Hi, I'm a collector from Berlin, Germany.
My collection can also be seen on my homepage at http://amor.cms.hu-berlin.de/~h0444vtp/welcome.html which is featuring my Rubik's biography, my colletion and some links. The site is in German and English.
Some of these pieces are from my childhood or ebay, but I buy most puzzles at flea markets, usually for around 1 Euro.
Mattel Mini Cube (painted)
This cube, which is the same size as a Rubik's Key Chain, has coloured spots painted on the blue pieces.
3x3x3 from Poland. Logo on the center of the white side is lovely and unique.
This 50 mm white plastic cube has painted dots instead of stickers.
3D Dice Cube
"3D" dice with solid colours in the background.
CUBE (SHAPE PRESERVING)
The deepcut corner turning cube.
CUBE (SHAPE CHANGING)
Get back to Square-1
An american based version of the Square-1. It distinguishes itself from the other variants because it was sold in scrambled state.
Twist it ... Flip it ... Solve it. You can get the colors on each corner or on each face.
Mine cannot be this one, because it said that this one was custom made. But mine looks just like it: white and the same color scheme.
A smaller version of the common Meffert Pyramorphix. Made in East Germany.
I'm not sure which version I have. This one looks most like it with a golden side, but I think mine is some original from Eastern Europe.
A 2x2x2 puzzle in smaller size (60mm diameter) than the K-Ball 8. My other version had a heart pattern.
Logi-VIP (aka VIP Sphere)
Each piece has a unique colour, arrange from lightest to darkest. Functions similar to the Masterball, but with only one vertical slice.
A black globe on a stand with the seven continents in various colours.
A confusing twelve sided puzzle, closely related to the Megaminx.
A variant of the Starburst produced and sold in former East Germany.
HEADS & OBJECTS
Darth Maul Head
A 2x2x2 puzzle in the shape of Darth Maul's head.
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 well-designed 3D movable space puzzle. I've got this version with two colors.
One of the more successful puzzles from the original cube craze.
Slide the 26 cubes around to solve this puzzle in one of four ways.
The tile sliding puzzle from the original cube craze.
Burger King's 2 layer Missing Link type of puzzle, used to promote the Spongebob movie.
Very small German puzzle. Green man holding marbles puzzle. It is tiny. I've got a green and an orange one.
Varikon Box 'L
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.
Group the three colours to solve this puzzle.
My version has a sticker on each face to show where the colored balls are supposed to go.
A puzzle with four, three or two wheels. Depending on the configuration.
Ten Billion Barrel by Nintendo
A classical japanese puzzle from the original cube craze. This entry is about the versions with Nintendo-logo.
"Just put the numbers in order"... sounds a lot easier than it is!
Spin the top/bottom half to mix the satellites, then use the central plunger to flip one, two, three or four satellites over.
Net Block UFO
Rotate the top/bottom half, then spin each half of a sphere to scramble the puzzle.
East german puzzle of overlapping disks.
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.
This version has four wings and eight colours.
This Mind Maze/Tricky Disky-like puzzle has four wings and eight colours.
Chess Super Master Magic
This 16-panel magic puzzle is solved when you create a check mate position. - My version is blue instead of red.
Six cubes on one thread rotatable against each other but not exchangeable.
I have both this and the purple/torquoise version
A derivative of instant insanity with 8 balls in a cubic configuration.
A great little puzzle that keep you busy for hours!
Spin the number ring, and twist the ends to flip seven of the thirteen numbers over. - My version has a blue center with an embossed eye and black caps.
Six coloured balls have to be moved in their matching domes.
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. I've got this and the newer blue version.
Der Zauberwürfel für Könner
Neue Systeme, Muster und Lösungen für den Würfel
Mit Tricks, Spielen und Lösungen für den "Puzzler" und die "Zauberschlange"!
Create a row of 3 pegged squares of ONE of your colors - vertically, horizontally or diagonally, on one side of the Cube. The German version is calles Rubik's Mühle.
Rubik's Magic Strategy Game
"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"