Antix (video game)

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Designer(s) Dmitry Pavlovsky
Vadim Gerasimov (effects)
Platform(s) Elektronika 60, MS-DOS
Release date(s) 1985
Mode(s) Single-player

Antix is a video game developed by Dmitry Pavlovsky, one of the original developers of the video game Tetris, and realized in 1985.".[1] The game was named Antix by Dmitry, what is short for Antixonix, because it was a version of a game Xonix.

The game has an inverted hidden play field.[clarification needed] It was first developed for the Elektronika 60 and then ported to MS-DOS by Dmitry and Vadim Gerasimov. Xonix was very popular at Dorodnicyn Computing Centre, where Dmitry was a computer engineer, and in Moscow before Tetris was made.


  1. ^ Gerasimov, Vadim. Tetris Story. Accessed December 30, 2007.