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A miniature key chain version of East Sheen's 2x2x2 puzzle.
An official Rubik's Pocket Cube sticker variation featuring Power Rangers characters.
The 1996 OddzOn version.

A Jumbo 2x2x2 promoting Wilkenburger, a German beer company.


The first mass produced bandaged 3x3x3 with only one unbandaged piece.
A knockoff with german package.
This cube stands almost a full 90 mm.

All stickers are reflective with a glitter like surface.
This standard-sized cube is made from grey plastic instead of black and has pastel coloured stickers.
A single hole has been punched out of the center of each sticker.

The third of the three different Ideal 1980 U.S. packages. With a transparent sticker carrying the logo.
Rhetoric question: And why shouldn't they use the same name everyone else used?
Made in the late 1980's. Four special stickers reveal the orientation of their faces.

Arxon's german version.
Official Rubik's Cubes manufactured in the 1990's and 2000's
This 50 mm white plastic cube has painted dots instead of stickers.

Easily the most well known of the Rubik's Cube clones.
This version has a different black box.
A Wonderful Puzzler keychain with normal colours.

This cube is exactly the same size as a standard Rubik's Cube.


Depicts six images of the famous basketball player.
Depicts six members of Marvel's Avengers.
This cube features cartoon-like images of various baby animals.

This appears to be an "assembly cube", like the ones sold by Mefferts.
All diagonal, horizontal and vertical rows add up to 15.
This was apparently part of a McDonalds promotion in the early 80s.

The original red and white English version. "Rubik's Calendar"
A Christmas themed sticker variation.
This key chain sized version has slightly varied graphics, and the sides are arranged differently.

This official Rubik's Promotions cube was presumably made for Deutsche Telekom.


East Sheen's 2002 4x4x4 cube.
ITCs version for the whole world except usa in french package.
Follow up to the Rubik's cube, as shown by its name. Produced in 1982 and 1983 by Ideal Toy Corporation in Korea, Macau and Hong Kong.

Version by Seven towns from 2000.


East Sheen's 2002 5x5x5 cube.
Version by from 2002
Five layered cube

6X6X6 & UP

The first mass produced 6x6x6. A six layered cube.
The first 7x7x7. A seven layered cube.


The deepcut corner turning cube.


This Cube 21 only has 2 colors, one of which is always silver.
All the stickers on this 78 mm modified Skewb are the same reflective golden colour. There is only one solution.
An american based version of the Square-1. It distinguishes itself from the other variants because it was sold in scrambled state.

The logo on this version is written in a different font.
Virtually (if not exactly) identical to the orignial Square-1.
A new challenge to the Square-1 / Cube 21.


A custom built 3x3x3 variation that functions as a 3x3x3.


A 2x2x2 in octahedral form.
A small octahedron-shaped 2x2x2.
Meffert's build-up and truncation of a Skewb into an octahedron.


The official Meffert Tetraminx.


Meffert's version from 1982 with six colours.
Essentially a deeper cut megaminx at heart, the Pyraminx crystal adds a new twist to the classic puzzle.
A dodecahedron build up from a Skewb.


Meffert's 1981 black Blind Man's Pyraminx.
This knock-off measures 52 mm along an edge.
The white 1981 Meffert version.

The black 1981 Meffert version.
The 1981 Tomy version. Most samples came with logo on the yellow face.
A low quality clone, decorated with reflective stickers.

A low quality clone that measures approximately 50 mm along each edge and is decorated with reflective stickers.
A great little Pyramorphix clone.


The Original Toys version.


A beautiful (but simple) puzzle closely related to the Dino Cube!
Version of the Rainbow Cube with fourteen colours.


Probably the most sought after of all Twisty Puzzles which went in mass production.
A Dogic reassembled to have a different colour layout.


Match up the pairs of wedges in the rainbow pattern printed on the puzzle and the package.
This version shows the text "Hockey Puck Puzzle".
One of the numerous variations of the hockey puck puzzle.


Produced with white or black body.
Depicts various circus scenes.

A very nice masterball variant depicting St. George and the dragon.
A Duo Masterball "sticker" variation.
The most colourful and the most widely sought-after of the Masterball variations.

A very low quality 3x3x3 puzzle.
The pink version.
A unique dodecahedral puzzle.

