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This is the Sequel to the very popular Tetris Game which seems to have started the whole thing off. The Russian designer, a programmer called Alexey Pazhitnov, then went on to see if he could do one better.

Welltris was produced by Video System Co. Ltd. in 1990.

Video System Co. Ltd. released 30 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1989. Video System Co. Ltd. was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Video System Co. Ltd. during the time period Welltris was produced include: Mahjong Summer Story, Super Formula, Tail To Nose - Great Championship, Hatris, Pipe Dream, Mahjong Daiyogen, F-1 Grand Prix, and Karate Blazers

Alexey Pajitnov's Welltris
Alexey Pajitnov's Welltris


Name Welltris
Developer Video System Co. Ltd. (Japan)
Year 1990 - 1991
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 13374
Class Wide Release
# Simultaneous Players 2
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Welltris KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Welltris Census

There are 14,911 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,532 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,200 machines (6,928 unique titles).

Scarce - There are 3 known instances of this machine owned by Welltris collectors who are active members. Of these, 3 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

This game ranks a 1 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]



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