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This is some "Twisty Puzzles" part of my collection. My full collection has it's own website "Extremely Puzzing" that can be found via:
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2X2X2

2x2x2 Magic Puzzle Keychain A miniature key chain version of East Sheen's 2x2x2 puzzle.
Monster High Cube A merchandising cube for the fashion doll franchise "Monster High School".
Rubik's Mini Cube (aka Pocket Cube) The 1998 OddzOn version.

Rubik's Perplexus Hybrid A 2x2x2 with parts of a marble labyrinth in it.
Screw 2x2x2 Screw 2x2x2 is a simplified version of the Screw Cube

3X3X3

Bandaged Cube The first mass produced bandaged 3x3x3 with only one unbandaged piece.
Crazy 3x3x3 Plus Cube - Jupiter A Crazy 3x3x3 where some of the six circles move together with the surrounding layer and some not.
Crazy 3x3x3 Plus Cube - Mercury A Crazy 3x3x3 where some of the six circles move together with the surrounding layer and some not.

Fused cube A bandaged cube reimplementing one half of the Fused Cubes.
Latch Cube A 3x3x3 with innovatively restricted movements.

Rubik's Cube (OddzOn) Official Rubik's Cubes manufactured in the 1990's and 2000's
Rubik's Cube Key Ring The 1998 OddzOn packaging.
Special 2x2x2 One of the most trivial bandaged cubes.

Two-Faced Cube A 3x3x3 with stickers covered with lenticular lenses. Whether it looks solved depends on the view angle.
Void Cube A 3x3x3 with a hole through the center.


3X3X3 (PICTURE)

Avengers 3x3x3 Depicts six members of Marvel's Avengers.
Keyboard 3x3x3 Cube A standard 3x3x3 with keyboard keys attached. It is available in different colours. A bandaged version also exists.

4X4X4

211x211x4 A bandaged 4x4x4 variation that defies naming conventions.
2x3x4 (bandaged 4x4x4) A bandaged 4x4x4 variation that functions exactly like the Wall Cube, but is solved in a slightly different configuration.
3x3x4 (bandaged 4x4x4) A bandaged 4x4x4 variation that tries to simulate a 3x3x4.

3x4x4 (bandaged 4x4x4) A bandaged 4x4x4 variation that tries to simulate a 3x4x4.
Bandaged Revenge #3 Appears to have some mechanical similarity to the Square-1. Also very similar to the Slim Tower cuboid (2x2x3), only with a middle slice bandaged.
Crazy 4x4x4 The first 4x4x4 with circles. It exposes the theoretical inner 2x2x2.

Crazy 4x4x4 II The next logical step after the Crazy 4x4x4. A very clever implementation of the Super Crazy 4x4x4.
Crazy 4x4x4 III The third 4x4x4 with circles on all six sides. The circles are larger as in the first two variants.
Rubik's Master Cube (French) ITCs version for the whole world except usa in french package.

Rubik's Revenge (ITC) 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.
Super 4x4x4 A sticker variant of the 4x4x4. Compared with the traditional stickering scheme the face pieces are distinguishable.
Wall Cube (Burr Cube) A bandaged 4x4x4 variation that looks like a brick wall.


5X5X5

5x5x5 Magic Puzzle East Sheen's 2002 5x5x5 cube.

6X6X6 & UP

Mini 6x6x6 A small 6x6x6 with a mechanisms that does not infringe ther Verdes patent but the package itself claims it is not suitable for speedsolving.
V-CUBE 6 The first mass produced 6x6x6. A six layered cube.
V-CUBE 7 The first 7x7x7. A seven layered cube.


CUBE (SHAPE PRESERVING)

4-Leaf-Clover Cube An edge turning cube which closest relative is a more complex hybrid puzzle that came before it.
Breeze Cube Also known as Curvy Dino Cube. A Compy Cube variation with wavy cuts.
Breeze Cube Also known as Curvy Dino Cube. A Compy Cube variation with wavy cuts.

