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Tetris - Rosy Retrospection

Hack of Tetris

Description:

“Tetris - Rosy Retrospection” aims to combine the joyful nostalgia of playing classic GameBoy Tetris with the established comfort of modern gameplay mechanics.

This hack is published as patches in BDF and UPS format for the original game. You don’t need to apply both, just choose the format that’s more convenient for you to use.

For UPS, there is a great browser app at https://www.romhacking.net/patch/.

Rosy Retrospection includes a lot of additions and improvements. See the readme file for more detailed descriptions.

  • Implement Super Rotation System
  • Shadow piece
  • Three previews
  • Use SELECT to hold
  • 7-Bag with new pseudo-random number generator
  • “Hard drop” and saving from “Classic Harddrop” hack
  • Redesigned screen layout
  • New demos
  • Award spin clears
  • Faster “delayed auto shift”
  • Lock delay
  • Faster line clear
  • Extend the field by four invisible lines
  • New game over condition
  • Adjust difficulty
  • Higher start location
  • Fix two bugs in the original game

In addition to hard drop and saving, it includes all the other features of the “Classic Harddrop” hack:

  • No more waiting for rockets and disclaimers (START to skip)
  • Independent Highscores for ‘Heart Levels’
  • Character input recalls the last name entered
  • Pressing B at name input deletes the current character

Please contact Ospin on romhacking.net if you notice any issues.

Enjoy

Changelog

v1.1

  • Fix HOLD for L-blocks
  • Reset DAS delay at spawn, even if L/R is pressed already
  • Fix a shadow update optimization and improve speed
  • Prevent HOLD during line clear
  • Avoid possible hang with PAUSE vs line clear
  • Disable hard drop for 10 frames after spawn
  • Offer a UPS patch

v1.0

  • first release

ROM / ISO Information:

  • Database match: Tetris (World) (Rev 1)
  • Database: No-Intro: Game Boy/Color (v. 20210227-015730)
  • File/ROM SHA-1: 74591CC9501AF93873F9A5D3EB12DA12C0723BBC
  • File/ROM CRC32: 46DF91AD

Links:

Screenshots:


Credits:

Credits
ContributorType of contributionListed credit
OspinHacking

User Review Information

Would recommend, BUUUT there [was] a huge problem.

Reviewed By: ifightdragons on 15 Mar 2021

Works exactly as advertised, and modernizes one of the most classic and iconic games, without sacrificing the original charm.

It would be absolutely fantastic to see all these improvements implemented in the DX version, too.

HOWEVER…. This needs much clearer instructions on how to patch. I would recommend creating a standard IPS patch, or at least explain in detail how to actually patch the ROM. It was a total pain to figure this out!

Seems like it can only be patched easily on a Mac.

EDIT: Updated version contains a UPS patch, meaning it can finally be easily patched by anyone. Because of this, I will now wholeheartedly recommend this.

Version 1.0 Recommended - Yes

User Reviews
HeadlineAuthorDateVersionRecommended
The best way to play the original Tetris on Game Boy!peacefighter19 May 20211.1Yes
Definitive Tetris experience for any retro Nintendo consolebrownjacket18 May 20211.1Yes
This is the best Tetris hackjalarky26 Apr 20211.1Yes
Superb!BulkSlash15 Mar 20211.1Yes
Fantastic Hack, Definitive Way to Play Tetris on Game BoyDurradonXylles12 Mar 20211.0Yes
Excellent Work!lsignoret11 Mar 20211.0Yes
Would recommend, BUUUT there [was] a huge problem.ifightdragons15 Mar 20211.0Yes
As AdvertisedTRIFORCE8911 Mar 20211.0Yes