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 Post subject: Ghost Cube
PostPosted: Thu Jan 01, 2009 12:37 am 
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Here is another puzzle that was mentioned in the DCD posts.

I think this may be the most difficult 3x3x3 mod ever made. In fact, it took over an hour to properly assemble the puzzle!
This puzzle will be available for sale in the near future, but the details are secret for now.

The puzzle will be white with black stickers, but enjoy the pictures of the black with gold stickers as a special new years treat.


Enjoy the pictures!
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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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Looks great once again. :D Looking forward to seeing the white cube with black stickers.


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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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Another fantastic cube! I love the gold.


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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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i'm loving all these new 3x3x3 mods that are being made! :D this one is the best lol

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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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Very cool! Although I think I prefer the look of one that has no stickers at all, like the white one. :P


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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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In the second picture I can see the 3x3 in it, but in the others, particular moves seem to be blocked. Does the cube in "solved" state have slices turned 45 degrees or so? That would be my guess at least. I love how it looks, great job.

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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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Puzzlemaster42 from 3x3x3 mod - master part files. (Catalog Added 9/20) wrote:
I also plan on designing a full (26 different pieces) mod of some kind. I want it to be original and interesting, not just a modification of an existing concept...



is this the puzzle you were talking about?
or do i have to wait more???

BTW this is AWESOME!!!!


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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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That's a very weird 3x3x3. I'm looking forward to owning one.

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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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Very cool mod. :D

It looks like there is a partial turn on one of the faces in addition to the mech being tilted in a different direction?

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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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that looks awsome, are any of the inner 3x3 layeers turned to a certain degree inside the cube shape?

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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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And thus the Fisher's Golden Cube's brother is born...Great job on the design!

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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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it seems that from the solved position, not all axes are "turnable" some are skewed and then reformed into cube shape

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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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I think it looks fantastic even without stickers :)


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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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Just from looking at it.. am I correct in thinking that in its solved state, this cube can only be turned in one dimension?
i.e. is the solve state actually made from a misaligned regular 3x3x3? and one needs to (mis)align this cube on that one dimension to be able to move it in the others ?


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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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You don't even have to sticker it, It looks so nice without.

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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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Another Ghost Cube! Stickered at the SF meetup today. :)

More details to come...

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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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OOOOO!!! looks beautiful in black and white. :shock:


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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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All I have to say is... :O

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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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It was stickered right before me too! It is a pretty cool cube.

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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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Wow, that looks amazing! I can't wait to see the rest of the pics. I see Drew's ET made a cameo in that pic too :)

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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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Adam, your fourth photo reminds me of some patterns seen on the footpaths, walls, and stairs of my island! :D

http://www.kastellorizo.org/megisti/200 ... i_2769.JPG
http://www.kastellorizo.org/megisti/200 ... o_2752.JPG
http://www.kastellorizo.org/megisti/200 ... a_2778.JPG
http://www.kastellorizo.org/megisti/200 ... s_2897.JPG
http://www.kastellorizo.org/megisti/200 ... a_2231.JPG

Now I want one too!!!

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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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are you ever going to release the builing details, or is this a closely-kept secret? :D

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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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muzakman wrote:
are you ever going to release the builing details, or is this a closely-kept secret? :D

well, its a 3x3 just skewed along the axes and misaligned

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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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Great job! I'd love to have this one and try to solve it !


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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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In the video description it says "There will be a small mass production soon."

Is that still the plan and how would it be done?


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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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Wow.. I absolutely love this. It's insane.


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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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I want this.

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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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LOL :lol: Bump.... :roll:


Check out this thread.
A better comment/question would be when is the link on the first post of that thread going to get restocked?

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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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More puzzles coming soon. The Petaminx took a lot of time, but that just had to be done...

For everyone wondering where this puzzle got the name "Ghost Cube", check out the attached 3D PDF.


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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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So, why aren't there any transparent ones?

If I had one, I'd definitely make molds and make a transparent one, just for me.

But no way would I destroy the masters, I'd be using a real ghost cube! :lol:

Anyway, if anyone does this, pictures are GREATLY needed.

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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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Could someone take a screenshot of the PDF?

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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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Danny Devitt wrote:
Could someone take a screenshot of the PDF?

here you go


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Here's another one

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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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Thank you Andrew and Georges.

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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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If somone could get something totally invisible, this would be like a million times harder.

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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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Mefferts should make these! i want one sooo bad

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kolorblindartist wrote:
Mefferts should make these! i want one sooo bad

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 Post subject: Re: Ghost Cube
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When I saw the black one with white stickers the first thing that popped into my mind was "this should be called the phantom cube." :)


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monkeyman wrote:
When I saw the black one with white stickers the first thing that popped into my mind was "this should be called the phantom cube." :)

Technically, phantom cube has already been taken 8-)

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