Clover Cube A hybrid of Curvy Copter and 2x2x2.
Cubic 3x3x5 A 3x3x5 in shape of a hexahedron. This allows some moves a true 3x3x5 cuboid would not allow.
Cubic 3x3x7 Mass produced cubic 3x3x7.

Cubic 3x3x9 I The logic successor of the cubic 3x3x7. A cuboid out of a series of cubes that behave like a bandaged 9x9x9.
Cubic 3x3x9 II The cousin of Cubic 3x3x9. All of its faces are split up. A cuboid out of a series of cubes that behave like a bandaged 9x9x9.
Curvy Copter A variation on the Helicopter Cube that uses curved cuts to reveal the otherwise hidden centerpieces.

Curvy Copter Extreme A cube with hybrid axis system combining the turns of the skewb and a shallow curvy copter.
Dino Skewb A puzzle which allows the moves of a Dino Cube and a Skewb.
Dinosaur Rubik's Cube - 6 colours (aka Dino Cube) The most basic corner turning hexahedron. This version has six colours.

Dual 3x3x3 Two 3x3x3s in one puzzle with some sides of both parts connected. Five different versions were produced.
Elite Skewb The first corner turning hexahedron with 3 cuts per axis.
F-Skewb F-Skewb = Offset Skewb + 4 Dino cuts

Fadi Cube A twisty puzzle cube that turns around its corners. It has five layers per throughgoing axes.
Grilles Cube II A cube that allows face turns and corner turns in two depths.
Helicopter Cube (aka Bevel Cube) The first edge turning hexahedron, now a classic puzzle.

Helicopter Cube (aka Bevel Cube) The first edge turning hexahedron, now a classic puzzle.
Holey Skewb (pillowed) The pillowed version the void skewb.
Honey Copter A contour cut variant of Oskar's Redi Cube. This time the contours of the piece's form heart-like shapes.

Master Skewb An incredible creation by Katsuhiko Okamoto. A very rare puzzle for many years it became mass produced in 2011.
Overlapping Cube A combination between a 4x4x4 and a 5x5x5.
Redi Cube A twisty puzzle cube that turns around its corners. A faceless Compy Cube.

Rex cube A corner turning hexahedron. Very similar to the MasterSkewb but without its corners.
Rex cube A corner turning hexahedron. Very similar to the MasterSkewb but without its corners.
Roadblock I A cubic 3x3x9 with some traditional corner pieces inserted. A puzzle out of a series of cubes that behave like a bandaged 9x9x9.

Six Spot Cube A contour cut variant of the Ivy Cube.
Skewb The deepcut corner turning cube.
Skewb-cube (pillowed) The pillowed version the skewb.

Skewby Copter Plus A hybrid of the Skewb and the Curvy Copter Plus. It adds one level of unbandaging to an already complex hybrid puzzle.
Super X The first puzzle with hybrid axis system. This combines face turning and corner turning hexahedron in one puzzle.
Super X The first puzzle with hybrid axis system. This combines face turning and corner turning hexahedron in one puzzle.

Venom Cube A cube with hybrid axis system (face turning cube and edge turning cube) with just one piece type and even that is as heavily reduced as possible.
Void Dino Cube The first Void Dino Cube in the world.
Void Skewb - Holey Skewb A Skewb with holes and modified core.

Void Skewb - Holey Skewb A Skewb with holes and modified core.
WitEden Cubic 3x3x7 Another cubic 3x3x7. all edges are split up. A puzzle out of a series of cubes that behave like a bandaged 9x9x9.

CUBE (SHAPE CHANGING)

3x3x3 Mixup Plus Cube A mass produced Mixup Cube. Compared with the "traditional" Mixup Cube this one has twice the pieces in each ring.
3x3x3 Mixup Plus Cube A mass produced Mixup Cube. Compared with the "traditional" Mixup Cube this one has twice the pieces in each ring.
4+4 corners cube An enhanced version of the "4 corners cube". A puzzle with 16 possible turns in two different sets.

4x4x4 Curvy Dino A corner turning cube very similar to the Curvy Mosaic Cube but two additional pieces.
Axis Cube A 3x3x3 with the cutting planes rotated by 60° around a corner.
BaiNiaoChaoFeng Cube A mass produced Fisher cube with curvy cuts. Sold stickerless in two different configurations with three colours each.

