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Update (01/12/2007) :
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I've added one item to my collection and i am now looking for "Bedlam / Soma cubes" :
- Tetris Cube (red-yellow-bleu version) (although it is not a "twisty puzzle" but a 3d-puzzle)

Update (14/10/2007) :
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I've added three items to my collection :
- Dream-Ball (six colors version : red, green, blue, white, yellow, orange)
- Thinkfun's Pete's pike
- Hanayama Cast "Quartet"

Update (15/09/2007) :
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I've added one item to my collection :
- Rubik's Revolution (although it is not a "twisty puzzle", nor even a puzzle at all)

Update (29/06/2007) :
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I've added three items to my collection :
- Rubik's Triamid
- Rubik's Magic Harry Potter
- ThinkFun's Subtrax

Update (25/06/2007) :
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I've added one item to my collection :
- Rubik's Delta Ball (aka Rubik's Brain Racker)

End of updates.


Here is my collection from ORLEANS in FRANCE (a town of countryside with a population of more than 250,000 inhabitants).

Coming soon : more detailed list and more description for each item. Please be patient...

Those that i prefer : 2x2x2 Darth Maul's Head, Rashkey 3, Skweb, Square 1 / Cube 21, The Orb

Others that gave me lots of fun : all Rubik's Magic, Pyraminx and Tetraminx, Skweb Ultimate, Rubik's Tangle

Those that i have not yet achieved : 4x4x4 / Master Cube, 5x5x5 / Professor Cube, Clock, Impossiball, Magic 12, Megaminx, Pakovalec, Rubik's Rabbit / Rubik's Hat

The oldest in my collection (in order of apparition): 3x3x3, Ivory Tower / Tower of Babylon, Pyraminx, Whip-it, Orbix, Missing Link

Please note those following items that are in my collection but not in this website :

- Brainstring (from "Spirid" / "Recent Toys")
- CMetrick II (from "elogicIQ")
- Crossteaser (from "Spirid" / "Recent Toys")
- Custom Black Hole (made from a "RTL Magic Jack")
- Delta Ball aka Brain Racker (from "Rubik's" / "Jumbo")
- Doolorinth (black and hardest version from "Cortoys")
- Double Tangram (from "Rubik's")
- Pakovalec
- Planets (from "Recent Toys")
- Sudoku (from "Rubik's")
- .../...

- many brainteasers and games from "ThinkFun" (formerly "Binary Arts") : Amaze, City Puzzle, Fifteen Puzzle, FlipSide, Gordian's Knot, Hoppers, Leaping Lizards, Lunar Lockout, Metro, Mini Fifteen Puzzle, Raging Rapids, Railroad Rush Hour, River crossing I, River crossing II, Roadside Rescue, Rush Hour, Rush Hour 2 (card set), Rush Hour 3 (card set), Rush Hour 4 (card set), Safari Rush Hour, Spiderman City Crossing, Square by square, Stormy Seas, Subtrax, Tip Over...

- various brainteasers from "Damert", "Smart" and "Spirid"...

- many metal brainteasers from "Hanayama Cast Puzzles" : Amour, Baroq, Chain, Cuby, Dolce Vita, Duet, Elk, Enigma, Heart, Labyrinth, L'Oeuf, News, O'Gear, Quartet, Radix, Ring I, Ring II, Spiral

- several metal brainteasers from "Oskar van Deventer"

- many wooden brainteasers (most are from "Arjeux"...)

- various electronic games like "Simon", "Super Simon", "Rubik's Revolution"...

- many games like "Tantrix", "Trax"...

- several cheap and easy brainteasers : "Third Dimension II", "Curious Cross", "Tut's Tomb"

To be continued...


2X2X2

Rubik's Mini Cube The 1996 OddzOn version.

3X3X3

Bandaged Cube The first mass produced bandaged 3x3x3.
Glitter Magic Cube All stickers are reflective with a glitter like surface.
Glitter Magic Cube Key Chain This low quality key chain sized cube has glittering stickers. It is the standard key chain size, but has neither an attached chain nor a hole where one used to be.

Magic Cube II Another "Magic Cube" knock-off.
Rubenking Cube An attractive sticker variation with confusing properties.

Rubik's Cube (OddzOn) Official Rubik's Cubes manufactured in the 1990's and 2000's
Rubik's Cube (US packaging II) Historically, my very first brainteaser.
Small Black Cube This 29mm cube with round stickers is key chain size, but has no key chain attachment.

Tiled Cube 48mm This tiled cube stands 48mm high, including the thickness of the tiles (approximately 1mm each).
White Cube This 5cm white plastic cube has painted dots instead of stickers.

3X3X3 (PICTURE)

Maze Cube (3x3x3) A 3x3x3 custom sticker variation, filled with mathematical considerations, which shows a single closed loop line on it.
Rubik's Perpetual Calendar - French French version. "Cube Calendrier Universel"

4X4X4

Master Cube Meffert's 1999 version.
Rubik's Master Cube (French) ITCs version for the whole world except usa in french packaging.

5X5X5

Rubik's 5x5x5 2002 Rubiks.com edition.
Ultimate, Rubik's Wahn, Master Revenge Invented by Udo Krell. Produced in Hong Kong.

CUBE (SHAPE PRESERVING)

Skewb (aka: Pyraminx Cube) The skewb is a very solid and satisfying puzzle to play with.

