Thursday, October 25, 2012
Why is Tetris so Addicting?
When I was in high-school, all I did was Tetris (well technically n-blox). In class, n-blocks, during free periods, n-blox, at home watching tv, n-blox. I got pretty good, and once played a single game while listening to the entire Lupe Fiasco's "The Cool" album. I got to level 102, and was nerdly proud... took a screen shot and all. It got to the point where I would close my eyes before bed and see tetris blocks falling. Apparently this is a shared experience among many tetris-ers. Its such an addicting and fun game, and one of its best features is that it never ends, it just keeps going. I love it, and so do so many others, but why do so many of us love it? and become addicted? this article has some reasons as to why it may appeal to our inner longing for order: