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    ---------------------------------- [ TETRIS DS ]-------------------------------
    ---------------------------------[by Ice Queen Zero]---------------------------
    -----------------------------------[Nintendo DS]-------------------------------
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           DISCLAIMER
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    Tetris DS is copyrighted by Nintendo of America gamewise. Tetris as a whole is
    the copyright of creator Alexey Pazhitnov.
    
    This FAQ is the sole copyright of Ice Queen Zero and cannot be put on any 
    other websites or posted without given permission nor can it be reproduced 
    without proper consent.
    
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          INTRODUCTION
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    Good ol' Alexey Pazhitnov. Where would we be without you? The creator of the
    game we know as Tetris is a true puzzle game genious and now his most famous
    creation has come to the Nintendo DS under the name Tetris DS and its more than
    you can ask for.
    
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           CONTROLS
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    Start - starts game/pause/unpause
    Select - Turn off preview of next block
    A - Select option, rotate clockwise
    B - Go back, rotate counterclockwise
    L - hold piece
    R - hold piece
    D-pad - highlight options
    Left - move pieces left
    Right - Move pieces right
    Down - Drop pieces faster (soft drop)
    Up - Drop pieces instantly (hard drop)
    Touch Screen - Select item, tap to confirm
    
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            OPTIONS
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    At the start of the game, you have the option of going at it in Single Player,
    Multiplayer. Wi-Fi, Options, and Records
    
    Single Player: More on this in game mode section
    Multiplayer: it's like single player but with 2-10 players. You can choose to
    invite or join a game in session. With DS download play, you don't need to have
    a DS Game Card unless someone else has one nearby.
    
    Wi-Fi: If you have a wireless access point then you can utilize this option to
    play against opponents across the world. Check out the Wifi section for more.
    
    Options: Choose to turn on the Hard Drop (instantly drop blocks) and turn on
    the Ghost Piece (where the piece will end up), you can even listen to in-game
    music.
    
    Records: Check out the records of everything you played.
    
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            MODES
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    Standard: Move and rotate the Tetriminos (falling shapes) and fit them into
    horizontal ines to clear them away. Don't let the blocks stack up to the top,
    or it's game over.
    
    Catch: Move and rotate the core on the bottom screen and fuse it to falling
    Teriminos! Create a 4x4 set of blocks to make a core explode within 10 seconds
    and earn a load of points. You can also press the X button to manually detonate
    the core. Don't run iut of energy or let your blocks stack to the top or bottom
    or the game is over.
    
    Mission: Your quest is to complete missions before you run out of hearts! Your
    current mission objective will be displayed on the scroll on the left and scra-
    mble to complete your mission before you run out of hearts. As soon as you com-
    plete one mission, you'll be given another one!
    
    Puzzle: Can you solve these fiendish puzzles? To begin, tap the puzzle you want
    to clear the screen with just the Tetriminos that are provided. To play, choose
    a block and then the direction you want it to drop. The Tetrimino will then
    drop automatically.
    
    Touch: Use the stylus to move blocks on the Touch screen. Try moving them left
    and right to make them fall into the empty spaces. Tap a block to rotate it.
    Complete a line to clear it away and make blocks above it fall down.
    
    Push: Clear lines to push your opponent down! Your area is on the top screen
    and your opponent's area is on the Touch screen. Clear 2 r more lines at once
    to push the matrix towards your opponent all the way to the bottom to win! If
    you get pushed up to the top, you lose!
    
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           SCORING
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    There is no specific way to keep score since the score is randomized each time
    you land a piece or make a line. There are four sets of lines to make:
    Single (clearing one line)
    Double (clearing two lines)
    Triple (clearing three lines)
    Tetris (clearing four lines)
    
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            PIECES
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    There are 7 pieces that fall which you guide into place.
    
    Four Bar
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    Four Square
    
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    T-Block
    
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    |   |   |   |
     --- --- ---
        |   |
         ---
    
    L-Block and L-Block Reverse (J-Block)
    
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    Z-Block and Z-Block Reverse (S-Block)
    
     --- ---
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     --- --- ---
        |   |   |
         --- ---
    
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    These blocks are referred to as Tetrads because each piece consists of four 
    mini-squares. Here is an explanations of the pros and cons of what the pieces
    do.
    
