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garyopa
04-24-2012, 07:06 PM
Not your typical college prank!

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The guys over the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) playTetris on their building...

Students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), managed to convert their building' grid-like layout of windows into a fully workable version of Tetris... yep, complete with colored "pieces" and increasing levels of difficulty!



College pranks usually involve livestock, panties, the use of permanent marker on an unconscious, not-so-innocent partygoer or a combination thereof. But when you gather the cream of the geek crop at a hallowed higher learning institution like MIT, those playful tricks turn into wide-scale works of technical wonderment. Unbeknownst to members of the Earth and Planetary Science departments that inhabit the site of this larger-than-life hack, their building -- long a target for the university's mischievous overachievers -- had its grid-like layout of windows converted into a fully workable version of Tetris, complete with colored "pieces" and increasing levels of difficulty. So, is this merely a case of public performance art or just high-minded shenaningans from some very capable, idle hands? Check out the video below to view this Cambridge, MA-based tomfoolery and decide for yourself.


http://www.blogcdn.com/www.engadget.com/media/2012/04/tetris1img6080.medium-1335201361.jpg

Pretty amazing. I would like to play this way too!

Be sure to check out the video below.



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IAIPUGO1iko

NEWS SOURCE: http://www.engadget.com/2012/04/23/tetris-hack-takes-over-mit-building/

Our thanks to 'Gauss' for this news story!

msanchez
04-24-2012, 09:26 PM
... Everytime people ask me what do I want, I actually say "World Peace"... no lie... after seeing this... I want to play tetris on a building. F*CK the world!