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Rubik’s Revolution Micro Edition

Rubik's Revolution Micro Edition

Simply put; this is a Micro version of Rubik’s Revolution.To make it even more practical to carry around ;it comes with a sturdy chain attached,so you can clip to a zipper or use for a key chain. The Rubik’s Revolution is a 3″ cube, this Micro version is only a 1 1/2 ” cube,;so it is only one-eighth in size. It is also electronic and the recessed center squares light up;but only in red,where the other version the center squares light up in the same color [Read More...]

Category: All Puzzles, Rotational / Twisty Puzzles

 
 
 

Rubik’s Revolution

Rubik's Revolution

Most people are familiar with the Rubik’s Cube, where by twisting the “squares” they become mixed up and become a very difficult challenge to put back in proper order. However; Rubik’s Revolution is a completely different type of a cube. None of the squares move at all. The center of each side is indented and has a square that can be pushed in. This cube is electronic and the center squares can light up; and by pressing the lit square, it goes out, and a different center square lights up. This is all done by [Read More...]

Category: All Puzzles, Rotational / Twisty Puzzles

 
 
 

Yin & Yang

Yin & Yang

When it comes to describe a mechanical or hand held puzzle there are many things to consider. Beauty is one of those aspects that doesn’t immediately come to mind; but as soon as one sees, and picks up Yin & Yang, it’s absolute beauty is obvious. The Yin is a symbol from Chinese philosophy and art. The female element stands for darkness, cold and death; the male element the source of life and heat. It took great imagination to take this ancient symbol and incorporate it into a puzzle. Being metal, as well as superbly crafted, [Read More...]

Category: All Puzzles, Metal Puzzles

 
 
 

Prison Block Puzzle

Prison Block

If there ever was a tantalizing puzzle, the Prison Block Puzzle has to be it. It has a difficulty of 2 out of 5. It is very solid, made of cast metal, 3″ X 3″ X 1″ thick, and fairly heavy. It consists of a movable bar trapped, with a rotatable “handle”, inside a container. The challenge being to remove the bar or “prisoner”. It seems the bar, though loose, is simply too large to get out; and there seems to be only so much you can do to get it out. I played and jiggled it [Read More...]

Category: All Puzzles, Put together Puzzles

 
 
 

Fifteen Puzzle

Fifteen Puzzle

This 15 Puzzle is one of the all time most popular puzzles right up there with Rubik’s Cube. I have loved puzzles of all kinds ever since I was a kid, over 70 years ago. The 15 Puzzle was probably my first puzzle and it has always challenged, entertained and fascinated me. I have had many, many versions of it over the years. This one by Binary Arts/ThinkFun is one of my favorites for several reasons. It is extremely well made of metal, the tiles slide exceptionally well and do not fall out, and [Read More...]

Category: All Puzzles, Put together Puzzles

 
 
 

The 15 Puzzle

The 15 Puzzle

Whenever you see Jerry Slocum and any of his associates, in this case Dic Sonneveld, involved in something; you can count on it being First Class. This new book, The 15 Puzzle book, is simply delightful for any puzzle lover. They take one of the most common of all puzzles, The 15 Puzzle, and show that it has a background that arguably makes it the most popular puzzle craze of all time. The book is a great read, filled with everything about the puzzle; from its creation, and how it took the whole world by storm. Much of [Read More...]

Category: All Puzzles, Puzzle Books

 
 
 

Fit to a Tee Golf Puzzle

Fit to a Tee

Fit to a Tee Golf Puzzle is a “sister” to The “Fifteen Puzzle” by the same company. They have been around for quite a while. Mine has a date of 2001 and made by Binary Arts; the company is now called ThinkFun. It is made of metal and very solid. The data shows the shipping weight as 2 pounds; but the puzzle is nowhere near that, maybe 1/2 pound at the most; and can easily be carried in the pocket; except for one thing. If you look at the “1 [Read More...]

Category: All Puzzles, Put together Puzzles

 
 
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