    Z-Block and Z-Block Reverse (S-Block)
    Pros: They can fill in corners with pockets when turned sideways and leave an
    extra space for other pieces to fill.
    
    Cons: The block might be opposite of the piece you needed. Especially for the
    left side for S-Blocks and right side for Z-Blocks
    
    +++++
    
    L-Block and L-Block Reverse (J-Block)
    
    Pros: They can make triples, can adjust to the situation, can cover corners
    better than Z-Blocks and S-Blocks
    
    Cons: Can come out when the opposite piece is needed, bulky
    
    +++++
    
    T-Block
    
    Pros: can fit in every pocket, rotates easily in tight spaces
     
    Cons: Can't dig in deep like the L-Block, J-Block, and Four Bar can.
    
    +++++
    
    Four Square
    
    Pros: Can make doubles without much vertical space
    
    Cons: Can't be rotated, often comes out while there is not enough space
    
    +++++
    
    Four Bar
    
    Pros: only piece that can make a Tetris
    
    Cons: often too wide for horizontal placement
    
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            Standard
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    Marathon: Do you have what it takes to clear 200 lines? That's the one and only
    goal of this challanging mode. You will advance one level every time you clear
    10 lines.
    
    Line clear: Choose the level and height then battle for the most points by
    clearing the number of specified lines. THe higher the level and height, the 
    harder it will be. Harder challanges earn you more points.
    
    Vs Cpu: Set the CPU difficulty level and get ready to battle! Clear 2 or more
    lines at once to dump New Blocs on your opponent's screen. Fill your opponent's
    screen to the top first to win! Clear multiple linesafter your opponent attacks
    to prevent New Blocks from roping on you. New Blocks increase automatically
    over time!
    
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             Catch
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    Fly the core into falling Tetiminos to fuse them together. The goal is create
    4 blocks by 4 blocks or larger. Press L or R to make the Tetriminos drop faster
    Use the D-pad to move the core. Press A to soin the core to the right and B to
    spin it to the left. Use the dotted lines as guides to figure out where you
    need to add blocks. When a Tetrimio touches the core, press the L or R button
    to make it fuse faster. When you've created a 4x4 block, it will change color.
    Pressing the X button will detonate the blocks and cause an explosion that will
    flash above, below, and to the sides of the block. If you don't manually deton-
    ate the block by pressing the X button, it will automatically explode after 10
    seconds. All Tetriminos and enemies in the path of the explosion will be oblit-
    erated. Any blocks that remain will be brought in towards the core. Before the
    4x4 blocks explodes, try to connect as many blocks as possible and make them 
    change color for a higher score. Hitting an ememy, allowing a Tetrimino to fall
    or touching a block while the core spins causes your energy meter to drop. If
    ypou run out of energy blocks stack to the top and bottom, your game is over.
    
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             Mission
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    Complete as many missions as  you can and set a new high score! Each mission
    has a set time limit. If you don't finish your mission before time expires. New
    Blocks will appear on your screen. Son't let blocks build up to the top, or 
    your game is over!
    
    Time Trial: Complete a set number of missions as fast as you can to set the
    fastest time! Watch out: each mission is harder than the last!
    
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            Puzzle
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    To make things easier to understand. I put the correct piece and position for
    each puzzle in order. Look at the flow chart below for reference to the puzzles
    ahead.
    
    L-Block (positions 1,2,3,4)
    .	...	..	  .
    .	.	 .	...
    ..		 .
    
    J-Block (1,2,3,4)
    
     .	...	..	.
     .	  .	.	...
    ..	  	.
    
    S-Block (1,2)
    
     ..	.
    ..	..
             .
    
    Z-Block (1,2)
    
    ..	 .
     ..	..
      	.
    
    T Block (1,2,3,4)
    
    ...	.	 .	 .
     .	..	...	..
    	.		 .
    
