This Game Is More Addicting Than 2048, And It’s Open-source too

The next great open-source game has arrived. Earlier this year, the world was engrossed by 2048, an open-source puzzle game which attracted millions of players, and perhaps billions of games. Now comes the recently-created Hextris, a hexagonal version of the hit game Tetris.

Hextris is the best open source game in a while

The premise is simple. Use your arrow keys to rotate a hexagon as lines of color fly at you. Line up consecutive lines of the same color, and earn points. Pile too many colorful tiles on without making same-color combos, and you’ll lose quickly. It’s interesting, it’s quick. and it’s going to go super-viral. So give it a try, before all of your friends get to it.

Play Hextris

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Michael Sitver

Michael Sitver is a technology insider who has been blogging about technology since 2011. Along the way, he's interviewed founders of innovative startups, and executives from fortune 500 companies, and he's tried dozens or hundreds of gadgets. Michael has also contributed to works featured in Newsday, The San Francisco Chronicle, and the associated press. Michael also occasionally consults, and writes for Seeking Alpha and Yahoo News.

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