blockattack - puzzle game inspired by Tetris

Property Value
Distribution Debian 9 (Stretch)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name blockattack
Package version 2.0.1
Package release 1+b1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 6.52 KB
Download size 5.86 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_2.0.1-1+b1_i386.deb 2.0.1 i386 Debian Main
blockattack - - -


Name Value
libboost-program-options1.62.0 -
libc6 >= 2.14
libgcc1 >= 1:3.0
libjsoncpp1 >= 1.7.4
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_2.0.1-1+b1_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




2016-10-04 - 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).
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

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