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 Post subject: Krystian's Pyramid by OSKAR
PostPosted: Sat Oct 29, 2011 7:52 am 
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Hi Twisty Puzzles fans,

Krystian's Pyramid is a shape-mod of Krystian's Twist by Krystian Wilisowski. By turning this crazy jumbling puzzle into a pyramid, the shape is easier to understand. Moreover, one can see the orientation of the four corners, which gives a (false?) sense of direction. Krystian's Pyramid looks like it belongs on the top of a christmas tree. This twisty puzzle turns around three axes. Apart from doctrinaire moves, it also has a fascinating seven-move jumbling sequence.

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P.S. I have also made some nice non-twisty puzzles recently.
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 Post subject: Re: Krystian's Pyramid by OSKAR
PostPosted: Sat Oct 29, 2011 8:31 am 
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Great work really look's nice :wink: .

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 Post subject: Re: Krystian's Pyramid by OSKAR
PostPosted: Sat Oct 29, 2011 10:01 am 
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Are the pieces of Krystian's Twist interchangeable with those of Krystian's Pyramid? Or is Krystian's Pyramid smaller? I ask as I was expecting Krystian's Pyramid to be more expensive on Shapeways but Krystian's Twist is actually a few bucks more even though its corners are truncated.

Nice, I really like this one.
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 Post subject: Re: Krystian's Pyramid by OSKAR
PostPosted: Sat Oct 29, 2011 10:03 am 
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Great work Oskar! Over the past few weeks of seeing this I have been tempted to hand over the cash for this one. Certainly one of my favourites from you. :D

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 Post subject: Re: Krystian's Pyramid by OSKAR
PostPosted: Sat Oct 29, 2011 12:22 pm 
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wwwmwww wrote:
Or is Krystian's Pyramid smaller?
Smaller. I typically normalize the volume of my puzzles to the volume of a classic Rubik's Cube.

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 Post subject: Re: Krystian's Pyramid by OSKAR
PostPosted: Sat Oct 29, 2011 6:47 pm 
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It looks much nicer as a pyramid! :)

...But, may I make a comment? If you were to present this puzzle to someone for mass production (and I hope you do!), I think having the top piece flat (i.e. making it a triangular frustum instead of a tetrahedron) would be a little more practical. It'd look cool too!


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 Post subject: Re: Krystian's Pyramid by OSKAR
PostPosted: Sat Oct 29, 2011 7:40 pm 
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Great puzzle! The jumbling is really mind-boggling!
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If you were to present this puzzle to someone for mass production (and I hope you do!), I think having the top piece flat (i.e. making it a triangular frustum instead of a tetrahedron) would be a little more practical. It'd look cool too!

You could even call it "Frustrum Frustration", or something like that....

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