This K-Ball K8 version has a white background body.
K-Ball Swirls design (large and small)

This version shows Simba, Zazu and Rafiki in 3D relief.
This version shows Mufasa, Sarabi, Timon and Pumba in 3D relief.
This version shows Simba, Nala, Banzai, Shenzi and Ed in 3D relief.

Each piece has a unique colour, arrange from lightest to darkest. Functions similar to the Masterball, but with only one vertical slice.
Solve all twelve hexes by matching up the three colours correctly.
One of the spherical Rubiks cubes produced during the original cube craze. A derivative of the Wonderful Puzzler.

This puzzleball features embossed Mickey and Donald characters.
A black globe on a stand with the seven continents in various colours.
This green Masterball features a soccer (aka: football) theme. Can you score a goal?

The rarest of the original Masterballs. Featuring a Tennis-based theme and the writing "Grand Slam" on the top.
The original version with twelve coloured rings.
This version has a faint grey ring connecting the 20 white hexagons.

Each white hexagon depicts a soccer player in this version.
This puzzleball depicts a crude World Cup of Soccer trophy.
World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) Masterball.

Produced in Hungary.


A bumped variant of the Cheese-puzzle. A six segment prism with one layer.


A confusing twelve sided puzzle, closely related to the Megaminx.
This fun custom built puzzle is based on a Pyramorphix / 2x2x2 mechanism.


A 2x2x2 puzzle in the shape of Bart Simpson's head.
A 2x2x2 puzzle in the shape of the head of Darth Maul, the main villain from Star Wars Episode I.
Featuring the Gundam Seed character Strike Gundam GAT X-105 in the power-up version

Notable because of its extruding ears. Pink version.
Notable because of its extruding ears. White version with pointed ears.
A 2x2x2 resembling the namegiving character.

A 2x2x2 puzzle in the shape of Homer Simpson's head.
The first generation of a 2x2x2 with the shape of Mickey Mouse's head.
A 2x2x1 puzzle in the shape of Morph from Disney's Treasure Planet.

A 2x2x2 puzzle with the shape of two characters from Star Wars Episode II.
A 2x2x2 puzzle with the shape of two characters from Star Wars Episode II.
A 2x2x2 puzzle with the shape of two characters from Star Wars Episode II.

A 2x2x2 puzzle with the shape of two characters from Star Wars Episode II.
A 2x2x2 puzzle with the shape of two characters from Star Wars Episode II.
A 2x2x2 puzzle with the shape of two characters from Star Wars Episode II.


Extended version of the normal Crystal 3x3x3.
An attractive little puzzle, possibly related to the legendary Rubik's Cheeze.
Arrange the numbers in the correct order.


Sliding piece puzzle that is harder than you might think.
Six rings of pieces and one moving hole on a puzzle that claims to be a massage ball.
With varying numbers of dots. Could be called "Massage Ball for the Blind".

A mix between the moving hole puzzles and the two-layer UFO puzzles.
This sliding tiles puzzle/calendar/coin bank has a total of 41 tiles arranged in seven columns and six rows.
A new twist to the sliding blocks theme.

A tile-sliding puzzle with the shape and design of a Coca Cola Classic can.
This large, hex-shaped, 6x6 Whip-It type puzzle is about 120 mm tall.
8 billiard balls in a square container. The balls can rotate around the perimeter, or move across the center along one axis.

A tile-sliding puzzle with the shape and design of a Diet Coke can.
This 6x6 puzzle pen apparently advertises Enron.
A tile-sliding puzzle with the shape and design of a Scotch Whisky bottle.

Return the coloured balls to their starting circles.
The solid colour, 2x2x2 version of the Vadasz cube.
The solid colour, 3x3x3 version of the Vadasz cube.

The solid colour, 4x4x4 version of the Vadasz cube.
The rainbow coloured 4x4x4 version of the Vadasz cube.
A sliding blocks puzzle with only edges and corners.

A well-designed 3D movable space puzzle.
One of the more successful puzzles from the original cube craze.
A puzzle lock, an interesting combination between a logic game and a sliding tile game.

Slide the 26 cubes around to solve this puzzle in one of three ways.
A cheap copy of the Backspin.
Six circles each with eight pieces and one hole.

