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4.4 out of 5 stars
Tetris Version 2 Tetrimino Light
Colour Name: LightChange
Price:£22.80+Free shipping with Amazon Prime
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119 of 122 people found the following review helpful
♦ Brief Review ♦

My sister received this as a Christmas present from her boyfriend and she was most kind to let me have a play with this superb product.

Included are one of every tetrimino shape (which light up in their own individual colours), an AC adapter and a brief manual telling you the do's & don'ts as well as many different formations you can do.

To start up, you first need to power up the blue straight piece, it has a power socket and a switch located on the back, once turned on it will light up, then all you have to do is place another

piece on top to which it will then light-up as well.

I was amazed to see it actually work and you can experiment with all kinds of formations.

Once you've completed the desired shape, the end result is an awesome looking light that will be much appreciated by any gamer.

Whilst this product is a bit pricey, after having a go with it myself, I'm more than willing to pay the current price for one and would highly recommend it.

♦ Video Info ♦

I've uploaded a video if anyone is interested, below is a video breakdown:

0:08-0:41 Box overview.
0:43-2:08 Unboxing.
2:10-3:21 Set-up & Quick example.
3:22-4:05 Example in dark lighting conditions.
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15 of 16 people found the following review helpful
on 31 December 2013
My 15 year-old daughter loves this. She actually played with it. It is a long time since I've seen her play with anything other than her iPad. On the three occasions I have been allowed to collect laundry and teacups from her bedroom since then, it has been in a different configuration each time. I even overheard her telling a friend how it works.

Very nice- I will be buying one each for my niece and nephew next time they need a gift. Geeky adults would enjoy it too.
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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
I loved the idea of this lamp, it's very different and unusual so after reading such positive reviews I ordered one. A few things I noticed were these; it's very light so if it's anywhere where it could be jogged and the positions of the shapes moved even in the slightest then parts of the light go out. You have to line it all up exactly otherwise it flickers. Secondly the mains lead is pretty short. I did want this as a cool light beside my bed but the thought of it all collapsing every time it moved would drive me mad. However.... This is still a very cool bit of kit.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
on 22 May 2015
Love this, I got 1 as a Christmas presents a couple of years back and liked it so much I quickly got 2 more. They looked really good so I recently bought 2 more and all 5 look amazing together, Yes they all work on the 1 power supply and I haven't seen a reduction in brightness. The more you have the more stable it becomes too as more weight pushes down on the ones below, however they do still move apart over time but usually stay lit. If 1 goes out I find a gentle tap on the desk sorts it out. Every now and again the top ones move out of position and go out but its easily tweaked.

I have mine sat on a desk and the light used to move about due to a bad floorboard when you walked past so I blue tacked the bottom layer to the desk and it seems to have stopped most of the shaking of the pieces it does however flicker when you walk about but once you sit down it stays perfectly lit. its been stood in its current arrangement for 2 months now with no collapse.

More weight to the blocks would make the product better and comments about making the connecting bits magnetic may be a good idea but more than a fraction would pull the whole thing apart if you tried to remove a piece.

Another possible improvement would be to put the power supply connector on the side rather than the back as my initial idea for stability was to push it up against the wall - it would also be good to move the on/off switch to the side too.

I also agree about the very short power lead, it seems way too short and will restrict a lot of people where they can put it.

Overall its a great gift for someone or a treat for yourself.
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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
on 9 May 2013
This looks fun and it is. But the quality is very cheap and it literally stacks and balances so it needs to be kept out of reach of little kids or where it could be knocked to avoid it breaking. Turning it on and off also takes skill to avoid it all collapsing. I now just switch it on and off at the wall.

Worth the money if you're looking for something quirky to fill a space.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
on 3 July 2014
Fab idea but it isnt a good as anticipated. Each piece has to be touching just so for it to work and he transformer gets warm quickly. Nice soft glow light when it is working. The kids do love it though, even the big ones haha.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
on 10 August 2015
This is a really fun product, and a great gift idea, but practically it's really annoying. The pieces are really light, so it's really easy to knock over - there was one memorable night where I managed to knock it over in the middle of the night, but the window was open, one piece fell out. So had to hunt around the garden in the rain for it.

Also, it's not that easy to make all the pieces light up at once, it takes quite a lot of tinkering to make this happen.

Fun, but a bit disappointing as a functioning lamp. Buy for novelty, not because you need a lamp.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
TOP 500 REVIEWERon 22 April 2014
The idea is nice and the pieces are very attractive. Unfortunately it fails for two reasons. You have to place the pieces very carefully to get a connection, otherwise they won't switch on. Also, it isn't very bright so it only really works in the dark. But it isn't bright enough to light the room on its own and it isn't interesting enough to sit in the dark and play with it.

If you are interested in looking at alternatives, I had much more success with novelty lights by Mathmos and recommend checking them out. (I have no connection with the company).
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
on 18 May 2014
In all,I have now purchased five if these lights. I bought one as present for my nephew, but when he unpacked it, not only was he delighted with it, I wanted one for myself!!! I,he bought another three as gifts for friends and they are all absolutely delighted with it. Each time I visit, they seem to have reconfigured the blocks to form a different pattern.

Whoever invented this is a genius. And it's great value.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
on 3 June 2014
Can't do better than this - most fun we've ever had with a lamp. Never mind Tetris, think of building blocks. Some great construction available here!
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