    Four Bar (1,2)
    
    ....	.
    	.
    	.
    	.
    
    Four Square
    
    ..
    ..
    
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    Three-Pieces
    1. J-Block 3, Z-Block 2, Four Bar 1
    2. Four Bar 2, T-Block 1, J-Block 2
    3. Four square, T-Block 1, L-Block 2
    4. T-Block 1, J-Block 2, Four Bar 1
    5. Four Bar 2, Four Bar 2, L-Block 2
    6. T-Block 4, L-Block 2, Four Bar 1
    7. Four Bar 2, Z-Block 1, J-Block 2
    8. Four Bar 2, L-Block 3, J-Block 2
    9. S-Block 2, L-Block 3, Four Square
    10. Z-Block 2, J-Block 3, L-Block 3
    11. T-Block 2, L-Block 3, J-Block 2
    12. L-Block 3, Four Bar 2, Four Square
    13. T-Block 4, J-Block 3, L-Block 3
    14. Four Bar 2, Four Bar 2, J-Block 3
    15. Four Square, J-Block 2, L-Block 2
    16. T-Block 1, Z-Block 2, Four Bar 1
    17. Four Bar 2, L-Block 4, J-Block 2
    18. Four Bar 1, T-Block 1, L-Block 2
    19. Four Square, L-Block 3. Four Square
    20. L-Block 3, T-Block 4, J-Block 2
    21. L-Block 3, L-Block 2, T-Block 1
    22. S-BLock 1, S-Block 2, T-Block 1
    23. Z-Block 2, S-Block 1, J-Block 2
    24. Four Square, S-Block 2, T-Block 1
    25. J-Block 3, S-Block 2, Four Square
    26. L-Block 2, J-Block 4, Four Bar 1
    27. J-Block 3, S-Block 2, Four Bar 1
    28. J-Block 4, J-Block 3, L-BLock 2
    29. Four Square, T-Block 1, L-Block 2
    30. L-Block 3, Z-Block 2, J-Block 2
    31. L-Block 2, T-Block 1, T-Block 1
    32. Four Block, T-Block 2, Four Block
    33. Four Bar 2, L-block 4, L-Block 3
    34. L-Block 3, T-Block 1, J-Block 2
    35. J-Block 3, L-Block 4, J-Block 2
    36. S-Block 1, L-Block 3, Four Square
    37. J-Block 2, T-Block 1, T-Block 1
    38. S-Block 1, L-Block 3, T-Block 1
    39. L-Block 3, J-Block 4, T-Block 1
    40. T-Block 2, T-Block 4, J-Block 3
    41. J-Block 3, J-Block 2, T-Block 1
    42. Four Bar 2, T-Block 4, Four Square
    43. Four Square, Z-Block 2, T-Block 1
    44. Z-Block 1, L-Block 2, T-Block 1
    45. Four Bar 2, S-Block 2, L-Block 3
    46. S-Block 2, Z-Block 2, T-Block 1
    47. Four Bar 2, S-Block 1, J-Block 2
    48. Z-Block 2, S-Block 1, Four Square
    49. L-Block 4, Z-Block 1, Four Square
    50. L-Block 3. T-Block 4, L-Block 3
    51. T-Block 2, S-Block 2, L-Block 3
    52. J-Block 2, Z-Block 2, J-Block 3
    53. T-Block 1, S-Block 1, L-Block 2
    54. L-Block 3, Z-Block 2, J-Block 3
    55. J-Block 4, L-Block 4, T-Block 1
    56. Four Bar 2, T-Block 2, L-Block 3
    57. L-Block 2, Z-Block 2, T-Block 1
    58. J-Block 3, T-Block 1, J-Block 2
    59. L-Block 2, S-Block 1 J-Block 2
    60. Four Block J-Block 4, T-Block 1
    61. L-Block 1, Four Square, T-Block 1
    62. Four Bar 2, T-Block 2, L-Block 3
    63. L-Block 2, L-Block 4, J-Block 2
    64. L-Block 3, Four Bar 2, J-Block 2
    65. Four Square, T-Block 4, L-Block 3
    66. L-Block 1, S-Block 2, Four Square
    67. Z-Block 2, J-Block 3, J-Block 2
    68. S-Block 2, J-Block 3, Four Square
    69. T-Block 1, J-block 4, T-Block 1
    70. T-Block 2, Four Bar 2, J-Block 3
    71. Four Square, L-Block 1, J-Block 3
    72. Four Bar 2, Z-Block 2, T-Block 1
    73. T-Block 1, J-Block 3, J-Block 2
    74. Four Bar 2, Z-Block 2, J-Block 2
    75. J-Block 1, Four Bar 2, L-Block 3
    76. Four Square, Z-Block 2, T-Block 1, Four Bar 1
    77. T-Block 4, J-Block 3, s-Block 2, T-Block 1