Bump Cube The Bump Cube is a simple 3x3x3 Rubik's cube, but with an interesting twist. It spawned a whole series of puzzles and created a verb of its own.
Cube 21 - Original Edition European version of the Square-1.
DaYan Bermuda Cube - Earth The Earth version of DaYan's Bermuda series.

DaYan Bermuda Cube - Jupiter The Jupiter version of DaYan's Bermuda series.
DaYan Bermuda Cube - Mars The Mars version of DaYan's Bermuda series.
DaYan Bermuda Cube - Mercury The Mercury version of DaYan's Bermuda series.

DaYan Bermuda Cube - Neptune The Neptune version of DaYan's Bermuda series.
DaYan Bermuda Cube - Saturn The Saturn version of DaYan's Bermuda series.
DaYan Bermuda Cube - Uranus The Uranus version of DaYan's Bermuda series.

DaYan Bermuda Cube - Venus The Venus version of DaYan's Bermuda series.
Gear Shift A 3-D puzzle solely based on gears.
Polaris Cube A Skewb with eight additional corners that have to placed in midturn.

Square-2 A modified Square-1 where the corners are split into two pieces. A non-bandaged puzzle unlike the original.
Super Square-1 A new challenge to the Square-1 / Cube 21.
Twins cube A Skewby Copter Plus with an additional set of cuts but no additional set of axis.

Windmill Cube A 3x3x3 variation built by Katsuhiko Okamoto.

CUBOID

1x1x4 A stupid cuboid built just for the sake of completeness.
1x2x2 It is not a boob cube but a boob can solve this one too.
1x2x3 A very simplistic cuboid but a must for completionists.

1x3x3 aka Floppy Cube A functional proportional looking 1x3x3.
1x7x7 Slim Cube Another entry in the series of Floppy Cubes.
2x2x2 Windmill Cube A 2x2x2 in shape of a cuboid.

2x2x3 (aka Slim Tower) A formerly custom now mass produced 2x2x3 cuboid, commonly known as the "Slim Tower"
2x2x3 (aka Slim Tower) A formerly custom now mass produced 2x2x3 cuboid, commonly known as the "Slim Tower"
2x2x3 Camouflage Type I A 4x4x4 in camouflage. In this case it pretends to be a 2x2x3.

2x2x4 Unlike the bandaged 4x4x4, all sixteen of these "cubies" are actual cubes.
2x2x4 Unlike the bandaged 4x4x4, all sixteen of these "cubies" are actual cubes.
2x2x5 (center-shifted 1) A mass produced 2x2x5, with a core off-centered by one cubie.

2x2x6 (center-shifted) A mass produced 2x2x6, with a core off-centered by half a cubie.
2x3x3 Camouflage A 4x4x4 in camouflage. In this case it pretends to be a 2x3x3.
2x3x4 (semi fully functional) Another 2x3x4. Compared with the first (by Tony Fisher) this can change its shape in a limited way only.

2x3x4 (shape-changing) Yet another Tony Fisher masterpiece. The first fully functional irregular cuboid ever.
2x4x6 (pillowed) A pillowed version of the 2x4x6. Made from a mass produced 4x4x6.
3x3x17 I A cubic 3x3x9 with eight additional layers on top and bottom.

3x3x4 (cube4You) Not the first fully functional 3x3x4 but the first mass produced.
3x3x4 (cube4You) Not the first fully functional 3x3x4 but the first mass produced.
4x4x5 (mass produced) The first mass produced 4x4x5.

4x5x5 (mass produced) The first mass produced 4x5x5.
4x5x6 The (fully functional) logical next step after 1x2x3, 2x3x4 and 3x4x5
Bubbloid112 A corner turning cuboid designed to be a puzzle with a multi-origin-core. The second implementation of this concept.

Bubbloid122 A Compy Cube redesigned to be a puzzle with a multi-origin-core.
Case Cube (Box Cube) An extended version of the "Octagon/Cube".
Container The Container is a shape variant of a Skewb sketched by Jean-Claude Constantin, invented by Tony Fisher and mass produced 20 years later.

