To celebrate the launch of It’s A Stampede!, every day for the next year I will be presenting a totally informative, yet totally useless fact under the banner heading: ‘On this day in geekdom’.

Yep, that’s 365 facts!

Here’s today’s slice of geekdom…

June 6th – On this day in 1984, Tetris is released. The incredibly addictive, yet incredibly simple game involves the movement of puzzle pieces. Tetris remains one of the best-loved and most iconic video games of all time.

More tomorrow…