Today, we will see a nice game called Yetris which is a Tetris clone that runs in the terminal. The game has colored blocks and high scores. In this tutorial, we will see how to install and run Yetris on Ubuntu/Linux Mint and any other Linux-based system. The game is written in C and Ncurses. For more information about this game, go here.

Yetris Installation

Open the terminal and issue these commands:

sudo apt-get install libncurses5-dev 
cd /tmp 
wget -O yetris.tar.gz 
tar -xzvf yetris.tar.gz 
cd ale**yet** 
sudo make install

Start the game now with this command:


To quit the game, press Q.