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 Post subject: Solar Octahedron (Edge turning octahedron)
PostPosted: Sat Nov 12, 2011 8:21 pm 
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I am not really sure what this one should be called, any suggestions?

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This puzzle is equivalent to Gelatinbrain's 4.3.4, Matt's Toru, and Tanner's E.T.H.A.N.

So I guess this is kind of old hat.

I am actually a little disappointed in how it turned out. There is too much wiggle room for the pieces. The puzzle is however for sale for anyone who may be interested, simply pm me with monetary offers.


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Oops! sorry, I forgot, it is 78mm to an edge, i have no scale for weight.


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 Post subject: Re: Edge turning octahedron
PostPosted: Sat Nov 12, 2011 8:35 pm 
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Wow, Gelatinbrain's 4.3.4 is a beast! Only 3 people solved it so far :shock: Did you attempt it yet?

Congratulations anyways!


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 Post subject: Re: Edge turning octahedron
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Ahhh finally an octahedral ethan :D I'm really glad to see this as it's truly outstanding!!

And almost the same size as the mass produced FTO :)

How about Spiktahedron ? (looks like spikes :P )
or Octacle ? coz it sounds cool and fit it like a dream :)

Congratulations Matthiew :D

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 Post subject: Re: Edge turning octahedron
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Solar octahedron? Meh :? .


But nice work! Look's really cool!

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 Post subject: Re: Edge turning octahedron
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Muffet wrote:
Oops! sorry, I forgot, it is 78mm to an edge, i have no scale for weight.

Thank you for answering before I had a chance of asking.


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 Post subject: Re: Edge turning octahedron
PostPosted: Sun Nov 13, 2011 5:25 am 
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Wow. And even though I saw some of it in the hints of secret ideas threat I hadn't realized that it actually has all the pieces a 24 cube has in the last shell. Insane.
I need a video to see how it turns.

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 Post subject: Re: Edge turning octahedron
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awesome puzzle! are we going to see it revised?

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 Post subject: Re: Solar Octahedron (Edge turning octahedron)
PostPosted: Sun Nov 13, 2011 11:23 am 
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Video has been added to first post, and i explain my thoughts on selling the puzzle up top too.

I decided I like the name solar octahedron. Thanks for all of the suggestions.


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 Post subject: Re: Solar Octahedron (Edge turning octahedron)
PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 12:13 pm 
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Katja wrote:
Wow, Gelatinbrain's 4.3.4 is a beast! Only 3 people solved it so far :shock: Did you attempt it yet?

Congratulations anyways!

I can't even solve a square-1 :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: Solar Octahedron (Edge turning octahedron)
PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 12:59 pm 
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This puzzle looks fantastic! It's a shame about the flaws though. Do you know what you need to do to fix them? I would definitely consider buying a second prototype to do this puzzle justice. :)

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 Post subject: Re: Solar Octahedron (Edge turning octahedron)
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Luke wrote:
This puzzle looks fantastic! It's a shame about the flaws though. Do you know what you need to do to fix them? I would definitely consider buying a second prototype to do this puzzle justice. :)


Almost complete redesign. :roll:

The first and second shell work very well. :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: Solar Octahedron (Edge turning octahedron)
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Muffet wrote:
I can't even solve a square-1
Well, I haven't found a complete solution to the square-one either :lol: This puzzle is essentially an octahedral 24-cube with additional pieces. It's equivalent to gelatinbrain's 3.3.6.


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 Post subject: Re: Solar Octahedron (Edge turning octahedron)
PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 6:20 pm 
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Katja wrote:
This puzzle is essentially an octahedral 24-cube with additional pieces.
Well I think it would be better to call it a octahedral Master 24-Cube.

This puzzle is to the 24-cube what the Master Skewb is to the Skewb.

That said there isn't a hard fast rule for the meaning of "Master". If there were we'd call the 3x3x3 a Master Pocket Cube.

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 Post subject: Re: Solar Octahedron (Edge turning octahedron)
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I had a long think on whether I should call it a master or not. I've seen people in the gelatinbrain thread referring to 3.3.6 as a fat little chop instead of master. But I agree, it's hard to define puzzles at times.


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