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Tetris' history is a complicated mess of Soviet policy and sneaky negotiations

Along with loving video games, I'm also a huge fan of learning the history behind the industry. When I stumbled upon "The Gaming Historian" on YouTube in 2016, I had basically hit the jackpot. I've previously linked to his video on the formation of the ESRB, but his latest video about the creation and distribution of Tetris takes the cake. Practically a feature film in length, this video goes over the humble beginnings of a Russian programmer creating things on his spare time to the heated negotiations done by ELORG vice chairman Nikolai Belikov.
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