Crazy 2x2x4 A 2x2x4 with circles on the not-extended sides.
Crazy 2x2x4 A 2x2x4 with circles on the not-extended sides.
Crazy 2x3x3 A 3x3x4 with two layers removed but not hidden.

Floppy 2x3x3 A twisty puzzle with corners that hang in the air.
Floppy Blocks The concept of the Bump Cube (aka Mirror Blocks) combined with the Floppy Cube.
Rubik's Tower (2x2x4 Cuboid) A mass produced 2x2x4 cuboid.

Rubik's Tower (2x2x4 Cuboid) A mass produced 2x2x4 cuboid.
Scramble (Super Floppy) Cube An enhanced version of the Floppy Cube from the same inventor. A floppy cube where you can turn the faces 90 degrees.
Scramble (Super Floppy) Cube An enhanced version of the Floppy Cube from the same inventor. A floppy cube where you can turn the faces 90 degrees.

Special 2x2x3 Looks like a 2x2x3 but it is an enhanced hexagonal prism.
Trick Domino A 2x3x3 treated like a windmill cube. Two identical looking but different versions exist.

OCTAHEDRON

Axis Octahedron A face turning octahedron newly designed with the axis system rotated by 45° inside the solid.
BaMianTi II A octahedral variant of the Redi Cube.
Clover Octahedron Fragmentation The concept of the Trifurcation cube applied to an octahedron without unbandaging. This one comes with a number of additional cuts.

Coin Octahedron An octahedral version of the Coin Cube.
Crazy Octahedron Plus - Mercury A face turning octahedron with circles of which some rotate with the surrounding layers. This is the 1st out of 5.
Dayan Corner Octahedron Modern mass produced variant of the "Magic Octahedron" from the eighties. Sold in differently colored versions.

Edge Gear Octahedron A skewb diamond with gears on six edges.
Face Turning Octahedron The first face turning octahedron with straight cuts.
Face Turning Octahedron The first face turning octahedron with straight cuts.

Gear Corner Turning Octahedron Geared version of a Magic Octahedron.
Ghost Octahedron The immediate follow-up of the Axis octahedron. After axising a face turning octahedron he ghosted it.
Hybrid Octahedron An octahedron with two cuts per corner turning axis and three cuts per face turning axis.

Leaf Octahedron A hybrid puzzles combining a Curvy Copter Octahedron with a 2x2x2.
Lolo's octahedron A 2x2x2 with an additional layer on each side. It behaves like a subset of a 4x4x4.
Magic Octahedron (P.G. Continental) The P.G. Continental version.

Magic Octahedron (P.G. Continental) The P.G. Continental version.
Master Face Turning Octahedron Correctly proportional Master (4-layer) Face Turning Octahedron.
Master Octahedron Octahedral version of the 5x5x5 with some part obmitted.

Mirror Octahedron A face turning octahedron transformed like a bump cube aka mirror cube.
Octahedral Kilominx A straightforward shape transformation of the Kilominx.
Octaminx A fairly accessible custom shape variant of the Pyraminx.

Octaminx A fairly accessible custom shape variant of the Pyraminx.
Okki (a.k.a. Gem) (a.k.a. Pyradiamond) A 2x2x2 in octahedral form.
Rainbow octahedron A rainbow cube with the squares "deleted" by extensions.

Rainbow octahedron A rainbow cube with the squares "deleted" by extensions.
Skewb Diamond Meffert's build-up and truncation of a Skewb into an octahedron.
Skewb Diamond Meffert's build-up and truncation of a Skewb into an octahedron.

Trajber's 4x4x4 A 4x4x4 transformed into octahedral shape.
Trajber's Octahedron Of this 3x3x3-variant only few examples were produced and sold in the eighties.
Trajber's Octahedron Of this 3x3x3-variant only few examples were produced and sold in the eighties.


OTHER EIGHT-SIDED

Tetraminx The official Meffert Tetraminx.

