Methinks the Onion-like layers of the Little Chop are unreal. That's one beast of a mechanism for a puzzle that's only got 24 outer parts!!!
Pentultimate's another one. You either rely on the 12-layer "Knucklehead" mech, or a buildup of many puzzles (an onion mech):
Megaminx -> Pyraminx Christal/Brillic -> Starminx V1 -> Master Pentultimate -> Pentultimate
BTW, I own a print of Oskar's Big Boulder
If Oskar can "fudge" a square into a pentagon and visa-versa, the pentagon has a centroid angle of 72 while a square has a centroid of 90. The vertex angle of a pentagon is 108, compared to 90 again for the square. Either way you look at it, that is a fudged difference of 18 degrees.
The hexagon has a centroid angle of 60, with an vertex angle of 120. Either way you cut it, that is a difference of only 12 degrees between the fundamental angles of the pentagon and hexagon. Therefore, I reason that it will be considerably easier to "fudge" a Tutt-Minx (with all corners identical and all edges identical) than an Illegal cube, albeit with a lot more parts. Oskar and Lee Tutt will need to collaborate on that one.
The question remains, what is the maximum theoretical difference angle to which a puzzle can be fudged???
If a 30 degree fudge difference can in fact be realized, then the "Illegal Triangular Prism" and "Fully Functional Face-Turning Snub Cube
" may some day come to fruition as well
My Creepy 3D Rubik's Cube Video
Yeah, Uwe is Dalai Lama and Paganotis is mother Teresa of Calcutta.