blockattack - puzzle game inspired by Tetris

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name blockattack
Package version 1.4.2
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 5.74 KB
Download size 5.47 MB
Official Mirror
Block Attack is a puzzle/blockfall game inspired by Nintendo's Tetris Attack
for the Super Nintendo. The game is pretty action packed for a puzzle game :-)
* Based on the classic "Tetris Attack" for the SNES
* 5 single player modes: Endless, Time Trial, Puzzle Mode, Stage Clear and
Vs. Mode
* 2 two player options: Time Trial and Vs. Mode
* Puzzle mode has 20+ puzzles
* Players can use a custom key setup
* Handicap in multiplayer
* Highscores are saved
* Joypad support
* Music and sound effects
* Animations
* Select puzzle file from a list in the game
System requirements:
* Screen resolution: 1024x768 (cannot be changed, but it can run in a window)
* Keyboard
* Mouse (optional)
* Processor: Decent (tested on 733 MHz)
* Memory: at least 64 MB


Package Version Architecture Repository
blockattack_1.4.2-2_i386.deb 1.4.2 i386 Ubuntu Universe
blockattack - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.14
libenet7 -
libgcc1 >= 1:3.0
libphysfs1 -
libsdl-image1.2 >= 1.2.10
libsdl-mixer1.2 -
libsdl1.2debian >= 1.2.11
libstdc++6 >= 5.2


Type URL
Binary Package blockattack_1.4.2-2_amd64.deb
Source Package blockattack

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install blockattack deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install blockattack




2016-01-07 - Markus Koschany <>
blockattack (1.4.2-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* Move the package to Git. Update Vcs-* fields accordingly.
2016-01-06 - Markus Koschany <>
blockattack (1.4.2-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
[ Markus Koschany ]
* Acknowledge NMU by Jonathan Wiltshire. Thanks.
* New upstream release. The upstream tarball is pristine now.
* Rebuild against GCC-5. (Closes: #793219)
* Remove README.source.
* Use compat level 9 and require debhelper >= 9.
* wrap-and-sort -sa.
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 3.9.6.
* Vcs-Browser: Use https.
* debian/watch: Make the extension regex more flexible to detect the latest
* Update debian/copyright to copyright format 1.0.
* Simplify get-orig-source.
* Use old blockattack*.xpm icons from version 1.4.1 because the new icon
Game/gfx/icon.png has a poorer resolution.
* Remove debian/block_attack_manual.tex and use upstream's file instead.
* debian/docs: Don't install README and adjust the path to AUTHORS file.
* Update debian/blockattack.desktop. Add keywords and a comment in German.
Use blockattack64.xpm because of the better resolution.
* Drop all patches. Fixed upstream.
* debian/menu: Use the absolute icon path to display the menu icon.
(Closes: #726212)
* Remove override for dh_installchangelogs because there is no changelog to
* Update debian/clean file and ensure that the game can be built twice in a
[ Evgeni Golov ]
* Correct Vcs-* URLs to point to
[ Cyril Brulebois ]
* Remove myself from Uploaders.
[ Paul Wise ]
* Drop gcc47.diff. Fixed upstream.
2012-05-13 - Jonathan Wiltshire <>
blockattack (1.4.1+ds1-2.1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Cyril Brulebois ]
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix FTBFS with gcc 4.7 by adding “this->” when appropriate
(Closes: #667118).
2011-03-12 - Ansgar Burchardt <>
blockattack (1.4.1+ds1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload.
* Build with enet 1.3.1.
+ new patch: enet-1.3.1.patch
2011-03-11 - Paul Wise <>
blockattack (1.4.1+ds1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload.
* New upstream release
- Drop several patches no longer useful or included upstream
- Refresh GCC 4.4 patch
- Re-add desktop file dropped upstream
- Requires PhysFS, add libphysfs-dev build-dep
* Clean up watch file
* Switch to dpkg-source v3
* Switch to debhelper 7 dh tiny rules
* Strip the prebuilt PDF and binaries out (Closes: #616672)
* Add the source for the PDF and create it at build time
* Wrap fields in debian/control
* Add DEP-3 headers to the patches
* Refer to the correct version of the GPL
* Clean up the package description a bit
* Fix some spelling errors
* Register the documentation with doc-base
* Bump Standards-Version, no changes needed
2009-08-11 - Gonéri Le Bouder <>
blockattack (1.3.1-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Build depend on libenet-dev instead of libenet1-dev, thank you Andreas
Moog (Closes: #541067)
* Standard version 3.8.2, no changes
2009-03-30 - Barry deFreese <>
blockattack (1.3.1-3) unstable; urgency=low
[ Gonéri Le Bouder ]
* remove the Xs- prefix from the Vcs entrys
* remove the homepage from the package description since the Homepage: field
do the job now
[ Eddy Petrișor ]
* fix Vcs-Svn URL to point to svn, not the incomplete ssh location
[ Cyril Brulebois ]
* update my mail address
[ Bary deFreese ]
* Add myself to uploaders.
* gcc44.diff - Build with gcc-4.4. (Closes: #505026).
+ Thanks to Martin Michlmayr for the hint and patch.
* Remove quilt .pc dir on clean.
* Remove autogenerated enet-1.0/config.{status, log} on clean.
* Remove Windows Thumbs.db on install so it's not in the .deb.
* Bump Standards Version to 3.8.1. (No changes needed).

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