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Author Topic: The Making of The Petaminx - Rubik's Cube Cubed and Made by Insane People  (Read 10451 times)

mouser

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Dear lord.. this is real.  Personally i think this planet is not good enough to deserve the people who have what it takes to create stuff like this.

Just to *assemble* it before you can play with it:
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The puzzle has 975 individual parts.
Each face has 101 stickers, making a total of 1212 stickers.
20 hours on masters and molds.
12 hours casting parts.
30 hours cleaning up parts and sanding (!!)
7 hours assembling all 975 parts
6 hours stickering.


Creator of the puzzle originally posted the designs and discussion here: http://twistypuzzles...0&hilit=petaminx
WARNING: please do not view this if you have a weak heart or are easily confused.



from http://www.ohgizmo.com/
« Last Edit: March 03, 2009, 12:49:40 PM by mouser »

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I want one of those!!!

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We are doomed.  :(

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Well, at least I don't have to feel bad anymore when I can't solve one of those.

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We should be grateful Andrew Cormier confines such genius to the creation of puzzles.

Imagine what else a mind like that would be capable of building if it ever got pissed off about something.

:tellme:



« Last Edit: March 03, 2009, 06:36:02 PM by 40hz »

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holy crap! I can't even solve the regular 3x3x3 cube. I would hate to try solving that one :o
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holy crap! I can't even solve the regular 3x3x3 cube. I would hate to try solving that one :o

I can handle 3x3x3, except for the final 2-3 blocks sometimes, same with 4x4x4 or theoretically 20x20x20 or 100x100x100 (I still would only have troubles with those last 2-3 blocks)...

But when you get into a shape like this puzzle is, I completely lose my abilities for 3 dimensional thought.  :huh:

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Oh... my... god.

Has the universe imploded yet?
- carpe noctem

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youtube attempt#1
pentamix
 - no results found -
youtube attempt #2
pentaminx
 - no results found -

I'm thinking my chances of solving this are not exceptionally good. :mad:

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We should be grateful Andrew Cormier confines such genius to the creation of puzzles.

Imagine what else a mind like that would be capable of building if it ever got pissed off about something.

Ever see the movie Cube? Imagine if it was one of these.  :stars:


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Oh... my... god.

Has the universe imploded yet?
petamotivator.jpgThe Making of The Petaminx - Rubik's Cube Cubed and Made by Insane People

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Haha, great one :D
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My God. What hath Man wrought?
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Daniel in Tulsa
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Edvard, lol, nice one  ;D