Abandonware DOS title

Blockout

Blockout is an abandoned puzzle game designed by Aleksander Ustaszewski, Miroslaw Zablocki, developed by P. Z. Karen Co. Development Group and released by California dreams in 1989. Blockout runs on DOS, Mac but was also published for Mega Drive, C64, Amiga, Atari Lynx, Atari ST, Apple IIGS. Blockout was converted from the original arcade version. Download the game here. Blockout is part of the Tetris game series.

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Main executable file (run this to play the game): blockout/bl.exe

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Around 2007 a modernized, authorized continuation/remake named "Blockout II" was released with a license from Kadon Enterprises, Inc., to use the trademarked "Blockout" name. The game is open-source and was ported to many platforms the original wasn't available before, like Windows, Ubuntu, and the OpenPandora handheld.

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Additional info about Blockout

Input: joystick, mouse, keyboard

Distributed on: 3,5 floppy disk, 5,25 floppy disk, cd-rom

Also published for: Mega Drive, C64, Amiga, Atari Lynx, Atari ST, Apple IIGS

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Comments

  • Jlivingstonsg - 31/05/2021 23:49
    Love this BlockOut game.
    Here is a online browser version in JavaScript and HTML5 with global scoreboard.
    BlockOut.nu
    Nice one
    Then try BlockOut2 .
    A Open Source C/ C++ version.
    Regards MagI
  • cristina y leo - 20/06/2016 23:16
    me encanta este juego
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