Having a boring day? Try Playing Tetris On Your Mac Terminal

After a long boring day at work, what about taking a short break and play some cool tetris game on your Mac terminal? Yes, you hear me right, I am referring to the black, ugly, unglamorous terminal app that you never want to open, and you can play tetris on it. Here’s how:

1. Open up your Finder and go to “Application -> Utilities“. Open the Terminal app.

2. Type


You will see a lot of text. If you don’t understand, just ignore it.


3. Press the ‘escape’ button on your keyboard, follow by ‘X’.

4. Type


in lowercase and without the quote and press Enter.


Use the arrow keys to move the block left/right and the arrow-up key to change shape. Space to drop the block.


[via TUAW]

Damien Oh started writing tech articles since 2007 and has over 10 years of experience in the tech industry. He is proficient in Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iOS, and worked as a part time WordPress Developer. He is currently the owner and Editor-in-Chief of Make Tech Easier.

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