Hello and welcome to the Early Access of Stacks

This is a free and early build of Stacks for you all to try, share, and (hopefully) provide feedback on so we can make a better game! This will be an ever changing build so we encourage you to bookmark this page and come back periodically to see what new changes we've added!


While possible to play directly in the browser, the game performs much better if downloaded and ran right on your computer.

Game Description

Place uniquely shaped pieces to raise the level of the tiles on the board. Create lines of tiles on the same level to clear them and score points. The higher the level, the higher the points you earn! But watch out, if you're not careful and strategic, you could back yourself into a corner and then its "Game Over"!

Supported Controls:

  • Keyboard & Mouse
  • Gamepad Controller (ex: Xbox controller, PlayStation Controller, etc)

Provide Feedback

You can very easily leave us any feedback (positive or negative) at the Google Form link here!

Found a bug?

Let me know in the `#bug-reporting` channel of my Discord! (Feel free to just stop by to say "Hi" as well ;))

Mailing List

If you happen to have gotten here from a friend's referral and want to join our mailing list yourself, you can do that here!

Get in touch

Twitter: @StacksTheGame

Discord: Join!

Recent Changes

version 0.17.4

We want to make Stacks the best game we can! In order to do that we had to take a step back on things...

  • Simplified and streamlined
    • We striped out all the "work-in-progress" modes for Stacks and are focusing on the "arcade" mode for the time being
      • This allows us to get the most focused feedback so as to more quickly improve the game
  • We've ditched the idea of launching on mobile (for now)
    • Again, only focusing on desktop/web for now allows us to really make Stacks as good as it can be. Once we're ironed out all the details we'll consider mobile again as players give feedback
  • Extended controls
    • While gamepad controls are more-or-less unchanged, we've expanded on keyboard & mouse controls
      • You'll find more UI buttons to perform actions if using keyboard & mouse (rotate, hold, pause), but we tuck those away if playing with a gamepad so as to keep the game a simple and clean as possible!
      • With the new control scheme you can now use keyboard & mouse however it suites you best. Example...
        • Only Mouse
        • Only Keyboard
        • Keyboard for rotating, mouse for placement
        • Etc...

Development log

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