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 Post subject: Aleh's 2x2x2 Circle Cube
PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2007 5:48 pm 
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Hi,
Here some pictures of my last project:


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2007 5:54 pm 
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Looks cool!!! This sort of reminds me of someone doing the exact same thing to a 4x4x4 but it was only in the center 4 square sort of like yours. What Mech did you use?

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2007 6:07 pm 
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ES 4x4 mech?


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Superman wrote:
ES 4x4 mech?


Yes.


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I found the one that I was thinking of be for.

viewtopic.php?t=7918&start=0

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Could we please see a video?

I could see this done with a Rubik 4x4 mech, but not a ES4 mech... How to the insides turn?


The only reason I would have guessed it was a ES4 mech was the size.

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From the looks of it, I don't think that the centers can turn on their own. I think that they get mixed up as you scamble it because of the way you turn it. This is just a speculation from the picture of it barely turned and the fact that the circular center is in line with the other lower parts of the puzzle. I might be wrong, but that's my guess.

Like so:

[img]http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v338/wmfootball75/DSCF0008.jpg" border="0" alt="Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket]


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If you saw the link above, with the youtube video of the 4x4x4*2x2x2 cube then you would understand how it moves.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evbjEuIE64E

Very ingenious, really.

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I don't think they move the same, but that's just me.

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I still stick with my theorey. Eastsheens just can't move like Rubik's in the center pieces. He might have found a way to, but I don't think that it can happen.


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Very nicely done, Aleh! You do some amazing work.


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Very nice Aleh! I hope it reaches me in time for christmas :P

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 Post subject: Re: Aleh's Circle Cube
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Wow Aleh!

At first I had no idea what I was looking at.
It took a few moments to realise it was made from an East Sheen 4x4x4.

You're such an innovator and you keep amazing me.

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Ooh, preeetty. :)

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video:

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid ... &plindex=0


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Great work Aleh!
I love it! :D
Quite a novelty idea!
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This puzzle puzzles my mind.

I would love to have the chance to play with it sometime.

Any chance we could see some disassembled pictures? I understand if you wish to keep it a secret.

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any chance you'd be making this or the 4x4x5 cube to sell?? :P


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I'm sure they'd go for more than $400 So you probably wouldn't be interested in it, as you noted with your previous post.

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trixter wrote:
any chance you'd be making this or the 4x4x5 cube to sell?? :P


If you want a Lovely high quality puzzle expect to pay to pay a high quality price for the puzzle because it is hand made and not manufactored.

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2007 9:29 pm 
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Very, very nice Aleh!

I was having a hard time picturing it when you described it to me earlier. It turned out quite nice. Excellent stickers as well!

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It seems that certain "circles" turn and some do not, with their respective layers.

That makes the puzzle a lot easier to figure out in terms of how it's built. :P

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Fantastic puzzle as always, Aleh. It took me a little while to figure out how to make that puzzle. And it is a really great use of the ES mechanism.


(agree 100% with Superman)

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Once again, an amazing puzzle! I look forward to seeing what you build next. :wink:

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A 3x3x3 version of this would be an interesting puzzle with some novel aspects, and be a bit less weird, in that its internal movement rules would be quite clear.


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I like it

cogratulations Aleh

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