A 30 mm 3x6 Whip-It type puzzle on a necklace chain.
The tile sliding puzzle from the original cube craze.
The 1982 official keychain variant of Missing Link released by Ideal.

A tile-sliding puzzle with the shape and design of a Pepsi can. The sliding is somewhat shifted.
Another variation on the 26 sliding cube theme.
35 balls in 6 colours make up this variation on the popular theme. Made in Japan.

These 140 mm puzzle pens are identical except for their base outer colour and the colour of the missing tile.
A 50 mm 3x6 Whip-It key chain
Organize pieces in rows or columns.

This version promotes RTL, a German television station.
A fun little moving-space puzzle.
A very simple little puzzle.

Burger King's 2 layer Missing Link type of puzzle, used to promote the Spongebob movie.
The rainbow coloured, 3x3x3 version of the Vadasz cube.
Dark green mug with red Klingon symbol on sliding tile puzzle.

This version has a stars & stripes theme.
The sliding blocks puzzle implemented with a Siamese Cube.
This 3x3x3 version is known in at least five differently coloured versions.

This 3x3x3 version is known in at least five differently coloured versions.
This 2x2x2 version was made in at least six differently coloured version.
A difficult modification of the 15 Puzzle.

This 3x6 Whip-It stands approximately 7cm tall.
This 65 mm Whip-It is built around a pencil sharpener.
This 6x6, hex-shaped Whip-It stands 85 mm tall and 40 mm wide (edge to edge).


9 spheres arranged in a 3x3 square. Spin rows and columns to position them in the same orientation.
Arrange the 8 pool balls in numerical order.
A true sequential movement puzzle. The 10 "balls" move around on a non-trivial track.

A strange puzzle with moving marbles that came in two different versions.
Group the four colours to solve this puzzle.
Group the three colours to solve this puzzle.

Move the marbles from one column to the next by tilting and turning. Try to get each column a single colour.
A bead-moving puzzle that came in at least four different versions. The non-english versions have their own entry.
A puzzle similar to the Varikon 3x3x3. It uses marbles instead of moveable cubes.

Modern adaptation of the Hungarian Rings.
The first release. This version had no reset hole. Once pushed, the buttons stay pushed.
Related to the Top Spin puzzle but with 5 numbers to spin instead of 4 and numbers up to 26. Made in Taiwan.

A classical japanese puzzle from the original cube craze. This entry is about the versions with Nintendo-logo.
A ten billion barrel with one layer and 10 beads removed.
This keychain version stands at about 30 mm.

"Just put the numbers in order"... sounds a lot easier than it is!


This version has no markings. Simply solve by colour.
This version has the numbers one through five on each of the six faces.
Four intersecting circles with fourfold symmetry.

Hollow blue "corners" with letter, number and symbol tiles.
A clever, metal, tile-sliding puzzle.
Spin the top/bottom half to mix the satellites, then use the central plunger to flip one, two, three or four satellites over.

An uncommon puzzle produced in Hong Kong.
Twist the fingertips to rotate the four overlapping discs of wedges.
Ten overlapping wheels. Each with six segments.

The tiles slide on three tracks, like the Equator or Hungarian Globe, but the coloured disks (and five tiles) rotate as well.
Rotate the top/bottom half, then spin each half of a sphere to scramble the puzzle.
Milton Bradley version. Organize the 16 pieces into rows.

Tomy version. Organize the 16 thingies into rows.
First of a series of three similar puzzles. The three differ only by the colors of the pieces.
Second of a series of three similar puzzles. The three differ only by the colors of the pieces.

Third of a series of three similar puzzles. The three differ only by the colors of the pieces.
East german puzzle of overlapping disks.
Rubik's 15 (XV) is 2 puzzles in one. Arrange the numbers in sequence 1 to 15. On the other side there is a magic square challenge.

Similar to a King Ring. With touchable symbols.
This version has four wings and eight colours.
This version has three wings and six colours. A version with pink body exists too.

Similar to the Puzzler from Douglas Engel but with 3 circles.
Use two up-down plungers and a left-right plunger to move your ship from one end of the board to another.
Slide the cars and twist the sphere in an effort to park each car beside its matching color spot.

Features a racing car of some sort.
A version of Lotica advertising the Koninklijke Marine aka Royal Dutch Navy
Two overlapping wheels. Promotional version for The Museum Company.