DODECAHEDRON

BaiNiaoChaoFeng Megaminx A fishered megaminx with curvy cuts and just three colours.
Dino Dodecahedron The easiest corner turning dodecahedron. The name is taken from its hexahedral cousin.
Dodecahedron 2x2x2 A 2x2x2 with the shape of a dodecahedron.

Golden Dodecahedron A dodecahedral version of Tony Fisher's Golden Cube.
Holey Megaminx The Holey Megaminx or Void Megaminx - inspired by the Void Cube this is a megaminx without centres.
Kilominx The corners-only megaminx in dodecahedral shape which went into mass production.

Megaminx Meffert's version from 1982 with six colours.
Megaminx (1999) This is a newer version of the Megaminx, published by Meffert, with tiles and 12 distinct colors.
MF8 Helicopter Dodecahedron This puzzle tries to reimplement the Helicopter Cube in a dodecahedron.

Pyraminx Crystal Essentially a deeper cut megaminx at heart, the Pyraminx crystal adds a new twist to the classic puzzle.
Rediminx A mass produced Dino dodecahedron with spherical cuts.
Skewb Ultimate A dodecahedron build up from a Skewb.

Teraminx A three layered Megaminx. One of the most famous custom twisty puzzles before mass production started.

RHOMBIC DODECAHEDRON

Rua A face turning rhombic dodecahedron with cuts to make the number of pieces minimal.

FOUR

Bandaged Pyraminx Two opposite edges glued to adjacent corners.
Crystal Pyraminx A special edition of the Pyraminx sold for the 50th anniversary of the original puzzle.
Hoberman's Brain Twist A vertex turning tetrahedron that can turn insideout.

Jing's Pyraminx The Jing's pyraminx was created by Adam Cowen and was produced by Uwe Meffert in 2009. It is a pillowed Halpern-Meier pyramid, based on the skewb mechanism.
Master Pyraminx An incredible creation by Katsuhiko Okamoto which later made it into a mass production.
Professor Pyraminx Five-layer pyraminx in pillowed tetrahedron shape.

Pyramorphix A 2x2x2 in shape of a tetrahedron.

FIVE

Jumble Prism An idea of Bram Cohen finally comes to life after 5 years.
RotoPrism 2 A modified shape with a lower-order slice pattern for the Fracture-6.
Triangular prism A puzzle with dihedral axis system and 5 possible twists.


SEVEN

Floppy prism The pentagonal cousin of the Floppy Cube.
Slim Gigaminx A pentagonal prism with a single layer.
Slim Teraminx The pentagonal cousin of the 1x7x7.


FOURTEEN

Confused Ufo A 3x3x3 truncated in different ways.
DaYan Gem I An edge turning hexahedron transformed into the shape of a truncated octahedron which is an archimedean solid.
Dayan Jewel Mass produced remake of the original Magic Jewel.

Dodecagonal Prism A georgous Square-1 mod, closely related to the Star Prism.
Fisher's Truncated Octahedron (aka Skewb Hex) This gorgeous puzzle is actually a truncated Skewb Diamond.
Rainbow Cube A beautiful (but simple) puzzle closely related to the Dino Cube!

Rainbow Cube - 14 Colour Fourteen colour edition of the Rainbow Cube.
Truncated Face turning Octahedron - Lanlan Magic Jewel A face turning octahedron with truncated tips.

OTHER N-SIDED

Dino-Trunc A rainbow cube truncated on all its 12 edges.
Evil Seed A trihedron with two layers and three holes to show the internal mechanism.
Hexagon Rhombic Dodecahedron You could also think of this custom built mod as an "incomplete" Rhombic Dodecahedron.

Seed A face turning trihedron.

PUCKS

Brainbow Puck The puck puzzle with six colours in a rainbow pattern.

SPHERE

3D Creative Puzzleball Produced with white or black body.
Beachball Puzzleball Four coloured Skewb ball.
Circusmaster Masterball Depicts various circus scenes.

Dioctipoid A spherical puzzle designed from scratch that behaves like a corner turning hexahedron.
Geomaster Masterball (aka Rainbow) The most colourful and the most widely sought-after of the Masterball variations.
Impossiball (aka Incrediball) A unique dodecahedral puzzle.

