The Jury’s Grand Price Winner of the Nob Yoshigahara Puzzle Design Competition is the Void Cube designed by Katsuhiko Okamoto.
The first thing you will notice is that there are no center cubes. Goal of Void Cube is to scramble the Void Cube, and then restore all faces, like Rubik’s Cube. In some cases, it will appear that there is no solution to this cube; it is a second puzzle to figure why this happens.
The cube is made of ABS resin. Happy Puzzling!
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At the website of World Cube Association you can find all official results of the 4th World Rubik’s Cube Championship held last weekend in Budapest, Hungary.
For all events you can find at the website the results of this years competition; Rubik’s Cube (4x4x4 Cube, 5x5x5 Cube, 2x2x2 Cube, 3x3x3 blindfolded, 3x3x3 one-handed, 3x3x3 with feet), Rubik’s Magic, Rubik’s Master Magic, Megaminx, Pyraminx, Square-1, Rubik’s Clock, 4x4x4 blindfolded, 5x5x5 blindfolded and 3x3x3 multi blind. Happy Puzzling!
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This is not a puzzle, but a puzzle related puzzle weblog entry.
At website dumpr.net you can upload your own picture or select a picture from Flickr. After a view seconds you will see a 3D picture of a Rubik’s Cube with your picture shown at the three sides of the Rubik’s cube in 3D. Happy Puzzling!
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Object for solving Rubik’s Cube is the same as the original one but for th 4×4 there are more. This means there are more possibilities and thus more difficult to solve.
I was surprised it was very easy to rotate a side of the cube, but at several website I read that this is just temporaty and that the 4×4 will [Read More...]
KISS Rubik’s Cube Coming This Fall. According to a posting on KISS’ official web site, a new KISS Rubik’s Cube will be released later this fall by KISS licensee Rabbit Tanaka. The KISS Rubik’s Cube features the solo faces artwork along with the KISS logo and icon images.
According to Wikipedia, Rubik’s Cube (commonly misspelled Rubix, Rubick’s or Rubics Cube) is a mechanical puzzle invented in 1974 by the Hungarian sculptor and professor of architecture Erno Rubik. Originally called the Magic Cube by its inventor, this puzzle was renamed Rubik’s Cube by Ideal Toys in [Read More...]
After the detail instructions how to “Build your own Magnetic Rubik’s Dice Cube”, you can now also find a detailed instruction at Instructables dot com on how to Build Your Own 2×2 Magnetic Dice Cube.
Next to the detailed instructions and pictures you can also read the story behind creating this 2×2 magnetic dice cube and all problems encountered including the solution to solve these problems. Enjoy reading and if you are a real DIY’er maybe you can try to build a 2×2 magnetic dice cube [Read More...]
Finally added last weekend Rubik’s Delta Ball to my collection after writing about the Rubik’s Delta Ball puzzle some weeks ago.
Rubik’s Delta Ball is the latest in the Rubik’s puzzle Range which started with Rubik’s Cube more than 25 years ago. Rubik’s Delta Ball is invented by Marc Wittevrongel and his son from Belgium Rubik’s Delta Ball has sold under the Jumbo brand.
At this moment Rubik’s Delta ball is available in parts of Europe but also in the Oakland USA (thanks to Derrick). Retail price is around 13 Euro (approx. US$ 20).
Rubik’s [Read More...]