    78. S-Block 1, T-Block 4, z-Block 1, Four Square
    79. T-Block 2, S-Block 2, Four Bar 2, Four Square
    80. Four Bar 2, L-Block 3, T-Block 4, Four Square
    81. Four Bar 2, Z-Block 2, T-Block 1, L-Block 2
    82. J-Block 1, Four Bar 1, T-Block 1, J-Block 2
    83. Four Sqaure, Four Square, T-Block 1, T-Block 1
    84. L-Block 3, J-Block 3, T-Block 1, Four Bar 1
    85. Four Square, S-Block 1, T-Block 2, L-Block 3
    86. Four Square, J-Block 3, L-Block 4, L-Block 2
    87. T-Block 4, Z-Block 2, J-Block 3, Four Square
    88. Four Square, T-Block 1, L-Block 2, Four Bar 1
    89. Four Bar 2, T-Block 4, S-Block 2, T-Block 1
    90. Four Bar 2, Four Bar 2, J-Bar 3, L-Block 2
    91. L-Block 3, Four Bar 2, L-Block 3, J-Block 2
    92. Four Square, J-Block 4, T-Block 1, Four Bar 1
    93. Four Bar 2, S-Block 1, Z-Block 1, L-Block 2
    94. J-Block 3, T-Block 2, L-Block 3, Four Square
    95. Four Square, L-Block 3, J-Block 3, T-Block 1
    96. Z-Block 1, J-Block 2, Four Square, T-Block 1
    97. L-Block 3, J-Block 3, J-Block 4, T-Block 1
    98. S-Block 2, Four Bar 2, L-Block 3, L-Block 2
    99. S-Block 2, J-Block 3, Four Bar 2, Four Square
    100. J-Block 4, Z-Block 2, J-Block 3, J-Block 3
    101. T-Block 2, L-Block 3, S-Block 1, L-Block 2
    102. T-Block 2, L-Block 1, L-Block 3, J-Block 3
    103. J-BLock 3, Four Bar 2, L-Block 3, J-Block 2
    104. Four Bar 2, Z-Block 2, J-Block 3, L-Block 3
    105. Z-Block 1, T-Block 4, J-Block 3, Four Bar 2
    106. Z-Block 2, J-Block 3, S-Block 2, L-Block 2
    107. T-Block 2, L-Block 3, J-Block 2, Four Bar 1
    108. L-Block 2, Four Bar 2, Four Square, TiBlock 1
    109. L-Block 2, Z-Block 2, T-Block 1. J-Block 2
    110. T-Block 2, Four Bar 2, J-Block 2, J-Block 2
    111. L-Block 3, Four Square, L-Block 2, T-Block 1
    112. T-Block 2, L-Block 3, J-Block 4, T-Block 1
    113. S-Block 2, Z-Block 2, J-Block 3, L-Block 3
    114. S-Block 2, T-Block 2, Z-Block 2, T-Block 1 (Thanks Will Yung)
    115. T-Block 2, Z-Block 1, J-Block 3, T-Block 1
    116. Z-Block 2, Four Bar 2, J-Block 3, T-Block 1
    117. Four Square, T-Block 4, Z-Block 2, Four Square
    118. L-Block 3, J-Block 3, S-Block 1, T-Block 1
    119. Four Square, T-Block 2, T-Block 4, J-Block 3
    120. J-Block 3, T-Block 2, J-Block 3, J-Block 2
    121. J-Block 2, J-Block 2, L-Block 2, T-Block 1
    122. Z-Block 1, L-Block 3, T-Block 4, Four Bar 1
    123. S-Block 2, T-Block 4, Z-Block 2, J-Block 3
    124. T-Block 2, L-Block 3, T-Block 1, L-Block 2
    125. T-Block 4, J-Block 3, l-Block 3, L-Block 2
    126. Four Bar 2, Four Square, T-Block 2, L-Block 3
    127. L-Block 3, T-Block 1, L-Block 3, Four Square
    128. S-Block 1, J-Block 1, S-Block 2, T-Block 1
    129. T-Block 2, J-Block 1, S-Block 1, Four Bar 1
    130. Four Bar 2, Four Square, T-Block 4, J-Block 3
    131. L-Block 3, J-Block 3, T-Block 1, Four Bar 1
    132. Four Square, J-Block 4, Z-Block 2, L-Block 2
    133. S-Block 1, T-Block 4, Four Bar 2, J-Block 3
    134. T-Block 2, L-Block 3, J-Block 3, L-Block 3
    135. T-Block 2, Z-Block 1, Four Square, L-Block 2
    136. Z-Block 1, J-Block 3, L-Block 3, T-Block 1
    137. Z-Block 1, Four Bar 2, J-Block 3, T-Block 1
    138. Four Bar 2, L-Block 3, J-Block 3, Four Square
    139. S-Block 1, J-Block 2, L-Block 3, Four Bar 1
    140. Four Bar 2, T-Block 2, J-Block 3, L-Block 2