CUBE (SHAPE CHANGING)

Cube 21 - Original Edition One of my prefered brainteasers ; European version of the Square-1.
Cube 21 - Silver Edition This Cube 21 only has 2 colors, one of which is always silver. The second colour can be any of the other five Original Edition colours: blue, orange, green, yellow, red.

OTHER EIGHT-SIDED

Tetraminx The official Meffert Tetraminx.

DODECAHEDRON

Megaminx Meffert's six colour 1982 version. Roughly 31 mm along an edge.
Skewb Ultimate (aka: Pyraminx Ball) A dodecahedron build up from a Skewb.

FOUR

Pyraminx (Meffert 1981) Historically, my third brainteaser ; the white 1981 Meffert version.
Pyraminx (rounded corners) The black 1981 Meffert version.
Pyramorphix A 2x2x2 in shape of a tetrahedron.

Rubik's Triamid Arrange the ten pieces by breaking them into two groups and putting them back together again.

FOURTEEN

Rainbow Cube - 14 Colour Fourteen colour edition of the Rainbow Cube.

SPHERE

3D Creative Puzzleball Produced with white an black body.
Duomaster Masterball The simplest of the Masterball variations.
Geomaster Masterball (aka: Rainbow) The most colourful and the most widely sought-after of the Masterball variations.

Impossiball (aka: Incrediball) A unique dodecahedral puzzle.
K-Ball 8 (Yellow background) This K-Ball K8 version has a yellow background body.

Magic Ball (aka: Rubik's Sphere) - 58mm One of the spherical Rubiks cubes produced during the original cube craze. A derivative of the Wonderful Puzzler.
Rubik's World A black globe on a stand with the seven continents in various colours.
Worldmaster Masterball World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) Masterball.


STAR

Alexander's Star A confusing 12 sided puzzle, closely related to the Megaminx.

HEADS & OBJECTS

Darth Maul Head One of my prefered brainteasers ; a 2x2x2 puzzle in the shape of Darth Maul's head.

MOVING HOLE

Back Spin / Loophole A mix between the moving hole puzzles and the two-layer UFO puzzles.
Lockout (aka Puzzle Lock) An interesting combination between a logic game and a sliding tile game.
Missing Link Probably the most popular tile sliding puzzle ever.

Puzzle Pen This 14cm 6x6 puzzle pen with no advertising
RTL Magic Jack This version promotes RTL, a German television station.
Spongebob 2x4 Burger King's 2 layer Missing Link type of puzzle, used to promote the Spongebob movie.

Whip-It (3 layers) Historically, my fourth brainteaser ; this 3x6 Whip-It stands approximately 7cm tall.
Whip-It Key Chain A 52mm 3x6 Whip-It key chain

MOVING MARBLES

Ivory Tower Historically, my second brainteaser ; aka : Tower of Babel / Babylon
Magic 8 Group the three colours to solve this puzzle.
Orb (aka: Orb-It) A bead-moving puzzle that came in at least four different versions.

Screwball (Natural) Four rings of eight balls each.
Ten Billion Barrel An impossibly hard ball moving puzzle.

MOVING TILES

Chromosix Colour Ball (aka: Cromoball, Mystic I.Q. Ball) This version has no markings. Simply solve by color.
Equator (aka: I.Q. Ball) Hollow blue "corners" with letter, number and symbol tiles.
Rashkey 1 First of a series of three similar puzzles. The three differ only by the colors of the pieces.

Rashkey 2 Second of a series of three similar puzzles. The three differ only by the colors of the pieces.
Rashkey 3 One of my prefered brainteasers (it can be done using only one hand) ; third (and hardest) of three similar puzzles. From Germany. Also similar to the Puzzler series.
Tricky Disky This version has four wings and eight colours.


SIAMESE & FUSED

Rubik's Triamese Cube The Rubik's Triamese Cube® is constructed out of 3 original 3x3 Rubik's Cubes®. From the Duane Cash Cube Collection.

FOLDING

Rubik's Magic (Matchbox) My version is a Matchbox grey version (same colors that Rubik's Master Magic).
Rubik's Magic (OddzOn) The 1997 red OddzOn version.

Rubik's Master Magic The 12 panel, five ring Magic by Matchbox.
Rubik's Snake Black and white version
Rubik's Snake Red and white version


ELECTRONIC

Orbix One of my prefered brainteasers ; a spherical version of Lights Out.

PATTERN MATCHING

Rubik's Rabbit (aka: Rubik's Hat) Rotate the layers until all rabbits can be seen through the top of the hat when held up to a bright light.
Rubik's Tangle "The World's Knottiest Puzzle."

OTHER MECHANISMS

Elephant Out Try and remove the inner sliding mechanism, blocked by knobs you can only turn one at a time. Like Spin Out, but the size is smaller and the knobs shows elephants.
Rubik's Clock Point all 18 clocks to 12 to solve.
Spinout Blue sliding tiles with grey background ; try and remove the inner sliding mechanism, blocked by knobs you can only turn one at a time.


BOOKS


GAMES

Rubik's Magic Strategy Game "Easy to learn, a challenge to win." (Not to be confused with Rubik's Infinity, which is "easy to learn, a challenge to master"!)
Rubik's Race It's a race to make the scrambled "Cube Face"


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