This Mind Maze/Tricky Disky-like puzzle has four wings and eight colours.


Rubiks Magic with Harry Potter depicted during a game of Quidditch.
Not really a twisty puzzle. Somewhat similar to a Rubik's Snake.

Rubik's Magic with three hearts instead of three rings.
A low-quality Rubik's Snake clone.
Approximately 1/7 the size of the original Magic.

Approximately 1/7 the size of the original Magic.
1/4 size of regular magic.
Approximately 1/7 the size of the original Magic.

Approximately 1/7 the size of the original Magic.
Three wings, six colours. A version made for self-advertising.
Fold the magic puzzle into a cube shape complete with a stand.

The 1986 black Matchbox version.
The 1997 red OddzOn version.
The 12 panel, five ring Magic by Matchbox.

Six cubes on one thread rotatable against each other but not exchangeable.
The original version produced by Politoys.
The 1998 OddzOn version.

A day at the beach with the Simpsons.
The 16 panel variant in the Magic series of puzzles.


The cube version of Light's Out.
Electonic, talking, logic puzzle for up to 4 separate players.
A spherical version of Light's Out.


A variation of instant insanity with 4 balls in a frame.
A simple little puzzle that can be solved quite quickly with an exhaustive search.
Arrange the eight cubies into a 2x2x2 cube, matching the colours where cubies meet.

A promotional item for the City of Weston.
A great little puzzle that keep you busy for hours!
Rotate the layers until all rabbits can be seen through the top of the hat when held up to a bright light.

"The World's Knottiest Puzzle."
A 3D tangle-type puzzle with rotating faces
Several smaller pieces slot together. The goal is that each "face" (centred on the square faces) has five unique colors.


Spin the number ring, and twist the ends to flip seven of the thirteen numbers over.
A colourful version of Spin Out, but in a smaller size and the knobs are decorated with elephants.
One extra layer compared to the original Triamid.

Six coloured balls have to be moved in their matching domes.
Point all 18 clocks to 12 to solve.
Arrange the ten pieces by breaking them into two groups and putting them back together again.

Try and remove the inner sliding mechanism, blocked by knobs you can only turn one at a time.
The object of this puzzle is to get all the sliders either in or out. Several stacked and slotted disks inside the puzzle limit the range of movement at each step.


A German solution book for the 3x3x3.
Mathematische Grundlagen Varianten für Suptertüftler
Neue Züge, neue Muster, 3D-Logikspiele. Mit Lösungswegen für Walzenwürfel und Teufelstonne.

So lösen die das Geheimnis des "Rubik's Cube"
Neue Systeme, Muster und Lösungen für den Würfel Mit Tricks, Spielen und Lösungen für den "Puzzler" und die "Zauberschlange"!
Für alle Rubik'schen Wurfel

American edition.
Das komplette Lösungsbuch
Die schnellsteLosung und zahllose Varianten

Strategie zur Lösung
Das Lösungsbuch von Ashwin Belur und Blair Whitaker
Die 5-Sekunden-Lösung Das Geheimnis des Systems Die schönsten Figuren

The Cube - The Ultimate Guide to the World's Best-Selling Puzzle - Secrets, Stories, Solutions
Bantam Books

Came with two different covers.
Teufelstonne - Tower - Trikki 4. So lösen Sie die Geheimnisse der neuen Denkspiele.


Players have to match colored squares in 3 x 3 grids.
Create a row of 3 pegged squares of ONE of your colours - vertically, horizontally or diagonally, on one side of the Cube.
Create a row of 3 pegged squares of ONE of your colours - vertically, horizontally or diagonally, on one side of the Cube.

Two-player game which makes use of a mirror.
"Easy to learn, a challenge to win." (Not to be confused with Rubik's Infinity, which is "easy to learn, a challenge to master"!)
It's a race to make the scrambled "Cube Face"

441 piece jigsaw puzzle.


The 4x4x4s from the cube craze.
Groove version.

Dissection of the V-Cube 5.


Not a book but a set of labels to "solve" the cube.


Bring the numbers in order, Thinkfun released this one in 2005
Version of Lights Out played on a 6x6 grid with some extra features
Key chain version of this wonderfull puzzle

Electronic Version of rush hour by binary arts (now: thinkfun)

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