XBlockOut (xbl 1.0k)

X Window block dropping game in 3 Dimension

You need UNIX and X11 to run this game

The grand father of this game is TETRIS, its father is BLOCKOUT on PC/DOS. Blockout is a registered trademark of Kadon Enterprises, Inc., used by permission.

The player must place 3D pieces by translations and rotations in order to fill the game floor. The game is realtime and the speed increases with the player skill.

You can see the complete manual of the xbl command. If you can't resist you can retrieve the game (xbl-1.0k.tar.gz). The XBL author is

Thierry EXCOFFIER (a LIGIM researcher).

What's XBL doesn't have yet:

Every one can contribute to this game.

And now, some slides of the game!!!

The game window

It is in this window that pieces fall on the floor. The window title contains current score and high score.

Game window

The menu window

It is in this window that the user customize the game he will play or is playing.

Menu window

The zoo window

It is in this window that the user saw the horrible piece that could fall. The statistics on the current game are displayed.

Zoo window

The score window

It is in this window that the user see the score table for the choosen game. There is a score table for: The framed score is the last one made.

Score window