Above:The solved cube, showing the pale orange, green and pink sides.
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The skewb is a very solid and satisfying puzzle to play with.
The Skewb is a puzzle that rotates around a 4-axis core. when twisting you
turn exactly half of the cube at one time.
Invented by Tony Durham Uwe Meffert picked it up and marketed it under the name "Pyraminx Cube" until Douglas Hofstadter came up with the name Skewb which was subsequently picked up by Mefferts.
Besides the 3x3x3 it represents the most popular mechanism for shape variants.
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Thank you to the following people for their assistance in helping collect the information on this page: Sandy, that guy there (denny).
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