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 Post subject: List of "playable virtual twisty puzzles"
PostPosted: Sat Dec 29, 2007 12:25 pm 
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Hello everybody, this is a list of "playable virtual twisty puzzles" (other than regular cubes) found over the net :

A fairly extensive collection by Gelatinbrain :
http://users.skynet.be/gelatinbrain/Applets/Magic%20Polyhedra/index.htm
(note : do not miss the "score ranking")
(thanks to sn7221)

A varied collection by Mark Sunter-Storey (tricky disk, backspin, 6 wheels, square-1, Nintendo's barrel, 3x3x2 domino, bandaged cube... + Thinkfun's games...) :
http://www.geocities.com/marksunterstorey/Games/games.html
http://www.geocities.com/marksunterstorey/Flash/6Wheels/6Wheels.swf

Some samples by Multi-User Dimensions Inc. :
http://www.mud.ca/puzzler/JPuzzler/Orbix.html
http://www.mud.ca/puzzler/JPuzzler/Pyramorph.html (not very easy to use)
http://www.mud.ca/puzzler/JPuzzler/JPuzzler.html
(thanks to KKM3)

Raskey #3 :
http://www.demooniak.com/games/files/solution.swf

Hungarian Rings :
http://www.demooniak.com/games/files/119.swf
(note : you can immediatly turn off the music using the button in the bottom left corner)

Some clones of Traffic Jam / Rush Hour :
http://www8.agame.com/mirror/flash/r/rush_hour.swf
http://www.urgames.com/content/rushhour/rushhour.swf
http://sd1914.sivit.org/random_9032/files/1148.swf
http://www.demooniak.com/games/files/81.swf

Tryolux by Olivier Sangala and Mathieu Guillame-Bert :
http://olivier.sangala.free.fr/tryolux.swf

Parking zone :
http://sd1931.sivit.org/random_9032/files/2497.swf

Ball puzzle :
http://sd1914.sivit.org/random_9032/files/642.swf

Rotation :
http://sd1931.sivit.org/random_9032/files/482.swf

Sliding blocks :
http://www8.agame.com/mirror/flash/s/sliding_block_puzzle.swf

Note : in most cases, you can easyly save those programs to your computer in order to play them offline.


Please tell us what other interesting software of this kind do you know (over the net).


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Gelatinbrain's has a fairly extensive list:

http://users.skynet.be/gelatinbrain/App ... /index.htm

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Thank you a lot sn7221 => list updated :)


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There are some at Meffert's here: http://www.mud.ca/puzzler/JPuzzler/JPuzzler.html


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Thank you a lot KKM3 => list updated :)


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 Post subject: Re: List of "playable virtual twisty puzzles"
PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2007 7:33 am 
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Esper48 wrote:
Note : in most cases, you can easyly save those programs to your computer in order to play them offline.
Please tell us what other interesting software of this kind do you know (over the net).

Do Jaapsch's javaScript applets count?
http://www.geocities.com/jaapsch/puzzles/


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If you're interested in sliding blocks, there are a few awesome collections on the internet:

http://johnrausch.com/SlidingBlockPuzzles/credits.htm
http://www.pro.or.jp/~fuji/java/index-eng.html

And now for some more puzzle simulators you may have missed:

http://virtualpolyhedra.googlepages.com/diamond.html (he has megaminx and three other puzzles in addition to the Rubik's Cube)
http://www.tux.org/~bagleyd/puzzles.html (masterball, NxNxN
pyraminx, dino cube, skewb, NxNxN octahedron
http://byrden.com/puzzles/MainFrames.html (lots of puzzles!)

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Happy New Year everyone!

Rob lists links to virtual puzzles. The twisty ones are from Jaap's Puzzle Page, but there is a different link for Rush Hour and also more non-twisty mechanical puzzles.

http://home.comcast.net/~stegmann/virtual-compendium.htm
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There is also David Byrden's site:
http://byrden.com/puzzles/MainFrames.html

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