    141. T-Block 2, J-Block 3, Z-Block 2, Four Square 
    142. T-Block 4, Z-Block 2, J-Block 3, T-Block 1
    143. T-Block 2, L-Block 1, J-Block 3, Four Square
    144. Four Square, Four Bar 2, Z-Block 2, L-Block 2
    145. Z-Block 2, J-Block 2, J-Block 3, T-Block 1
    146. Four Bar 2, L-Block 3, J-Block 3, T-Block 1
    147. T-Block 4, Four Bar 2, J-Block 3, L-Block 3
    148. Z-Block 2, Z-Block 2, T-Block 2, J-Block 2
    149. Four Bar 2, T-Block 4, J-Block 3, J-Block 2
    150. S-Block 1, L-Block 2, J-Block 2, T-Block 1
    151. L-Block 3, Z-Block 2, S-Block, J-Block 4
    152. L-Block 3, Four Square J-Block 2, T-Block 1
    153. Z-Block 2, T-Block 2, S-Block 3, Four Square
    154. Four Square, T-Block 1, J-Block 4, Four Bar 1
    155. J-Block 2, J-Block 1, T-Block 2, L-Block 2
    156. T-Block 2, Four Square, J-Block 2, L-Block 2
    157. L-Block 3, S-Block 1, J-Block 2, T-Block 1
    158. S-Block 2, L-Block 3, Z-Block 1, T-Block 1
    159. Four Square, T-Block 4, J-Block 3, L-Block 2
    160. T-Block 2, Z-Block 1, L-Block 3, L-Block 2
    161. S-Block 2, L-Block 3, T-Block 1, L-Block 2
    162. J-Block 3, Z-Block 2, T-Block 2, J-Block 2
    163. T-Block 2, S-Block 2, T-Block 1, L-Block 2
    164. Four Square, L-Block 1, J-Block 3, J-Block 3
    165. S-Block 2, Four Bar 2, T-Block 4, J-Block 3
    166. S-Block 2, L-Block 3, L-Block 4, T-Block 1
    167. J-Block 3, S-Block 2, T-Block 4, J-Block 2
    168. S-Block 2, T-Block 2, Four Square, T-Block 1
    169. T-Block 4, Four Bar 2, S-Block 2, L-Block 3
    170. T-Block 1, L-Block 2, Z-Block 2, Four Bar 1
    171. T-Block 1, J-Block 3, S-Block 2, Four Bar 1
    172. Four Bar 2, T-Block 2, Z-Block 2, J-Block 2
    173. T-Block 2, L-Block 3, J-Block 3, J-Block 3
    174. S-Block 2, T-Block 4, J-Block 3, T-Block 1
    175. Four Square, T-Block 2, J-Block 3, J-Block 2
    176. T-Block 2, J-Block 3, Four Bar 2, L-Block 2
    177. J-Block 3, Four Bar 2, T-Block 4, J-Block 3
    178. L-Block 3, Four Bar 2, T-Block 2, J-Block 2
    179. L-Block 2, S-Block 2, T-Block 4, Four Square
    180. Four Bar 2, T-Block 4, L-Block 3, Four Square
    181. Z-Block 1, Four Bar 2, T-Block 2, J-Block 3
    182. Four Square, J-Block 1, S-Block 2, T-Block 1
    183. Four Square, J-Block 2, Z-Block 1, L-Block 2
    184. Z-Block 2, S-Block J-Block 2, T-Block 1
    185. S-Block 1, J-Block 4, Z-Block 2, L-Block 2
    186. FOur Sqaure, J-Block 2, S-Block 2, L-Block 3, T-Block 1
    187. J-Block 3, S-Block 1, T-Block 2, L-Block 3, Four Bar 1
    188. Four Bar 2, J-Block 3, J-Block 4, T-Block 4, J-Block 2
    189. Z-Block 2, T-Block 2, S-Block 2, J-Block 2, T-Block
    190. T-Block 4, Z-Block 2, J-Block 3, L-Block 2, Four Bar 2
    191. Z-Block 2, J-Block 3, T-Block 1, J-Block 2, L-Block 2
    192. J-Block 2, L-Block 2, Four Square, T-Block 2, Four Bar 1
    193. J-Block 3, Four Square, T-Block 2, Z-Block 2, L-Block 2
    194. Four Square, Four Square, T-Block 4, Z-Block 2, J-Block 3
    195. T-Block 1, J-Block 4, T-Block 1, L-Block 3, Four Bar 1
    196. J-Block 2, L-Block 4, S-Block 1, T-Block 2, Four Bar 1
    197. J-Block 3, T-Block 2, Four Bar 2, S-Block 1 L-Block 3
    198. S-Block 2, Four Bar 2, L-Block 3, S-Block 2, T-Block 1
    199. J-Block 3, Z-Block 1, T-Block 1, T-Block 1, Four Square
    200. Z-Block 2, L-Block 1, T-Block 4, Z-Block 2, J-Block 3
    