Mach Magic Ball - Soccer Solve all twelve hexes by matching up the three colours correctly.
Magical Ball A puzzle which is solvingwise a subset of the megaminx but uses a completely different pull-and-turn-mechanism.
Minimal Twist A skewb so minimalistic that it is impossible to be stickered.

Think Puzzle Ball Complete the four coloured circles.
Thomas Ball - 3 Arcs This version has three coloured arcs.
Venus Dreamball (transparent) The transparent version.


CYLINDER

Cheese Anthony Greenhill's 2-layered Cheese created from a UFO mechanism.
Dino Cylinder A Dino Cube in cylindral shape with bright black plastic and very reduced stickers.
Rubik's Cheese - Rubik's Sajt Logikai Jatek A very rare collectors item from the eighties. One of the puzzles invented by Ernö Rubik himself.


ROUND CONVEX SHAPES

Auzzle A2 Eight pieces in a puzzle resembling a Square-1. The orientations of the magnetic have to solved although being invisible.
Golden Egg A skewb based puzzle invented by Tony Fisher and produced by Meffert's.
Morphegg A 3x3x3 in shape of an egg.


STAR

4D8 A 2x2x2 with tips on each piece. These tips are trivial but solving the whole puzzle is not.
Alexander's Star A confusing twelve sided puzzle, closely related to the Megaminx.
Jewel Octahedron An edges-only 3x3x3 in shape of a negatively stellated octahedron. It is the octahedral equivalent of the Alexander Star.

Starburst (aka Star of David) This fun custom built puzzle is based on a Pyramorphix / 2x2x2 mechanism.

HEADS & OBJECTS

Homer Simpson Head A 2x2x2 puzzle in the shape of Homer Simpson's head.
Panda 2x2x2 A 2x2x2 in shape of a panda.

OTHER SHAPES

2x2x2 Anti Cube A 2x2x2 with one inverted corner.
Platypus Also called: Jackpot/Platypus/Pyrabix/NGP/Xtreme Puzzle.
Rubik's UFO An attractive little puzzle, possibly related to the legendary Rubik's Cheeze.

Vulcano A four layer puzzle originally named Trignis or Cross Pyraminx.

MOVING HOLE

Back Spin A mix between the moving hole puzzles and the two-layer UFO puzzles.
Codebreaker A moving hole puzzle where you can can twist the 4 corner tiles all at once.
Color Puzzler This large, hex-shaped, 6x6 Whip-It type puzzle is about 120 mm tall.

Crossteaser Rotate color wheels into the open space to move.
Inversion A sliding blocks puzzle with only edges and corners.
Ivory Tower (aka Tower of Babylon) One of the more successful puzzles from the original cube craze.

Lockout A puzzle lock, an interesting combination between a logic game and a sliding tile game.
Missing Link (Tsukuda) Tsukuda Original's 1981 release of the Missing Link.
Peter's Black Hole Another variation on the 26 sliding cube theme.

Tower Four colours. Presumably one ball is missing on the other side.
Whip-It 3x6 (Pencil sharpener) This 65 mm Whip-It is built around a pencil sharpener.
Zapolni Krug (aka Telefonchik) II The "Flower" with an identical mechanism but a simplitic frame. This entry is about the equally coloured variant.


MOVING MARBLES

Astrolabacus A unique ball puzzle. Sold in small quantities online.
Cmetrick 9 spheres arranged in a 3x3 square. Spin rows and columns to position them in the same orientation.
Cmetrick Too Each of the four spheres has to have its own colour.

Magic 8 Group the three colours to solve this puzzle.
Moeraki Games Nr. 3 One of a series of Moving marbles games.
Moeraki Games Nr. 4 One of a series of Moving marbles games.

Orb (aka Orb-It) (english versions) A bead-moving puzzle that came in at least four different versions. The non-english versions have their own entry.
Rubik's Shells A puzzle with four, three or two wheels. Depending on the configuration.
Screwball (Natural) Four rings of eight balls each.

