What was the name of the game...

  daba 23:30 09 May 08
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... in which you had a rectangular set of colored blocks, you could double-click anywhere where two or more same-coloured blocks were adjacent, they would disappear and the blocks above/to the left would fall/slide. The more blocs you got joined-up, the higher the score escalted.

I remember you had the option to have letters A, B, C, D, E, F, instead of colours...

anyone remember it ?

  rossgolf 23:41 09 May 08

bejewlled?

  daba 23:48 09 May 08

no that wasn't it - rossgolf

i think bejewelled was one of the fancy high-def "arcade" style games similar, might even be one that got into the pub machines. The one i used to have was a basic no frills pc version

  Conny 23:50 09 May 08

Tetris?

  daba 00:00 10 May 08

not tetris either - Conny

this was just a simple grid of randomly coloured blocks - nothing "coming at you" like tetris, you just tried to join-up as many like-coloured blocks to get best score.

I saw it on a palm pc first, then got hold of a PC version

  daba 00:07 10 May 08

It was called "SameGame"

I had it on my PC, but here's a web-based flash version

click here

  Sea Urchin 00:08 10 May 08

Two possibles I can think of - BoXiKoN or Chock A Block?

  Sea Urchin 00:09 10 May 08

Sorry - was typing while you were posting

  daba 00:14 10 May 08

didn't realise it was so common - click here

  daba 00:18 10 May 08

this is the one i was looking for - click here

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