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Steve Wozniak's highscore for Gameboy Tetris - Nintendo Power vol26 July 1991
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3 years ago
was reading a a thread on Metafilter (
) where someone related an anecdote Woz had told...
Q: Steve in another Gizmodo article you mention how there are a few Gameboy Lights you carry in your traveling bag. What kind of games do you like to play?
A: I only play the original Gameboy Tetris. I buy cartridges on eBay when needed. I have had some stolen and lost. My kids got too good at newer games so I only focus on a few puzzle-like games to be good at them. I was always #1 in the Nintendo Power listings in 1988 and after they said my name had been in there too many times and wouldn't print it again, I spelled my name backwards (Evets Kainzow) and sent in a photo of my score. When I got the magazine I'd forgotten doing this and was worried that a foreigner from the next city over (I used Saratoga instead of Los Gatos so they wouldn't catch on) had a score up in my range. I got worried but then remembered my joke. Whew! It's in some old issue of Nintendo Power Magazine - Gameboy Tetris score, name Evets Kainzow).
so i went looking for it in my collection tonight.
3 years ago
@polaroids Awesome find!
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