrum Second load screen

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Alternate Titles

  • "Welltris: The Soviet Challenge Continues..." -- Tag-lined title

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User Reviews

My all-time favorite game! Amiga Chris Solberg (3)
More strategy than tetris, and a lot more fun. DOS Darryl White (9)
fun DOS Mesha Goodwin (2)

Critic Reviews

Dragon Macintosh Jul, 1990 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) DOS Nov, 1990 911 out of 1000 91
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Mar, 1991 87 out of 100 87
64'er Commodore 64 Jun, 1991 8 out of 10 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Nov, 1990 9.2 out of 12 77
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Feb, 1991 9 out of 12 75
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Mar, 1991 9 out of 12 75
Power Play DOS Dec, 1990 64 out of 100 64
Power Play Amiga Aug, 1990 64 out of 100 64
Power Play Commodore 64 May, 1991 61 out of 100 61

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