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The Petaminx is a handmade puzzle by puzzle maker Jason Smith.
The Petaminx is a face turning dodecahedral puzzle with 4 slices per face.
As you can see, the Petaminx is a twelve-sided figure, which is twice the sides of the Cube.
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This incredible dodecahedral "Petaminx" twisty puzzle was all hand-cast, hand-assembled, and hand-colored (okay, "hand-stickered," but still ...).
I have little doubt I could solve a Gigaminx or Petaminx using the same algorithms.
To the author: the Petaminx is essentially the same exact puzzle as this Gigaminx, except it has more layers and specifically the one you linked to is more curvy and probably more fragile.
Had you “read” the article, you would know that the author’s use of the word “Petaminx” was in reference to another puzzle, to which he gave a link.
The Petaminx definitly seems more challenging, though this Brando toy is slightly sexier and might be your last chance to impress that geeky puzzle girl you’ve been trying to get in the sack.
I’m not sure which would be more impressive to solve, the 1,212 piece Petaminx puzzle we saw a few months back or this awesome twelved-sided Rubik’s Cube puzzle.
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A dodecahedral rubik's cube type of scramble puzzle.
September 10, 2015