With the feel of Bejewelled Blitz, this vibrant and colorful new gem game is sure to enhance your collection. You’ll find the entire game is set up with an Ancient Egypt look and feel adding even more fun to play time. The rules are basic and easy to grasp right away. Match up three like gems on the screen to eliminate a row or column before time runs out. If you match four a bonus gem will appear. The goal is to bring all the mosaic tiles to the bottom row before you run out of time. When playing in [Read More...]
This Mechanical Puzzle Correspondent is reporting on the world’s greatest mechanical puzzle: The Lotus Table by Kagen Schaefer.
It’s not the hardest. But for a variety of reasons: craftsmanship, design, size and all around coolness, it is simply a masterpiece that will be in a museum one day.
I have some bad news: you cannot purchase this puzzle because they are all sold out. However, you can buy my article on it. Strangely, the August issue is on sale now. Don’t ask me why. Suffice it to say, the September issue will soon replace it. So hurry.
GAMES Magazine can [Read More...]
Hanayama has produced some of the most interesting, well made and beautiful, hand held puzzles in recent years. Of all the ones I have or have seen; Cast Loop is one of the best from the point of beauty and simplicity. Its simplicity doesn’t mean that it is too simple, rather that has great simple, beautiful design. As to its degree of difficulty, it is at the low end of the scale; but that only adds to it being a puzzle that just about everyone who sees it will not be intimidated and want to try to take it [Read More...]
In this video Kenneth goes away from his traditional showcasing of twisty puzzles and reviews a puzzle by Oskar van Deventer. The puzzle is Cast O’Gear. This is quite a well made and fun puzzle as he mentions.
You can purchase the Cast O’Gear puzzle at Puzzle Master.
Thank you Kenneth for allowing us to use your videos. If you would like to see more of Kenneth’s videos, go to Kenneth’s Youtube Channel.
Copyright (c) 2013, Kenneth Brandon
The Rack Puzzle is an excellent puzzle that will challenge without being intimidating. It is very well made of heavy “stainless steel” wire ,strong,durable nylon cord and bright wooden balls. It should stand up to lots of use,and is virtually impossible to break without applying unusual force. As a matter of fact,hardly any force at all is required to remove the balls and cord. It is just as challenging to replace it ,once you have gotten it off. As with many “disentanglement puzzles” like this,a further challenge can be had by trying to solve it [Read More...]
3D Printing has become a big hit with the puzzle community. What could be better then having an idea for a puzzle and printing it out on your printer? Here Oskar talks about his latest puzzles called French Fries and LayerByLayer, a 3D printing company.
You can get the 3D Printable version at LayerByLayer.
Thank you Oskar for allowing us to use your videos. If you would like to see more of Oskar’s videos, go to Oskar’s Youtube Channel.
Copyright (c) 2013, M. Oskar van Deventer.
CandyCanes Games offers you its latest installment of fun, lively puzzle games with Fling! Over one year of development was used to bring you 10,000 unique puzzles, assuring you that no two puzzles you will come across on this brain adventure will ever be quite the same. Like the childhood game of king of the mountain, push and fling your fur balls at one another and knock them off the edge until only one fur ball is left standing.
This adorable puzzle game allows you to play at your own pace and will automatically track your progress and stats, [Read More...]