Super Tetris 2 + Bombliss (SFC)

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Super Tetris 2 + Bombliss
Super Tetris 2 + Bombliss - SFC.jpg
Platform: DGV
Year: 1994
Developer: TOSE Co., Ltd.
This page is for the Super Famicom version of the game. For the Famicom version, see Tetris 2 + Bombliss (FC) and Super Tetris 2 + Bombliss (PC98) for the PC-9801 version.

Super Tetris 2 + Bombliss is a Japanese-exclusive puzzle game developed by TOSE and published by Bullet-Proof Software. Despite the name, the game is not a version of Tetris 2. Instead, it is normal Tetris combined with the game Bombliss, and is a port of the Famicom version by Chunsoft.

Tetris has three modes. Type-A and Type-B are identical to those found in Tetris (NES); marathon and clearing twenty-five lines ranging from heights 0 to 5 respectively. Type-C is similar to Type-A, but garbage blocks fill the bottom of the well every few times a tetromino is placed on the playing field.

Bombliss uses both tetrominos and its own pieces. Most of the pieces are blue, but some are red, which are bombs. The idea is to clear the board completely of pieces. This can be done by combining four red pieces to form a bigger bomb, which has a bigger blast. Making lines won't clear the space, but will strengthen the bomb blast as well.

The game later received a release with the subtitle Gentei Ban (Limited Edition) which featured improved gameplay, graphics, and audio.

The game was slated for release in North America, but was cancelled for unknown reasons. Thor Ackerlund holds the only prototype for it. Despite this, the Japanese version is completely in English, so it is more accessible to those who wish to play it.

Screenshots

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The title screen.

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The main menu.

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Playing Tetris B-Type.

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Clearing the level.

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Game Over.

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Playing a game of Bombliss.

Music

Super Tetris 2 + Bombliss has a nice assortment of music. In fact, the game keeps one huge advantage from the original Famicom version over most other versions of Tetris, in that you can change the music during gameplay by pausing with the Start button and changing the music with the Select button. However, the Super Famicom version contains all original songs, and none of Koichi Sugiyama's scores from the Famicom version were brought over.

To create the music, the composers used TOSE's variant of Nintendo's Kankichi-kun software on a Sony NEWS computer.

Because the audio was remastered for the Gentei Ban, the original version's recording will start with a 1, while the Gentei Ban version starts with a 2. The Gentei Ban version also completely changes the BPS Logo jingle.

It is unknown which composer composed which song, but it is most likely Mitsuhiko Takano composed the Credits music, as it sounds identical to Vs. Mode Results from Tetris 2 (SNES).

Track 10, Bombliss Two Player Mode, was later used in Tetris Blast (GB).

Recording

  1. Normal
  2. Gentei Han
# Title Composer Length Listen Download
101 BPS Logo Unknown 0:04
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102 Super Tetris 2 Logo Mitsuhiko Takano, K4, Dhal-Chan 0:02
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103 Title Screen Mitsuhiko Takano, K4, Dhal-Chan 1:45
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104 Tetris A-Type Mitsuhiko Takano, K4, Dhal-Chan 1:27
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105 Tetris B-Type Mitsuhiko Takano, K4, Dhal-Chan 0:49
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106 Tetris C-Type Mitsuhiko Takano, K4, Dhal-Chan 1:13
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107 Tetris Two Player Mode Mitsuhiko Takano, K4, Dhal-Chan 1:35
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108 Bombliss Contest Mode Mitsuhiko Takano, K4, Dhal-Chan 1:29
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109 Bombliss Puzzle Mode Mitsuhiko Takano, K4, Dhal-Chan 1:23
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110 Bombliss Two Player Mode Mitsuhiko Takano, K4, Dhal-Chan 1:18
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111 Stage Clear Mitsuhiko Takano, K4, Dhal-Chan 0:04
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112 New Record Mitsuhiko Takano, K4, Dhal-Chan 0:01
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113 Try Again Mitsuhiko Takano, K4, Dhal-Chan 0:02
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114 Complete Mitsuhiko Takano, K4, Dhal-Chan 0:07
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115 Credits Mitsuhiko Takano, K4, Dhal-Chan 2:24
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# Title Composer Length Listen Download
201 BPS Logo Unknown 0:06
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202 Super Tetris 2 Logo Mitsuhiko Takano, K4, Dhal-Chan 0:02
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203 Title Screen Mitsuhiko Takano, K4, Dhal-Chan 1:45
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204 Tetris A-Type Mitsuhiko Takano, K4, Dhal-Chan 1:27
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205 Tetris B-Type Mitsuhiko Takano, K4, Dhal-Chan 0:49
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206 Tetris C-Type Mitsuhiko Takano, K4, Dhal-Chan 1:13
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207 Tetris Two Player Mode Mitsuhiko Takano, K4, Dhal-Chan 1:35
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208 Bombliss Contest Mode Mitsuhiko Takano, K4, Dhal-Chan 1:29
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209 Bombliss Puzzle Mode Mitsuhiko Takano, K4, Dhal-Chan 1:23
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210 Bombliss Two Player Mode Mitsuhiko Takano, K4, Dhal-Chan 1:18
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211 Stage Clear Mitsuhiko Takano, K4, Dhal-Chan 0:04
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212 New Record Mitsuhiko Takano, K4, Dhal-Chan 0:02
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213 Try Again Mitsuhiko Takano, K4, Dhal-Chan 0:02
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214 Complete Mitsuhiko Takano, K4, Dhal-Chan 0:07
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215 Credits Mitsuhiko Takano, K4, Dhal-Chan 2:25
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Credits

(Source)

The game's ending can be accessed a few different ways. The game's ending simply shows the credits; interesting for a game developed by TOSE, a company which didn't believe in credits.

Mitsuhiko Takano has been identified as one of the composers, but the identities of K4 and Dhal-Chan are currently unknown. We contacted Mitsuhiko about these aliases, but he did not know who they were. It is likely the composers wrote separately. Also, the Gentei Ban version has the same audio credits.

The BPS logo uses its own sound driver, similar to every other game that uses it, so it is unknown who composed it.

Game Rip

Format

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Audio Devices

The game uses the S-SMP for audio playback. The normal version of the game uses Tose's first variant of Nintendo's Kankichi-kun sound driver. Gentei Ban uses the second variant. The BPS logo, like every other game it's used in, uses its own sound driver.

Releases

  Japan.svg   Japan
Super Tetris 2 + Bombliss - SFC.jpg
Title: スーパーテトリス2+ボンブリス (Super Tetris 2 + Bombliss)
Platform: Super Famicom
Released: 1992-12-18
Publisher: Bullet-Proof Software
  Japan.svg   Japan
Super Tetris 2 + Bombliss Gentei Ban - SFC.jpg
Title: スーパーテトリス2+ボンブリス 限定版 (Super Tetris 2 + Bombliss: Limited Edition)
Platform: Super Famicom
Released: 1994-01-21
Publisher: Bullet-Proof Software
  Japan.svg   Japan
Super Tetris 2 + Bombliss (Reprint) - SFC.jpg
Title: スーパーテトリス2+ボンブリス (Super Tetris 2 + Bombliss (Reprint))
Platform: Super Famicom
Released: 1997-12-20
Publisher: Bullet-Proof Software
  Japan.svg   Japan
Super Tetris 2 + Bombliss Gentei Ban (Reprint) - SFC.jpg
Title: スーパーテトリス2+ボンブリス 限定版 (Super Tetris 2 + Bombliss: Limited Edition (Reprint))
Platform: Super Famicom
Released: 1997-12-20
Publisher: Bullet-Proof Software

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