Puyo Puyo Tetris Player's Guide (please contribute)

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  1. Sonic Angel Knight
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    I know this is a popular game and I am looking for more games to play on my switch so I am considering this one since is on the lower price side of things. I don't have the game yet but I am thinking about it. The problem is that I am not good at puzzle games. :(

    I have played tetris before, no, not "went out and bought a game" but I did receive a orginal xbox with games from a friend of my brother's and tetris was a game on there i tried and disliked. I just can't keep up with the fast paced, reflex, dexterity and adaptive gameplay it demands, especially if the goal is a high score. At the same time, the set of games also came with sonic mega collection + which had Dr.Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine, basically this is a localized version of Puyo Puyo game for the genesis in 1993, snes also got one which was called Kirby's avalanche or Kirby's ghost trap (If you lived in Europe) I never played the kirby game but the bean machine game i know a bit more cause it was featured on many sonic compilation games.

    I don't really like tetris but puyo puyo isn't any easier. One of the reason why I played it more was cause the there was a goal other than obtaining a high score, there was someone to win against, and I wanted to see how it ends. Is basically a game with a story and the only way to see the ending is to beat it. Problem is it means to get good.

    So far I have tried playing it on 3DS that started to remind me how much I didn't like puzzle games, but I suppose is just not knowing enough about them. So basically this thread is dedicated to having you all post some advise for anyone who is new to either game. If you are a godlike tetris player, think you have some great strategies of winning? Please share some tips to help. If you are a great Puyo Puyo player that know sick setups for long chain combos, share some hints too.

    There is also a fusion mode i haven't tried yet, the tutorial was in japanese, so all i can do is watch the demonstration, I only been trying the story game and so far I been stuck playing tetris with Tee against some nerdy dog. (Yes i said nerdy out of anger):ninja:

    I just want to be good enough to finish the story mode. Is not for competition against players online, so is not meant to use against anyone.
     
  2. Eddypikachu

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    If you want to get better at puyo visit Puyo Nexus (at puyonexus.com) they have a bunch of guides and tips on mastering puyo puyo
     
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    The story mode actually gets pretty hard, so good luck with that. After you fail a mission three times, it adds a menu option to skip the chapter though. For Tetris, keep in mind that it's very important to focus on things that will actually send garbage lines: making combos, clearing 4 lines at once or doing T-Spin line clears being the main ways to do so. It doesn't matter how fast you can clear single lines, because that doesn't attack your opponent (unless it's in a combo). Try learning the 2-wide combo, that served me very well in the Story mode and it's quite easy to do. Just make a 2-wide gap on the left or ride side of your Tetris stack, build up high and then dump pieces into the 2-wide gap, making sure you clear at least one line with every piece.
     
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    "I don't like Pizza and I am allergic to tomatoes, but Pizza is so popular and I want to eat something different on my home.

    I tried once this American Pizza, it is a localized more fatty version of the original Italian Pizza. It still felt terrible and it made me itch all night.

    Do you have any advice?"

    Advice: Better stay with hamburgers, but without tomato.
     
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    I'm thinking if you don't like puzzle games then a puzzle game probably isn't for you lol
     
  6. iAqua

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    what?
     
  7. Risingdawn

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    He's implying that if puzzle games where pizza then it doesn't matter what type of pizza it is, if you don't like it it will still taste like ass.

    TC there's nothing wrong with disliking something, find a game you do enjoy and play that. Tetris and puyo are about as refined puzzling as you are likely to find and if puzzle games aren't your thing then you will never like these games.
     
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    There is already PuyoPuyo Wiki with full tutorials for people who want to learn techniques for puyopuyo.
    https://puyonexus.com/wiki/How_to_Play_Puyo_Puyo

    As for tetris I am sure there is also same types of things Tetris "damage" is also very straightforward which does not change your situational usually at all. So just play tetris well and you succeed in tetris as well.
     
  9. Taleweaver

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    It's called sarcasm. And to be honest...it's a rather valid analogy to boot. I mean...I haven't played the switch version, but assuming it's the same game as on the wiiu, then the game has you roughly alternating about as much playing tetris and puyo puyo*. For someone who likes puzzles, that's pretty nice (as they have enough similarities to like). And what use is it to play a game for the story if you don't like the mechanics to begin with? :unsure:

    @Sonic Angel Knight : I don't mean offence, but...wouldn't it be better to just watch some youtube-video's on how the game ends if you want to know? Of course getting good is an option, but liking a game is pretty much an assumed basic pillar of motivation. I understand not everyone loves the feeling of stacking your pieces up nicely (and fast enough) so it'll chain up combo's or makes blocks disappear faster than they stack up...but if you don't, then please...go play a game you do like. It's not like anyone's forcing you, right? :unsure:



    *note: I don't know Japanese, so I basically clicked some buttons until some anime stuff happened and I entered a game. I can't but assume that what I played was the storyline. And I certainly believe it gets up to a brutal level...
     
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    The reason why I am playing the game isn't cause is popular. Is be cause i wanted to try something new, I'm not a stranger to both tetris or puyo puyo. I was curious if i dislike the game cause i was bad at it. Not cause is not fun. I wanted to give the benefit of the doubt and try again. It is a fact that i did play more puyo than tetris, and when i played it, wad with my brother on the xbox Dr.eggman bean machine game on sonic mega collection. I was able to win against him a lot cause the game gear had a puzzle mode where you must solve premade setups under specific conditions.

    I was thinking of getting this to play with my brother since he like tetris more, then is be something we both can enjoy together. I want to least be able to play it well by completing story mode.