blockattack - puzzle game inspired by Tetris

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name blockattack
Package version 2.1.2
Package release 1build1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 6.51 KB
Download size 5.85 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_2.1.2-1build1_i386.deb 2.1.2 i386 Ubuntu Universe
blockattack - - -


Name Value
libboost-program-options1.65.1 -
libc6 >= 2.14
libgcc1 >= 1:3.0
libphysfs1 -
libsdl2-2.0-0 >= 2.0.4
libsdl2-image-2.0-0 >= 2.0.1
libsdl2-mixer-2.0-0 >= 2.0.1
libsdl2-ttf-2.0-0 >= 2.0.14
libstdc++6 >= 5.2


Type URL
Binary Package blockattack_2.1.2-1build1_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




2017-10-26 - Matthias Klose <>
blockattack (2.1.2-1build1) bionic; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild for boost soname change.
2017-08-20 - Markus Koschany <>
blockattack (2.1.2-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* New upstream version 2.1.2.
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 4.0.1.
2017-06-26 - Markus Koschany <>
blockattack (2.1.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* New upstream version 2.1.1.
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 4.0.0.
* Drop deprecated menu file.
* Use https for Format field.
* Drop bad-whatis-entry.patch. Merged upstream.
* Refresh install-path.patch.
* Drop libjsoncpp-dev from Build-Depends.
* Update debian/copyright for new release.
2016-10-04 - Markus Koschany <>
blockattack (2.0.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* New upstream version 2.0.1.
* Install ReleaseNotes-2.0.1.txt as upstream changelog.
* Switch to compat level 10.
2016-06-05 - Markus Koschany <>
blockattack (2.0.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* The project moved to Github. Update debian/watch.
* Imported Upstream version 2.0.0.
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 3.9.8.
* Vcs-Git: Use https.
* Switch from SDL1 to SDL2.
* Remove libenet-dev from Build-Depends. Network mode is gone.
* Switch from scons to cmake.
* Add libboost-dev, libutfcpp-dev, libboost-program-options-dev,
libjsoncpp-dev and SDL2 to Build-Depends.
* Update debian/rules for new build system.
* The manual has been removed. Drop latex build-dependencies.
* Do not install the manual because it is gone.
* Add install-path.patch and install locales into /usr/share but the game
data into /usr/share/games.
* Drop useless doc-base file.
* Export DEB_BUILD_MAINT_OPTIONS = hardening=+all
* debian/menu: Fix icon path.
* Remove icons directory and use upstream's icons.
* Update debian/copyright for new release.
* Add bad-whatis-entry.patch and fix the Lintian warning of the same name.
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).

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