Tetris, Anyone?

Call it a final cold-war victory for the United States.

Students at Brown University last month finished turning one side of the university's 14-story Sciences Library into a working Tetris game. It was their tribute to the Soviet-designed video game, which has outlasted its Reagan-era rivals Pac-Man and Donkey Kong in popularity. In Tetris, a player attempts to direct continuously falling blocks to form a gapless wall.

The project's inspiration came at a dormitory meeting a few