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            Touch
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    I'm not in the mood to provide a full-proof strategy because this takes pure
    luck to finish so even then I can't provide a complete strategy for this area.
    All you got to do is move the blocks using the stylus to get the object on the
    top. There are five levels of play.
    
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             Push
    +---------------------+
    In this mode, your goal is to control the falling Teriminos and clear lines to
    force your oppnent to the danger line. You control the top screen and your
    oppnent controls the touch screen. The dotted line on the top screen is your
    danger line and the one on the Touch Screen is your opponent's. The basic
    controls are the same as the Standard Mode. First drop a falling Tetrimino on
    the Floating Mino (block) to create a base.A ghost piece will appear in places
    where you can drop a Tetrimino. If you try to a block where there is no Ghost
    Piece, the Tetrimino falls through the hole. Depending on where the Tetrimino
    falls, the screen will move automatically. The more lines you clear at once,
    the further diwn the blocks will be pushed. Use the numbers in the background
    as a guide for how well you are doing.Force enough blocks on your opponent and
    push them across the danger line to win. Don't let your opponent force you 
    across your danger lione, or your game is over.
    
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            CREDITS
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    Nintendo - made the game itself
    Alexey Pazhitnov - made the game Tetris
    GameFAQs - hosting this FAQ
    Will Yung - correction on puzzle 114.
    You - reading it.
    
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        	CONTACT ME
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    azulfria[at]hotmail[dot]com 
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    Thank you for reading
    
    -Ice Queen Zero