Just been visiting the Now Store and noticed the Mini Cube (Toan Mod) for sale.
Funny how this (the face patterns) looks exactly like a Greenhill's Cube.
Looks like somebody out there is copying. This cannot just be a coincidence. Okay it will be smaller than mine, but to me this is not enough to class it as a different puzzle.
My thoughts on people copying my puzzles is probably very much similar to other designers - Don't mind people making a copy for their own collection, you cannot stop this, but copying designs and selling them on - THIS IS NOT ON.
I don't get hacked off often, but hey, somebody has just succeeded. Whoever it is cannot claim - "I have not seen Greenhill's Cube before" - there are plenty of pictures around, even in Jerry's Cube Book.
Same old story here - Makes you wonder if it is worth designing puzzles - why bother. Make them for yourself and don't let anyone see them.
Obviously us little designers, of which there are many out there, cannot patent designs or fight when people copy.
Considering what to do though.
Any thoughts from anyone.
Sorry for late reply, just back from exhausted day works.
These puzzles are the hand-made puzzles by Toan in Vietnam.
I am helping some of poor hand-mod maker, AJ in China and Toan in Vietnam, to sell their hand-made puzzles to earn some money.
Sorry about that I don't know it is problem for the selling of those hand-made puzzles.
I have just removed the cubes. None of these cube have been sold.
Sorry for the inconvenience being caused to you.
PS: If having another hand-mod puzzles by AJ and Toan, currently only helping these 2 hand-mod makers, with similar problem, please do let me know.
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