Super Brain Spinner A puzzle with moving marbles which reminds one of the Astrolabacus.
SwitchBack A series of 8 bars with holes in them is used to move the marbles from cell to cell.
Ten Billion Barrel A classical japanese puzzle from the original cube craze. This entry is about the versions with Nintendo-logo.

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

MOVING TILES

Arusloky Two rotating circles - very similar to the Cohan Circle puzzle.
Chromosix Colour Ball (aka Cromoball, Mystic I.Q. Ball) This version has no markings. Simply solve by colour.
Double Disk A puzzle with four rotating intersecting circles.

Dual Circle Dual Circle - surprisingly enough is two interlocking circles - pieces move when the circles are turned.
Gerdig UFO Spin the top/bottom half to mix the satellites, then use the central plunger to flip one, two, three or four satellites over.
Handy Mad Triad Twist the fingertips to rotate the four overlapping discs of wedges.

Mad Triad Ten overlapping wheels. Each with six segments.
Net Block UFO Rotate the top/bottom half, then spin each half of a sphere to scramble the puzzle.
Pakovalec Puzzle from the Czech Republic. Alternative names are Zylla and Xylinder and Dutch Tube.

Puzzler - Novice Create a solid blue circle to solve. The simplest of three different versions.
Rack 'Em Up (Milton Bradley) Milton Bradley version. Organize the 16 pieces into rows.
Rashkey 1 First of a series of three similar puzzles. The three differ only by the colors of the pieces.

Rashkey 2 Second of a series of three similar puzzles. The three differ only by the colors of the pieces.
Rashkey 3 Third of a series of three similar puzzles. The three differ only by the colors of the pieces.
Rubik's Fifteen (XV) 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.

Smart Alex Was sold with black and white body
Tricky Disky This version has four wings and eight colours.
Tricky Disky (3 wings, 6 colors) This version has three wings and six colours. A version with pink body exists too.

Triple Cross Use two up-down plungers and a left-right plunger to set the 3 orange dots, a green circle and the words "Binary Arts". A grey and a blue version exists.
Turbo Mind Twister Slide the cars and twist the sphere in an effort to park each car beside its matching color spot.

SIAMESE & FUSED

Double 2x2x2 Cube One cube shared
Fused Cubes Two 3x3x3's fused together to share a block of dimensions 2x2x2.
Quadruple 2x2x2 Cube Quadruple 2x2x2 mini cube.

Siamese 3 (1x1x3) Two 3x3x3 cubes sharing one column of cubies.
Siamese 6 (1x2x3) Cubes A nice custom-built variation on the Siamese Cubes.
Triple 2x2x2 Cube Chain of three 2x2x2s


FOLDING

Rubik's Snake The original version produced by Politoys.
Simpsons Magic A day at the beach with the Simpsons.

OTHER MECHANISMS

Brainball Spin the number ring, and twist the ends to flip seven of the thirteen numbers over.
Brainstring Original Twelve elastic strings are moved around within a transparent cube.
Krystian's Square A very complicatedly implemented trivial puzzle.

Planets Four balls in a frame. Craters on each ball block and unblock rotation of the adjacent balls.
Rubik's 360 Six coloured balls have to be moved in their matching domes.
Rubik's Clock Point all 18 clocks to 12 to solve.

Rubik's Triamid Arrange the ten pieces by breaking them into two groups and putting them back together again.
Spin-Out Try and remove the inner sliding mechanism, blocked by knobs you can only turn one at a time.
The Brain 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.


BOOKS

Adventures in Group Theory One of the few books that use twistypuzzles to explain the foundations of group theory.
Das Geheimnis der magischen Ringe Alles über das neue Puzzle vom Würfel-Erfinder Die schönsten Figuren
Der Würfel für Fortgeschrittene Neue Züge, neue Muster, 3D-Logikspiele. Mit Lösungswegen für Walzenwürfel und Teufelstonne.

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

GAMES

Frustr8tor Several different "8 queens" puzzles usually played on a chess board.
Magellán Twist the pieces to ensure no two like colours are side by side, on either side of the puzzle.


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